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June 9th 2009 Investigation
May 10th, 2009 | Author: lyn | Edit
I have arranged the next Overnight Investigation at The Cafe Rene Glos. for TUESDAY JUNE 9TH

PRICE : £25 pp

7pm meeting at the cafe rene.

7.30pm meal in the restaurant

Set meal with two choices and a veggie choice plus 2 different desserts followed by coffee.

After Meal we will go downstairs into the cellar bar and Deep six underground.

Snacks at midnight:

More Investigations when pub is shut in the ‘haunted ‘ Restaurant and Bar until 3am.

All For £25 WHAT A BARGAIN.

lyn.

07908552855

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admin says:
May 25, 2009 at 1:24 pm (Edit)
Can you please confirm if you are coming to this event or not. If You Are can I please have a £10 Deposit up front. On a First Served First Come Basis I’m Afraid.
The Balance of £10 to be paid by June 2nd. If I don’t get your name or deposit you will not be added to the list. I am sorry to seem strict on this, but I need to know for Numbers for Meals.
Thank you All.

Love Lyn xx

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admin says:
May 25, 2009 at 1:45 pm (Edit)
I can Also Arrange Overnight Investigations at the follwing places:At £25pp Still A Bargain

The Cafe Rene
The Old Bell
The Services Club
The Dick Whittington Pub
The Robert Raikes House.

A Little Information On Each Place is as follows.

Robert Raikes House.

On Monday 12th January 2009 I went into the recently new refurbished Robert Raikes house which is a Public House. I sat talking to Phil the new Landlord when I saw out the corner of my eye a figure walk from an outer doorway into the kitchen doorway.

I was quite surprised as this was only 5.15pm ( I looked straight at the clock to varify the time ) I asked Phil if he was on his own, and he said yes until six o’clock.

I then asked him if anyone was in the kitchen , he said no why ? I told him what i had seen so he went in and checked, he came out and said no one was in there.

He laughed at me as he said he will only believe in ghosts if he saw one himself, which is fair comment. Lot’s of people including my Husband Tony .

But I know what i saw, and i only had one drink and that was a juice.

Two very good friends of mine,Claire & Garrett who are both very level headed people, one’s a Chef the other a nurse were in the front room of the pub on Sunday 22nd Feb 2009 when they both heard very distinctively the patter of a dog walking along the main corridor of the pub on the stone floor near the entrance to the building , they both remarked how it sounded like Garrett’s Dog they both went out to look for the dog and could not see one , they looked in every room and asked every single person in the pub including my other friend Simon who was working in the bar if anyone had seen the dog in the pub , but everyone said no, they had not seen a dog. Claire Says they both heard absolutely as clear as day heard a dog walk through the passageway. It was unbelievable and quite scary she said.

The Services Club:

This Club I call a building within a building because it is off College Street Just before The Cathedral Gates Entrance Through an Archway.You would really miss it as people often do unless you knew exactly where it was.
This Building connects also to Building in Westgate Street ( now called the westgate ) .
Both Places I have been in and have had a good look around areas that the General Public would not see.
I Have done an Overnight Investigation in the Services Club run by Steve & Jean
A very friendly Club.It has a Skittle alley downstairs which is regularly used and customers have very often seen an elderly man dressed rather oddly sitting at the end of the skittle alley as if watching everyone.Maybe he was a regular drinker here ?
Upstairs they have a Function room where one of the Lady Bar Staff will not go on her own, she told me she hates it in this room and feels as if someone is there and it gives her an eerie feeling.
When we did an Investigation in this room we did find the room very cold and felt as if we were not alone.
Several of us saw a door that led into a cupboard open then close on it’s own, right by us.
In a room opposite someone saw a dark figure move across the floor, we all went into this room but saw no one.
We couldn’t exactly put our finger on what was going on here but it certainly was something, and being so very close to the Cathedral who knows . It certainly needs more Investigations.

The Old Bell.

This Grade 1 Listed 17th Century Jacobean Building is in the heart of the city centre in Southgate street. I Have been in this building many, many times on Investigations Day Or Night Times.
It is A fasinating place to visit with an abundance of historic & History Tales.
as you can see from the pictures I myself have taken more ‘orbs’ are caught on camera, and in the very place where the ghost of Elsie has been seen many times coming down the stairs and into the Restaurant.
Elsie was named by Previous Staff that said she was a rather annoying spirit as she was always moving things around after the staff had set the tables in the restaurant. Elsie would change the cutlery over , move chairs from underneath the tables as if some had just got up from the table.

