Courses for pleasure in the Bolton area
Folk History

History: An Introduction to Folk Learning and Popular Culture (B22)

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Description

This course will introduce students to a variety of the beliefs and practices inherent in the folklore of people in a non-scientific age. Topics will include the interpretations and uses of magic, the lore of death and representations of mortality, household lore, superstitions and omens, rituals and calendar customs, the supernatural world, folk medicine and plant lore and the ‘dark’ side of fairy tales and children’s games.

Category
History (Folk History)
Tutor
Peter Watson
Centre

The Triangle Centre (upstairs room, no lift)

The Triangle Centre, New Church Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 5QP

The Triangle - Community Methodist Church is at the junction of Chorley Old Road and New Church Road Bolton. The entrance is on Chorley Old Road. It can be reached easily by car. Either from the roundabout at the junction of Chorley Old Road and Moss Bank Way or by driving up Chorley Old Road from Bolton. It is well served by buses 519, 125 and 126 dropping you outside the front door on Chorley Old Road. The 501 drops you on New Church Road.

Day
Tuesday
Modules
Date Time Price* Spaces Left
01 Oct 2019 - 10 Dec 2019
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £85.00 12

*Price when paying online; cheque, cash or BACS payments will be higher.