Modern day witchcraft is different from modern perceptions, and everything you probably assumed about it. But in this wild world of magical items, fairy sightings and spell jars, you may find yourself beginning to believe in something that is very much different from your usual world of religion…
There is a crossover in the witchcraft community, as to where does witchcraft begin and paganism end? Can there be a crossover, and can you be both? Well its both a yes and a no answer, because of the open-ended definition of paganism, and how its cultural impact has influenced the witchcraft community, and how witchcraft has branched away from the religious definition it perhaps once had.
Any history lesson will teach you the basic fact: those accused of witchcraft were predominantly women. Heather Dalgleish dives into the sexism surrounding witchcraft accusations throughout history.
Missing that Halloween magic whilst you’re stuck at home? Here’s Jonathan Tonge with a real life ghost story, complete with analysis of a country ravaged by religious division. The story of the Pendle Witches has captivated scare hunters for years – start your journey through 1600s Lancashire witch country here.