Help: Folklore Academy, Douglas

I have recently come across a number of references to the “Folklore Academy”, based in Douglas, Isle of Man during the 1950s? (e.g. http://bit.ly/UoCR9R). I’d never heard of the authors Stanley or ‘Muzza’ Coleman? Does anyone know anything about it or them? Thanks.

Manx Notes

Some new Manx Notes just uploaded and published online:

2013

  • [148] “‘I picked up a most beautiful old Manx tune yesterday’: Sophia Morrison (1859–1917).” Manx Notes 148 (2013): 1–6. [X]
  • [147] “‘The Ploughman in Wind-Swept Fields’: The Folk Singers found by Dr John Clague.” Manx Notes 147 (2013): 1–4. [X]
  • [146] “‘We are the Mollag Band’.” Manx Notes 146 (2013): 1–5. [X]
  • [145] “Manx National Airs: The Lost Work of Deemster J.F. Gill and Doctor John Clague.” Manx Notes 145 (2013): 1–8. [X]
  • [144] “‘How old is ‘Jinny the Witch’?” Manx Notes 144 (2013): 1–5. [X]
  • [143] “‘An inquiry into Manx Folk Music’: A.P. Graves and Manx National Songs. ” Manx Notes 143 (2013): 1–5. [X]
  • [142] “‘The Wheezy Concertina.’ The Celebration of the Mhellia.” Manx Notes 142 (2013): 1–5. [X]
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