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The Life, Adventures and Tragedy of Harry Price

A talking mongoose you say? 29 March 2012 7.30pm - 10.30pm Upstairs at The Bell pub, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Liverpool Street, Aldgate, Aldgate East stations £3/£2 concessions Harry Price (1881-1948) is possibly the most controversial and famous psychical researcher ever to live. There has been much speculation about the authenticity of the psychical phenomena he investigated and documented. In leaving his Library of Magical Literature to the University of London on his death he fulfilled one of his lifelong ambitions, but could the same be said about his dream of establishing psychical research as a respected subject for academic study? Sarah Sparkes , artist and research fellow at the University of London, takes us on a tour of some of Harry Price's greatest cases " so many people prefer the ‘bunk’ to the ‘debunk’ ” – Harry Price Each evening begins with the Fortmanteau, our monthly summary of strange news stories.