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 [...]

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By Elsa Cook– July 5, 2011 Ghosts and Haunting

 Paranormal Old Pueblo

 Whether or not you believe in ghosts, recite a prayer of protection before ghost hunting, they are thought by some to follow you home!

 For the first-time ghost hunter:

 Ghosts can get angry

 When shooting a video or taking pictures, do [...]

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Self-proclaimed ghost hunter recalls her childhood living in Aspen Grove

By William Sagar July 1, 2011        

The ghost legend of Aspen Grove has been covered by the Washington Post, but never quite like it has been by ghost hunting Sharon Day who asks questions of the paranormal. Legend has it a barefoot Union soldier was killed [...]

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My comment on Everything Ghost Forum:-

Re: PENDLE HILL – LANCASHIRE  by  Frank Watson  Friday June 3rd, 2011 4:00 pm

 What a good report about our old, almost a mountain, Pendle Hill.
Stirk House, the 16th [...]

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Pendle Hill photo

On June 22, 2011 By

We couldn’t resist sharing this incredible photo of “Pendle Hill looking East” in winter by Paul Downey on the TrigPoint website, although he didn’t exactly have a haunting experience or anything remotely paranormal.  The photo itself is well worth a look.  Bet you were wearing the thermals Paul!   Let us know when you make another [...]

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“The Yankee Pedlar”, a supposedly haunted hotel about to fold after having been in business for over a hundred years.  Claire helps Luke pursue his dream of ghost hunting.  They take shifts wandering the hotel with a dilapidated EVP recorder in hopes of catching something for Luke’s website. 

Whether they are getting drunk and airing [...]

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Set in Lancashire, England, during the infamous witch trials of 1612, Daughters of the Witching Hill reveals the true story of Bess Southerns, aka Old Demdike, cunning woman, healer and the most notorious of the Pendle Witches, and of Alizon Device, her granddaughter, struggling to come to terms with her family’s troubling legacy. Though [...]

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The War on Witches

On March 31, 2011 By

historyextra.com magazine article   Where history happened 

1. Pendle Hill, Lancashire

Mass witch trials were rare in England, primarily due to the workings of common law, which prevented individuals from pursuing campaigns against a general perceived threat. Instead, a charge was usually based on a formal complaint from [...]

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Lancaster Castle, where the trial of  the Pendle Witches  took place in 1612, is no longer a working prison.

The last remaining prisoners left Lancaster Castle this week

The lease on the castle taken out by the Ministry Of Defence still has around three years to run.

The castle’s owners – the [...]

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Ghost Voices Magazine

On March 24, 2011 By

Avid readers of Ghost Voices Magazine will see our latest advert.  Ghost Voices Magazine is the country’s leading publication on the subject of ghosts and haunting phenomena. It is brought to you by a dedicated team comprising of both believers and sceptics.

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