The National Dialect Festival, due to be held at the Black Country Museum, is not taking pace. Although the Lakeland Dialect Society offered to run an event, that too has … Read More
Yes, they’re cancelling Christmas ! The Yule meet, due to take place on December 20th, is cancelled. The Covid crisis looks like being worse by then, and the majority of … Read More
Dr Warren Maguire, of the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 2020 Roland Bibby Commemorative Lecture with his talk “The Pitman’s Pay”: Early 19th century Tyneside dialect writing and its pronunciation. … Read More
You knew it would happen, of course, as the situation got worse. We have had to cancel the lecture planned for October 10th has been cancelled.