Dead and Buried - Talk by Charlie Guy MA

Join us on Halloween to dispel the dark myths of the Victorian dead and shine a light on some of the forgotten, outdated and downright creepy funerary practices, traditions and superstitions of the age. From booby-trapped coffins and body-snatchers to photography and funeral souvenirs, come and explore the fascinating world of the Victorian dead brought back to life.'

Come along to this popular illustrated talk by Charlie Guy MA

Places are limited so please book by phoning 01942 828128 or emailing

Date and time

Thursday 31st October, 2019

1:30pm to 2:30pm


Museum of Wigan Life

Library Street



Pricing info

£3.00 including tea/coffee

How to get there


Accessible Lift Accessible Toilets Guide Dogs Welcome Hearing Loops Wheelchair access

Thu 31st Oct, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Dead and Buried - Talk by Charlie Guy MA

Museum of Wigan Life