This page includes a number of resources that may be of interest to members, including exhibitions, conferences, and awards.

Current and Future Exhibitions

Society members may be interested in the following exhibitions:

Poppies for Remembrance, National Museum Cardiff (21 July 2018-3 March 2019) 

For Freedom and Empire, National Waterfront Museum (27 October 2018-24 February 2019) 

Women in the War, National Wool Museum (20 November 2018-31 January 2019) 

Tra Môr yn Fur: Wales and the Sea, National Library of Wales, Cardiff (29 September 2019-23 February 2019) 

The Lifeboat Station Project, National Library of Wales, Cardiff (31 March 2018-9 March 2019)

HM Coastguards: Safeguarding the Shore, National Waterfront Museum (13 October 2018-31 March 2019) 

“A Better World?” Exhibition, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh (16 November 2018-27 April 2019)  

Paul Duke: At Sea, Aberdeen Maritime Museum (10 November 2018-28 April 2019) 

Robert Bloomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography, City Art Centre, Edinburgh (24 November 2018-17 March 2019) 

100 Years of Scottish Pottery 1740-1840 – A Selection from a Private Collection, City Art Centre, Edinburgh (26 October 2018-24 February 2019) 

Another Country, City Art Centre, Edinburgh (1 December 2018-17 March 2019) 

In focus: Scottish photography, City Art Centre, Edinburgh (7 July 2018-12 May 2019) 

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (26 October 2018-21 April 2019) 

Robots, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (18 January-5 May 2019) 

Microscopes – Nature Revealed, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (29 March-15 September 2019) 

Wild and Romantic – Romantic Visions of Scotland, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (26 June-10 November 2019) 

Scottish Design Galleries, V&A Dundee (ongoing) 

Ocean Lines: Speed and Style, V&A Dundee (until 24 February 2019)

Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War, British Library, London (until 19 February 2019)

Represent! Voices 100 Years On, People’s History Museum, Manchester (2 June 2018-3 February 2019)



Conferences and events which may be of interest to Folk Life scholars:

ESSHC (4-7 April 2018)

Rural History 2019

SIEF (14-17 April 2019)

AIMA (Agricultural Museums) Colloquia and Conferences in 2019

Livestock and Traditional Crops in the Cultural Heritage of Rural Areas (3-4 October 2019)

AIMA, Past and Future Agricultures (20-23 July 2020)

The Folklore of Shoes (3 May 2019)


Two award schemes are open for applicants:

The Daphne Bullard Trust

The Kathy Callow Trust