The Friends of the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum
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30 September 2019Scotland's Healing and Holy Wells
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Scotland's Healing and Holy Wells
Dr Moses Jenkins
Monday 30 September 2019

Lecture at 7.30pm, doors open at 7pm

Tickets £5 (£4 for Friends) at the door, includes tea/coffee and biscuits


Dr Moses Jenkins is a Senior Technical Officer with the Technical Research Team at Historic Environment Scotland. He studied history at Stirling and Glasgow Universities and completed a PhD in traditional brickwork at Dundee University.

This talk will look at the history of magic and sacred wells in Scotland. The types of ritual performed at such sites and folk belief surrounding wells will be discussed and some local examples from the Stirling area will be presented.