BARRY McCANN is a writer, speaker, performer and broadcaster. He regularly writes short stories for the Lancashire Evening Post and was recently included in the anthology His Red Eyes Again, published by The Dracula Society (and available on Amazon.) He regularly appears on BBC Radio Lancashire and is the Folklore Correspondent on BBC Radio Cumbria. He has also hosted two Ingrid Pitt – Queen of Horror Festivals in Hastings, having previously worked for the legendary actress as her researcher.
Spooky Isles is looking for short stories and poems for its new anthology based around the Pendle Witches
BARRY McCann asks why does haunted Palace Hotel in Lancashire have such a dark reputation...
BARRY McCann takes a walk through Haunted Hampstead in London and discovers a load of ghostly and mysterious places to visit
BARRY McCann asks whether Peg O'Neil - a spirit that lurks in Lancashire - is responsible for dreadful disasters there
BARRY McCANN describes how a mysterious spirit may behind an Lancashire apprentice falling off his bike in 1947
A boulder in a Lancashire burial ground marks the grave of Mag Shelton, but according to BARRY McCANN, the 'witch of Woodplumpton' may still walk the earth!
BARRY McCANN tells of a traffic accident in Lancashire that included someone who was already dead!