SATURDAY night I dined at The Grenadier, one of London’s most haunted inns. Cash from across the world decorates the pub's ceiling - a reminder of a horrific murder that happened in the 19th century.
Charles Dickens could never have imagined how many adaptations A Christmas Carol would have spawned when he released the supernatural Yuletide novella on this day in 1843.
London After Midnight is probably the most famous lost movie. The last remaining print of the film was destroyed in an MGM vault fire in 1967 and in the years since it has grown in statue.
I DARTED to our local shopping centre the minute its new video store opened in the late 1980s. As I’ve said in this blog before trying to watch Hammer Horror in Geelong, Australia, in my youth was near impossible. But the opening of Video Ezy brought forth the unimaginable – a pristine copy of Horror of Dracula!
TURN the Tides Gently, the new supernatural fantasy from Portsmouth writer Matt Wingett, is an ebook that explores subjects ranging from psychiatric health and magic realism all the way through to time travel and mermaids.
TODAY is the 55th anniversary of the death of Helen Duncan (1897-1956), the last person to be imprisoned under the British Witchcraft Act 1735.
Was Sawney Bean, the Scottish cannibal real or just folklore?
A new exhibition at the British Library explores Charles Dickens’ fascination with the supernatural and how it permeated throughout his life’s work.
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem in Nottingham purports to England's oldest inn. Its rich and colourful history includes some eerily tales of ghosts, debauchery, regicide and torture.
DARREN DEMONDAZ reveals the night he was chased by strange forces near the Chislehurst Caves
LEE D. MUNRO explores some of the most spooky hauntings in the North East city of Newcastle Upon Tyne
The gory ghost of a woman sliced in two haunts a Scottish castle in Perthshire, MJ STEEL COLLINS reports
ANDREW GARVEY looks at the haunted goings-on at Ford Green Hall - the oldest house in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire
STUART DAWSON looks back on Most Haunted: The Galleries of Justice
PETER FULLER gives the low down on Frogs (1972) starring Ray Milland
PETER FULLER looks back on the great career of Welsh-born horror star, Ray Milland
Police suspect the fiendish Fu Manchu may still be alive when a spate of grisly murders occur in London.
PETER FULLER gives us the heads up on The Thing with Two Heads (1972) with Ray Milland
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at one Hammer project that never saw the light of day
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the terrors that lurk at the PM's residence at 10 Downing Street
ANN O'REGAN and CHRIS RUSH compare notes from their paranormal ordeal in Wicklow Gaol in Ireland
PHILIP DAVIES goes in search of the restless ghost of the unfortunate Madam Piggott in Shropshire
ANDREW HOMER looks back over his paranormal case files and remembers a haunted toy hare that wasn't
CHRIS RUSH tells us why Ireland's Haunted Ross Castle is so popular for visitors seeking the spooky
HOWARD JACKSON examines Peter Cushing's portrayal as Van Helsing in Hammer's Dracula...
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS tracks down some fun facts about The Woman in Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look at Frankula, the return of 1970s TV favourite David Barry aka Frankie Abbott...
HOWARD JACKSON says two words sum up horror film legend Peter Cushing - Obedience and Disappointment
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS takes a fun look at some strange facts from the classic The Wicker Man