Sep 19 8pm: SPIRITUALISM - OR, TALKING TO THE DEAD
A fully illustrated talk and Q&A with folklorist Icy Sedgwick.
Have you ever asked if there was "anybody there"? Knock once for yes, twice for no? If so, then you have participated in the fringes of Spiritualism!
In this talk with north-east folklorist and podcaster Icy Sedgwick, we'll explore where Spiritualism first started, how it developed into a Victorian phenomenon, and why it experienced a boom period following the First World War.
You'll also discover how to make a spirit photograph, how to contact the dead, and if the urban legends about Ouija boards are true...