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Previous Folklore Society Events

The Sin-Eater: Lives and Afterlives (Rescheduled)

  • 12/07/2022
  • 18:00-19:30
  • Online talk

Dr Helen Frisby (University of the West of England) explores the historical custom of sin-eating, together with its afterlife in film, TV and literature. “The Sin-eater: lives and afterlives”: online talk, Tuesday 12 July 2022, 18:00-19:30 (rescheduled from 22 February 2022) A sin-eater was a ‘long, leane, ugly, lamentable poor raskal’ (Aubrey, 1687) who, by...

Folklore Society Annual General Meeting 2022

  • 28/06/2022
  • 17:30-19:30
  • 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

AGM Tuesday 28 June 2022: The 2022 Folklore Society Annual General Meeting will be held from 18:30 to 19:30 on Tuesday 28 June at 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT, immediately after this year’s Presidential Address from 17:30-18:30. Attend in person: Folklore Society members attending the AGM in person: contact thefolkloresociety @ gmail.com to book...