All posts tagged "England"

  • Paranormal
    Pathe Probes That Ghost (1957) VIDEO

    News footage from Pathe probing a haunting in Wilbarston in Northamptonshire, England, in 1953

  • Paranormal
    Tribute to Peter Underwood, King of the Ghost Hunters

    Spooky Isles' MJ STEEL COLLINS pays tribute to legendary paranormal investigator and writer Peter Underwood, who died...

  • Most Haunted
    Most Haunted: Alton Towers REVIEW

    ANDREW HOMER looks back on Most Haunted: Alton Towers

  • Dark History
    Witchfinder General (1968) REVIEW

    L.H. Davies reviews Witchfinder General

  • Dark History
    The Silent Pool’s Legacy of Medieval Murder

    MATTHEW FORDE tells the dark tale that haunts a Surrey watering hole

  • Paranormal
    I was a child obsessed with ghosts!

    JAY HOLLIS recalls visiting spooky Salisbury Hall in Hertfordshire as a child

  • Paranormal
    Origins of the Enfield Poltergeist

    SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS looks back on London's most talked-about ghost cases of the 1970s - the Enfield Poltergeist!

  • Books
    The Ghosts of M.R. James PART 3

    EDDIE BRAZIL concludes his series on whether M.R. James' ghost stories were based on real life paranormal...

  • Dark History
    PODCAST: Haunted London

    This Spooky Isles podcast sees Jon Kaneko-James discussing Haunted London

  • Dark History
    Jack O’Kent, the Welsh Doctor Faustus

    The Welsh Doctor Fautus? JON KANEKO-JAMES looks at Jack O'Kent, the Welsh sorcerer supreme

  • Most Haunted
    Most Haunted: Levens Hall REVIEW

    JAY HOLLIS looks back on Most Haunted: Levens Hall

  • Most Haunted
    Most Haunted: Athelhampton Hall REVIEW

    MATTHEW FORDE looks back on Most Haunted: Athelhampton Hall

  • Most Haunted
    Most Haunted Live!: Dick Turpin Special

    MARK RILEY looks back on Most Haunted Live!: Dick Turpin Special

  • Most Haunted
    Most Haunted: The Ostrich Inn REVIEW

    PATSY LANGLEY looks back on Most Haunted: The Ostrich Inn

  • Paranormal
    Halloween Ghosts on the Kent Railway

    Spooky Isles Guest Blog by DAVID SAUNDERSON originally published for Ghostly Aspects

  • Folklore
    Stonehenge, Ancient Burial Site or Computer?

    JON KANEKO-JAMES begins his new column Wyrd Britain exploring the magical Stongehenge

  • Books
    Borley’s Haunting Tale Given a Novel Twist

    Author NEIL SPRING tells us about his debut novel The Ghost Hunters based on the haunting of...

  • News
    Wiltshire residents to get sneak preview of new Stonehenge centre

    Wiltshire residents are being offered an exclusive opportunity to have a look behind the scenes of the new visitor centre at Stonehenge next month as part of Open Door Weekend 2013. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

  • News
    Six thousand year old map of Atlantis found at Stonehenge

    The second edition of The Stonehenge Enigma, which is the first volume of Robert John Langdon’s epic trilogy Prehistoric Britain, is published today, revealing for the first time details of a six thousand year old map that lay partially buried in the ground that depicts the legendary island of Atlantis. READ FULL...

  • News
    Archaeologists uncover Pagan skeletons at housing development near Stonehenge

    Archaeologists have discovered six Pagan Saxon skeletons dating back over 1,000 years on a housing development site just a few miles from Stonehenge. The discoveries, which also include round barrows dating back to the Bronze Age 4,000 years ago, were unearthed at a redundant brownfield development site in Amesbury, Wiltshire, which is...

  • News
    King Arthur Pendragon loses second Stonehenge fight

    A druid who has lost his second legal bid to get human remains reburied at Stonehenge has said he will fight on. King Arthur Pendragon claims the cremated bones discovered in 2008 are the remains of members of the royal line and wants them re-interred. Having lost a High Court bid to...

  • News
    Druid protest at Stonehenge display plans

    A SENIOR Druid is campaigning against plans by English Heritage to display human remains at the new Stonehenge visitor centre. King Arthur Pendragon says that remains excavated from the world heritage site should be re-buried, and models and replicas put on public display instead. The £27million visitor centre at Airman’s Corner is...

  • News
    Stonehenge remains a mystery as scientists ask: was it a health spa, or a cemetery?

    It already attracts more than a million visitors a year. Yet these numbers could be dwarfed once Stonehenge, one of the world’s greatest prehistoric monuments, completes its radical facelift. Over the next year, the nearby A344 will be closed and grassed over. A new visitor centre will be built a mile and...

  • News
    Stonehenge visitor centre will be a “tremendous boost”

    CONSTRUCTION of the long-awaited, £27million Stonehenge visitor centre is well underway. The centre, which will create 35 new jobs and be used by around 1.25 million tourists each year, is set to open this winter. Two buildings have been constructed at Airman’s Corner to house an exhibition, a cafe, shop and education...

  • News
    Prehistoric artwork uncovered on Stonehenge

    The world-famous Stonehenge has been laser scanned in unprecedented detail, revealing 71 carvings of Bronze Age axes not seen in more than three thousand years. The task of further examining this ancient structure, to discover more about it, was awarded to ArcHeritage, part of the York Archaeological Trust in the United Kingdom,...