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.

February’s Talk is on Thursday February 13th & is

Russian C19th Merman & Mermaid


What wonders lie beneath the waves? Mermaids are familiar to many cultures around the world. This talk will trace the myth around the oceans & look at different varieties of Mer-folk & their encounters with humans.

This talk will be in the upstairs room of the Old King’s Head at 8pm on Thursday 13th February

Admission is £5/3concs

You can roll up on the night or book a space to be safe by emailing