The Lancashire Witch Trials of the 1600s are the topic of September’s monthly history talk at Formby Library.

Local historian and former KGV College assistant vice principal, Pauline Collier, will lead the discussion group at the Duke Street library in September.

The event is part of a series of Local History talks at the popular library which are free and open to all and usually take place on the second Tuesday of every month. The latest one takes place on Tuesday, September 11, and starts at 2pm.

Formby Library Manager, Lisa Laisney, said: “The September talk is all about the mystery surrounding the Lancashire witch trials which took place hundreds of years ago.

“Pauline is a Fellow of the Imperial War Museum and has done a number of events for us before and they are always very enjoyable and informative so please come along.

“We anticipate that this talk will be very popular and as places are limited, people need to contact us directly to book a spot.”

To book a place, please call Formby Library on 01704 874177.

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