Halloween Histories: Local Practices and Origins

Introduction The blog of a project that explores potential material evidence for folk belief surrounding witchcraft and other malevolent forces…

Protection and Public Places: Warding Off Witches at The Red Lion, Adderbury, Oxfordshire.

The Red Lion, Adderbury, Oxfordshire: front (above); location (below).[i] Having had ‘in-laws’ residing in the quintessentially English village of Adderbury…

In search of the supernatural: recent and current Malefic Midlands research

The previous post outline how my previous work, and that of others, might inform this project; this post introduces some…

Welcome to Malefic Midlands!

This website has been developed to publish information on an archaeological project that aims to record and examine the material remains and traces…