Friday, 26 January 2018

Helen Duncan: Medium on Trial


7.45pm Thursday 30 November 2017
£4 / £2 concessions -  few tickets are available on the door. First come, first sold!
The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX.
Train and Tube: Liverpool Street.
Tube: Aldgate, Aldgate East
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It’s arguable that without the persecution of Helen Duncan, the Witchcraft Act would never have been repealed. Geraldine Beskin of the Atlantis Bookshop argues that Duncan was a truly remarkable spirit medium whose accuracy and extraordinary work ethic made her very famous, and that her ability to generate ectoplasm has never been surpassed.

Her accuracy during World War II panicked the authorities, she says; throw in a Catholic plot and an Oxford Professor of Logic and the mists begin to clear about why she was pursued, attacked and lied about

7.45pm Thursday 30 November 2017
£4 / £2 concessions -  few tickets are available on the door. First come, first sold!
The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX.
Train and Tube: Liverpool Street.
Tube: Aldgate, Aldgate East
Facebook page

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