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 … More

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 … More

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 … More