Folk Horror Revival: The Unseelie Court

❉ Folk Horror Revival have announced their next event, The Unseelie Court.

Folk Horror Revival proudly announce their next event, The Unseelie Court, in Edinburgh on Saturday 21 October 2017. The full line up will be announced over time.

Image: Folk Horror Revival/Facebook.

According to the Folk Horror Revival event page: 

These special events will feature talks, film screenings and performances to explore themes of cultural rituals, earth mysteries, psychogeography and folklore. Come along and prepare to be scared!

Named after an uncanny host of supernatural beings in Scottish folklore,The Unseelie Court comprises of two events- a day event largely focussed on talks and a night event focussed on music. A separate ticket will be required for each event, with a discount for those attending both.

This is the second FHR event, following in the hoof prints last year’s sold out Otherworldly event at the British Museum.

The full line up and ticket information will be announced over the next wee while, however we can begin by announcing our first speakers:

Chris Lambert will be our MC for the day, and will be launching The Wyrd Calendar. Maybe there will be some tales of The Black Meadow

Andy Paciorek & Darren Charles, our very own revivalist admins will be reprising their introduction to folk horror.

Mike Heron of the Incredible String Band, who shall be reading from his book, You Know What You Could Be, which shall be followed by a Q&A.

Sally-Anne Huxtable, Principal Curator of Modern & Contemporary Design at National Museums Scotland, Editor of the Review of the Pre-Raphaelite Society, and a dabbler in the Dark Arts, who will be talking on Folk Horror and The Pre-Raphaelites.

Plus, our evening event, which features:
English Heretic who will be performing their bringing their occult soundscapes, which draw inspiration from psychedelic folk, ritual ethnographic recordings, electronica, TV documentaries,and field recordings.

Folklore Tapes- an open-ended research project exploring the vernacular arcana of Great Britain and beyond; traversing the myths, mysteries, magic and strange phenomena of the old counties via abstracted musical reinterpretation and experimental visuals. The driving principle of the project is to bring the nation’s folk record to life, to rekindle interest in the treasure trove of traditional culture by finding new forms for its expression. They will be performing at the evening event.

For information and updates, check out the Folk Horror Revival event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1624060004312979/


❉ Folk Horror Revival: The Unseelie Court is scheduled for Saturday 21 October; Day event begins 10am, Night event begins 7pm. Tickets: https://www.summerhall.co.uk/event/folk-horror-revival-unseelie-court/

❉ Check out our review of last year’s sold out Otherworldly event at the British Museum, HERE.

❉ News source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1624060004312979/

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