In the 1940s, museum curator Enid Porter recorded the folk traditions of Cambridgeshire in her notebooks.
The notebooks are a treasure-trove of Cambridgeshire customs, history and stories
Read more about Enid Porter
In 2013-14, these traditions were brought back to life by folk experts and schoolchildren.
Watch videos and photos of the children performing folk songs and dances.
Visit the villages where the traditions came to life
On this website, you can discover the fascinating customs and stories of rural village life in Cambridgeshire.
From love tokens, witchcraft, and Plough Monday to the tale of Mucky Porter….
Discover Cambridgeshire’s folk customs and traditions
Discover Cambridgeshire folk traditions and customs