Tuesday 13 May 2014

Magic School: English Folklore with Steve Roud

Tomorrow evening, Wednesday 14 May, folklorist Steve Roud is running the first in a series of introductory level evening classes looking at various aspects of folklore in England.

The course will explore customs and festivals, superstitions and belief, children’s folklore, narrative tales, legends, and domestic and personal lore. It is suitable for beginners with no previous experience or knowledge and is promoted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) in association with The Folklore Society

The classes run from 7pm - 9pm at English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London. NW1 7AY. The course fee is £66/£54 concessions. The first session is on 14 May, the following sessions are on 21 and 28 May, then 4, 11 and 18 June

For more details and to enrol visit http://cecilsharphouse.org.uk/, email education@efdss.org or call 020 7485 2206 ext.223

Steve Roud is the author of The English Year,The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songsand London Lore: The legends and traditions of the world's most vibrant city.

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