All posts tagged "Derbyshire"

  • Folklore
    The Devil in Derbyshire

    K.B. GODDARD explores Derbyshire's surprising folklore links with the devil...

  • Paranormal
    5 Haunted Places to visit in Sheffield

    Sheffield made its name as a centre for steel production, it should also be known for its ghosts, says ANDREW GARVEY

  • Dark History
    Stoney Middleton’s Dark Past

    Guest writer K.B. GODDARD takes a look at one of England's most spooky villages, Stoney Middleton in the Derbyshire Dales

  • Dark History
    The Curse of Derby County

    MICHAEL S. COLLINS tells how Derby County Football Club was long dogged by a 'gypsy curse'

  • Dark History
    Today is Plague Sunday

    SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS describes how the village of Eyam remembers the bubonic plague of 1665

  • Dark History
    The Dark Truth behind Dick Turpin

    Highwayman Dick Turpin was not the romantic figure we've been led to believe, says ELLIOT DAVIES

  • Dark History
    The last live gibbeting in England

    ELLIOT DAVIES recounts the torturous tale of the last live gibbeting in England

  • Dark History
    Derby’s Saddest Ghost – Hangman John Crossland

    ELLIOT DAVIES ponders the miserable tale of Derby's saddest ghost

  • Paranormal
    5 Haunted Places to Visit in Derby

    ELLIOT DAVIES picks his five favourite spooky places to visit in the East Midlands City of Derby

  • Dark History
    Where the Witches Dance: Nine Ladies Stone Circle

    KATIE DOHERTY takes a look at The Nine Ladies stone circle, a magical ancient monument based in Derbyshire

  • Dark History
    The Giant Ram of Derby

    ELLIOT DAVIES uncovers the fascinating and grotesque origins of Derby's city mascot - a giant ram

  • Paranormal
    Hunt for Haunted Horseman “a Washout”

    Guest writer ELLIOT DAVIES appears to have survived his hunt for the Horrifying Horseman in Black of Belper in Derbyrshire. Here is his report ...

  • Paranormal
    Belper phantom horseman, I shall hunt ye down!

    Guest writer ELLIOT DAVIES continues his quest to track down Belper's horrifying phantom horseman.

  • Paranormal
    Belper’s Horrifying Horseman in Black

    Somewhere on the East Midlands crossroad that links Belper to Ashbourne, you'll find the ghostly Horseman in Black. Guest writer ELLIOT DAVIES is going to track him down.

  • Paranormal
    Spectres of Sutton Scarsdale Hall revisited

    Guest writer KATIE DIRGE has long been fascinated by the paranormal mystery surrounding Derbyshire's Sutton Scarsdale Hall and its long list of ghostly sightings