On July 31st 1920, a body was found lying on the rocks at the Girls Home, Bangor. Dr WJ Crawford, Emeritus Professor at Queen's University, had taken more cyanide than was good for him. But what had brought him to that point?
This is a true and fascinating story of spiritualism, fraud and obsession that involves three of Edwardian Ireland's most-adventurous scientists, an unverified number of spirits, and one precocious young woman: 16 year old Kathleen Goligher.
In this illustrated lecture, Reggie Chamberlain-King, the author of Weird Belfast and Weird Dublin (Blackstaff Press), leads you through the professor's experiments and psyche to the Threshold of the Unseen. A darkly entertaining and fascinating way to spend your Sunday afternoon.