Wicked Wessex Pop Up Talk Bellarmine Jar: Folklore meets Science

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Wicked Wessex Pop Up Talk Bellarmine Jar: Folklore meets Science

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Venue: Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum
Address: Shire Hall, High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UY DT1 1UY

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When: Thursday 4th April, 2019 - 1:00pm

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Join us for a short 15 minute lunchtime talk on weird and wonderful witch jars.
Camilla King (Dorset County Museum) and Tony Edmonds (Chemical Analyst) will explore the mysterious world of Bellarmine witch jars, but from two very different angles. Camilla will look at the folklore and beliefs that drove people to create these strange objects and Tony will talk about how we can use science to find out more about them.
Please book through Eventbrite or phone 01305 261849
Meet in Shire Hall café at 1pm.

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