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Folk in the Pub: Modern Fairy Sightings with Jo Hickey-Hall
22nd March 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Folklorist, Jo Hickey-Hall is co author of new book, Magical Folk: British and Irish Fairies 500AD to the present. She set up research project, Modern Fairy Sightings two years ago and has an interest in fairy encounters that people continue to report.
This talk will discuss people’s sightings and look at how we’ve arrived at the Disney-fied idea of fairy. We’ll also examine the taboo of reporting such experiences and why Jo feels the research is important.
Where: The Old Bookshop
When: Monday 9th April – 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 26th March: Death and Music with Gideon Thomas
NB: this event is not suitable for children.