Sherlock Holmes and the Spirit World

MATT WINGETT tells us how a small seaside town influenced Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his greatest creation – Sherlock Holmes

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Darkside of Dickens and Conan Doyle for Halloween

Authors Lynn Shepherd and Matt Wingett will be giving talks on The Darker Side of Doyle and Dickens at the Square Tower, Portsmouth on the night of Hallowe’en at 7pm. Matt Wingett’s talk will discuss Portsmouth’s  connections with Conan Doyle – describing how his first forays into spiritualism occurred in the seaside town of Southsea. Lynn Shepherd discusses the darker side of Dickens, and how it inspired her...

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Visit to The Witchcraft Museum in Cornwall

MATT WINGETT makes a visit to The Museum of Witchcraft in Cornwall

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How hypnosis helped me to see a ghost

Guest writer MATT WINGETT tells how he used hypnosis and visions of long-dead WW2 servicemen to inspire his latest ghost novel.

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From Sirens to Nymphs – A Short History of Mermaids

Guest writer MATT WINGETT looks at the history of mermaids

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