October 2017 - Ghost Hunt Events

Event details for overnight ghost hunts, ghost nights and ghost hunting experiences that Ghost Hunt Events have planned for Kent, Sussex, Essex, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Cambridgeshire, London & Suffolk.
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Landguard Fort Ghost Hunt
Venue: Landguard Fort - Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk
Date: 21st October 2017 - Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am - Tickets: £45 Per Person

Landguard Fort (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

0

Tickets Available

SOLD OUT

Landguard Fort was built just outside Felixstowe, Suffolk, at the mouth of the River Orwell, Landguard Fort was designed to guard the entrance to Harwich. The first fortifications from 1540 were a few earthworks and blockhouse, but it was James I of England who ordered the construction of a square fort with bulwarks at each corner.

In 1667 the Dutch landed a force of 1500 men on Felixstowe beach and advanced on the fort, but were repulsed by a garrison of 400 musketeers of the Duke of York & Albany's Maritime Regiment (the first English Marines) and 100 artillerymen with 54 cannon. The fort was considered part of Essex in the 18th and 19th centuries; births and deaths within the garrison were recorded as 'Landguard Fort, Essex'.

A new Fort battery was built in 1717, and a complete new fort on an adjoining site was started in 1745 to a pentagonal bastioned trace. New batteries were built in the 1750s and 1780, but the biggest change was in the 1870s where the interior barracks were rebuilt to a keep-like design, the river frontage was rebuilt with a new casemated battery covered by a very unusual caponier with a quarter sphere bomb proof nose. Several open bastions were enclosed, and a mock ravelin block constructed to house a submarine mining contingent.

During the Second World War, it was used as one of the balloon launch sites of Operation Outward. This was a project to attack Germany by means of free-flying hydrogen balloons that carried incendiary devices or trailing steel wires (intended to damage power lines.)

The 10inch gun pit in Left Battery was converted into a Anti-aircraft Operations Room for Harwich in 1939. Visitors as well as local people, have their own experiences of paranormal activity in or around the Fort. The most common being the image of a sailor looking out of the top right window (the side visible from the road). Most reportings were in the 1990s, but occasionally there are still reports of lights at night and being "pushed" whilst visiting the top floors.


Date: 21st October 2017

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 0

Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.
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D Day Tunnels Ghost Hunt
Venue: D Day Tunnels - Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Date: 21st October 2017 - Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am - Tickets: £35 Per Person

D Day Tunnels (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 16s only
Over 16s only

4

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The D Day Tunnels (Underground World War Two Command Centre) in Portsmouth, Hampshire has about 1.5 miles of linked tunnels directly beneath Fort Southwick and they were excavated by the Royal Engineers in 1942. These tunnels provided a bombproof, comprehensive Operation Control Centre.

The tunnels housed approximately 700 staff working on the Combined Operations Headquarters and the co-ordination of various military operations including the now famous "Operation Overlord" the codename for the D-Day Normandy Landings by Allied troops during the Second World War.

Reports from radar stations were crossed-referenced with messages from shipping to provide an accurate picture of what was happening in the English Channel. This information was then plotted on a large table map in the map room of the tunnel. Some of the functions of this Underground Command Centre were duplicated at the Bunker underneath Dover Castle.

After the war the tunnels ceased operations in 1949 then reopened again by the Royal Navy during the 1956 Suez Crisis when it was refurbished, they were used again in the early 1960s during the Cold War as the Defence Teleprinter Network of the NATO Communication Organisation and as a Communications Centre "COMMCEN" for the Royal Navy. During this time the Soviet Union identified Fort Southwick as a "Category A" target and consequently it was a main target for the Russians. The Command Centre Bunker remained in use right up until 1974.

During the history of the tunnels, deaths have been reported at this secret and important location. Many of the tunnel linings have been removed over the years exposing the original chalk walls, which gives the tunnels its eerie sensations.

The existence of the D Day Tunnels (Underground Second World War Command Centre) and its D-Day and Cold War connections was a closely guarded secret. The entrance to these tunnels are very uninteresting and unimposing.

