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Holly Elsdon- Portals, Otherworlds and the Legend of Ong’s Hat

Drawing parallels from folklore and early accounts of Otherworld experiences, Holly will be expanding on the case of ‘Ong’s Hat’…

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Holly Elsdon- Portals, Otherworlds and the Legend of Ong’s Hat
Holly Elsdon- Portals, Otherworlds and the Legend of Ong’s Hat

Time & Location

18 Feb 2023, 16:00

Todmorden, Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic, 65, Halifax Road

About the event

With special guest Joseph Matheny joining us via Zoom from the US! He has also kindly agreed to answer questions during the post-talk discussion.

Drawing parallels from folklore and early accounts of Otherworld experiences, Holly will be expanding on the case of ‘Ong’s Hat’: did a bizarre confluence of esoteric spirituality and cutting edge quantum science find a portal to another dimension in the New Jersey Pine Barrens? Or was this merely ‘the first internet conspiracy’ and a model for future Alternate Reality Games? How did the story start, and how did the process of trans-media storytelling end up having serious ‘real-world’ repercussions? A must for anyone curious after listening to the recent Radio 4 drama based on this legend!

Tickets

  • Holly Elsdon Portals

    £5.00
    +£0.13 service fee

Total

£0.00

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