Talk

British Folklore, Fairy Stories and other true tales - lunchtime talk

9 April 2024
12pm
£6.5

Get lost in the world of British folklore, from fairy stories to true tales, in this lunchtime talk from our education officer and curator Cas.

Pull up a chair and listen to the tales of old. How do ghosts become stories?

How do traditions begin and why do they stick? We’ll spin a yarn about the goblins in Shillington during the English Civil War and tell you about green children and golden kings.

Get lost in the world of British folklore, from fairy stories to true tales, in this lunchtime talk from our education officer and curator Cas.

And don’t forget, you can present your ticket or receipt at our Café on the day of the talk to receive 10% off your order!

  • Tuesday 9th April, 12pm

£6.50 per person

Purchase through the ticket link or drop into the museum and pay at the welcome desk. Places are limited so buy in advance to secure your place.

Email: northhertsmuseum@north-herts.gov.uk for more information

Tel: 01462 474554

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North Hertfordshire Museum

Brand Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JE
01462 474554

Free to all

Opening times

Museum: Tue-Sat 10.30am-4.30pm, Sun 11am-3pm

Hitchin Town Hall: Mon - Fri, (Closed Bank holidays)

Refurbishments

Come to see the newly opened North Hertfordshire Museum. We have four galleries for you to visit: explore the Discovering North Hertfordshire Gallery, which deals with the history of the district from geological times to the present day; our Exhibition Gallery has regularly changing exhibits; discover how people’s lives have changed over thousands of years in the Living in North Hertfordshire Gallery; see the football collection, objects from all around the world, items from our art collections and animations of local folklore tales in the Terrace Gallery; view artworks in the Arches Gallery, part of the Terrace Gallery. We have a shop where you can buy gifts and local souvenirs, and a cafe serving a variety of food, and hot and cold drinks. Admission is free.

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