Mummer (disambiguation)

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Strictly speaking, a mummer is an actor in a traditional seasonal folk play. The term is also humorously (or derogatorily) applied to any actor.

Mummer may also refer to:

  • A participant in the New Year's Day Mummers Parade in Philadelphia, USA, and other similar festivals
  • A participant in the Newfoundland and Labrador Christmastime tradition of mummering
  • A participant in Mummer's Day, a midwinter celebration in Padstow, Cornwall, UK
  • A mime artist, one acting out a story through body motions, without use of speech
  • A member of the Summer Mummers theatre group in Midland, Texas, USA
  • MUMmer, a bioinformatics software system
  • Mummer (album), a 1983 album by the group XTC
  • The Mummers, a band based in Brighton, England