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The Folklore and Traditions of the Tidal Thames

14th November 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Tidal remains on the Thames

Mark Lewis explores the rich tradition of lore and legend in the tidal reaches of London’s River, including pagan gods, riverside taverns, ghosts, ceremonials, frost fairs, tales of smuggling and pirates.

About Mark Lewis

Mark is a freelance artist, designer-silversmith and retired university lecturer. He also has a passion for lighthouses and is a keen folklorist with an interest in unusual local customs and rituals. In 2013 he published a book on the folklore and popular customs of the church.

Doors Open

Doors open at 7.30pm for the sale of refreshments and publications and close at 8pm.  The main doors have to be closed at that time for security reasons, so anyone arriving after then will be unable to gain access.

A donation of £2 is requested from non-members.

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14th November 2018
8:00 pm
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Union Church Hall
Corner of Ferme Park Road/Weston Park
London, N8 9PX United Kingdom
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