Organised by dairy farmer Michael Eavis, the event was billed as the Pilton Pop, Blues & Folk Festival and attracted 1,500 people who paid a pound each to see a number of bands on a single stage and drink unlimited quantities of milk.

Janet Parker first became ill on 11 August, but nine days passed before she was admitted to hospital and her infection was identified as smallpox.

The trials of the Pendle Witches are not only some of the most famous but also some of the best recorded witch trials in British history, and represent two per cent of all British witches to face trial over three centuries.