Brown Bag Luncheon: Tinkerbelle versus the Celts

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Presented by Behringer-Crawford Museum at Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington KY

Mar 21
Brown Bag Luncheon: Tinkerbelle versus the Celts

Michael J Simonton, director of Celtic Studies at Northern Kentucky University, will examine some key elements of Celtic myth and legend, fairy lore, history, cultural analogies and archeology.

Tinkerbelle versus the Celts: Fairy Lore as Oral History with Michael J. Simonton

Celtic fairy lore is not just entertaining stories for children, Disney-esque ‘Tinkerbell’ type ‘fakelore’ of the nineteenth and twentieth century romanticists, nor dismissible as rural superstition. Stories of the dangerous, sinister Sidh/Fey/Gentry/Good People of peasant folk tradition actually may be the oral history of a series of 2,500 to 3,000 year-old clashes between Iron Age cattle herding people

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The lunch and presentation will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the BCM Education Center. Bring your own brown bag lunch. Drinks and desserts are on us.  Cost: $3 for BCM members; $10 for  future BCM members. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Free parking. Reservations recommended by calling (859) 491-4003.

Contact: 859-491-4003


Behringer-Crawford Museum

1600 Montague Rd , Covington, KY 41011

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Our convenient onsite parking is free of charge. Wheelchair accessible parking is available.

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