25th Oct, 2016

Spooky ghost hunts start at the Almonry

Evesham Editorial 29th May, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

VISITORS to an Evesham museum are set to be spooked as the oldest ghost hunting company in the world hits the Vale for the first time.

Fright Nights Worcestershire will be bringing its paranormal investigators to the Almonry Museum, Abbey Gate, to do an overnight hunt from 9pm to 4am on July 12.

The company, which works under the Fright Nights banner, has been going for 15 years and has now set its sights on specialising in Worcestershire, an area which has never been explored before.

Shaun Armstrong, Fright Nights Worcestershire owner and events manager, said: “A lot of people died working in the Almonry due to poor conditions when it was a monastery.

“So it’s based on public outcries for it to be investigated and the fact we know, as historians, there’s a lot of activity there that people want to see.

“We’ve been inundated with emails to do the Almonry, but we haven’t had the scope to penetrate the Midlands or Worcestershire before.”

The ghostly experience will see about 30 people tour the venue with various specialist equipment along with a medium and paranormal investigators to get the experience first hand.

“When we walk around the dorms we will have the torches on, but when we get into the heat of the action, around 10pm, the torches and lights will go off and a full-blown paranormal investigation will start.” Shaun added.

“I have no doubt in my mind this will be a success and no doubt we will be booking the Almonry again.

“It’s coming to Evesham and it’s here to stay, along with the whole of Worcestershire. If there’s any venues in Worcestershire that thing their location is haunted, we will come and investigate it.”

Tickets for the event are £49 per person, visit www.frightnightsworcs.co.uk for more information.