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?
The Oxford Martyrs Memorial recalls one of the darkest and bloodiest chapters in British history.
KAJA FRANCK reviews Written in Blood: A Cultural History of the British Vampire by Paul Adams
Selkies are beautiful Scottish sea creatures. JON KANEKO-JAMES says you can make wives out of them if you can find them without their skin
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the murder and subsequent afterlife of famed Victorian London actor William Terriss
Guest writer JOHNNY MARTIN looks at the legend of The Wizard of Gordonstoun, the man who made a pact with the Devil!
POLLYANNA JONES describes the dark history that has blackened Clopton House near Stratford-upon-Avon
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at how the Loch Ness Monster has been used for political propaganda over the years
Friday the 13th July 1894 was a miserably unlucky day, reports ANDREW GARVEY
Writer-historian JON KANEKO-JAMES compares today's witches with their ancestors and asks whether they practice the same pagan religion?
MATT FORDE asks: Is the picturesque northern seaside town of Whitby, a gothic portal to the spirit world?
ELLIOT DAVIES recounts the torturous tale of the last live person gibbeted in England
JON KANEKO-JAMES tell us the Pendle Witch executions were the result of the testimony of a little girl
CLAIRE BARRAND looks back at one of the bloodiest massacres in British history - the Abergavenny Massacre!
BARRY McCANN investigates what became of the Pendle Witch child, Jennet Device, following her explosive testimony...
FIONA LANG describes how Brahan Seer used a small stone with a hole in it to see the future
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