Previous Folklore Society Events

Newer Researchers in Folklore

  • 9th November 2017
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

“Newer Researchers: Newer Approaches”. A one day conference jointly hosted by The Folklore Society and The Elphinstone Institute. Thursday 9 November 2017, 10:15 to 17:30 at The Warburg Institute.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Nick Groom…

Katharine Briggs Lecture 2017

  • 8th November 2017
  • 17:30—20:30
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

This year's Katharine Briggs Lecture will be given by Prof. Nick Groom (University of Exeter)

Hallowe’en and Valentine: The Culture of Saints’ Days in the English-Speaking World

Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 17:30 at The Warburg Institute,…

Folklore and Anthropology in Conversation

  • 26th October 2017
  • Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

This, the third joint seminar of the Folklore Society and the Royal Anthropological Institute, will take place on Thursday 26 October, from 10:00 to 17:00, at The Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT.  The…

Performance in Legend and Tradition

  • 2nd — 3rd September 2017
  • The Theatre, 2 Spring St, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5NL

Performance in Legend and Tradition: the Twelfth Legendary Weekend of The Folklore Society

Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September 2017

In comes I, says Robbin to Bobbin. There were three Straw Bears and the little one said, rough music! Will…

Folklore from the Cradle to the Grave: FLS AGM conference 2017

  • 31st March — 2nd April 2017
  • 13:00—14:00
  • Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR

“Folklore from the Cradle to the Grave”

The Folklore Society's AGM conference 2017, jointly hosted with Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland, and Celtic and Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh.

Friday 31 March – Sunday 2 April 2017…

“The Wild Hunt and the Witches” lecture by Ronald Hutton

  • 22nd February 2017
  • 17:00—18:00
  • The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

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The Wild Hunt and the Witches

A public lecture by Professor Ronald Hutton (University of Bristol)

Wednesday 22 February, 17.00-18.00, at The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU.

Tickets…

Once a Year: Some Traditional British Customs

  • 13th December 2016
  • 17:00—18:00
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

Once a Year: Some Traditional British Customs

An illustrated talk by Homer Sykes about the customs and seasonal events depicted in his very much expanded new edition of his book “Once a Year”. Homer will have signed copies on sale after the…

The Katharine Briggs Lecture and Book Award 2016

  • 9th November 2016
  • 18:30—20:30
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

The Katharine Briggs Lecture 2016 will be given by Patricia Lysaght, RIA, Emerita Professor of European Ethnology, University College Dublin, and former editor of Folklore

'From the British Museum to the Great Blasket: Robin Flower and the…