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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

5 Creepy Abandoned London Underground Stations

Abandoned London Underground Stations can be found across the English capital.

Investigating the unexplainable in Norwich

Norwich Paranormal Experience Group's founder Tracy Monger says East Anglia is a spooky place

Does the ghost of Mary Shelley’s sister haunt Swansea?

KELLY HAMBLY tells us the tragic tale of how the author of Frankenstein's sister committed suicide in Wales


Discover the folklore of United Kingdom and Ireland

Big Cat Sightings of North West England

BECKY KEANE takes a look at mysterious big cat sightings in North West England

5 Irish Funeral Traditions you’re dying to know

ANN MASSEY O'REGAN says Ireland has long-held beliefs and tradition when it comes to honouring the dead

Who is the Bogeyman and where did he come from?

CLAIRE BARRAND reveals the British origins of the monster we all know as the Bogeyman!

Strange History

Visit to The Witchcraft Museum in Cornwall

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

Staffordshire’s Spookiest Victorians

Staffordshire-based ANDREW GARVEY picks some of his county's spookiest ghost tales from the Victorian era

Alien Big Cat sightings in Wales

South Wales has never been short of Alien Big Cat sightings, says CLAIRE BARRAND

Welsh Historians and the Medieval Occult

JON KANEKO-JAMES pays tribute to the medieval Welsh scholars who wrote the occult

The Wizard of West Bow

MJ STEEL COLLINS reveals the dark legend behind Edinburgh's Wizard of West Bow

Joe Hesketh: A Pendle Witch Trial Investigation

Artist JOE HESKETH seeks to understand the horrors of the Pendle Witch Trial through art

UFOs & Aliens

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…

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

5 Unexplained UFO sightings in London

RICK HALE delves through the archives to discover 5 Unexplained UFO sightings in London

The Warminster Thing, UFO over Wiltshire

In the 1960s, Wiltshire became the centre of a UFO sensation known as The Warminster Thing , says RICK HALE

Horror & Supernatural Films

The Cutting Room 2015 REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews the better-than-average found footage horror The Cutting Room (2015)

The She Beast (1966) REVIEW

Genius director who died in his prime makes fun film with appalling makeup

Taryn Barker: Demon Hunter director Zoe Kavanagh interview

ANN O'REGAN talks to Irish director Zoe Kavanagh about Taryn Barker: Demon Hunter

Twins of Evil 1971 REVIEW

STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the final film in Hammer's Karnstein Trilogy - Twins of Evil!

Scream Queen Jessica Ann Bonner Interview

DARK MORTE interviews up and coming scream queen Jessica Ann Bonner

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Dr Who: 10 Things You Might Not Know About The Daemons

CHRIS NEWTON reveals some interesting facts about 1971 Dr Who serial The Daemons...

Hammer House of Horror: Growing Pains (Episode 4)

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Growing Pains, the third episode in Hammer House of Horror Television Series

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell Ep 4: All the Mirrors of the World REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY looks at the third episode of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell titled the Education of a Magician

Thriller (series 1, episode 7): A Place To Die (1973) REVIEW

Thriller makes a contribution to the British folk-horror cycle with A Place to Die, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES says...

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell Ep1: The Friends of English Magic REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY takes a look at the first episode of the new BBC series, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

A Very British Witchcraft REVIEW

KATIE DOHERTY reviews A Very British Witchcraft TV documentary

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!

Gentry, Gallows and Ghosts at Waterford's Ardoginna House

ANN O'REGAN tells us why Ardoginna House is one of Ireland's creepiest ruins

13 spooky things you didn’t know about County Wicklow, Ireland

CHRIS RUSH tells us 13 spooky things about his native County Wicklow, Ireland

Ireland's 6 Scariest Ghost Children

ANN O'REGAN tells us about Ireland's cases of horrifying juvenile hauntings