Tag: Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a ceremonial county in the East Midlands of England.

Ilam Hall, ‘one of my most haunted places’

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Ilam Hall in Derbyshire has a spooky past. PATSY SORENTI tells us about the haunting goings on, including her own experience, at the ancient stately home

England’s Scariest Screaming Skulls

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Screaming skulls are a terrifying phenomena in English ghost lore, says RICK HALE
Most Haunted

Three Locations Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted visited Three Derby Locations for one episode - The Heritage Centre, Laffery's Pub, The Bell Inn. CHRISTINE MILLER looks back at the episode...
Most Haunted

Derby Gaol, Most Haunted REVIEW

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CHRISTINE MILLER takes a look back at Most Haunted: Derby Gaol

Derbyshire's Ghostly Choir and Sermon for the Dead

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K.B. GODDARD reveals one Derbyshire parish's creepy custom of performing church services to empty pews full of ghosts!

Treak Cliff Cavern seancé chaos like 'a metaphysical pickaxe through the head'

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Guest writer CHRIS WILLCX describes coming face to face with paranormal energies during an investigation at Treak Cliff Cavern in Derbyshire...

Black dogs and other terrifying warnings of death

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Guest writer K.B. GODDARD ponders the legends of portents of death around the Spooky Isles

The Devil in Derbyshire

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

Stoney Middleton’s Dark Past

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Guest writer K.B. GODDARD takes a look at one of England's most spooky villages, Stoney Middleton in the Derbyshire Dales
Derby County Football Club in 1946

The Curse of Derby County

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MICHAEL S. COLLINS tells how Derby County Football Club was long dogged by a 'gypsy curse'
Plague Sunday

Last Sunday in August is Eyam’s Plague Sunday

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SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS describes how the village of Eyam remembers the bubonic plague of 1665
Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin: Dark Truth behind England’s Infamous Highwayman

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Highwayman Dick Turpin was not the romantic figure we've been led to believe, says ELLIOT DAVIES

Gibbeted: The last live gibbeting in England

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ELLIOT DAVIES recounts the torturous tale of the last live gibbeting in England

Derby’s Saddest Ghost: Hangman John Crossland

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ELLIOT DAVIES ponders the miserable tale of Derby's saddest ghost, John Crossland

Derby’s Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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ELLIOT DAVIES picks his five favourite spooky places to visit in the East Midlands City of Derby
Nine Ladies Stone Circle

Where the Witches Dance: Nine Ladies Stone Circle

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KATIE DOHERTY takes a look at The Nine Ladies stone circle, a magical ancient monument based in Derbyshire
Derby Ram

The horrible origins of the Giant Ram of Derby revealed!

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ELLIOT DAVIES uncovers the fascinating and grotesque origins of Derby's city mascot - a giant ram
Belper Horseman

Belper’s Horrifying Horseman in Black

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Somewhere on the East Midlands crossroad that links Belper to Ashbourne, you'll find the ghostly Horseman in Black. Guest writer ELLIOT DAVIES is going to track him down.
Sutton Hall

Sutton Scarsdale Hall and its spectres revisited

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Guest writer KATIE DIRGE has long been fascinated by the paranormal mystery surrounding Derbyshire's Sutton Scarsdale Hall and its long list of ghostly sightings

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Dave Prowse in full makeup for Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974

Dave Prowse, Hammer Horror Strongman, dies aged 85

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Dave Prowse, the only actor to have played two Frankenstein Monsters in Hammer films, has died aged 85. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES pays tribute to the man who played Darth Vader...