“Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A Journey through the English Ritual Year”

Authors

  • Ethan Doyle White University College London

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v14i2.304

Keywords:

Contemporary Paganism, English Folk Customs, Ritual Year

Abstract

This review article critiques the Horniman Museum's temporary exhibition, "Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A Journey through the English Ritual Year" (22 October 2011 to 09 September 2012), which contained fifty photographs by Sara Hannant documenting English folk festivals in the early twenty-first century. In particular this review focuses on the portrayal of contemporary Paganism within the exhibit.

Author Biography

Ethan Doyle White, University College London

A Londoner born-and-bred, Doyle White is a postgraduate archaeology student at the UCL Institute of Archaeology with a particular interest in the development and history of religion, ritual and magic.

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Published

2014-01-13

How to Cite

Doyle White, E. (2014). “Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A Journey through the English Ritual Year”. Pomegranate, 14(2), 304–308. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v14i2.304

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Review Articles

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