Tuesday 31 May 2016

News: Witchcraft, Theatre, Paganism, Beliefs

"The last woman in Britain jailed for witchcraft could soon be granted a posthumous pardon" - story at the Irish Mirror: http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/world-news/last-woman-britain-jailed-witchcraft-8031962

"Seeking a connection to the earth" - story about modern paganism at Arvada Press: http://arvadapress.com/stories/Seeking-a-connection-to-the-earth,213905

"Woman killed for 'witchcraft', 5 held" - story at the Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/Woman-killed-for-witchcraft-5-held/articleshow/52497510.cms

"Witches and arches: weekend of the arts in Dundee" - story at The Courier: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/lifestyle/entertainment/theatre/180723/witches-and-arches-weekend-of-the-arts-in-dundee/

"Malta: Witchcraft, Magical Spells and Humanism Beliefs" - a story at News Ghana criticising an article on historic witchcraft because it doesn't take into account modern witchcraft beliefs. The piece is rather anti witchcraft, but interesting: https://www.newsghana.com.gh/malta-witchcraft-magical-spells-and-humanist-beliefs/

The picture at the top shows the cover of the book Hellish Nell: Last of Britain's Witches.

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