A Past Landlady believes it has four or five ghosts, including, a cavalier who has stabbed her, and mischievous Martha who pinches men’s bottoms . I bet They Like That.

Dark Shadows have been seen coming down the main stairs reported to be elsie on her rounds.

I Myself saw with my own eyes ’sparkly’ lights which we call spirit lights coming from a picture frame in the restaurant while I was admiring the picture , was this Elsie saying hello ?
I Get the impression that Elsie is not a Hostile spirit but does like things done her way, maybe she once worked here.

One night on an Investigation I Was in the Kitchen with a friend , we were both facing the in door to the Restaurant used by the waitresses , it had a small window in the door so staff could check their customers were alright in the restaurant when we both saw a womens head go by this window her hair was tied back into a bun , we both ran out into the restauarant to see where she went, but had disappeard. We know no other person in our Group that night had their hair in that style.
We also heard a Grunt coming from the Restaurant area while we were all looking up the corridor, I would say there was at least five people heard it, so we immediately all went towards the Kitchen and stood in there for awhile. We did hear a few very faint clicks but could not be sure what or where they came from.
In a Top Attic Room we encountered something very odd, as we entered the room to do our investigation all the lights were on, and the bathroom heater fan was on.We had asked if all the lights could be turned off, to which Nick The manager did so from behind the bar downstairs before we all went upstairs, he told us that once it was turned of at the mains there should not have been any reason why all the lights were on in that room.
We settled down into this area and felt quite comfortable for awhile, then in a certain spot one of our colleagues noticed that where she was sat seemed unusually hot especially around her lower back where she gets back pain,she said it felt as if someone was ‘healing’ her as was easing her pain. Another colleague sat there after and commented on the same ‘hot spot’ when they both moved from that area it was cold.
I Pointed out that this was formerley a Townhouse of a an apothecary ( chemist ) Genteleman called Thomas Yate. Maybe his presence was with us and was doing the ‘ healing’.

A Story told by myself on my ghost walks is one I heard from Past owners of this Historic inn where a ‘ghost’ of a man ‘haunts’ the gentleman’s toilet’s. Apparently if he dosen’t like the smell, or the colour of the bars of soap that are put in the toliet he will throw it at whoever is in there using the loo.
I Always thought this was a ‘made up ‘ story to get the ‘punters’ in until one day when i was talking to some people at the bar, this rather burly Gentleman came rushing in after just being in the Toilets he was shaking all over, looked white as a sheet and ordered a double whiskey . I asked him what had happened as he looked terrible. He said he would never ever go into that Toilet alone again as while he was in there a bar of soap hit him in the back of the head, another in his back, and yet another hit him in the back of his leg. He knew he was the only person in there. Least, he thought he was !!

People have reported feeling what they describe as a heavy feeling of anticipation .

An old man has been seen in a smoking jacket leaning on the mantle piece in the Main bar dressed like a pilgrim or Quaker.

DICK WHITTINGTON

This 15thc building in Westgate street was once called St . Nicholas house probaly because it is right next door to St. Nicholas Church , has many ‘SPOOKY’ stories attached to it. It is now the Dick Whittington Public House.
The Black cat area which was once used as a night club has many reports of a dark figure of a man seen lurking behind the bar seen by staff while getting ready for opening times and even early hours of the morning while cleaning up after the club is closed. Some staff refused to go down there alone.
Why he is there no one really knows, but he certainly makes his presence known when he does appear.
Around the same area is a story of a young girl that died of the plague in 1604 when a gentleman called John Taylor an Alderman of the City owned the house.
Apparently John Taylor Loved to Entertain People in his house and held many Dinner parties in an upper room of the building. However, On one such an occasion when there was an outbreak of the plague John Taylor Did not tell his Guests for fear of them not attending his dinner party that two of his servants had all the symptoms of the plague , but some how they found out and they fined him £100 which was alot of money in those days, and disbarred him from the council, they also boarded up the house. Sadly that was not the end of the story , for a young servant girl was down in the cellar dying of the plague , no one knew she was there and she died a horrible lonely death. Is it any wonder that the atmosphere in this area has been said to be very depressing and ladies that visit this area ( now the ladies toilets ) feel very weepy and sad. Is this ghost of the Young girl trying to let people know what happened to her and how very unhappy and lonely she was.
We did an investigation here and all had turns in going into the ladies toilets and staying there for as long as we could, needless to say it was not long, even for the bravest of us. Also, three of us went in and stayed in there with
just a torch light on, and one of our colleagues face completely distorted and looked really ill – was this the spirit of the poor girl who was left to die a horrible lonely death here?
No one could stay in here more than 10 minutes at a time without feeling very ill and sick.
We also caught several Orbs in this area.
While on another nights Investigation I was Sitting at the bottom of the stairs that led up to the Managers apartments when I heard What I can only discribe as distant mumbling and chinking of glasses. I thought The Landlord and Landlady had visitors and they were having a dinner party and toasting to something or somebody.

