A memorial statue commemorating “Pendle Witch” Alice Nutter, to mark the 400th anniversary of the Lancashire Witch Trials, is looking to attract the interest of national and international artists.
The outdoor sculpture is being commissioned by Roughlee Parish Council
The idea was thought up by Coun. James Starkie who put forward the proposal [...]Continue Reading →
Charges of witchcraft were levelled again on the slopes of Pendle Hill… just months before the 400th anniversary of the most famous witch trials in English history.
The courtroom was Barley Village Hall, but these, thankfully, were mock trials, for the judge and accused alike were performers from a soon-to-open Blackpool tourist attraction.
The newly [...]Continue Reading →
Published on Monday 1 August 2011
YOUNG archaeologists from Blacko Primary School were looking to unearth some interesting pieces of history when they dug up their neighbour’s back garden.
Eight pupils along with teachers and members of Barrowford Archeological Group excavated an area of Malkin Tower Farm, Blacko, where they believe famed [...]Continue Reading →
Genealogy Chat :
I am a researcher for a TV programme which will be reviewing the story of the Pendle Witches.
As a genealogist I have been asked to try and make contact with any living descendents of the Pendle Witches, with a view to them being interviewed by Mark Olly [...]
By M’Liss Hinshaw | Published Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The woman bumped into me and the first thing I noticed was the five-pointed pentagram on her necklace, a possible witch. I was in Salem, Massachusetts, home of the famous witch trials.
I walked to the Witch Trials Memorial and passed shops offering [...]Continue Reading →
We couldn’t resist sharing this incredible photo of “Pendle Hill looking East” in winter by Paul Downey on the TrigPoint website, although he didn’t exactly have a haunting experience or anything remotely paranormal. The photo itself is well worth a look. Bet you were wearing the thermals Paul! Let us know when you make another [...]Continue Reading →
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Fifty years ago, the actors, film crew and directors had recently left the area; “Whistle Down the Wind” was in the can. Excited school kids from Downham and Chatburn had acted alongside Hayley Mills, Alan Bates, and Bernard Lee. Worsaw Hill Farm at the foot of Pendle Hill had [...]Continue Reading →
edmontonjournal.com May 29, 2011
Which witches do you consider were the most notorious; Salem or Pendle Hill; 1692 or 1612; USA or UK?
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Get a load of this, ghost hunters:-
“Salem, Massachusetts is back in the news for paranormal reasons 319 years after [...]Continue Reading →