Monthly Meeting - Witches in history and today

Monthly Meeting - Witches in history and today

We are back after the summer break, and our first speaker meeting of the autumn is on the subject of witches!

Our speaker, Deborah Hyde, has written and lectured extensively about superstition, paranormal beliefs, mythical monsters, folklore and psychology. Her varied interests include witch-hunting and exorcisms in parts of Africa. She has always been fascinated by “dark stuff” and the macabre. For this she blames “having spent too much time with mad aunties”. She will talk about witchcraft, including child witches and witchcraft laws, in this country and elsewhere.

In her day job Deborah is a make-up effects co-ordinator in the film industry, and has contributed to many films including Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone.
When
11 Sep 2018 at 7:30pm
until 11 Sep 2018 at 7:30pm
Where
Guildford Institute
Ward Street
Guildford
GU1 4LH

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