SEANCE

SÉANCE - IS ANYBODY THERE?

On 31 October - Halloween - of 1828 Burke and Hare, the notorious Edinburgh anatomy murderers killed their last victim, Madgy Docherty. 16 victims in total succumbed to their murdering spree. Eight years later a collection of miniature coffins containing wooden dolls were found on Arthur's Seat. The story tells that these represent the Burke & Hare victims and their existence was an attempt to provide them with a symbolic final resting place. But.... are their souls really at rest?

EXPERIENCE A SÉANCE AT THE DUNGEON - FROM 6 OCTOBER - 4 NOVEMBER

Step into the darkened room...

Hear the tale of Madgy Docherty and the coffins of Arthur's Seat

Call up the spirits of the dead

Is there anybody there? 

 

What will you discover? 

  • Will we be able to contact Madgy Doherty, the final victim of Burke & Hare?
  • Will her spirit ever rest?
  • Can we help her cross to the other side?
  • What secrets will she reveal...