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Fire-gazing folklore: A guide seeing through the flames

CLAIRE BARRAND tells us about the folklore of fire-gazing

Piano-playing phantom shocks Padstow tourists

Guest writer MARY BRAZIL reveals how a holiday haunting in Padstow, Cornwall, has never left her memory...

Caeser’s Nightclub Most Haunted REVIEW

CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Caeser's Nightclub

The Clock House Most Haunted REVIEW

CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: The Clock House

Charnock Hall Most Haunted REVIEW

CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Charnock Hall in Preston, Lancashire

England’s 9 most puzzling ghost photos that can’t be explained

RICK HALE takes a look at some of the most unexplainable English paranormal photographs

Gravestones and Ghosts at George and Dragon Pub, Shipley

George and Dragon Pub in Shipley, West Sussex, is full of tales of fear, hate, suicide and hauntings, says guest writer PETULA MITCHELL

Pete the Poltergeist plays havoc with Cardiff shop

Pete the Poltergeist threatened the sanity of small business owners in Cardiff, says RICK HALE

South Shields Poltergeist, ‘a supernatural intelligence’

The South Shield Poltergeist remains one of England’s most frightening paranormal manifestations, says RICK HALE….

Ghostly convicts lurk within Wormwood Scrubs Prison

HMP Wormwood Scrubs is a Victorian-built prison with many tales of supernatural hauntings within its walls, says PATSY SORENTI

Treasure Holt, Essex: Most Haunted REVIEW

CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Treasure Holt

Sheridan Le Fanu’s Ireland: 11 historic places to visit

Walk the life and story locations of legendary Irish horror and ghost story writer Sheridan Le Fanu, thanks to this guide from ANN MASSEY

5 scariest Grey Lady ghosts that’ll give you the shivers!

Grey lady ghosts are known throughout the British Isles. RICK HALE presents five of the most intriguing ones...

Memory (2019), new documentary essential viewing for any Alien fan

LORCAN MAGUIRE reviews Memory, a new film delving into what made Alien (1979) a classic of the sci-fi horror genre

Three Crowns Hotel, Dartmoor, and its Cavalier Ghost

The Three Crowns Hotel in Devon is a charming haunted house in Devon, the perfect place for a spooky stay, says RICK HALE

The Princess and the Knight of the Blood Red Plume

NIA JONES tells us about the grim and bloody tale of the Princess & the Knight of the Blood Red Plume...

Most Haunted: Pengersick Castle REVIEW

PATSY SORENTI looks back on Most Haunted: Pengersick Castle

Michelham Priory: Most Haunted REVIEW

Michelham Priory is a haunted church originally built in 1556. PATSY SORENTI takes a look back at Most Haunted: Michelham Priory.

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The Devil in Derbyshire

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

What is the London Stone?

JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us why The London Stone is so crucial to our nation's health and prosperty!

Otta F Swire, Scotland’s Forgotten Folklorist

MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the little known Scottish author Otta F Swire and her amazing Herbridean folktales

Strange History

Ireland’s 7 most mysterious and haunted islands

Ann Massey O'Regan explores Ireland's 7 most mysterious islands

Vampires and Zombies, Walter Map’s Monsterous Herefordshire

JON KANEKO-JAMES uncovers the grotesque monsters of Walter Map's medieval Britain

13 Belfast creepy facts that may shock you!

JANET QUINLIVAN tells us 13 creepy facts you may not know about her home city of Belfast.

St Mechell Raises Giant from the Dead!

Far from being a giant of a man, yet to this day St Mechell is recorded as the most determined missionary to the dead! JACOB MILNESTEIN reports

The Dark Origins of Halloween, the night the dead haunts the living

JON KANEKO-JAMES takes a special look at the origins of Halloween - the night the dead come back to haunt the living

Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin's haunted prison

Strange lights, phantom footsteps and haunting voices make Kilmainham Gaol one of Ireland's most haunted historical hotspots says PAUL MOYNIHAN

UFOs & Aliens

Why is the Falkirk Triangle, Scotland’s UFO capital?

Falkirk in Scotland sees so many UFO sightings, some believe it may be a portal to another world, says RICK HALE

Unearthly force tests Cold War allies over 1950s Suffolk

The Bentwaters-Lakenheath Incident saw a UFO appear to US and Royal Airforce personnel over England in 1956, RICK HALE reports...

Was the terrifying Bat Beast of Kent really an Alien UFO?

Tthe Bat Beast, scared many in Kent during the 1960s. It may have been an alien, says RICK HALE

Winston Churchill versus The UFOs: WW2 coverup exposed!

Did Winston Churchill lead the world’s first UFO coverup? RICK HALE looks at this intriguing WW2 conspiracy theory…

Horror & Supernatural Films

She (2014) REVIEW

DARK MORTE looks at the bold and uncompromising short horror film, SHE (2014)

Oliver Reed wildman’s 11 horror films to watch

Oliver Reed, a wild man of cinema, started out literally as a werewolf in Hammer Films.

Where is Ernest Thesiger buried?

Ernest Thesiger, who played Dr Pretorius in Bride of Frankenstein (1935), is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London

Abominable Dr Phibes, 19 things you never knew!

PETER FULLER gives us the low down on 1971’s The Abominable Dr Phibes

The Medusa Touch (1978) REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews The Midas Touch with Richard Burton

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The Spirit Of Dark And Lonely Water

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at a not-so-obvious icon of Brit-horror, the 1970s Public Information Film

Thriller (series 1, episode 6): Murder In Mind (1973) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES continues his trawl through Brian Clemens' classic 70's anthology series with Murder in Mind

Hammer House of Horror: Visitor from the Grave (Episode 11)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Visitor from the Grave , the 11th episode in Hammer House of Horror TV Series

Thriller (series 1, episode 9): The Eyes Have It (1973) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the Thriller episode, The Eyes Have It

During Barty’s Party: Beasts REVIEW

CHRIS NEWTON takes a look at During Barty's Party, part of Nigel Kneale's memorable 1970s TV horror anthology Beasts

Lost Hearts (Ghost Story for Christmas 1973) REVIEW

MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the classic telling of the MR James ghost story, Lost Hearts

Most Haunted

Is Most Haunted fake, real or somewhere in between?

Some call Most Haunted fake - guest writer FIONA GLASS takes a look at controversial paranormal TV programme, loved and hated in equal quantities...

Derek Acorah: 7 strange things about the TV psychic you didn’t know

Here are some interesting things you may not know about the Merseyside-born psychic, Derek Acorah

Pendle Hill Special Most Haunted Live Halloween 2004 REVIEW

BARRY McCANN looks back on Pendle Hill Special Most Haunted Live Halloween 2004

Most Haunted: Stockport Workhouse REVIEW

BECKY KEANE looks back on Most Haunted: Stockport Workhouse

Spotlight on Ireland
This month we're focusing on the hauntings and folklore of Ireland!

Haunted Wicklow Gaol Lockdown: Through The Gates of Hell

ANN O'REGAN and CHRIS RUSH compare notes from their paranormal ordeal in Wicklow Gaol in Ireland

Demonic possession cases still shock and terrify Ireland

CHRIS RUSH reveals some recent Irish cases of demonic possession that will drive shivers down your spine...

5 Haunted Places to Visit in Dublin's City Centre

ANN O’REGAN takes a look at five of the most visited places in Dublin and the ghosts that dwell within.