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Tales of Witchcraft and Wonders: Ghosts, Handfasting and Oubliettes [Jul. 4th, 2017|06:18 pm]
MorbidFrog
Friday & Saturday 23-24 June: Tales of Witchcraft and Wonders: Ghosts, Handfasting and Oubliettes

On Friday afternoon i took a coach to Gloucester , collected by Tony and Candia and later made our way to the castle.

What a wonderful weekend in St Briavels Castle organised by Inkubus Sukkubus in the Forest of Dean.
On Friday we learned about all the ghostly tales from the castle with a talk by author and historian Ross Andrews before attempting some Ouija board and stool tipping. I loved the way each room I walked in that night had people looking for ghosts or drinking mead.


On Saturday Candia and Tony conducted a lovely handfasting ceremony and afterwards Candia and I jumped the broom (with tony approval ;) ) so I think this will remain one of my highlight for a very long time. I went to see the oubliette in one of the room, wander around the grounds, graveyard and the pub.
Very pretty around there especially love that carve chair and what a view over the valley.
 
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friday night ghostly tales...too dark to catch our ghost hunting investigations :)


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rooms , castle now a youth hostel
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sunny saturday
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i love that seat
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kind of glad i was in the room with oubliette underneath

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handfasting

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went to explore a bit
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