Cats in Mythology and Culture

Warm welcome to an evening dedicated to our feline companions and their role and status in different cultures and mythology through history. From ancient Egypt to modern times, the fury enigmatic creatures have purred their way into our hearts and minds, leaving an indelible mark on our collective imagination. In this lecture we will take a closer look at the myths, the legends and the numerous superstitions that surround these fascinating and elegant creatures and try to unravel the secret behind their prominent status throughout the ages. Don’t miss out on this pur-fect opportunity to explore the fascinating and multifaceted history of cats and their influence on our cultural tapestry. Meow-ver miss out on this evening!


Lena Schattenherz Heide-Brennand is a Norwegian lecturer with a master degree in language, culture and literature from the University of Oslo and Linnaeus University. She has been lecturing and teaching various subjects since 1998. Her field of interest and main focus has always been topics that others have considered strange, eccentric and eerie, and she has specialised in a variety of dark subjects linked to folklore, mythology and Victorian traditions and medicine. Her students often point out her thorough knowledge about the subjects she is teaching, in addition to her charismatic appearance. She refers to herself as a performance lecturer and always gives her audience an outstanding experience

don’t worry if you miss it – we will send you a recording valid for two weeks the next day

22 April 2024 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

£6 - £10 & By Donation

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