I started to go a little further up the stairs to listen more, but felt rather guilty as this as this was their private area and what if someone came out and saw me, how embarresing that would be so I went back down the stairs and sat quietly at the bottom.
Around 3am there was a knock on the glass fronted back door just down another level from me, It made me jump as I was not expecting anyone at that time of the morning, and to my surprise and shock , it was the Landlord and his Wife and Their Children
I opened the door to let them in and said’ Oh I didn’t realise you all went out, I thought I heard you upstairs having a dinner party and I told him what I had Heard. He looked at his wife and then back at me and said ‘ So you have heard it too then ‘
I said ‘ What do you mean ‘ ? He said ‘ No one is up there only our two cats , he carried on to say , we have heard many stories and heard the same things as you described a few times ourselves.
A cold shiver went down my spine as I realised I may have heard some ‘paranormal’ Activity and even more Spine chilling what If I had continued further up the stairs , would I have seen a Ghost ? Was it the Ghost Of John Taylor still Enertaining people ? I will never know. Sometimes I wish I had the Courage to have gone Further and Sometimes I am Glad I didn’t.
Will this always remain a Mystery ? Who knows, maybe the next Paranormal Investigation will reveal more.

My Sincere Thanks to Helen O’ Farrell for this Story.

I was talking to my friend today about our investigation and her and her family have been regulars at the Dick whit for years. She has heard stories of workmen in the cellar bar seeing screwdrivers they were using float in mid air and last summer herself and her family were sitting at the front left of the pub and she said there’s some steps behind some glass that lead downstairs on the front left of the pub. Her little girl who’s only 3 said she saw a little girl sat on those steps. She was quite insistent about it and when they looked there was no-one there! That was in broad day light!

Thursday Feb 5th 2009
I and 22 Other people did an overnight Investigation at The Dick Whittington Pub ,Many Thanks To Ed And Amanda that run The Pub and letting us do this. The night was a fasintating and also rather bazzare night, where we caught quite a few ‘orbs’ and a strange mauve light in one of the mirrors Black cat area , several more pictures were taken of this same area and mirror yet no mauve light on these.
We did a trigger object where upon I placed some flour on the bar, and dropped very gently, three glass stones into the flour, then took a picture of the stones, also my friend Paul Goddard took a video of the same stones. Everyone went upstairs for awhile and when we returned the stones had moved.

Here is an Account given by my Friend Miranda Cardew while at the table.

We seemed to contact John through the glass. We asked him if he was looking after eleanor. The glass moved from one side to the other. Edna said he could be saying yes and no, either he was or wasn’t.
I asked if he felt guilty for leaving her down here. Again the glass moved from one side to the other. Colin then said it wasn’t just you was it? The glass moved. Colin said it was eleanor’s mother too, the glass moved to indicate yes. I asked if John and Eleanor’s mother were having an affair, glass indicated yes. We asked if Eleanor’s father was the man behind the bar, looking after Eleanor, glass indicated yes.
Earlier in the evening Darren, Helen and myself had used rods and communicated with this man, dowsing rods indicated he’d died down here at the same time as Eleanor. In a communication with eleanor Helen asked if she missed her mother, eleanor had said no! This was before the glass on the table!
We also did a sceance in the Front of the bar where everyone present Including Ed The Manager saw the Glass move while we were asking Questions.We seemed to have contacted a little boy that took a likeing to responding to Paul Goddards Voice.But I had the distinct feeling that the little boy was very young Probably around 6-7 yrs old.This of course is my own oppion as is alot of the responses we got, we will always have skeptics and we welcome there opinions as well as believers.No one knows 100% if any Investigation and Information is acurate until prven otherwise, but that is what The Paranormal is all about.Even Scientists cannot prove 100% if they are right either.

