7 results for gibbet

  • Romancing the Gibbet - At the Instigation of the Devil

    Romancing the Gibbet – The Lay of the Two Deadly Brothers

    ‘Romancing the Gibbet’ is a collaboration between poet, Ralph Hoyte and historian, Steve Poole, exploring ‘dark tourism’ at sites of extraordinary public execution in Georgian Britain. This is one of four related events for the festival where researchers will explain the historical background to a single public hanging, perform some spoken-word poetic responses, and introduce the project’s four free audio […]
  • Romancing the Gibbet - Warminster

    Romancing the Gibbet – At the Instigation of the Devil

    ‘Romancing the Gibbet’ is a collaboration between poet, Ralph Hoyte and historian, Steve Poole, exploring ‘dark tourism’ at sites of extraordinary public execution in Georgian Britain. This is one of four related events for the festival where researchers will explain the historical background to a single public hanging, perform some spoken-word poetic responses, and introduce the project’s four free audio […]