Monday, 24 May 2010

Science & Seance

On Saturday 15th May the Strolling Players performed 'The Tables Turned' to a packed house at the Museum of the History of Science. Many thanks to all at the Museum for their invitation to participate in the 'Science & Seance' night.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Saturday, 15 May 2010, 19:00-23:00
Special Event: Science and Seance

The European Night of Museums:

Science and Séance
Saturday 15th May, 7-11pm

Explore the history of science and spiritual communication – from Renaissance conversations with angels to Guglielmo Marconi’s 20th-century experiments. Full programme:

7.15 – talks:
“John Dee in conversation with angels”, Dr Stephen Johnston
"Converted by a Princess": Marconi and the Spirits, Dr Jim Bennett

8pm - ‘The Tables Turned’ – film and dramatic discussion by The Strolling Players

9pm – Blithe Spirit – a showing of the 1945 film adaptation of Noel Coward’s play.

Admission free

Further details here.

Whipple Library, University of Cambridge

The Whipple Library in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, has a special display on Adventures in the unknown: mesmerism, spiritualism and the supernatural. Click on the image for further information.