Delaney Reddell, a recent graduate of Edinburgh University in Scotland, will teach a four-week course on the real Celtic legends that permeate the fictional universe of Harry Potter. Muggles and Wizards alike will love this fascinating tour of the intersections between authentic folklore and the mind of J. K. Rowling!
CLASS DATES & DESCRIPTIONS
- Week 1 [6/17/2019]: The Wizarding World and the Muggle World
- An introductory look at the different realms and how characters interact with their surroundings.
- Week 2 [6/24/2019]: Celtic Mythology
- A look at Irish and Welsh mythology structures, particularly in relation to the Druids.
- Week 3 [7/1/2019]: Merlin and Other Celtic Myths
- Moving from a general survey of mythology to reviewing distinct stories.
- Week 4 [7/8/2019]: Celtic Gods and Harry Potter
- Applying our knowledge to rituals performed by the ancient Celts to please the gods.
Outside reading is encouraged, but not necessary. If you don't have access to the Harry Potter books, YouTube has an excellent collection of Harry Potter audiobooks for free.
Mondays, June 17 – July 8, 2019
at The Mayflower Club
(11110 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91606)
TIME & LOCATION
8:00PM upstairs* in the Board Room at the Mayflower Club.
* Location may change depending on the needs of individual students.
Entire Four-Week Course:
$35 for Celtic Arts Center Members
$50 for non-members
The instructor is also offering a single-class rate: $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
PRE-REGISTRATION HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
To pre-register, please send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org,
and tell us:
- Your full name and your contact information
- If you are current Celtic Arts Center Member or not
- And how you would like to pay your tuition (cash, check, money order or credit card)
THERE'S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO JOIN!
Registration and payment in full are due by the beginning of your first class, at 8:00PM on Monday,
June 17, 2019. We will accept cash, checks, money orders and credit cards (via Square).
See you at Hogwarts!