Tag: Creepy Kids Week

Can children communicate with the dead?

BECKY KEANE gives us an insight into the mysterious world of the Indigo Children

Jennet Device, the child witch who killed the Pendle Witches

Ireland has witnessed many disturbing and nasty witch trials over its history
JON KANEKO-JAMES tell us the Pendle Witch executions were the result of the testimony of a little girl

The Children 2008 REVIEW

The Children 2008
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews The Children 2008

Ghost children that will give you the creeps

EDDIE BRAZIL tells us that not all ghost children as friendly as Casper ...

I Don’t Want To Be Born 1975 REVIEW

PETER FULLER reviews the evil-baby-themed I Don't Want To Be Born (1975) starring Joan Collins

Top 10 kills from The Omen films

Omen Kills
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES counts down some of Damien's greatest hits.

What Happened to the Princes in The Tower?

Princes in the Tower
JAY HOLLIS says Richard III has long been blamed for the murders of his young nephews but there's a question whether the Princes in the Tower were even killed at all!

Imaginary Friends, the creepy side of Childhood

Childhood Imaginary Friends
MJ STEEL COLLINS asks: Are the imaginary friends of children really ghosts?

The Godsend 1980 REVIEW

PETER FULLER reviews The Godsend (1980)

Top 10 Creepiest Kids in British Horror

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates Creepy Kids Week with some of Britain's best examples

Beware of the Evil Changeling Child

Guest writer POLLYANNA JONES retells the Herefordshire folktale of The Fairy Changeling

Citadel 2012 REVIEW

Citadel 2012, an Irish 'hoodie horror' with feral children, is worth a look, says ANN MASSEY

The Children of the Wailing Woods: A Visit to Watton

Babes in the Woods
DAVID SENIOR tells us the real life Norfolk origins of the horrifying folktale of the Babes in the Woods

Ireland’s 6 Scariest Ghost Children

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

Lost Hearts 1973, Ghost Story for Christmas TV REVIEW

Lost Hearts A ghost Story for Christmas
Lost Hearts 1973 is the classic re-telling of the MR James Ghost Story for Christmas, says MJ STEEL COLLINS

Innocence gone wild? ‘Gabriel-Ernest’ and feral children

KAJA FRANCK says writers have long used children's innate ability for violence to develop horrifying fiction

Omen IV The Awakening 1991 REVIEW

Scene from Omen IV The Awakening 1991
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES suggests this Omen IV The Awakening 1991 may have been one too many

Who are the Black Eyed Children?

NIA JONES tells us about the frightening and debated urban myth concerning the black eyed children

Damien: The Omen 2 1978 REVIEW

Jonathan Scott Taylor in Damien: The Omen 2
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look at the Antichrist's second coming in The Omen 2

Ghosts and the Experiences of Children

ALAN MURDIE tells us not to worry about keeping ghosts hidden from children, they've probably already seen them


Never trust ‘Orbs’ taken on your smartphone: Experiments you can try at home

photograph an orb
MICKEY GOCOOL goes full Paranormal Blue Peter with these experiments to capture fake spirit orbs

6 Magical St Patrick Places to Visit

st patrick's cathedral
SARAH BLAIR-DICKINSON celebrates St Patrick's Day by pointing to the places important in the life of Ireland's patron saint

The Horror Film Hiatus of 1936-1938

JIM IVERS looks at the seemingly temporary death of horror films during the mid 1930s, the Horror Film Hiatus of 1936-1938

Cobh, Ireland: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Cobh is a small Cork town with a Titanic-ally spooky history, says ANN MASSEY

A Beginner’s Guide to Hauntings: How to tell a spirit from a ghost!

haunting ghost
JANET QUINLIVAN explains how a ghost is not just a ghost by giving us a beginners guide to the types of hauntings that may occur.