The Haunted Landscape: Magic and Monsters of the British Isles; 23rd November, Conway Hall, London

‘The Haunted Landscape: Magic and Monsters of the British Isles’ is a one-day symposium on folklore, magic and beyond. Authors and researchers discuss fairies, witchcraft, werewolves, vampires, dragons, the lore of autumn, and the magic of common folk.

Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a-hunting, For fear of little men (William Allingham)

Programme of Talks

‘The Rites and Wrongs of Autumn’ , Doc Rowe

‘Magical House Protection: The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft’ , Brian Hoggard

‘The Croglin Grange Vampire’, Deborah Hyde

‘Old Stinker and Other UK Werewolves’, Dr Sam George

‘Fairies: A Dangerous History’, Dr Richard Sugg

‘English Witches and their Familiars’, Dr. Victoria Carr

‘England’s Historic Graffiti: Voices Preserved in Stone’, Crystal Hollis

‘Hollow Places: The Dragon Slayer’s Tomb’, Christopher Hadley

The event is at Conway Hall, London, Saturday 23rd November 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Tickets are available here £22.00 £16.00 concession

About Sam George

Associate Professor of Research, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire Co-convenor OGOM Project
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