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Folklore and Custom in the East Midlands

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A talk by Dave Mooney - Member Ticket


Join us for this online talk which describes a year in the life of the East Midlands folklore calendar - from mob-football games, to Maypole dances and Mummers plays. Special attention will be given to the famous Castleton Garland Celebration, which traditionally takes place on the date of the talk. Our speaker Dave Mooney will incorporate singing and puppetry, as well as a wealth of personal experiences and anecdotes, to illustrate the living traditions that are covered.

Date: Sunday 18th July

Time: 7pm for an hours talk and 30 minutes Q&A

Ticket Prices: HTL Members benefit from a discounted price of £5, Non-members pay £7

Info on the speaker: Dave Mooney is a folk singer, musician and author. His books include Nottingham Pubs, 50 Gems of Nottinghamshire and the forthcoming A-Z of Nottingham. When not writing, he plays the mandolin in the popular beat combo, Shamus O'Blivion and the Megadeath Morrismen.

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