Glitter and Gravedust

Halloween past and present.

Open every day until October 31st. Additionally, the Museum will be holding a day of talks on October 15th at the Wellington Hotel.

To coincide with and augment this out ‘Glitter and Gravedust’ exhibition, the Museum will be holding a day of talks on October 15th at the Wellington Hotel.

Key note speaker: Ronald Hutton “The History of Halloween”
With papers by:

  • Mogg Morgan “Sky Religion in Ancient Egypt: Halloween?”
  • Dorothy L. Abrams “Ancestor Ritual at Samhain”
  • Bekki Shining Bearheart “Witches, Shamans and Ancestors, OH MY!”
  • Tommy Kuusela “How to learn magic by going on a year walk”
  • Louise Fenton “Trick and Tourist Treat: Halloween in New Orleans”
  • Judith Noble “Beyond Halloween”
  • + Evening drinks, nibbles and entertainment from 8pm

Tickets £25

Price includes admission to conference, evening social event and entertainment, as well as entry to the Museum on Saturday or Sunday.
Places are limited and pre-payment is essential to book your place. Contact the Museum to book a place: museumwitchcraft@aol.com
All Hallow’s Eve at the Museum

On Saturday October 29th, the Museum will be holding its third annual All Hallow’s Eve Dark Gathering which includes dark morris dancing, a lantern procession, a visit by various osses who perform a traditional pwnco ceremony at the Museum door, fire dances and a candlelit evening at the Museum. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever, have a look at last year’s event: