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Tim Laycock talks about his new book Dorset Folk Tales

 

Tim Laycock talks about his new book Dorset Folk Tales during his Talk and Book Signing at Imagine Books, Weymouth, Dorset UK on Saturday 3rd November 2012.

Tim has a rich and diverse collection of tales, from the stories of some of Britain`s most famous mythical heros, to tales of demons, dragons boggarts and necromancers. These stories, illustrated with original and entertaining line drawings, bring alive the landscape and history of the counties rolling hills and Jurassic coast and also reflect the wisdom ( and eccentricities) of Dorset folk.

Tim Laycock is a professional musician, storyteller and actor who lives in Dorset and who has been working with traditional folktales, stories and songs for over thirty-five years. he has performed at the National Theatre and with the Taffy Thomas Magic Lantern travelling show. He is the leader of the New Scorpion Band and has his own websites: http://www.timlaycock.co.uk and http://www.new-scorpion-band.com

Peter Lythgoe

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