Fisher Gate Ghost Hunt – Sandwich, Kent – 2021
25th June 2021 - 8:00pm until 2:00am - Tickets £42 per person
Experience a night of ghost hunting at Fisher Gate in Sandwich, Kent with Ghost Hunt Events on 25th June 2021, 8:00pm until 2:00am. Tickets £42 per person
History of Fisher Gate
Fisher Gate is a Grade 1 listed building; it originally formed part of the town's defences and is now the only remaining medieval gateway to the town. Fisher Gate symbolically marked its territory as an entry and exit point to this significant town and port, it formed part of the, then, medieval defences which encircled the town with a rampart and an external ditch.
The lower portion of Fisher Gate, the gateway was built in about 1384. It is three storeys high, although the top floors were added in about 1578.
Sandwich played a part in the Barons' Wars and in the late 13th century. In 1385 the constable of Dover Castle gave instructions for the fortification of Sandwich.
Despite the town defences, Sandwich was sacked by the French in August 1457 to pillage the town, in the process murdering the mayor, John Drury. There were six fortified gates into Sandwich, only this one remains.
Fisher Gate is a building that has witnessed hundreds of years of history and leaves the footprints of its countless visitors. There are rumours that Elizabeth rested in this building during her visit to Sandwich and it is also thought to be likely that Archbishop Thomas Becket passed through on his way to give thanks at St Clement's.
The Port of Sandwich is no stranger to odd events in English history. It was here in 1255 that the first captive elephant was landed in England.
This is a dual venue event, which means you will spend time here and at The Guildhall in Sandwich, they are a 5-10 minute walk away
One not to be missed!
Fisher Gate Ghost Hunt
Date: 25th June 2021
Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Tickets: £42 per person - Deposit (£20) bookings available
What to Expect
Our team of experienced investigators will be on hand throughout the night so that you can participate in:-
- Séances (not allowed under Covid-19 regulations)
- Vigils (in the dark)
- EVP (Ghost Voice) Experiments
- Ouija boards / Glass Divination
- Automatic writing, Dowsing and Pendulums
- Table tilting & rapping
- Use of our ghost hunting equipment
and much more with our experienced Mediums & Paranormal Investigators.
Event will include:-
- Group size 6 people (legal Covid-19 requirement).
- Regular breaks
- No lengthy briefings or workshops
- Controlled sessions & 45mins - 1 hour with our Mediums
- Use of our ghost hunting equipment
- The number of groups depends on venue size.
- Free time for you to investigate / explore on your own
- Opportunity for lone vigils throughout the evening
- Complimentary tea and coffee available in the breaks
We can't guarantee spiritual or ghostly activity but we can guarantee that everything you experience will be 100% real.
Over 18s only - No accommodation provided - Unsuitable for guests with limited mobility
- Face coverings will be required during the event.
- We will provide hand sanitiser and ask all guests to use this frequently at the start and end of each session.
- Some ghost hunt activities may be restricted/prohibited due to social distancing.
- Maximum 6 people in a group.
Location of Fisher Gate
What Happens at the Event
Our events are always 100% investigation and vigil events, we won't waste time by taking you on a history tour of the venue.
We will not usually talk about the history of the building unless people ask us to do so.
We don't hold workshops or briefing on equipment usage. Any equipment that you will be using throughout the event will be explained at the start of each session by our team leaders.
For the first few hours (usually 1 hour per session) you will be in a group and you will spend time with our Mediums doing séances, where they will try to get the active spirit to move you in some way (this is not designed to scare you) and with our paranormal investigators doing experiments, table tilting, glass divination, Ouija boards, EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena a.k.a. ghost voice) experiments and other equipment experiments using the latest ghost hunting equipment.
After these controlled sessions you will have the opportunity to venture off on your own or in small groups to explore the venue or to hold lone vigils or re-visiting an activity that you enjoyed in our controlled sessions. In this part of the night you can use our ghost hunting equipment to do your own ghost hunt. You may take photos/videos with your own cameras throughout our ghost hunts. You may also use any of your own ghost hunting equipment during our controlled sessions.
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