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Qualified First Aid Museum Team!

Hannah, Joyce and Gypsy recently enrolled on a First Aid course and all passed with flying colours! Gypsy will also be attending a 3-day Health & Safety course shortly so …

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Candlelit Evening for 2019

We are pleased to announce the dates for this years candlelit evenings. Come along and experience the museum in a whole new way by atmospheric candlelight. We look forward to …

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Boscastle Wassail

We are delighted to announce that the Boscastle Wassail will be happening outside the museum on Sunday 6th January. Come down at 7.30pm to see the Wassail Ceremony and hear …

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Dark Gathering – Part 1

We were delighted to read the first part of Cassandra’s report on this years spectacular Dark Gathering event.  Dark Gathering 2018 – Part One

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Winter Opening dates

The Museum is now closed but as of the last few years, we will be opening before and after Christmas from 12 noon and closing at 4pm. Here are the …

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Wood blocks from 1720

New Acquisition

We have been lucky to recently acquire these two incredibly rare woodblocks, originally used to illustrate The History of Witches and Wizards, 1720. John Crabb, author of Graven Images: The …

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Iconic objects on show

Several months ago Simon flew to Ireland to meet with friends, Janet Farrar and Gavin Bone. Janet had kindly decided that she would like to pass on two iconic items …

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Sneak peek at our new door!

Here’s a link to an interview with the artist Paul Atlas Saunders.  He has been busily creating a fantastic door that will greet people as they enter the Museum, to …

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Letter from Cecil Williamson

We received a letter in the post which included a much older letter.  A visitor to the Museum had written to Cecil Williamson (Museum founder) in 1985 about labyrinths and …

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“Beware of Bats” by Enora Boivin

Above, a painting by David Teniers the younger of a witch and a bat-headed demon. Pursuing my quest of archiving documents written by Cecil Williamson, I came across few documents related …

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