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Governance: Council and Management Board

The Folklore Society Ltd is a Company Limited by Guarantee with Charitable Status, Company No. 03685496, Registered Charity No. 1074552

Folklore Enterprises Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Folklore Society Ltd, Company No. 03935903, VAT Reg. No. 752616137

The day-to-day activities and decisions are the responsibility of the Folklore Society Council and Management Board (Trustees).

The Folklore Society Council (2022-23)

Dr Matthew Cheeseman

Dr Paul Cowdell

Prof. Owen Davies (President)

Dr Oliver Douglas

Dr Helen Frisby (Participation Officer)

Prof. James H. Grayson

Mr Jeremy Harte

Dr Jessica Hemming (Editor of Folklore)

Prof. David Hopkin

Dr Ceri Houlbrook (Editor of FLS News)

Prof. Richard Jenkins (Hon. Treasurer)

Ms Sophia Kingshill (Honorary Secretary)

Mr Nick Le Bigre

Prof. Patricia Lysaght (Vice-President)

Mr Ross MacFarlane

Dr Raphaële Mouren (Honorary Librarian)

Mr Mark Norman

Dr William Roberts

Dr ‘Doc’ Rowe

Prof. Ian Russell

Dr Kate Smith

Dr Juliette Wood (Folklore Reviews Editor)

Editor, Folklore: Dr Jessica Hemming

Editor, FLS News: Dr Ceri Houlbrook

Reviews Editor, Folklore: Dr Juliette Wood

Assistant Reviews Editor, Folklore: Dr Tina Paphitis

Library and Admin: Dr Caroline Oates

Administrative Assistant: Sophie Crawford

Trustees of The Folklore Society

  • President: Prof. Owen Davies
  • Vice President: Prof. Patricia Lysaght
  • Secretary: Ms Sophia Kingshill
  • Honorary Treasurer: Prof. Richard Jenkins
  • Participation Officer: Dr Helen Frisby

Directors of Folklore Enterprises Ltd

Prof. Owen Davies

Prof. Richard Jenkins

Legal Advisor

Alan Murdie, LL.B, Barrister,  Nucleus Legal Advice, 298 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 9JF.


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