All Hallows Gathering 2016 – Part One

An excellent post on the wonderful All Hallows weekend……. looking forward to Part Two! 🙂 xxx

Grumpy Old Witchcraft

It’s hard to know where to start on describing the events of the All Hallows Gathering 2016.  From a small, seemingly inconsequential idea birthed in 2014, it has grown exponentially to become a remarkable happening that has attracted worldwide interest.  Since Simon Costin, director of the Museum of Witchcraft & Magic, put out this video from the weekend, it has attracted well over a million hits!

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It was estimated that over 300 people attended the Gathering and all accommodation in Boscastle was fully booked.  In fact, it was stated  by a member of the local Chamber of Commerce that the hotels and B&Bs could have booked their rooms four times over – so,  phenomenal indeed!  However, as a result of this remarkable interest in the Dark Gathering it has been agreed by all concerned that it cannot afford to get any bigger because the infrastructure of Boscastle cannot support this.  Therefore all Morris sides…

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