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Support for Spiritualist Dame

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A former contestant on the BBC The Apprentice programme has criticised the decision to strip disgraced super-head Jean Else of her Damehood. Adele Lock, a 35-year-old salon chain owner from Knutsford, Cheshire, was a pupil at Stretford High School when … Continue reading

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Steve Holbrook on tour

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Steve Holbrook, reported to be “one of Britain’s most accurate Spiritualists [mediums]”, has this month started out on a tour of the UK after a successful tour of America and the Caribbean. The tour starts on April 7 in Wigan. … Continue reading

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Have your say on the mysteries of consciousness

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On April 2 the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) launched a teleseminar series on scientific evidence that supports psychic abilities. A majority of people say they have experienced these, but lack the public support to discuss it. Renowned USA parapsychologist, … Continue reading

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Emma Hardinge CDs available

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In 1865, Emma Hardinge Britten gave a series of lectures entitled The Philosophy of Spiritualism. Her words were written down at the time, and a book was produced. Perry Rabbitts, who has transferred these lectures to seven CDs, along with … Continue reading

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Gordon Smith raises money for animal charity

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Staff at the National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) in Watford were delighted to receive a donation of £1,200, raised from an evening of mediumship. The money was raised at Finchley Christian Spiritualist Church on March 19, when a congregation of … Continue reading

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Spiritualist church robbed twice in two weeks

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Members of Walthamstow Spiritualist Church in north London are outraged that their church has twice been the target of thieves in less than two weeks. Churchgoers were stunned to discover on Friday, March 11 that hundreds of pounds worth of … Continue reading

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Spiritualist Dame loses her title

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When highly acclaimed medium Mavis Pittilla attended a Buckingham Palace Garden Party some years ago, she was “off duty”. Instead of being centre stage, she was enjoying the day as the invited guest of her close friend, Dame Jean Else. … Continue reading

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Miraculous escape for physical circle

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Every Friday evening for some years, physical medium Lynne Thomas has held a physical circle in her terrace house in the town of Treharris, South Wales. During the day on Friday, February 4, Lynne began to feel unwell. She had … Continue reading

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70th birthday for White Eagle in Kensington

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White Eagle Lodge will celebrate its 70th year at St Mary Abbots Place, Kensington, on Sunday, March 20. Events will open at 2.30pm with a talk by Lodge Mother Jenny Dent. This is free of charge and open to all. … Continue reading

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Museum remembers Spiritualist MP

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Kay Hunter begins her news coverage with a story about a Yorkshire museum, a teddy bear and a man who changed British Spiritualism for ever. Inspired by the British Museum’s exhibition, History of the World in 100 Objects, Pontefract Museum in … Continue reading

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The Lyceum’s first African-American pioneer

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The author of the first novel published by an African-American woman in the United States was also a leader of the Spiritualist movement. Harriet E. Adams Wilson was born in  Milford, New Hampshire, in 1825, the daughter of Joshua Green, … Continue reading

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New film about afterlife is based on Chico Xavier book

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Filmsharks International, one of Latin America’s largest film sales companies, has secured the rights for the box office hit Nosso Lar. As reported in Variety, the film’s distribution by 20th Century Fox grossed $25 million to become the second highest … Continue reading

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Aviva’s new advert from the ‘afterlife’

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Aviva, a major force in the world of insurance, has ventured into the ‘afterlife’ with its latest TV advertising campaign. The aim is to engage the four in ten adults in the UK – nearly twenty million people – who … Continue reading

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Evidence for psychic phenomena?

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In Lewis Carroll’s  Through the looking Glass, the White Queen tells Alice that in her land, “memory works both ways”. Not only can the Queen remember things from the past, but also remembers “things that happened the week after next”. … Continue reading

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Ghosts and Gallows

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Some paranormal connections may be made with famous abolitionists opposed to capital punishment. Writing in the Fortean Times, Alan Murdie records that Charles Dickens campaigned for restrictions on the use of the death penalty, and his spirit is reputed to … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Spiritualist Church forced to close

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A Spiritualist church in Dumbarton has had to close its doors a few months after it opened. Medium Tam (Thomas) Conroy, from Brucehill, launched the church only four months ago after the huge success of those in West Bridgend and … Continue reading

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Cassadaga offers healing

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Along with reiki, acupuncture, aromatherapy and other complementary therapies, spiritual healing is firmly rooted in tradition at Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp, Central Florida. Like the phenomenon of communication with spirit, for which the Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp is famous, spiritual healing plays … Continue reading

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Harry Edwards Sanctuary launches new initiative for carers

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The debt we – and the National Health Service – owe to those who care for or support patients and the elderly at home is incalculable, but we must not take their dedication for granted. They too have a life, … Continue reading

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Tom Harrison as busy as ever

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We report on another timely communication from the late Tom Harrison. Tom Harrison, son of the great materialisation medium Minnie Harrison and lifelong Spiritualist, passed in October 2010 and has since been busy making contact with friends new and old … Continue reading

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Swedenborg Foundation launches book proposal contest

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Do you have an idea for a new book? If so, you could be in line to win a cash award. Publishers Weekly announces a new book proposal contest launched by the Swedenborg Foundation/General Church of the New Jerusalem, based … Continue reading

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Accrington Family’s Christmas

The five children of courageous Accrington mother Justine Hargreaves, who lost her battle with cancer in October, joined other members of the family at a candlelight Christmas service at Lancashire’s Great Harwood Spiritualist Church. Justine’s sister Jannine, aimed to create … Continue reading

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Chenery-Wickens appeal thrown out

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A Spiritualist minister who murdered his wife has failed in his appeal against his conviction and will remain in jail. Three top judges at the Court of Appeal found that the original verdict on David Chenery-Wickens, 53, a minister from … Continue reading

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New Study into ESP

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Clairvoyance, telepathy and ESP – are they myth or magic, and can the existence of these powers be scientifically proven? Professor Daryl Bem, described by the Daily Mail Online as “a physicist and part-time magician-turned-psychologist”, set up a series of … Continue reading

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SAGB on the move

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After fifty-five years in its most recent home, the Spiritualist Association of Great Britain is packing up and moving out of that big Victorian house close to one corner of Belgrave Square – but it’s not going very far. Still … Continue reading

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Spiritualism and Remembrance

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With Remembrance Day just around the corner, Kay Hunter take a look at what one Australian journalist is saying about the relationship between wars and Spiritualist belief. November 11 approaches, when the Cenotaph in Whitehall will be the scene of … Continue reading

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New Clint Eastwood film tackles afterlife

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Clint Eastwood’s new film, Hereafter, tackles the subject of whether or not there is an afterlife, and what happens when we or our loved ones die. Christopher Lane, Ph.D, appraises the film on Psychology Today website, and confesses to being haunted … Continue reading

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