Previous Folklore Society Events

Remembering Katharine Briggs

  • 21st May 2016
  • 15:00—18:00
  • The Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Road, London SE1 8TJ (near Waterloo Station)

An afternoon event with performance, song, reminiscence and drinks will be held at the Cello Factory, 33-4 Cornwall Road, London SE1 8TJ (near Waterloo station) from 3pm to 6pm on Saturday 21st May.

Members of The Folklore Society and…

The Katharine Briggs Lecture and Award 2015

  • 18th November 2015
  • 18:30—20:30
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

The Katharine Briggs Memorial Lecture 2015 will be

“From 'breathless catalogue' to 'beyond text': A Hundred Years of Children's Folklore Collecting”

by Dr Julia C. Bishop (Research Associate, School of Education, University of Sheffield,…

Folklore and Anthropology

  • 16th October 2015
  • 10:00—17:00
  • The Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

Folklolre and Anthropology: A one-day symposium jointly hosted by The Folklore Society and The Royal Anthropological Institute.

Anthropology and Folklore Studies had a common origin, and today have many areas of common interest in topics,…

Photography, Folklore and Some Confusions

  • 1st July 2015
  • 18:00—19:00
  • The Warburg Institute, London WC1H 0AB

Photograpy, Folklore and Some Confusions

A talk by Sara Hannant and Doc Rowe, 6.00 pm at The Warburg Institute.

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Calendar Customs and Seasonal Events

  • 26th — 28th June 2015
  • 13:00—13:15
  • Exeter University, Students' Guild

“Calendar Customs and Seasonal Events” Conference,  26-28 June 2015, at the University of Exeter, Students' Guild

From New Year's mummers to Xmas carol singing, wassailing to well dressing, Easter eggs to Halloween lanterns, calendar…