New book co-authored by Dr David Clarke shows Sheffield is true home of Robin Hood

New book shows Sheffield is true home of Robin Hood

A new book co-authored by Sheffield Hallam’s Dr David Clarke exploring the region’s Robin Hood folklore has been published. Dr Clarke, from the University’s Culture and Creativity Research Institute, is one of the authors of Reclaiming Robin Hood: Folklore & South Yorkshire’s Infamous Outlaw. It has been launched with Sensoria Festival and Loxley Primary School as part of a campaign to reclaim the legend, it explores the South Yorkshire tales, trails and traditions behind the legend and it is part of an ongoing campaign to celebrate the folk hero’s local roots. The Sheffield Star reports on the launch.