We take our Investigations very seriously and Respect the ’spirits’ that we contact throughout. Several Things can be explained most times, where as somethings are not.For instance I took a picture in the black cat bar where I felt very uneasy and in the mirror was a strange mauve or purple shape.

On Our Night Feb 5th Helen Was sat on this table, when she suddenly screamed and jumped off it , clearly very scared and shaken up as she said she saw a man’s face staring right at her very close to her .It took her awhile to calm herself down, then said afterwards, well…..that is why we are here, but it still was very frightening at the time.

Miranda’s Camera was playing up at the strat of the Evening too yet it was fully charged.

The temperature in that part of the room was changing from cold to hot all night, as a lot of people had said they felt the sudden change.

Tracy and Jamal Patterson were sat near to the same Table as Helen was sat on when suddenly the Temperature just shot off the table onto the floor, both Tracy and Jamal swore they did not touch it, as a few of us saw it fall.

Three different people had all experienced seeing a man’s face in the mirror while trying an experiment called scrying, they all describe him exactly the same, even thou each one did the experiment at seperate times and not told each other what they saw until the end of the evening.

They said the man looked as if he had a dirty face like a chimney sweeper and had a large beard ,was this John Taylor again ? or the spirit of the Man that has been known to Haunt behind the bar at the Black Cat Cellar bar.Or yet another ‘unknown’ spirit.

Edna and colin Applegate both felt very strongly about a presence behind the bar where the dark shadow has been seen many times by previous owners and staff and Edna said she felt rather dizzy and drained at one point.

James felt as if his heart was racing in the same area and he felt hot and cold shivers going down his spine.When James told Paul about this activity by the bar, Paul came and filmed around it, and caught an orb behind James.

It was a highly active night for most of us. ‘paranormal ‘ ? What do you think ? can so many people be wrong ? In my opinion No, They are all very Sensible People and Highly trust worthy.

I Know when alot of people when seeing these ‘orbs’ are going to disagree with me and that’s fine, everyone has the right to their own opinions .Here are some people’s opinions on orbs.

The term orb describes unexpected, typically circular artifacts in photgraphs Sometimes the artifact leaves a trail, indicating motion.
The technical photographic term for the occurrence of orbs, especially pronounced in modern ultra-compact cameras, is orb backscatter or near-camera reflection

Orbs are usually circular balls of light. Most are usually white orbs though often orbs are red and many other colours. Some orbs appear to have images and faces within them. The orb can be a paranormal phenomenon but most of the orbs caught on cameras may have an earthly explanation.
What is the cause of real Orbs?
One popular orbs theory is that the orb is the energy being transferred from a source such as power lines, heat, batteries and so on. Energy like a globule of water in zero gravity is drawn together to form a sphere. Orbs may also have something to do with human bio energy and may be an effect of the energy of the aura. I have certainly seen orbs around people’s heads when I am making a spirit link. There is one instance that I have described in detail in my book “Protecting the Soul” in which Jane and me saw a brilliant ball of light -an orb about the size of a football- appear in the middle of the room. It was astonishing and in this instance we believe that it may have been a protective spirit. The difference between this spirit light phenomena and orbs caught on camera is that spirit lights can be seen with the naked aye and by everyone present .

The revolution in digital imaging has brought about another far more intriguing revolution within the field of paranormal research & investigation.

Since the mid 1990’s, we have seen a huge increase in the number of digital cameras and a range of ‘nightvision’ video cameras developed by Sony. Paranormal investigators using these new tools started to notice a phenomenon almost unknown on images taken on film cameras and conventionally lit video footage, they christened this new phenomenon the ‘ORB’.
In the past 3 years we have seen literally thousands of these Orbs and many paranormal investigators claim that they are ‘The first stage of a ghost manifestation’, others claim that the Orbs are images of the ghostly spirits themselves and can see faces within them. It is even said that the Orbs exhibit intelligence and they have been captured moving in a controlled manner.
Para.Science has also observed and recorded these Orbs and over the past 5 years have extensively studied the phenomenon in order to try and understand exactly what it is that they represent. Are they the ghostly forms of the dead revealed with the help of modern technology or are they something much less paranormal but nonetheless intriguing. The truth lies somewhere in between and we hope that as a result of our own and others careful research and good experimentation it is possible to solve some of the riddles and mystique that surround this frequently observed anomaly.
So there you have it. Real ? or not real , you have to decide yourselves. Paranormal ? Or not ? I and many others will keep on trying to prove 100% that orbs, ghosts, spirits etc, do exsist and have done for thousands of years.
But at the same time, I often wonder are we really meant to know everything ?
Again, A matter of opinion.

