Thursday 31 July 2014
£3 / £2 concessions. Tickets are available.
The Vaults Bar, Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate, City of London EC2M 4NR
Take a trip to Discworld with award-winning author Dr Jacqueline Simpson. Jacqueline has written many books on folklore, including The Folklore of Sussex, British Dragons, Scandinavian Folktales, and The Lore of the Land (in collaboration with Jennifer Westwood).
She is also a great admirer of Terry Pratchett’s fantasies, which often involve folklore, so when she met him at a book signing in 1997 they inevitably talked about folklore – magpies, to be precise.
From this came a friendship and, in due course, their joint book on The Folklore of
Discworld (2008, with an updated edition in 2014).
We begin each evening with our monthly round-up of fortean news stories from the month.
£3 / £2 concessions