Call for Papers – Deadline: 23rd April 2020

PLEASE NOTE – This Event has been Postponed due to Covid-19 – more info will be posted shortly.

This one-day symposium, hosted by Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Contemporary Legend, seeks to explore the influence and impact of England’s calendar customs on contemporary communities, and what their continued performance means for us today. We actively encourage dialogue between disciplines and areas of study, and welcome speakers from the academy as well as practitioners, collectors, participants and governors of English calendar customs.

Proposals should be 200-300 words for 20-minute papers, and please also include a personal biography of no more than 200 words. We also welcome suggestions for themed or grouped panels. Proposals and any enquiries should be sent to:

Full details on our EVENTS page or download a pdf HERE

Image of Castleton Garland Ceremony, May 29th 2019, © Andrew Robinson 2020.