It is with deep regret that due to ill-health I cannot continue with any further tours. This website is now under re-construction.
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Today has been quite hectic following the discovery of a 17th century house buried under a mound at Lower Black Moss reservoir, Barley in the heart of Pendle Witch country. There was also the skeleton of a cat in the building. People are believing that this could be the [...]Continue Reading →
A memorial statue commemorating “Pendle Witch” Alice Nutter, to mark the 400th anniversary of the Lancashire Witch Trials, is looking to attract the interest of national and international artists.
The outdoor sculpture is being commissioned by Roughlee Parish Council
The idea was thought up by Coun. James Starkie who put forward the proposal [...]Continue Reading →
She’s brought fresh spirit to the Royal Family – but Kate Middleton also has to shack up with some old ghosts.
Kensington Palace, where she lives in London with new husband Prince William, is rumoured to be haunted. And now bosses are opening up the historic home – first bought by King William III and [...]Continue Reading →
John McHale, Reporter
Police are appealing to Halloween revellers to stay away from a hill noted for its 1612 witch trials.
Pendle Hill in Lancashire has become a hotspot for thousands of visitors over the past few years, but police say this is now causing problems.
A spokesperson said the Ribble Valley Event Safety Advisory [...]Continue Reading →
Charges of witchcraft were levelled again on the slopes of Pendle Hill… just months before the 400th anniversary of the most famous witch trials in English history.
The courtroom was Barley Village Hall, but these, thankfully, were mock trials, for the judge and accused alike were performers from a soon-to-open Blackpool tourist attraction.
The newly [...]Continue Reading →
Published on Thursday 14 July 2011
Pub staff turned ghost hunters who staged a sleepover in a historic village inn got more than they bargained for when things began to go bump in the night! They were shocked when one of the girls saw a ghostly figure in the front bar.
The Lower [...]Continue Reading →
Simon Armitage presents the story of the most disturbing witch trial in British history and the role played in it by one nine-year-old girl. Jennet Device, a beggar from Pendle Hill in Lancashire, was the star witness in the trial in 1612 of her own mother, brother, sister, granny Demdike, and, thanks to her testimony, [...]Continue Reading →
Published on Monday 1 August 2011
YOUNG archaeologists from Blacko Primary School were looking to unearth some interesting pieces of history when they dug up their neighbour’s back garden.
Eight pupils along with teachers and members of Barrowford Archeological Group excavated an area of Malkin Tower Farm, Blacko, where they believe famed [...]Continue Reading →
By Jody Thompson Last updated at 10:34 AM on 20th July 2011
The classic 1990 paranormal love story starring Demi Moore and the late Patrick Swayze has been made into a musical and opened last night at London’s Piccadilly Theatre.
The London stage version – like the movie – tells the story of Sam and [...]Continue Reading →