I had to lie down on the sofa and hold onto a cup of tea afterwards, but I had the most amazing weekend at Shrewsbury Museum in the company of a seemingly endless stream of inventive young witches and wizards #MuseumsAreMagic.
Staff at the Museum had done a stunning job lighting the staircase with candles, providing a hatstand to leave your portkey on, a wand shop, a potions chamber – and provided me with a vast wizard’s throne and a high table decked with quills and sinister pots. I brought my own skulls.
Here’s a selection of Spells:
and more below. I always ask the customer for their thoughts on the spell, and then incorporate their words where I can. Sometimes I can get their age, or their birthday month in there too, as with the Spell for a Mermaid. You will notice one of the Shape Shifter spells (above) was very effective.