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Inseminoid (1981) REVIEW

TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Norman J Warren's Inseminoid (1981)

Ghost and Hauntings

Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Horror Films

Magic (1978) Blu-ray REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the new blu-ray release of Magic (1978) with Anthony Hopkins
Frank Langella in the title role of Dracula 1979

Dracula 1979 REVIEW

Dracula (1979) is a stylish but different take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic, TERRY SHERWOOD writes
Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)

From Beyond the Grave (1974) REVIEW

From Beyond the Grave (1974) is one of Amicus' finest horror anthologys, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

Dr Crippen (1962) REVIEW

TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Dr Crippen (1962), starring Donald Pleasence as the despicable wife murderer...

The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972) BLU-RAY REVIEW

Classic British children’s ghost story The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) gets a long-overdue...

Spooky Isles Videos

The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901) VIDEO

The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901) is one of the first ever British made horror films.

Creepy kids still haunt Hanwell Community Centre

Hanwell Community Centre is one of London's most haunted former schools...

The Highgate Vampire: Fact or Fiction (with David Farrant) VIDEOS

David Farrant talks about the Highgate Vampire in London in September 2013

The Truth behind the Witches’ Sabbat VIDEO

JON KANEKO-JAMES discusses the truth behind the infamous Witches' Sabbat in this Spooky Isles' video

Were Witches in Ye Old England considered Pagan? VIDEO

Writer-historian JON KANEKO-JAMES compares today's witches with their ancestors and asks whether they practice the same pagan religion?

Popular Articles

Learn the natural and supernatural powers and benefits of Garlic

JAMES WILLIS discovers garlic is not just for vampire hunters

9 Weird Welsh Mythical Creatures that will blow your mind!

Check out these Welsh Mythical Creatures - an arrange of the strangest you've ever seen - from NIA JONES!
What is a caulbearer

What is a Caulbearer and why is it spooky?

The legendary Caulbearer still has the power to provoke superstition and wonder, says JAMES WILLIS

Glasgow: Top 30 Haunted Places to Visit

Here's an extensive list of Glasgow's ghosts and hauntings, from MJ STEEL COLLINS - how many have you been to?
Clophill Church

Clophill Church: A sad case of desecration and myths

Clophill Church in Bedfordshire, England, is notorious for its hauntings and folklore, says NICOLA CARPENTER
Haunted Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, is packed full of haunted places to visit. SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS picks some of her favourites.

Ireland’s Top 10 Haunted Hotels

Want to spend a night in one of Ireland's many haunted hotels? ANN MASSEY has picked the 10 spookiest to scare your bed socks off!
Carry on Screaming

Carry On Screaming! 10 things you didn’t know

Carry On Screaming! - a spoof on Hammer Films - is both a is a horror and comedic delight, says guest writer ANDY DAVIDSON
Glamis Castle Scotland Earl Beardie, monster of glamis

10 chilling facts about Haunted Glamis Castle Scotland

KEITH COLEMAN reveals some secrets from the spooky halls of Haunted Glamis Castle in Scotland
Haunted Stevenage

Stevenage: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted Stevenage author PAUL ADAMS picks five of the most spooky places in the Hertfordshire town to visit

Guest Articles

Turn The Tides Gently

Turn The Tides Gently by Matt Wingett

TURN the Tides Gently, from writer Matt Wingett, explores subjects like psychiatric health, time travel and mermaids.
Christopher Lee made a name for himself as the title character in a range of Hammer Dracula films.

Why we love Dracula: From monster to sex symbol

Guest writer DEBRA McREYNOLDS puts the bit on our favourite film vampires in this look at cinematic Dracula
The Mitre, Greenwich

Gory secrets of London’s pubs

CELESTE MILES uncovers the darker history of some of London's public houses

Aberglasney House, Most Haunted REVIEW

JAN McDONALD takes a look back at Most Haunted: Aberglasney House
Haunted Manchester ghosts

5 Haunted Places to Visit in Manchester

Here are five places to visit in Haunted Manchester if you are looking for ghosts, according to ELLIOT DAVIES
Black Shuck East Anglia

Black Shuck sightings in East Anglia and where to visit them

Guest writer PIERS WARREN goes on the trail of Black Shuck to reveals where to find the beast's haunts in East Anglia

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 Borley Rectory

How WW2 turned Tyneham in Dorset into a Ghost Village

GUEST writer PENNY G MORGAN explains how Tyneham in Dorset became a ghost village

The Paranormal Bell-Ringing of Bealings House, Suffolk

MJ WAYLAND reports on Bealings House in Suffolk, the scene of a classic paranormal bell-ringing in 1834

5 Haunted Places to Visit in the New Forest

PETER LEWIS looks at some of the haunted places in the New Forest in the south of England
Jacqueline Pearce in her iconic title role as The Reptile (1966), one of many cult roles that made her a legend of fim and television.

Jacqueline Pearce tribute: The Reptile on film, an angel in life

Guest writer JASON D. BRAWN pay a touching tribute to Hammer Horror legend Jacqueline Pearce
karnstein trilogy

The Karnstein Trilogy: Hammer’s Sexy Vampires

STEPHEN MOSLEY looks at how Hammer turned Sheridan LeFanu's Camilla into the Karnstein Trilogy!

What Do Grave Flowers Tell Us?

CEMETERY enthusiast NICOLA CARPENTER explains the meaning of flowers on gravestones

Aberglasney Gardens: Beware the Corpse Candles

RHEA SEREN PHILLIPS reveals the ghastly ghostly past of Aberglasney Gardens in Wales
Ghosts of Glastonbury

The Ghosts of Glastonbury

Guest writer MJ Wayland explores mysterious Glastonbury

Sandy Row, Belfast: A history of Ghosts and Hauntings

Sandy Row in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has a dark and haunted past , says WARREN COATES
Cavehill Belfast

Cavehill Belfast’s gruesome past leads to sad haunting

WARREN COATES discusses the haunted past of Cavehill Belfast

The Horror Film Hiatus of 1936-1938

JIM IVERS looks at the seemingly temporary death of horror films during the mid 1930s
White Lady Road

Plymouth's most famous ghost haunts White Lady Road

Guest writer KEVIN HYNES reveals the ghostly origin behind Plymouth's White Lady Road
Grave Robbing

Protecting against Grave Robbers

Grave robbers made staying buried on the British Isles a big problem in days gone by, says Nicola Carpenter.