The most terrifying creatures of Slavic mythology – Part 1 of 3

Have you ever heard the stories about Baba Yaga, Kikimora or the Strzyga? Slavic folktales and mythology are full of creatures and characters that can only be characterized as the most terrifying ones in the world through history. Tonight we will open up that portal to a creepy and chilling world filled with demon-like characters and ghosts and spirits that are neither humans nor animals but still appear and act like both. Expect descriptions and pictures of scary loners of the darkest woods and even to experience close encounters with witch-like creatures lurking in every dark corner of the harrowing tales told to children and adults alike through the ages in and around the Slavic countries. Embrace yourself for an evening with constant goosebumps…and a following sleepless night.


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

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31th Jan 2024 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

£6 - £10 & By Donation

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