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Spirits and Demons: The Day of the Dead, Halloween and English Folk Traditions – E064

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31 October 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm GMT

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Date: 31 October 2022
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Cost:
£7.00 – £9.00
Reference Code:
E064
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Join us for some Halloween-themed food and drink whilst enjoying this topical talk from one of our popular returning speakers, author and local historian Kathy Atherton.

Mexico’s Day of the Dead shares its origins with Protestant England’s Halloween traditions. This talk will examine the transformation of Catholic Europe’s All Souls’ Day rituals on contact with pre-Columbian cultures and explore their links with the traditions of England’s past. How did our ancestors relate to the dead, and how did they protect themselves from evil spirits?

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£ 7.00
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