Jonathan Ferguson

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CODE: TKAV-lecture

Price: £5.00


Wednesday 30 October 2013 in the Bury Theatre of the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds.


  • Starts at: 18:30
  • Finishes at: 20:00
  • Suitable for: Everyone
  • Event type: Lecture


a crash course in protection from the undead…

Jonathan Ferguson, Curator of Firearms at the Royal Armouries in Leeds, has a particular interest in the folklore and mythology of arms and armour as well as popular culture and the supernatural.

He will be talking about the various means of slaying vampires in both folklore and fiction, including the real story behind the mysterious vampire killing kits.

There will be a chance to see, up close, the kit recently acquired by the Royal Armouries - read more about the recently purchased Vampire Slayer Kit on our blog

“...a sacred bullet fired into the coffin will kill him so that he be true dead; and as for the stake through him, or the cut-off head that giveth rest, we have seen it with our eyes.”
Professor Van Helsing, Dracula

PG 13+ Some content is not suitable for children under the age of 13 years.


No tickets will be sent.

Please bring your receipt as proof of purchase and to gain entry to the lecture.

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