Weekly Hashtag Day Themes

ANNOUNCEMENT: The #Halloween Spooktacular, Thursday October 27th, 2022 (9.30am-7.30pm BST)!

We’re excited to announce the annual #HalloweenSpooktacular will return this year. Yes, the fabulous #FolkloreThursday hosts are BACK to retweet your spooky lore!

The theme will be … *drumroll* … folklore of ghosts and the supernatural for Halloween and Samhain!
Be there or be taken by the goblins!

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How to take part in the hashtag day on other weeks

We’d love people to share their own folklore to the #FolkloreThursday hashtag, and support each other–and help the community thrive–by liking and sharing each other’s posts.

The latest #FolkloreThursday tweets can always be viewed here (just by searching for #FolkloreThursday on Twitter, and then clicking the ‘latest’ tab.)

And, in case you would like a theme to tweet, we’ve prepared a list of weekly themes covering the whole year!

(Don’t forget, we also made a list of all the places to find folklore around the web, here!)

January 
Week 1
Folklore of birth, beginnings and all things new!
Week 2 Work folklore
Week 3 Foodlore
Week 4 Folklore of clothes
Feb
Week 1
Favourite folktales & fairy tales for #NationalStoryTellingWeek
2
Love folklore for #ValentinesDay
3
Folklore of the skies and heavens
4
Folklore of childhood, games and fun!
March
Week 1
This week’s theme is #SeasAndRivers to celebrate the publication anniversary of #FolkloreThursday’s book, #TreasuryOfFolklore from @BatsfordBooks! Check it out here: amzn.to/33n6Ib4
2
Folklore of bold #girls, courageous #women and powerful #goddesses for #InternationalWomensDay
3 Sin and immorality
4
Folklore of our local places! Unearth and share the folklore from where you live!
5
The folklore of families and personal traditions! Share your own customs, festivals and traditions!
April
1
#Garden folklore
2
Folklore of forest creatures and spirits
3
#Pets and #animals for #NationalPetsMonth
4
Folklore of witches, tricksters and deception for #Walpurgisnacht!
May
1
Folklore of #spring
2
Folklore of #plants, #flowers and #herbs
3
This week’s theme is limericks, #rhymes and riddles for #NationalLimerickDay!
4
Folklore of #stories, #storytelling and #storytellers!
June
1
#Summer, heat and holidays!
2
Folklore of water for #WorldOceansDay
3
Folklore of #birth, #beginnings and celebrations for #FolkloreThursday’s birthday!
This year, also the folklore of sexuality for #MuseumWeek! @OxonMuseum @MuseumWeek #sexualityMW
4
Folklore of fairies, the fae and little people for #InternationalFairyDay
5
Folklore of fire, light and renewal
July
1
Folklore of the skies and stars
2
Weather folklore for #StSwithinsDay
3 Island folklore
4 Folklore of animals
August
1
To celebrate the publication anniversary of #FolkloreThursday’s book, #TreasuryOfFolklore #WoodlandsAndForests, today’s theme is #forest folklore! Check it out here: https://amzn.to/3wXOLNq
2 Folklore of wealth and money
3 Folklore of hobbies, sports and recreation
4 Folklore of mythical creatures!
September
1
#Art, #colours, and #creativity
2
Folklore of #writing, #patterns and #symbols for #internationalliteracyday!
3
Pirates and the deep seas for #TalkLikeAPirateDay
4
Today’s #FolkloreThursday theme is #harvest folklore to celebrate #Mabon & #HarvestFestival! #autumn
5
Folklore of wild people and #wild places!
October
1 Folklore of animals
2 Travelling, journeys and transport
3
World’s scariest #monsters
4
Folklore of ghosts and the supernatural for #Halloween & #Samhain!
November
1 Heroes and heroines
2 #FolkloreThursday’s theme this week is #folkmagic and community #traditions!
3 Volcanoes, snowstorms, and earth tremors: folklore of natural phenomena!
4 Stage, theatre and entertainment
December
1 Winter myths and legends
2 Folklore of #demons and #devils for #Krampusnacht!
3 Festive foods and traditions!
4
#Winter, snow and ice
5 #Parties, celebrations and good luck!

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