Tuesday 9 February 2021

News Stories about Witchcraft and Witch Persecution

It seems there's been a lot of news stories about witchcraft and witch persecution over the last week, and I've done a round-up of links to where you can read them:

"Kilwinning 'witch' Bessie honoured with street name in town" - story at Irvine Times: https://www.irvinetimes.com/news/19072289.kilwinning-witch-bessie-honoured-street-name-town/

"Cutty Sark gets a new figurehead of 'Nannie the Witch'" - story at Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/02/06/cutty-sark-gets-new-figurehead-nannie-witch/

"Persecuted Women of Ghanaian “Witch Camps” Release Field Recordings" - story at NYSMusic: https://nysmusic.com/2021/02/07/persecuted-women-of-ghanaian-witch-camps-release-field-recordings/

"The gruesome story of London's first ever witch to be executed" - story at MyLondon: https://www.mylondon.news/news/nostalgia/gruesome-story-londons-first-ever-19746059

"Young Poet Pays Tribute Women Persecuted as “Witches”" - story at Euro Weekly News: https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/02/07/young-poet-pays-tribute-women-persecuted-as-witches/

"Bringing people together through tarot cards" - story at Varsity: https://thevarsity.ca/2021/02/07/bringing-people-together-through-tarot-cards/

"Witch trials and plague beaks: Neil Marshall and Charlotte Kirk on making The Reckoning" - story at Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/0/witch-trials-plague-beaks-neil-marshall-charlotte-kirk-making/

"Iron Age forts in Angus: Caterthuns reveal stories of wart-riddled witches, fairies and a pot of gold" - story at The Courier: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/lifestyle/outdoors/1945762/iron-age-forts-in-angus-caterthuns-reveal-stories-of-wart-riddled-witches-fairies-and-a-pot-of-gold/

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