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Practical magic – hands-on activities to mark the launch of mysterious new exhibition at York’s Barley Hall

18th June, 2018

Practical magic – hands-on activities to mark the launch of mysterious new exhibition at York’s Barley Hall

A medieval alchemist is set to walk visitors along the fine line between science and magic at Barley Hall during the opening weekend of Magic & Mystery, a new exhibition which explores how ‘magic’ played an important role in medieval life.

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Magic and Mystery: shining a light on medieval mysticism at York’s Barley Hall

6th June, 2018

Magic and Mystery: shining a light on medieval mysticism at York’s Barley Hall

Even in 21st century society, magic remains a constant source of fascination in films, books and on TV, but a new exhibition at York’s Barley Hall aims to separate fact from fiction in medieval England. “Magic & Mystery” opens on 21 June.

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