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Ben Edge and the Museum of British Folklore: Ritual Britain

June 4, 2021-12:00 pm - July 4, 2021-6:00 pm

Ben Edge and the Museum of British Folklore – Ritual Britain

As this week is the closing week we will be open from Tuesday to Sunday, 12 noon – 6pm every day, No need to book, Just turn up.

The talk with Jeremy Harte on Saturday is sold out but the rest of the exhibition will still be open to enjoy excluding the cinema room where the talk will be taking place.

If you wish to view the film, that can not be shown during the event hours of 2:30 and 4:30pm, we recommend arriving up to two hours before the event or after the event has finished. 

The film in the cinema room is 1.5 hours long- so if you wish to see this in its entirety please allow time for this in your visit

From the 4th of June until July the 4th the artist Ben Edge and the Museum of British Folklore are collaborating for an exhibition titled ‘Ritual Britain’ In which Ben’s series of twenty paintings and documentary film titled ‘Frontline Folklore’ Will go on display alongside Simon Costin’s iconic MOBF collection. There will be events running throughout the exhibition that include talks and film showings.


4 June – 4 July
Thursday – Sunday 12-6pm – No appointment neccesary
Mon-Weds by appointment only: ben@benedge.co.uk
Or via: https://www.benedge.co.uk


TALKS AND EVENTS- ticket only

Saturday 12th June
Talk 3-5pm
Ben Edge ‘Frontline Folklore’ film showing

Saturday 19th June
Panel discussion: Zakia Sewell, Ben Edge, Simon Costin & Mellany Robinson (Museum of British Folklore)

Saturday 26th June – from 1pm:
– Boss Morris performance
– Tim Plester (‘Way of the Morris’, ‘The Ballad of Shirley Collins’) and Alex Merry (Boss Morris) in Conversation, followed by a film screening: ‘Way of the Morris’

Saturday 3rd July – Presentation by Jeremy Harte: folklorist and author

Talks and events are ticket only –  please contact: ben@benedge.co.uk or via https://www.benedge.co.uk


June 4, 2021-12:00 pm
July 4, 2021-6:00 pm
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