Future Folklore
essential wisdom for tomorrow's world

Future Folklore accepts specifically commissioned projects, facilitates workshops and undertakes wider research programmes, for both individuals and organisations. 

David has considerable professional experience undertaking research and leading research teams, and working with a wide range of individuals and organisations. He has degrees in History and in Archaeology, and is a lifelong student of folk culture and of humankind's symbiotic relationship to the land.


Initially a field archaeologist, specialising in British prehistory, David worked in south west Wales, northern England and southern Scotland. He then spent many years in the arena of organisational performance and improvement, which took him to many fascinating places around the world.



Future Folklore's programme and project coordinator is David Metcalfe


About Us

Contact us to discuss your requirements and for details of fees for research and workshops.

David Metcalfe BA MPhil CPFA

Now a freelance researcher, writer, storyteller, narrative consultant and arts company director, David is based in Bath, south-west England, UK.