Bulgerpeeper, with it’s saucer-like eyes and circular mouth full of sharp teeth is a popular favourite folk mask amongst the people of Dunly during the Halloween season. The strange custom of the Long Face Festival is held by local town folk to trick the Devil into thinking the village is just how he left it, full of demons. Originally made from wood and handed down as heirlooms, these modern masks are now made using papercraft techniques. View the whole Demons of Dunly Bridge Collection.
Each year, on October 31st, the residents of Dunly Bridge are said to celebrate the unusual tradition of the Long Face Festival. Apparently, those caught without a costume after sunset are put in shackles and caged until the first rays of sun fall on Dunly Bridge in the morning November 1st. The history of the Long Face Festival dates back over 400 years and is believed to have originated alongside the Devil of Dunly story.
Simply print the templates on paper, stick them to card, cut them out, match the numbers and join the tabs together. The Mask is scaled to fit an adult but you can make children's masks by scaling down the templates when you print - check our FAQ page for details. The templates come with instructions for an internal head band that can be adjusted by moving the fixing points to get a snug fit.
- Supplied as an instant access PDF that you can download and print on any home printer
- Choose to build with tape or gluing tabs
- Robust No Poly construction to survive the wildest of parties
- Ideal for festivals, parties, special events or simply for fun