#SuperstitionSat Spooky Season Highlights: Get Thee Behind Me! Superstitions of Old Nick

Good afternoon, or should we say... bad afternoon? Because today, we shall be looking at the Highlights of our ultimate Spooky Season Session on Twitter, featuring none other than Old Nick, Old Scratch—the Devil himself! Yesterday (29/10/22), we read so many tales that surround this ancient character. Some, quite fearful, but others shockingly hilarious, leading … Continue reading #SuperstitionSat Spooky Season Highlights: Get Thee Behind Me! Superstitions of Old Nick

CRAFTS MONTH SPECIAL: Folklore Objects of Tailors, Spinners & Weavers

Welcome to our fourth and last blog post in our Crafts Month Special – in partnership with the Folklore Museums Network! Throughout the month of August, we featured charms, amulets and other folklore objects housed in Museum collections, selected by Dr Peter Hewitt from the Folklore Museums Network database. This week (27/08/22), our theme on … Continue reading CRAFTS MONTH SPECIAL: Folklore Objects of Tailors, Spinners & Weavers

#SuperstitionSat Highlights: Agriculture & Farming

Good afternoon, everyone! Welcome to another pick of some Highlights of our #SuperstitionSat Sessions on Twitter. Yesterday (06/08/22), we began an adventure through beliefs related to old jobs and crafts of the past. Throughout the month of August, we shall be looking at various sectors and our first one was Agriculture & Farming. In Britain … Continue reading #SuperstitionSat Highlights: Agriculture & Farming