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Morris Dolls in the Museum of British Folklore

This page contains brief details about the video recording; the video (embedded in the page); an abstract for the talk; links to additional resources;  speaker biography and a summary.

Video recording of talk

Recording of a Morris Federation talk on “Morris Dolls in the Museum of British Folklore” by Simon Costin held on Zoom on 11 December 2021. The #MorrisFedvideo lasts for 1 hour 18 minutes.



Simon Costin speaking about his project to establish the UK’s first ever museum dedicated to our seasonal customs and events. An overview of the project from his early influences and how he took to the road in 2009 in a painted caravan, travelling across the UK to gauge interest in the project, and then highlighting some of the many exhibitions that the museum has set up over the past few years including how the Morris Doll collection came to be.

Additional resources

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Speaker biography

Simon Costin is the founder of the Museum of British Folklore and also the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Cornwall.


  • Title: Morris Dolls in the Museum of British Folklore
  • Speaker: Simon Costin
  • Facilitator: Pauline Woods-Wilson
  • Type: talk
  • Date of talk: 11 December 2021
  • Notes:

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