Distant chilling screams are often heard as well as Spirit voices and strange aromas smelt in various parts of the tunnels.


Date: 21st October 2017

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £35

Tickets Available: 4
Minimum Guest Age: 16 years old.
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Sandford Mill Ghost Hunt
Venue: Sandford Mill - Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Date: 27th October 2017 - Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am - Tickets: £40 Per Person

Sandford Mill (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
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: 27th October 2017

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

Tickets Available: 1
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.
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Royal Engineers Museum Ghost Hunt
Venue: Royal Engineers Museum - Location: Gillingham, Kent
Date: 28th October 2017 - Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am - Tickets: £45 Per Person

Royal Engineers Museum (Halloween)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

0

Tickets Available

SOLD OUT

The Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham, Kent was constructed in 1904 and became the Electrical School for the Royal Engineers who had their barracks on the opposite side of the defensive ditch. It originally consisted of a quadrangle of offices and classrooms around a central courtyard.

In 1986 the building was converted, and the courtyard roofed in, to house the regiments museum collection of exhibits and now houses unique and priceless items of military history including guns and swords.

Ghostly happenings have been frequent over the years with a Morse code machine that has been known to function 'on its own' as well as lights seen from unknown sources, shadows and an apparition in a beige suit.


Date: 28th October 2017

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 0

Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Fort Burgoyne Ghost Hunt
Venue: Fort Burgoyne - Location: Dover, Kent
Date: 29th October 2017 - Time: 7:00pm until 11:30pm - Tickets: £49 Per Person

Fort Burgoyne (Halloween)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

10

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Fort Burgoyne in Dover, Kent was originally known as Castle Hill Fort. Work started in 1861 and it was complete in 1868 as one of the Palmerston forts surrounding the South of England.

It was built to a polygonal system with detached eastern and western redoubts with a surrounding ditch, flanked by three demi-caponniers and a double caponnier to the North. Two detached wing batteries to the East and West of the main fort were also constructed in spurs off the main ditch. The main fort comprised a large parade ground, to the North of which was a long row of casemates, which provided the barrack accommodation for soldiers and officers. Above the casemates, on the terreplein, were Haxo Casemates, which housed the guns.
This was to guard the high ground northeast of the strategic port of Dover, just north of Dover Castle.

The fort is named after the 19th century General John Fox Burgoyne.

After the First World War Fort Burgoyne was used as military depot or store for Connaught Barracks. Until recently the central part of the fort was still owned by the Ministry of Defence, forming part of the Connaught Barracks site.

There were two mysterious deaths in February 1887, two men died for no known reason.


Date: 29th October 2017

Time: 7:00pm until 11:30pm
Ticket Price Per Person: £49

Tickets Available: 10
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.
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Red Lion Hotel Ghost Hunt
Venue: Red Lion Hotel - Location: Colchester, Essex
Date: 31st October 2017 - Time: 7:00pm until 1:00am - Tickets: £45 Per Person - Includes Hot Buffet

Red Lion Hotel (Halloween)
Buffet/Food provided for free
Buffet/Food provided
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Hotel
Hotel
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

11

Tickets Available


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The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester, Essex is a historical Grade I listed building dating back to 1465. Located in the busy town centre of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester is one of the oldest inns in the area.

The Parliament Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel was once the old Banqueting Hall, still showing its timbered beams.

There are three known ghosts - a small boy that can be seen in the Parliament restaurant occassionally and has appeared in a guest's photograph, a ghostly monk that hangs around in reception, but the most active is Alice Millar.
Alice was a chambermaid at the hotel and was killed by a lover.
Alice has regularly been heard whispering and even talking to staff. There are recent accounts of people's hair being pulled and a womans voice appearing on a video taken in one of the rooms, with no obvious cause.

The original rooms still have their original wattle and daub beams. They are also, obviously, the most haunted.


Date: 31st October 2017

Time: 7:00pm until 1:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45
Includes Hot Buffet

Tickets Available: 11
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Hotel Details: £70.00 per room. Room price includes breakfast

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