Explore the traditional spells and charms of Britain’s folk-magic tradition, including those for good fortune, love, healing, and curses and their removal. With spells drawn from the Museum of Witchcraft’s extensive library, you will discover a variety of simple and complex magical workings, including a fascinating cloth consecration song and a talisman for protection in battle.
Graham King is the former owner and curator of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Boscastle, Cornwall. Being interested in traditional folk magic, music, and dance from a young age, Graham purchased the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in 1996. In 2013, he retired as director of the museum and appointed Simon Costin, founder of the Museum of British Folklore, as the new director. The British Book of Spells & Charms is Graham’s first book.