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- Summer is at its end and the last harvest is taken in. The cold season returns, all of nature seems to die and the nights become long. It is the beginning of Samon, the dark half of the year. The veil between the land of the living and the land of the dead...
Holidays >> Samhain
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- “Christmas at Uttoxeter: The Guisers Made their Usual Tour” 1
- called the Guisers – who have a more continuous history with the least amount of the Guisers at Christmastime.
- Traditional Drama Forum - No.8 D.H.Lawrence and the Guysers
- the actors, and their activity is consequently termed, "Guysering" or "Guising". There are a Lawrence used the spelling "Guysers" rather than "Guisers".
- Scottish Dance: Towards a Typological-Historical Approach
- As a type of Guisers' Play, the dance concerns a fight in which one or more heroes are hurt or slain. In the Christianised version, the play resembles the St.
- Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/
- The actors are often called mummers or guisers.
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- Trick or treat? More than likely ... both
- By the 16th century, guisers, or men in disguises (who gave birth to our word "geezers"), roamed the villages, no doubt frightening small children.
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- World Wide Words: Guiser
- Feb 8, 2003 'Guiser' is an old term for a folk performer which is now known mostly from Scotland.
- Guisers - definition of Guisers by the Free Online Dictionary
- (Performing Arts / Theatre) a mummer, esp at Christmas or Halloween revels. How to thank TFD for its existence?
- Yellowstone - old faithful - natural guisers - YouTube
- Jun 30, 2008 Trip to Yellowstone and Rockys. Mountain climbing, rodeo etc.