We dreamed we were in the West Country, the Cotswolds - Somerset at the very least. Life seemed so arty and decorative yesterday afternoon at Newby Hall...We visited The Museum of British Folklore in a small caravan, painted in the English Popular Art style - how kind of this organisation to venture North and bring funkiness to these bleak parts !
Inside were all manner of curiosities, magical and mysterious, like this Corn Baby.
A mummified cat and a symbolic hand.An intriguing tableau in Simon Costin's minute mobile museum. Please click on the link to learn more
As promised the Morris dance group Medusa Gothic entertained us with their energetic performance, waving the purple flag in celebration of mature ladies everywhere.