DEATH – noun.
The end of the life of a person.
CHOCOLATE BOX – adjective.
Pretty in a superficial way or a romanticized aesthetic.
With the coming of dusk…
And with the door of an atelier closed for the day – it is possible to catch a glimpse of a celebrated miniaturist and storyteller clad in her distinctive black feline boots wandering through the snickelways and secret passages of York in a quest to wake the dead.
ORDINARY FOLK. EXTRAORDINARY DEATHS.
And for those of a curious and hardy temperament – why not come along and listen to the Lady Brigante as she shares with you the tales of the illustrious, the miscreants, artists, misfits and those ordinary folk who have ALL been lost to history – until now!
However, for those of a sensitive nature who are averse to real stories of tears, heartache and tragedy – a meander through the fascinating streets of York with Lady B may NOT be to your taste.
Walk with us awhile?
A Mourning Walk?
“As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.”Rumi
Would you like to enjoy a unique and private stroll far from the maddening crowds through the secret passages and old snickelways of the City of York including a wander along the riverside?
Why not take A Mourning Walk with the Lady Brigante one evening and learn of the long-forgotten dead?
And there will also be the opportunity to learn something of an ancient city’s most infamous ghosts along the walk.
Ticket cost from £55 per person.
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Musings from the desk…
As the minutes creep by on the close of another year – we now leave those Ghosts of Christmas Past to their rest.
Wilful Murder? Why, is there any other kind of murder I hear you cry!
Nestled among the glorious autumnal flora and fauna within the haunted City of York – a ghostly presence patiently awaits.
On a wet and chilly Thursday evening our founder Tee Bylo made her way to York Minster…
Join M’Lady for TeA?
If you would like to take a peek at the bundles of old documents, burial records, and hear the untold tales of nefarious deeds and suspicious deaths from the exclusive Brigante archives – why not cross the threshold to a twilight world inside a little slice of the web to which the Lady B has since laid claim?
Your generosity of spirit is noted and appreciated.
Death in a Chocolate Box stands with the People of Ukraine. Sláva Ukrayíni!