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Discovering the Folklore. has been added to your Cart. with a specialist interest in the folklore, customs, traditions and social history of weddings and marriage. Publisher: Shire Publications (April 19, 2011). ISBN-13: 978-0747808190. He has published many articles over the years, papers and essays in magazines, journals and books on folklore, folklife and related subjects. He is the author of Marriage Customs of the World: from Henna to Honeymoons for ABC-Clio (2004).
Morris dancing is an English tradition which is more than 600 years old. There are several different styles which have . Discovering English Customs and Traditions Author: Margaret Gascoigne Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd Date: May 1998. There are several different styles which have developed in different parts of England. In the Cotswold tradition (originating in central England) the dancers dress in colourful costumes. The most common combination is: a hat decorated with flowers, a white shirt covered by a tunic, white trousers, bells below the knees, and black shoes. Customs & Traditions in Britain Author: Maggie O'Hanlon Publisher: Pitkin Unichrome Date: March 2000.
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The wedding is a ceremony that is surrounded by tradition and folklore, but why do we do what we do, and what lies behind the customs of marriage? What color should a wedding dress be?
The wedding is a ceremony that is surrounded by tradition and folklore, but why do we do what we do, and what lies behind the customs of marriage? What color should a wedding dress be? What is the origin of the wedding cake? Why do we throw confetti? What is so special about Gretna Green? What is so lucky about a shoe? Why a wedding breakfast, and is the pre-nuptial contract a new idea? In Britain today the celebration of a marriage in the "traditional" manner is a mixture of something old, something new and something borrowed from other traditions.
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Traditions in England have been around for centuries. British traditions are famous worldwide. When one thinks of Britain, you imagine people drinking tea, wearing bowler hats and gorging on fish and chips. Sports, food and music, are tightly knit traditions in Britain. Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated on the 5th of November each year. Guy Fawkes was the mastermind of the Gun Powder Plot in 1605, which failed when he attempted to destroy the House of Parliament.
by Margaret Gascoigne. Series: Shire Discovering (66). Dozens of quaint traditions that continue in England are described in this book, which also explains the origins of customs like maypole dancing, well-dressing and rush-bearing.