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2008-10-10 00:00:24

Children from some of the area's primary and secondary schools performed their own plays in front of friends and family. The two productions at the egg theatre were part of Bath Festivals' Write Team project, which saw professionals working with youngsters. Children from Oldfield Park Junior, Widcombe Junior, Chandag Junior and Saltford Primary schools came together for their adaptations of the Selkie Story, which was their own interpretation of a folk tale from the Scottish islands....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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