Nov 14th, 8pm. THE WIZARD OF OLD NEWCASTLE
Few have heard of "Black" Jacky Johnson. He was a magician, tarot card reader, and more in the dark old streets of 19th century Tyneside. It was said that he owned a copy of the great magician Cornelious Agrippa’s manual to the dark arts. Local residents and criminals alike were scared of his black arts.
Rich Blackett, the chair of Asatru UK and representative of the Pagan Federation, gives a fully illustrated talk on this elusive character, followed by a Q&A with the audience. An opportunity to learn about a fascinating and obscure magical character.