The Full English

EFDSS launched this amazing new digital archive of folk song and related material, including The Folklore Society's Ordish collection of folk play texts collected by Thomas Fairman Ordish: take a look here.

The Coote Lake Medal for Research

Prof Patricia Lysaght, who edited our journal 'Folklore' from 2004-2012, was awarded The Coote Lake Medal for Research during our Urban Folklore conference at Cardiff University on 20 April. Congratulations!

The Folklore Society Library

We keep a small reference collection of about 1,000 essential books and our old card catalogue at our Folklore Society (FLS) office at the Warburg Institute. To come and look at these, contact the FLS librarian. FLS Library staff work…

Folklore Society Library News

2011 was a very busy year for the FLS Library and Archives. We are very grateful to all the volunteers, part-timers and temporary staff who helped out, listed here in order of appearance: Sietske Fransen, Peter Kiernan, Katie Reid, Cassie…

The Katharine Briggs Book Award 2011 Winner

Folk Tales, Tall Tales, Trickster Tales, and Legends of the Supernatural from the Pinelands of New Jersey: Recorded and Annotated by Herbert Halpert between 1936 and 1951, by the late Herbert Halpert and J.D.A Widdowson, published by The…

Memorial Offerings

Floral Tributes to Steve Jobs outside the Apple store in Bath, 6 October 2011.