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Haunted Museum

Ghost Hunt at Explosion Museum (May)
Venue: Explosion Museum · Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Date: 13th May 2017 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £40 Per Person

Explosion Museum (May)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only
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The Explosion Museum (Priddy's Hard), Gosport was originally bought in 1750 by the Board of Ordnance from Jane Priddy (hence Priddy's Hard) and others to construct the defences of Portsmouth Harbour and the Dockyard. The defences were completed in 1756. Soon afterwards the gunpowder stores were relocated from Portsmouth to Priddy's Hard for safety reasons and in 1771 a magazine, office and cooperage were constructed. Officer's houses and large gardens were added in 1777.

In 1805 the Grand Magazine on the site was used to store Gunpowder that was delivered to Priddy's Hard from Waltham Abbey. Gunpowder was transported from this Magazine to the Trafalgar Fleet via a Camber Dock, the Fleet included Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory.

In 1861 C Magazine was built and in 1879 the largest magazine, E Magazine was built. During the 1860s the fortifications were strengthened incorporating brick gateways, carponniers and or covered firing positions to cover the moats, Armstrong guns were fitted to the two demi-bastions.

The site was fully utilised during the Second World War and was last used for significant naval activity during the Falklands Conflict in 1982, the site remained active until 1988.

Twelve untimely deaths have happened at Priddy's Hard as a result of accidental explosions and in one case an "unnatural" gust of wind, rumoured to be the evil spirit of a convict labourer who died in the same spot.

Sightings of the unfortunate souls have been rumoured by former workers of the Royal Navy Armaments Depot over the years including security guards that have looked after the listed buildings.


Date: Saturday 13th May 2017

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £40

Tickets Available: 10
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Royal Gunpowder Mills (May)
Venue: Royal Gunpowder Mills · Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
Date: 20th May 2017 · Time: 9:00pm until 3:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person

Royal Gunpowder Mills (May)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex was one of three Royal Gunpowder Mills in the United Kingdom (the other mills were at Ballincollig and Faversham) but is the only site to have survived virtually intact.

The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, were in operation for over 300 years; however, from the mid-1850s onwards the site was involved in developing new nitro-based explosives and propellants.

Shortly after World War II it became solely a Defence Research Establishment - firstly the Explosives Research and Development Establishment, then the Propellants, Explosives and Rocket Motor Establishment Waltham Abbey; and finally the Royal Armament Research and Development Establishment Waltham Abbey. Its superior production methods and high quality results earned it a reputation on an international level.

Throughout the First World War the number of workers exceeded 6000, mostly local and female workers. After World War I production continued and crucial development work was carried out on TNT production and on the new explosive RDX.

During World War II, Waltham Abbey remained an important cordite production unit and for the first two years of the war was the sole producer of RDX. RDX is one component of torpex, the explosive that was used in the Bouncing Bomb.

The Royal Gunpowder Mills finally closed on 28 July 1945.

In 1945 the establishment re-opened as a research centre known as The Explosives Research and Development Establishment, or ERDE. In 1977 it became the Propellants, Explosives and Rocket Motor Establishment, Waltham Abbey, or PERME Waltham Abbey.

In 1984 the South site and the Lower Island works were handed over to Royal Ordnance Plc immediately prior to its privatisation. The North side however remained in Ministry of Defence control as a research centre; becoming part of the Royal Armament Research and Development Establishment.

After various reorganisations of Governmental research, the research centre finally closed in 1991, bringing to an end 300 years of explosives production and research.


Date: Saturday 20th May 2017

Time: 9:00pm until 3:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 10
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)

Ghost Hunt at Sandford Mill (June)
Venue: Sandford Mill · Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Date: 24th June 2017 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £40 Per Person

Sandford Mill (June)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only
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Sandford Mill, Chelmsford, Essex was originally a corn mill. The Mill building was constructed of timber and the mill stream ran underneath the centre of the building. The mill stream drove a large water wheel which provided the power for the mill. In 1880 a steam engine was installed to give additional power. Coal for the boiler came from Newcastle and was transported from Heybridge Basin to Sandford Mill by horse drawn barges.

In 1923 Chelmsford Corporation acquired the site for the new Borough Waterworks, construction began in 1926 and milling ceased. The corn mill was demolished but the two cottages which were built in 1905 were retained and are the only surviving part of the original mill. The new waterworks started operating in March 1929 although it was not officially opened until July 1930. The waterworks became redundant in 1984. All the buildings on site are now used by Chelmsford Museum.

Many of the children evacuees from London lived in the cottages surrounding the water works during the Second World War


Date: Saturday 24th June 2017

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £40

Tickets Available: 17
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Events for Groups

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