Thursday, February 11, 2010

Plans for 400th anniversary of Pendle Witch trials

Here is an interesting story from merry old England from the Lancashire Telegraph. So, perhaps mark 2012 on the calendar for a visit to Pendle and Lancaster, UK.

"A YEAR-long programme of events is being proposed to mark the 400th anniversary of the trial and execution of the Pendle witches.

Adrian Lord, the man behind Pendle Witch Camp, wants to organise the series of events to take place in 2012.

He has offered to chair a committee aimed at securing funding for the festivities and coming up with ideas.

Coun Allan Buck, who leads on tourism in Pendle, said plans were already in place to commemorate the trials. " ...(Cont.)...

Here is some more information on The Pendle Witches
Pendle Witches - Wikipedia
The History of Lancaster Castle Pt2 - The Pendle Witch Trials