A Public Arts Event
second Edinburgh ghost festival, the Mary King Ghost Fest, is to be
held from 12 to 21 May, 2006.
- overnight vigils in Mark King's Close.
The close is beneath the Edinburgh City Chambers in the Royal Mile.
It was closed ,due to a plague, from 1644 to 1646 and not re-opened
until guided tours of the area began in 1995.
- group investigations in underground vaults
beneath Niddry Street and Blair Street in Edinburgh Old Town.
- electronic voice phenomenon workshops which
will record and analyse any ghostly noises that are heard in Mary King's
- looking back on the history of witchcraft and
witch-hunting, storytelling, clairvoyant gatherings, tarot nights and a
Edinburgh Evening News -
February 21, 2006: p10