Sunday, 3 September 2017
Pagan Eye: Folk Charm Pictured at The Nameless Arte
This wonderful old charm was just one of the traditional spells and folk-sayings related by Andrew Mercer at The Nameless Arte, a conference on Traditional Witchcraft in Britain, in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, yesterday.
I photographed this slide from Andrew's talk and took lots of other pictures and notes and I'll be blogging more about the conference in the future, but I couldn't resist just posting this one today as a teazer! The traditional charm is also one of those included in a book by Andrew Mercer called The Wicked Shall Decay - Charms, Spells and Incantations of Rural Britain, which is due out in a few months. I can't wait to get a copy!
Other speakers at The Nameless Arte were Gemma Gary, Richard Ward, Michael Clarke, Martin Duffy and Andrew Collins.
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