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.

December’s Talk is on Thursday December12th & is

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The Folklore & Magic of Christmas

Make Christmas cosy again! Get into the spirit of the season with this talk on the folklore, customs, food, magic & music of Christmas.

While we won’t be playing Snap Dragon, we will tell you how.

Carols, Wassailing, ‘Gooding’, Yule Logs, Decorations; all will be discussed & more.

The traditions of Christmas & their ancient origins are perennially fascinating & fun so join us for a few hours of good cheer!

The talk is in the upstairs room of the Old King’s Head & starts at 8pm. It costs £5/3concs

you can email to book or roll up on the night & chance your arm.