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When
11/08/2017 - 18:00 to 19:00
Cost
£4.50, payable via Eventbrite. Tickets on sale 30 June

The Werewolf: Shape-shifting from Folklore to Popular Culture | Gail-Nina Anderson lecture series

Join cultural historian Gail-Nina Anderson for her latest talk. Just how close are we to our inner beast? Myth, symbol or reality, the belief that humans might shape-shift into animal form is ancient and pervasive, so here’s a chance to explore the most popular of these cross-overs and discover how the hairy man in tattered trousers moved out of superstition and onto the movie screen.

Gail is a popular public speaker in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is an expert on folklore and art-related themes – particularly when they are tinged with elements of the gothic and the macabre. Her lively, illustrated lectures at the Black Gate are always popular and regularly sell out. Refreshments – including tea and coffee – will be available to purchase at this event. 

The Black Gate has a lift and is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Refreshments – including tea and coffee – will be available to purchase at this event. 

Tickets will go on sale for this event at 12 midday on Friday 30 June, via the link below.

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