Previous Folklore Society Events

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

SOLD OUT

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…

Folklore and Anthropology in Conversation: SOLD OUT

  • 27th October 2016
  • Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

Folklore and Anthropology in Conversation

A joint symposium of The Folklore Society and The Royal Anthropological Institute 
Thursday 27 October 2016, 10.00—17.00

There will be 6 presenters,  3 each from The Folklore Society and the Royal…

Food and Drink in Legend and Tradition

  • 3rd — 4th September 2016
  • St Nick's Environment Centre (formerly York Environment Centre), Rawdon Ave, York YO10 3ST, UK http://stnicks.org.uk/about-us/directions/

Food and Drink in Legend and Tradition: The Eleventh Legendary Weekend of The Folklore Society.

3—4 September 2016, at St. Nick’s Environment Centre in York, YO10 3ST

Raise your glasses, please, to the importance of old traditions! Mine’s…

When the Photoshops become Real: Belief in Slender Man and Slender Sickness

  • 6th July 2016
  • 17:00—18:00
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

The Folklore Society is delighted to invite Dr Andrea Kitta (East Carolina University) to give a public lecture on her research into belief in “Slender Man”, at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 6 July at The Warburg Institute.

The lecture is free and…

“A Fieldworker"s Vision: Researching the Present”

  • 1st — 3rd July 2016
  • Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

The Elphinstone Institute and The Folklore Society are pleased to announce the 2016 Folklore, Ethnology and Ethnomusicology Conference Aberdeen (FEECA), which aims to bring together graduate, post-graduate students and early-career…