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Folk in the Pub: Death and Music with Folklorist, Gideon Thomas
26th March 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Death and Music with Folklorist, Gideon Thomas
Gideon is author of a book on the same subject and a member of the Folklore Society. His talk will examine ghosts and the undead in a selection of traditional songs found in the oral traditions of England, Scotland, United States and Canada. We’ll explore:
– different types of ghosts and revenants
– sentient creatures who desire to complete some sort of goal
– the behaviour of these undead figures in various songs.
Where: The Old Bookshop
When: Monday 26th March – 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Exchange: It’s free, so indulge yourself with excellent ale
**The Old Bookshop is Bristol’s most loved, family run bar and kitchen. Winner of Best Bar 2017 at Bristol Life Awards. Winner of Best Sunday Roast 2017 at Foozie awards. We provide fine drinks, an ever evolving kitchen, and the best live entertainment.**
Upcoming Folk in the Pub Events:
Monday 9th April: Modern Fairy Sightings with Jo Hickey-Hall
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