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Morris Folk and Museum talk

Crowdfunder for Ritual Britain Exhibition

A Case for Support film

The Wicker Man

New Morris Figures swell the ranks

The Ballad of British Folklore film

The Ballad of British Folklore

Work progresses for our new exhibition

Museum director will be giving two talks on May Day

Beach Show opens in London

More Morris Dolls join the ranks

Morris Doll Update

Morris Figure Update

Museum of Witchcraft and Magic renovations

London College of Communication

New Morris Dolls

NYC Museum Fundraiser

Morris Folk Update

Anonymous Postcard Donation

Royal Academy Summer Show 2014

Woodcut Donation

The Ballad of Shirley Collins


21st Century Folk Culture. Kate Goodrich and Mellany Robinson. Scarecrows

Paul O'Grady Show

Artist prints for the Museum of Witchcraft

Jack in the Green, London and Hastings

21st Century Folk Culture An online initiative for 2014-2015

Morris Folk

21st Century Folk Culture. An online initiative for 2014-2015

Magazine Features

New Life for Old Magic

Morris Folk

Adam Richards: A vision for the museum

Museum joins Association of Independent Museums

Doreen Valiente Plaque Unveiled

Opening times for London Lore at Dennis Severs House

London Lore at Dennis Severs House

London Lore at Dennis Severs House opens June 14th 2013

Kickstarter project needs your support!

Opening today at the Whitechapel Gallery

Trevor Stone Archive Exhibition, Cecil Sharp House, London

Dennis Severs House and the Folklore of London

Folk & Fire

The Boys Ploughing Match and the Festival of the Horse, South Ronaldsay. Orkney

Collective Observations: Folklore and Photography from Benjamin Stone to Flickr, at the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

Jeremy Deller Exhibition, University of Sussex Archive

Jack in the Green, Hastings

Padstow May Day, 2012

The Fossil Museum at the Square and Compass, Worth Matravers, Dorset

The Britannia Coco-Nut Dancers of Bacup

March Newsletter

Work continues on our next exhibition

The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

The Cambridge County Folk Museum

Haxey Hood, Lincolnshire

Museums Journal

The Fireballs of Stonehaven

Spitalfields Life reports on the Dickens Diorama

Museum director creates a Dickens Diorama for the Museum of London

Museum London Pop-up Shop

Creative Review Monograph

Museum Pop-Up Shop and Exhibition, Stratford-upon-Avon

Museum Fireworks Exhibition Ad

Paul Hamlyn Funding

Compton Verney Model Presentation

Pop-Up Shop and Exhibition

EFDSS celebrates the launch of the BFI's 'Here's a Health to the Barley Mow' DVD

That's the way to do it !

The Museum visits the gardens at Hidcote

Stratford-upon-Avon Pop-up Shop

Dickens Installation at the Museum of London

Folklore at the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

White Horses and Unquiet Graves - an exhibition by Jonny Hannah

Mike Waterson

Museum Pop-ups

Remember, remember: A history of Fireworks in Britain

Behind the scenes at the Vogue Folk story

A Month Long Residency at the Museum of Witchcraft, Boscastle, Cornwall

Museums and Heritage Show, London

‘Nucleus of a Folklore Museum: folklore, material culture and a museum that never existed’

Save May Day Bank Holiday Protest, London

Pagan Federation Wessex Conference

A visit to the Musée de la Chasse and de la Nature, Paris

Haxey Hood Costume Donation

The Museum of East Anglian Life

Museum of Arts and Design

First Museum Pop-Up Shop, Stratford-Upon-Avon, October 2011

The Happy Museum

American Folk Art Museum


A Mighty Big If

Eyam Plague Sunday

December 2010 News Update

December gathering at Market Coffee House

Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft AGM

The National Museum of Popular Art and Tradition

Empty Shops Network

New Team Member

Highlands and Islands Enterprise Commission

5000 Morris Men at London's South Bank

September 2010 News Update


Ditchling Fair

Folklore, Myths and Legends of Britain exhibition in Hexham

Cornish Folklore Poster

Hastings Jack

April 2010 News Update

Mini Exhibition at Port Eliot

Fireworks SOS !

March 2010 News Update

A Visit to Driffield

Stained Glass by Tamsin Abbott

Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival

The Caravan Arrives At London College of Communication

January 2010 News Update

Exclusive T Shirts available at MBF Benefit Concert

Lewes Bonfire

Benefit Concert

Rye Festival

September 2009 News Update

In Memory of Trevor Stone


Sidmouth and Broadstairs

Folk Against Fascism

Port Eliot Literary Festival

Tour Updates

Jonny Hannah Posters

Much Wenlock

Stornoway and the Hebridean Celtic Festival

The Museum of British Folklore is official

Leigh On Sea

Alignment Sixteen, The White Horse Plagued by Gliders

Wessex Folk Festival, Weymouth

Tate Modern House of Fairy Tales

Tour Updates

Shepley Spring Festival

Iku Dekune

Fitting with Gareth Pugh

The Tour Begins

The Launch Party

The Run Up To The Tour

Britannica by Ruth Hogben

The Caravan Advances

Sponsorship and PR

Fitting Out The Caravan

The Henry Bourne Project

The Hare Moon

Working With Artists

Painting The Caravan

Jenna Rossi-Camus and the Costume

Meeting With Stephen Jones

The Painting Begins

The Caravan Arrives

A 1976 Castleton Roberta Caravan

Taxi Driver Mr X

The Charity Commission

Hilary Williams and The Ditching Museum

The Seeds Of My Frustration

Meeting Doc Rowe