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The Museum was recently approached by Durham University to contribute to their “Between the Worlds” project which explores folklore and fairy tales.  They have an exhibition on in The Palace …

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The Museum is now closed

Every year, we close the Museum for a period.  This allows us to undertake a review of the exhibits, carry out conservation and cleaning.  It is also the time when …

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Opening Hours 2018

We are now closed until April 1st 2018. There is a one-off opening on JANUARY 6th for an Old Christmas / Wassail Event (see our Events page).   CLOSED January …

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Winter window display

As you may know, we change our main window display every couple of months so that its theme is in keeping with the Wheel of Year.  We decorate the display …

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Gerald Gardner calendar donated

Every year, the Museum receives a wonderful calendar as a donation and we also received a monetary donation which is raised from the sale of the Gerald Gardner calendar.  Here …

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Found on the moors

We received an intriguing inquiry the other day.  Can anyone help to decipher the significance of the runes and feathers shown in the photos sent to us? An old sign …

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Tidying up the Museum garden

It has been a long summer and Joan’s Garden in front of the Museum has looked great for most of the year.  If you don’t know, this is a garden …

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Recent talks by Museum Team

We have had lots of invitations to present talks this year – it seems like there is more interest in witchcraft and magic than ever.  In 2017, we have spoken …

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The Museum is now closed

We’ve had a great year at the Museum, we’ve been open every day from April 1st to October 31st.  Now it is time to close our doors for the season.   …

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All Hallow’s Gathering this Saturday!

It’s nearly here!  Saturday 28th October our 4th Annual All Hallow’s Gathering It is nearly here:  our 4th Annual All Hallow’s Gathering. These videos capture some of the atmosphere but …

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Winter Opening Times

The museum will close at close of business on the 31st of October – but we will reopen on Boxing Day till January 2nd 2018: 12-5 pm (last entry at …

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Candlelit Evening Cancelled

Due to the birth of Agnes Emily Hewitt, the museum’s Candlelit Evening is cancelled tomorrow due to shortage of staff. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing …

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New Lammas Window

We change our window display as the Wheel of the Year rolls forward.  The next seasonal festival is: Lammas or Lughnasadh (1st August) Lammas or Lughnasadh is one of the four …

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