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How to kill a vampire

Jonathan Ferguson
23rd October - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Our Curator of Firearms, Jonathan Ferguson, has a particular interest in the folklore and mythology of arms and armour as well as popular culture and the supernatural.

Discover the various means of slaying vampires in both folklore and fiction, including the real story behind the mysterious vampire killing kits, in this entertaining talk.

There will also be the opportunity for a closer examination of the Royal Armouries kit, usually on display in our Leeds museum.

Speaker: Jonathan Ferguson, Curator of Firearms, Royal Armouries

Tickets: £5 includes light refreshments. Book online


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