There Was A Witch Audition In Somerset, And It Was Pretty Delightful

It’s the Hex Factor!

1. Wookey Hole caves in Somerset needed a new witch. So they put an ad out.

2. Naturally, there was a big turnout.

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3. The witches lined up to register.

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4. Each witch was given one minute to perform in front of the judges.

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5. Job requirements were strict:

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6. Must be able to cackle.

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7. Must be able to work weekends.

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8. Must be able to work school holidays.

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9. Must not be allergic to cats.

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10. Must be a good communicator.

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11. The witches grabbed a snack in the canteen during auditions.

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12. And waited by the Wookey Hole until a winner was announced.

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13. Triumphant winner Anna Dixon (in the green) was presented with a broom by the outgoing witch after being chosen as resident witch.

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14. The chosen witch stands spookily outside the Wookey Hole Caves.

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15. Witch selfie!

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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