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Wicca founding father based on Isle of Man

 

Manx National Heritage is continuing its lecture series with an intriguing appraisal of the roots of modern Wicca in the Isle of Man.

Historian Dr John Callow will give a talk on Gerald Gardner tonight (Fri 30 Jan), who is considered to be the founding father of the pagan religion.

Gardner lived on the Island for the last 20 years of his life, running a witchcraft museum and with a significant following.

Doors open at 7pm and tickets are available on the Manx National Heritage website.

Dr Callow says his influence has been seen across the world:

 

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