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Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle

Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle
Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle
Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle
Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle
Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle
Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle

Ghost Hunt of St Marys in the Castle

An arts theatre converted from a church beneath the ruins of a castle - this is truly a unique location with suitably strange paranormal activity.

Created the from the land beneath West Hill in 1824 the Earl of Chichester, Thomas Pelham, saw an opportunity for development of his land to create a development that would include a crescent with grand town houses overlooking the seafront, and a neoclassical fronted church as its centrepiece; beneath the crescent a shopping arcade would complete the grand design. The arcade was opened in the same year with the church being completed four years later in 1828. By the Twentieth Century the church was considered a perilous state and deconsecrated.

Dark Encounters’ opens a new casebook on St Mary’s in the Castle, Hastings, where legends of disembodied voices from the crypts, spirits that watch from back rows of the auditorium. Our task is to document this activity and see whether we can unravel some of the history of this building. Will we encounter heavy footsteps following you in the darkness or even apparitions of previous employees… join the team and find out….

When: 31/08/19 8:00 PM to 01/09/19 2:00 AM

The Location: St Marys in the Castle
The Price: £42

Join Dark Encounters as we carry out a comprehensive paranormal investigation of the site. You will get to investigate for yourselves; setting up experiments, carrying out the experiments and recording your observations. So whether it is a lone vigil in the crypt, EVP experiments on the stage, or Dowsing experiments in the bedrooms you will be in the heart of the action. At the beginning of your evening you will have a briefing on ghost hunting techniques and the plan for the evening. Then you will split into smaller groups to carry out the investigation. The teams will be led by experience investigators who will guide you to the correct areas and how to set up the experiments. There will be regular refreshment breaks and then at the end of the evening all teams will have a debriefing as we report the evidence recorded. We will be looking for correlations of phenomena between the groups and previous investigations we have carried out at the location - all recorded in the Casebook of Dark Encounters from the past fifteen years.

The location: St Marys in the Castle
Address: 7 Pelham Crescent, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3AF
Parking: Pelham Place car park is directly opposite the venue on Carlisle Parade, Hastings TN34 3AD.
Accessibility: There are some stairs but once inside the ground is level.