- Founded in 1956 as a 'half-yearly journal of Folk Life' by its editor Iorwerth C. Peate (1901-82), Gwerin was the first periodical devoted to the subject of folk life in Britain, and paved the way for the *Society for Folk Life Studies' journal * Folk Life which continues to this day. The word 'gwerin' is Welsh for 'folk', but the journal took the whole of the British Isles, and beyond, as its brief. As befits the field which it helped to define, Gwerin provided a much-needed focus for museum workers and others from related disciplines who were beginning to take a serious interest in folk life, to describe and discuss traditional ways of life. The last issue was vol. 3, no. 6 (1962).
A Dictionary of English folklore. Jacqueline Simpson & Steve Roud. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
gwerin — f commun peuple … Dictionnaire Breton-Français
pezh-gwerin — m ioù pion Aux échecs … Dictionnaire Breton-Français
List of European folk music traditions — This is a list of folk music traditions, with styles, dances, instruments and other related topics. The term folk music can not be easily defined in a precise manner; it is used with widely varying definitions depending on the author, intended… … Wikipedia
John Jones (Myrddin Fardd) — John Jones (1836 ndash; July 27 1921), better known under his nom de plume Myrddin Fardd, was a Welsh writer and antiquarian scholar born in Llangїan, Caernarfonshire.He attended Foel gron School in Mynytho, after which he was apprenticed to a… … Wikipedia
Myrddin Fardd — John Jones (1836 – July 27, 1921), better known under his nom de plume Myrddin Fardd, was a Welsh writer and antiquarian scholar born in Llangїan, Caernarfonshire. He attended Foel gron School in Mynytho, after which he was apprenticed to a smith … Wikipedia
The Woodcraft Folk — is a UK based educational movement for children and young people. The aim of this youth organisation is to develop self confidence and activity in society, with the intention of working towards a world based on equality, peace, social justice and … Wikipedia
Music of Wales — Part of a series on the Culture of Wales Cuisine … Wikipedia
Dafydd Iwan — Dafydd Iwan … Wikipedia
List of mottos — This is a list of mottos of organisations, institutions, municipalities and authorities.OrganizationsCultural, Philanthropic Scientific* Amsterdam Zoo: Natura Artis Magistra (Nature is the teacher of art) * Monarchist League of Canada: Fidelitate … Wikipedia
Triple harp — The Welsh triple harp ( telyn deires ) is a type of harp using three rows of strings instead of the common single row. The Welsh triple harp today is found mainly among players of traditional Welsh folk music.HistoryThe triple harp first… … Wikipedia