South East London Folklore Society

The South East London Folklore Society is a monthly pub meeting held on the second Thursday of every month in the upstairs room of The Old King’s Head 47-49 Borough High Street SE1 at 8pm.

August’s event is on August 10th & is:



And Did Those Hooves In Ancient Times?

This SELFS August talk is a journey through goatish manifestations by way of Snowdonia, Avebury and Crouch End: Alexander Keiller’s Pan worship, daimonic encounters, haunted abandoned rail lines, and cough syrup hallucinations.

The talk takes place in the upstairs room of The Old King’s Head & the speaker is Gyrus.

Gyrus is a writer based in south London, obsessed with animism, altered states, depth psychology and archaic revivals. Creator of the journals Towards 2012 and Dreamflesh, and author of North, an epic cosmological history. He writes at

Entrance is £3/1.50concs & you can pay on the door.
You can book in advance by emailing
or roll up on the night & take your chances