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Archives and Libraries

The Folklore Society Library

National Folklore Collection UCD Digitization Project

The Opie Archive

Opie Collection of Children's Literature

Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches

Ballads, Folk Songs, and Folk Dances

A Folk Song A Day

Broadside Ballads Online


Dawnsio/Welsh Folk Dance Society

English Broadside Ballad Archive

English Folk Dance and Song Society

Gale Primary Sources

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Scots Song Resources

The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

Welsh Ballads Online

Blogs and Social Media

Folk Horror Revival and Urban Wyrd Network There is also a Facebook group.

#FolkloreThursday is a Twitter hashtag day which happens every Thursday. There is also a website, Facebook page, and Instagram account.


Early English Books Online

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Gale Primary Sources


Chapbooks Printed in Scotland

McGill Library's Chapbook Collection


Béaloideas: The Journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society

Folk Life


Journal of Folklore Research

Material Culture

Birmingham Museums

The British Folk Art Collection

UK Folk Life Museums and Social History Exhibits

Newspapers and Periodicals

19th Century British Newspapers

British Periodicals Collection I & II

Gale Primary Sources

Oral History

Cork Folklore Project

Oral History Network Ireland


The Benjamin Stone Collection


Blúiríní Béaloidis Folklore Podcast*

Fabulous Folklore with Icy*

The Folklore Podcast

Ghosts and Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees

In Our Time BBC Radio 4 (The Mabinogion)


New Books in Folklore*

A Podcast to the Curious

* These podcasts are available via the major podcast platforms.

Sir Benjamin Stone, Horn Dance, Abbot's Bromley, 1899

Sir Benjamin Stone, Horn Dance, Abbot's Bromley, Four Performers, 1899. © Library of Birmingham.