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A Mayday Afternoon in the Company of Shropshire’s Three Women Folklorists

Georgina Jackson, Charlotte Burne and Mary Webb.

Quatt Village Hall

Sunday 1st May 2-30-5.00pm

Interval for tea, cakes and chat

Free to All but please book ahead either at Quatt Village Hall or via Eventbrite


Andy Harrop-Smith – Setting the Scene (or possibly making a scene! Intro's etc)

Act One

Laurence Coey – Shropshire Folklore & Mary Webb inspired Music

Gordon Dickens- A short Illustrated Talk about Mary Webb’s Landscape and Locations

Suzanne Tumnus – A Conversation with Miss Charlotte Sophia Burne


Act Two

Janie Mitchell- Music & Song inspired by Shropshire Folklore, Flora and Mary Webb

Val Littlehales – Shropshire Dialect Wordsmith – Telling Tales in Shropshire


Mary Napper will be available pre and après event and during the interval to chat about FOLK’s new Shropshire project Library to Lane


Bucket donation in aid of Red Cross in Ukraine


Videos already on You Tube to help inspire and encourage


Noticing Nature with Jo Jukes - A walk on Wenlock Edge in search of flora and fauna


Noticing Nature with Jo Jukes – A walk in the woods – noticing and identifying wildflowers and bird song.


Vanishing Buildings – Mary Napper – How a project came to life from inspiration of a local landscape of ‘forgotten’ buildings.


Sandra making a simple booklet/journal to use to note her nature inspirations.


More videos added each week so keep looking.


Coming Up Online


21st April 11.00 am– Archeaology of the Soul Zoom session with Jo Jukes –exploring how an ancient landscape of Hill Forts became inspiration researching and writing a book.



25th April 11 am – The Naming of the Land Zoom session with Suzanne Tumnus – explore how and where to find out the names of the land, flora and fauna


Coming Up - Face to Face


23rd April Wenlock Museum 11-12.30 Jo Jukes will be chatting about Library to Lane project and how you can join in.

29th April Whitchurch Library – Morning San Anthony will be in the library chatting about how you can get involved in Library to Lane project.

15th May Snead Church – An invitation to explore this hidden gem and quiet space with Mary Napper. Please contact the church or email Mary  if you want to join us so we can ensure enough tea and biscuits.

28th May- 2.30- 4pm Snailbeach Village Hall – An afternoon with the three Shropshire Folklorists Georgina Jackson, Charlotte Burne and Mary Webb. Sal Tonge, Suzanne Tumnus, Laurence Coey, Mary Webb Society will bring to life these three tenacious women through chat, performance, and song. Tea and Cakes on sale. Event Free but please book via Eventbrite or email

8th June Story and Nature Noter Walk around Wenlock 7pm – Suzanne Tumnus and Jo Jukes

11th June – Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery – Creative Writing Activity with Jo Jukes exploring how to create writing inspired by ‘your local patch’.free

18th June- Snailbeach Village Hall 2-4pm Small Stories and Tiny Tales event/activity – Sal Tonge and Mary Napper – free to access, tea and biscuits to purchase.