Posts tagged with "british-folk-art"



A brief look at the work of a few of the more well known racing pigeon artists. Windred, Andrew Beer, Brown and Embleton.


A look at the history of cock fighting in the British Isles

Sailors woolworks or woolies, are a reminder of our sea-faring history, and are a fascinating piece of folk art history. So did sailors really make them?

19th century folk art jumping jack from barbaraleighantiquefolkart.co.uk
Brightly coloured jumping jacks, a simple children's toy from so many years ago, can still bring a smile to the face of even the most tech-savvy. Read on for a little more information on this most charming of folk arts.