Friends 2018 AGM

On Saturday December 1st we gathered for our Annual General Meeting in Boscastle. As usual, we had a full itinerary on the day and some great speakers came long to talk to the Friends. *Brian Hoggard talked to us about ‘The Archaeology of Magical House Protection’ and Ben Verhaevert gave us a talk entitled –…

Spellbound at The Ashmolean Museum

It was my great pleasure to receive an invite to the opening night of the new exhibition, entitled – Spellbound –  Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft – at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. The back story to this invitation is a little long winded and convoluted, but basically, some years ago, I found an unusual ‘hidden’…

Friends MWM AGM 2018

Friends, it’s  that time of year again, where we announce the up and coming Friends of The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic’s Annual General Meeting ( AGM). The date is Saturday 1st December 2018 and the venue as always, is The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle, Cornwall. We have some wonderful speakers for you this year and…

Friends Fund New Door For Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

We have exciting news Friends. In case you missed the AGM in Boscastle last year or have not yet read the *Minutes of the AGM in December 2017, it was proposed by The Museum that we might wish to utilise some of the funds in the Friend’s account, to make a new entrance door to…

Midsummer Celebrations at The Museum – June 23rd 2018

This year, to celebrate Midsummer (June 21st), The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic will be holding a celebration outside the Museum on Saturday June 23rd. This event is completely free and everyone is welcome. The Museum will be open all day, with the celebrations taking place in front of the Museum. This year, our good…

Museum Reopens Sunday 1st April 2018

Museum Reopens Sunday 1st April 2018. It’s been a long cold winter Friends. But for some, it’s also been time for a break, following a busy season down in Boscastle Harbour, albeit, a short one, as the Museum staff took some time off to recharge their batteries . But not for long, as they also…

Maxine Sanders – An Interview With Museum Director Simon Costin

Maxine Sanders – An Interview With Museum Director Simon Costin Friends, here’s another must see interview. Simon Costin, Museum Director, had the pleasure of interviewing Maxine Sanders in  the Library of The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic last December, following her appearance ‘In Conversation With’ … at our Friends AGM. As always, Maxine was frank…

Minutes of the 2017 AGM

These are the Minutes of The Friends of the Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft and Magic AGM, held on 2nd  December 2017. Included is The Members Secretary Report on membership and the Treasurers Report on current finances. They can be read by clicking on the link below, or by following the tab at the top of…

In Conversation With Maxine Sanders

Part 2 of our update on this year’s AGM and get together, featuring our most exciting ‘In Conversation with Maxine Sanders’ – Witch Queen and Fire Child.
Following on from Part 1 of our update on this year’s AGM and get together, I’d like to share with you our most exciting ‘In Conversation….’ with Maxine Sanders.