Talk on Witchcraft Prof Ronald Hutton

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Talk on Witchcraft Prof Ronald Hutton

Postby beerdragon » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:57 pm

17th Century Life & Times Presents!

BY Professor Ronald Hutton of Bristol University
An hour and half informative talk on witchcraft and the witch hunting craze of the 17th Century. followed by a 30 mins Q&A session. Prof Hutton is a leading authority on history of the British Isles in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, on ancient and medieval paganism and magic, and on the global context of witchcraft beliefs. Also the leading historian of the ritual year in Britain and of modern paganism and is well known for his television and radio appearances.

THE DATE: SATURDAY 23rd FEBRUARY (NB: date has changed from the pre-advertised 9th of feb due to unforeseen circumstances)
TIME: 2pm
VENUE: The Marlbourgh Club, 227 Broadway, Wantage Rd, Didcot, Oxfordshire,OX11 8RU
PRICE: £5 per ticket
Cheques should be made out to17th Century Life and Times, and marked on the back Witchcraft Talk, please provide name and address and for how many tickets. Please send to Mrs G Thorne, Treasurer 17th L&T, Fern Cottage, 91 High St, Alton, Hants, GU34 1LG


From M40 J9 A34 South to Didcot / milton A4130 to didcot.
From the M4 to Junc 13 then A34 North to Didcot / Milton Then A4130 to
At first roundabout straight across (leaving the A4130) Right on next
roundabout to foxhall Rd and left on next roundabout the Marlbourgh club is
30-50 yards on the right and has parking.

By Train
Didcot parkway station (10 mins walk) Turn right towards Julians garage. At
the garage turn left into Haydon Rd, follow the rd up to mini roundabout and
turn right away from the main part of town. Folow past the shops,
restaurants, chippy and fire station etc on the right and the Marlbourgh
club is on the left.

Book now only 50 places available

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Postby Alan_F » Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:18 am

Has he actually done some new research? Or is he going to trot out the same stuff he's claimed about 'ancient tradition's that has been rubbished by scholars of the period?

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