Sunday 4 January 2009

London Lore at Bishopsgate Institute

If you are interested in London's legends and customs then you might enjoy a conference on London lore being run by the Folklore Society and the South East London Folklore Society on Saturday April 25.

Talks during the day will cover such things as magical talisman collections, seasonal customs, urban witchcraft and contemporary mysteries. Speakers will include Doc Rowe, Sonia Ritter, Dr Eva Griffit, Antony Clayton, John Callow, John Constable, Mark Pilkington, Sarah Crofts, Paul Cowdell, and Richard Barnett.

The event runs from 10am to 5.30pm on April 25 at The Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH. Tickets cost £10 or £8 concessions. To book tickets call 020 7392 9220 during office hours. For more details, visit
PICTURE: Actor from ‘The Lions Part’ dressed as the Holly King for Twelfth Night celebrations on Bankside. Photography by Scott Wood

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