Nick Swarbrick is an affiliate of the School of Education at Oxford Brookes University, where he lectures on Outdoor Learning, and is a member of the School's Humanistic Perspectives Research Group, where he is an active member of the Wild Spaces Wild Magic project, exploring fantasy and landscape in children’s literature. He combines these interests by also working with Early Years settings on storytelling in the outdoors. Follow Nick on Twitter here.

The exhibition "Spellbound: Magic, Ritual & Witchcraft" at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford examines the history of magic over eight