Monday, 19 July 2010
Conference: Death in Legend and Tradition
A weekend of stories, strange lore, and scholarship in the sepulchral grandeur of a Victorian cemetery.
Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, London. SW10 9UG
4 September at 9.30am - 5.30pm
5 September at 10.30am - 1.00pm
Scott Wood: The Unquiet Dead of England
Gail-Nina Anderson: Rossetti and his Exhumed Wife
Andrew Bennett: Politics, Cowardice and Death
Tómas Albertsson: Death in Protests
Pete Castle: Godfather Death
Peter Robson: Premonitions of Death
David Hunt: The Angel of Death in the Caucasus
Alan Murdie: Ghost Stories Suggestive of Survival
Rosie Morris: Maidens' Garlands
Juliette Wood: Sin-Eaters
Helen Frisby: English Folk Funerals
Dave Evans: The Afterlife of a Bodmin Witch
A tour of the site with Rob Stephenson (of London Earth Mysteries Circle) will also be available.
Tickets: £30 for both days available from Jeremy Harte, Bourne Hall, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF
Tel: 0208 394 1734 or email the Folklore Society.
Folklore Society website.
For more on Brompton Cemetery.