We have gathered some website links for further investigation. These links go to Dark Dorset recommended sites for further investigation.
Look here for the folklore of traditional music, song, dance and drama, narrative, arts and crafts, customs and belief, popular religion, traditional and regional food, folk medicine, children's folklore, traditional sayings, proverbs and rhymes.
Here you can find all you need to know about this exciting new project. By exploring this site you will be able to learn more about the museum, how it will be run and the displays you can expect to find. By reading the News & Journal you can follow progress reports of both the tour and the establishment of Britain's first centre solely devoted to the celebration of our continuing living folk culture.
The Mysterious Britain Website is a guide to mysterious places, legends and folklore within the British Isles.
Featuring the new Dorset Mysteries page compiled by Dark Dorset. The Weymouth and Portland Borough Council website has useful links for visitors to this resort including information about historic aspects to the town and the island.
An informative site about the history and superstitions that surround folk charms. Including page on Folk Magic in Dorset. An inventory of concealed finds from thecounty compiled by Jeremy Harte.
A guide to British Calendar Customs and Local traditions. This site aims to list the wide variety of traditional and unusual events that take place each year in the UK and to help visitors take part in them. Each event has its own page giving details of its timing and location, as well as a very brief history and notes on what to expect.
This website promotes the building, operating, and maintaining of carried 'Dancing' or 'Pageant' giants in the British Isles.
Dorset Storyteller, David James an experienced English Teacher, has combined both careers in order to focus on promoting the use of traditional storytelling in the classroom. Visit his interactive storytelling website.
APRA specialise in second hand books relating to Earth Mysteries, Fortean anomalies, Folklore, Occult, Psychic Phenomena, Witchcraft and Paganism. We also supply books concerning Alternative Religions, Archaeology & Egyptology and Freethought. 5 Frederick Avenue, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1HP, England. Tel: (+44) 01159 874 615 Email: email@example.com