On the 7th July 2016, by happenchance the anniversary of Cambridge’s son Syd Barrett, Folk Horror Revivalists Adam Scovell, Andy Sharp, Gary Parsons, Darren Charles and Andy Paciorek were all invited to speak alongside several other interesting chroniclers of the wyrd at the Alchemical Landscapes II symposium at Girton College, University of Cambridge – the same seat of learning at which Deliah Derbyshire studied.
The talks given that day were ~
Jo Melvin (Chelsea College of Arts)
Lewis Wynn (University of Cambridge)
Adam Scovell (Goldsmiths / Celluloid Wicker Man)
Liberty Rowley (Four Feet Films)
Harry Baker, (London Film School)
Gary Parsons (University of East London)
Christopher Josiffe (Independent Researcher)
The Dalby Spook in his Landscape: Gef the Talking Mongoose
Andy Paciorek (Wyrd Harvest Press)
Darren Charles (Unearthing Forgotten Horrors)
Andy Sharp (English Heretic)
Marc Atkins and Rod Mengham (Sounding Pole Films)
Folk Horror Revival would like to thank Yvonne Salmon and James Riley for their interest and enthusiasm in our various work and the kind hospitality they showed.
We thoroughly enjoyed the day and all the talks and look forward to more symposiums to come.
Keep watching the horizon …
Photos: Andy Paciorek. Except third image by Yvonne Salmon