Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

From Lincolnshire to Worksop, Witches and a Place in American History: the Life of Richard Bernard

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Heroic Tales and Dark Deeds from Lincolnshire and Beyond – a series of talks.
Join Adrian Gray for the fourth in this series of online talks.
Everyone knows that the Wesleys were from Epworth, so here we examine a lesser known but fascinating predecessor of theirs. Richard Bernard was born in Tudor Epworth and became a great figure amongst the puritans and Separatists under James I. He was based mainly at Gainsborough, supported by the Wray family of Glentworth and Blyton, and later moved to Worksop. After flirting with the Separatists, he later he became a great writer, influencing John Bunyan while his daughter helped found a state in America. Today he is best-known for his authoritative guide on witches, based on his local experiences.
Date: Tuesday 1st June 2021
Time: 7pm, the talk will last approx. 1 hr  and will be followed by 30 minutes Q & A .
Members benefit from a discounted price of £5, non-members cost £7. Become a member here.
A combined ticket is available for all talks in this series.

[gallery ids=”20901,20900


June 1
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Heritage Lincolnshire
01529 461499
View Organiser Website


United Kingdom + Google Map
View Venue Website