Fowlers Troop & the Deptford Jack in the Green

The Deptford Jack in the Green goes out in South East London, and sometimes the City, every May Day.


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Museum of London Folklore events

Posted by fowlerstroop on April 26, 2011 at 7:53 AM Comments comments (1)

Here is an alternative to the Royal Wedding which is likely to be of interest.  Steve Roud will be talking about London folklore at the Museum of London on Friday 29th April 2011.

On Monday 2nd May 2011, the Museum of London Docklands has a whole collection of May Day related events including Make a Jack in the Green at 11.30 and 1.30.  See all the events for the day on their Featured Events list.

May Day protests 18th April 2011

Posted by fowlerstroop on April 26, 2011 at 4:21 AM Comments comments (2)

On 18th April 2011, members of Fowlers Troop joined the protest against the government proposal to abolish the May Day Bank Holiday.  Here are pictures by Mick McTiernan of Fowlers Troop.

What the blogs say about Fowlers Troop

Posted by fowlerstroop on April 30, 2009 at 11:27 AM Comments comments (0)

News about Fowlers Troop and the Deptford Jack from other bloggers:

A Bad Witch's Blog

London Lore Conference 25th April

Posted by fowlerstroop on April 30, 2009 at 6:16 AM Comments comments (0)

The first London Lore conference arranged by South East London Folklore Society (SELFS) and the Folkore Society took place at the Bishopsgate Institute on Saturday 25th April 2009.

London Lore

Here are some comments from the blogs:

Transpontine: 26th April

John Rimmer's Magonia Blog: 27th April

MorbidFrog: 27th April

Londonist: 26th April

Nearly May Day!

Posted by fowlerstroop on April 30, 2008 at 7:24 PM Comments comments (0)
May Day tomorrow. I hope it doesn't rain.

Only 364 days to go

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to May Day 2008!

There are links to pictures of this year's event on the May Day 2007 page.

Nearly May Day!!

Posted by fowlerstroop on April 29, 2007 at 5:23 PM Comments comments (0)

Only two days to go.  There was an article in the Saturday Telegraph Travel section about the Hastings Jack in the Green with information about some of the other Jacks, including Fowlers Troop, see: