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Witches

Witch

Find yourself in the Market Square of York, filled with the revolting smell of fire and death! Reports of witchcraft are rife!

Come face to face with the Witch Pricker; nasty, vindictive and filled with a sense of righteous fury. The Pricker sees witches everywhere and is suspicious about the smallest things. Will you be accused of being a Witch or will your mates be accused of Witchcraft?

What you'll learn

  • Who was the Witch Pricker?
  • What happened to Isabella Billington in 1649?
  • What happened to those that were found guilty of witch craft?

Isabella Billington Isabella Billington will be hiding from the stake…

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Visitors are placed in the centre of the market square in a pen; a witch burning is welcome entertainment. Dim-effect lighting adds to the set to create tension and fear with added sound effects.

Everybody is suspected by the Witch Pricker, who will pick his victim carefully - it could be anyone! Many special effects have been added to give the illusion of a Witch being burnt at the stake – you can feel the heat!

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“A HUGE thank you to each and everyone of you for a fantastic day today. I came with 26 school children who all had a brilliant day (although lots of tears). The special effects were tremendous! Smedley took us on a York tour and was truly amazing :-) Thank you so much. Lisa Chambers Bishop Ian Ramsey School,Medomsley, Co durham”

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