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WELCOME TO THE FOLKLORE CENTRE

Todmorden, West Yorkshire

A home and meeting point for Folklore in the North of England.

Arts Film Crafts Library Archive Education Workshops Exhibitions Storytelling Conferences Local Folk History

Autumn/ winter Opening times:

Wednesday-Friday 10am-3pm

Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday- events only

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We are really excited to announce that we have been awarded a Heritage Grant to run a volunteer drive project over the next 8 months!  This will strengthen the Centre and its ability to deliver a range of arts, of arts, heritage, and culture events, exhibitions and projects for the community. 
More info to follow - watch this space!
 

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2024
Events

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Forthcoming
exhibition!

Private view and artist's talk


Saturday 23rd March 2024

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Charlotte Coull
The Wandering Druid


Saturday 17th February
For tickets see events tab

Mary Stark
Textiles and Magic

Saturday 24th February
For tickets: see events tab

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John Billingsley
Tales Along the Packhorse Way
Part Two

Saturday 2nd March 2024
For tickets, see events tab

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Demian Allan
The Magic of the
Hermetic Order of
The Golden Dawn

Saturday 9th March 2024
For tickets, see events tab

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Suzanne Owen

Is Druidry an Indigenous Religion?


For tickets: see events tab

Andy Roberts:
Thursbitch Revealed

Saturday March 30th 2024
For tickets see events tab

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Andrew Lang Exhibition:
Into the Kaleidescope of Fairy Land
From October 18 2023

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PREVIOUS EVENTS

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Andy Roberts
Go Ask Alice

Saturday February 10th 2024
For tickets: see events tab

Dungeons & Dragons Day with Drew Murray

Saturday 3rd February 

Ever wanted to get into Dungeons & Dragons, but not sure where to start?

Learn how in a talk and demonstrations by Drew Murray, a British professional Games Master of many systems with over 20 years of experience in the role. 

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John Billingsley
Tales Along the Packhorse Way
Part One

Saturday 20th January 2024
For tickets: see events tab

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Jennifer Reid
Saturday 13th January 2024
For tickets see events tab

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New Beginnings:
A story evening
6th January 6-8pm

FREE
please register on events tab

Amy Boucher
The Devil's County:
the Satanic Folklore
of Shropshire
9th December
 2023
4-6pm
For tickets see events tab

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Ceri Houlbrook
Winter's Wishfall
Saturday 2nd December
FREE

Please register on events tab

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Gordon MacLellan:

Sacred Anima
ls:
renewing our connections with the animal world

Saturday 25th November 2023
For tickets: see events tab.

Start Now
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Mikey Kenney
11th November 2023
doors open 6pm
7pm start

For tickets see events tab

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Dave Weldrake:
Witchcraft in 16th and 17th Century Yorkshire
4th November 2023


For tickets see Events tab

 

The Devil at the Window
with
Jacqueline Harris
28th October 2023
4pm

For tickets: see events tab.

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Bryony Good
Uncanny Writing Workshop
28th October 2023

For tickets: see events tab

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Tales We Tell
Saturday 14th October
Free entry

Folkloristan
presents
Whispers of the Past:
Pakistani Folklore Unveiled

21st July-21st September 2023