The Old Mansfield Woodhouse Society is concerned with the heritage of Mansfield Woodhouse and aims to promote studies and activities on all aspects of the place, from the past, to the present and into the future.
Witch Trials of England
The truth behind the great witch hunt of early modern Europe. Who were the victims? Why were they chosen, what caused these events and what is the true story of the great witch hunt.
Gareth Howell, who is historical adviser to BBC Radio Nottingham and has worked on Channel 4 and BBC Ulster, gave a lively and informative talk dispelling many myths surrounding the witch trials of England which took place between 1560 and 1660.