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Fortean Times #356 (Aug 2017)

  • Release date: 20 Jul 2017
  • Cover price: £4.50
  • Cover Image: SSPL/Getty Images
  • Summer of Love: Ed Streshinsky/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
  • All header icons throughout the magazine by Capucine Deslouis
  • Digital editions: Official App on Google, Apple --- Zinio (268+) --- Magzter (283+)


  • 6 Curing the tree people
  • 30 Photographing fairies
  • 36 In Fairyland: The Dark Art of Tessa Farmer
  • 40 Whatever happened to the Summer of Love?


30 The Cottingley Centenary (cover story)
In July 1917, Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths claimed to have captured real fairies on film. One hundred years on, Fiona Maher asks who was fooling whom in this classic case.

36 Tessa Farmer's Fairyland
Catriona McAra explores the menacing, miniature world of sculptor and animator Tessa Farmer, where skeletal fairies interact with a world made of road-kill and antique taxidermy.

40 The Summer of Love
Did San Francisco witness a psychedelic shift in consciousness that reverberates today, or was it a social experiment that ended in drug abuse and disillusion? Gary Lachman turns on, tunes in and goes back to 1967 in search of enlightenment.


48 Strange Statesmen - He don't need no education SD Tucker

52 Building a Fortean Library - Too Good to be True The Hierophant's Apprentice


55 Classics and the counterculture by Richard George

56 Of mouse utopias and men by Dr Edward Dutton

Strange Days

A digest of the worldwide weird, including: poltergeists, hairy babies, wilderness survivors, synæsthetic savant and more...

  • 05 The Conspirasphere
  • 14 Science
  • 16 Classical Corner
  • 18 Ghostwatch
  • 23 Mythconceptions
  • 25 Alien Zoo
  • 27 Folklore and Fairies
  • 28 The UFO Files


  • 02 Editorial
  • 59 Reviews
  • 73 Letters
  • 78 Reader Info
  • 79 Phenomenomix
  • 80 Strange Deaths

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