Chris Maynard, Eleonora Biason and Hereward Tilton
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22 December 2019
Chris Maynard, author of cult Usborne children’s book, ‘All About Ghosts’, joins us to discuss his work on a publication that sent chills up the spines of a generation of kids. Plus, a Christmas cocktail-making workshop from one of Rosewood London’s Scarfes Bar’s crack bartenders, and a look at the psychedelic magic that underpins pre-Christian Christmas.
22 December 2019
‘All About Ghosts’ spooked a generation of schoolchildren when it first came out in the 1970s. Resurrected following a nostalgia-driven crowd-sourcing effort, it’s now poised to spook another. Its author, Chris Maynard, discusses his work on the book.
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Hereward Tilton is an academic whose research has taken him into the farthest reaches of esotericism. He explains his work translating a mysterious 17th-century grimoire, and what its psychedelic magic might teach us about the pre-Christian Christmas festival.
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