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Master the ancient art of dowsing
1:00pm Saturday 25th August 2012 in News
ST Helens Council rangers are offering Star readers the chance to try the ancient art of dowsing.
To dowse is to search with simple hand-held twigs, tools or instruments, usually made from wood, cane, plastic or metal, for what is hidden from view.
It is most commonly used as a method of searching for underground water, and can be applied to searches for artefacts.
Dowsing can be also used for searching for cavities and tunnels, oil, veins of mineral ore, underground building services and missing items.
It is believed eight out of 10 people who try dowsing are successful.
Organisers are also keen for youngsters to come and try their hand.
Bill Highcock will guide all attendees through the technique and offer information from the British Society of Dowsers.
The event will be held this Sunday at Clock Face Country Park, Gorsey Lane, St Helens from 2pm to 3.30pm.
Those wishing to try dowsing such meet at notice board at the park entrance.
For more details contact 01925 229021.