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Prospect of Whitby

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57 Wapping Wall
London, London E1W 3SH United Kingdom
020 7481 1095 https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/greater-london/prospect-of-whitby/

November 2019

Sea Change

November 21, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prospect of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall
London, London E1W 3SH United Kingdom
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At this storytelling night come and discover tales of selkies and the sea which originate in Scotland and Scandinavia, but surface in many different cultures, from the Odyssey’s sirens to Disney’s Little Mermaid. Join folklorist Elizabeth Dearnley, harpist Tamsin Dearnley and Classicist Emma Bridges as they perform some of these traditional tales to the accompaniment of the harp. The performances will be followed by a discussion about different versions of the stories in other cultures and time periods. The night…

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