Miraculous Cures

In Regular|20 April 2023|By Roasmund Oats

Dr Kathryn Hurlock (Manchester Metropolitan University

Examines pilgrimages from Manchester to Holywell in Wales, and shows how ideas about ‘healing’ and miracle cures shaped the experiences of disabled people in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dr Hurlock has published widely on the history of Pilgrimage and healing from the medieval period to the present.  She also researches combat stress in medieval warfare, examining attempts by veterans to seek phycological and physical well-being.   

This talk has BSL interpretation and pre-recorded captions and was a collaboration with Manchester City Council and Archives

An image of a well of green-blue water, in a Church