Cafe Rene Le Pub & Restaurant.
Previously This Was Called Greyfriars Inn. And The Inner Court.

This is one of my favourite ‘Haunts’ Pardon the pun.

You will find this Historic Public house just off Southgate st underneath an arch way called Marylone way, right next to St Mary De Crypt Church and The Historic Crypt School.

So many things have been seen, heard, felt, and indeed happened in this place it would take a whole book to detail every occurance. But here are the best ones and my memorable ones to date.

The Staff here have seen a figure of a cavalier walking passed the serving hatch at the end of the bar in the early hours of the morning, they have also seen a women walking through the restaurant and dissappears as she gets to the 600year old well that is situated just inside the front entrance, but this wasn’t always the entrance the well is actually outside,over the years builders have extended the pub and built around the well making it look like it was inside.Maybe this is why people have seen Ghostly figures walking by the well as they would have actually been once walking in a courtyard.
They have also witnessed the measuring jugs that they measure spirits with jumping off the actual bottles. And Even jiggling on the bottles as if someone is playing with them.
Bottles have fallen on the floor for no apparent reason as do glasses.My Friend Paul Goddard heard wispering and recorded voices seemly saying ‘ he’s coming victor’ ,up in the bar area leading down to the cellar.

On overnight Investigations here we have caught several light anomilies or ‘orbs’ as they are termed. These lights are supposed to be energy forming from a spirit person trying to manifest into a full apparition.They get there energies from either us, or electric lights in a building or even from batteries in torches that very often drain of energy even thou we know they were new batteries before we started.The pictures you see are some of the type or orbs we capture.

Around the area of the picture my cousin Faye Elliott and two other Ladies were standing in semi-darkness just chatting, when all three of them saw a strange light come from the floor right infront of them and dissappeared directly infront of them and disappeared into the wall.
They were pretty shook up and very shocked as they told me that it seemed as if it came from nowhere, and made a strange whooshing noice as it went by them.
My Cousin Faye was a Skeptic, she said after seeing and hearing that, she now believes that something is definetly happening that is unexplained so far and is now totally convinced something ‘ paranormal ‘ happened that night.
as did her two friends, they did not take any pictures or had a torch on or were using a camcorder at that time, and it was only those three in that area.

In The Cellar Bar Just by the Toilets A friend of mine named Tony was enjoying a drink and the music when he needed the loo, as he walked past some stairs he saw this young lady sprawled out on the stairs apparently looking the worse for wear, so tony asked her if she was ok , she never looked up or acknowledged him so went on his way to the loo , as he looked round just double checking, she was gone, completing dissappeard, he said there was no way that in a split second had she gone that quick, and he was a little shaken up, and refused to go down into the cellar bar for quite awhile after.

Paul Soden the owner of Cafe Rene had a very frightening experience one night as he told me that he had sent everyone home after pub hours and he knew he was the only one in the building, he was taking the till tray with the nights takings up to the office, but as he reached the door leading up to the stairs that led to the office he felt a hand in his pocket, he froze as he says it felt very physical and felt like a mans hand, he was so frightened he dropped the till tray and ran up the stairs into his flat and got into bed and stayed under the duvet until morning. When the morning light came and he was brave enough to walk down the stairs, not expecting to find the money still there, he was most surprised to find the till tray and all the money still there on the floor where he dropped it.
When Paul first told me this story i had to admit I laughed and said to paul that ghosts don’t need money but if it had been a human person that money would not have been there.

He Has often heard horses and carts on cobbled stones just outside his bedroom window at around 6am on a regular basis yet when he looks out the window it is all quiet and no one is around.

The very same area is just outside the Ladies toilets where several people including myself have felt as if being watched or followed by an unseen presence,some ladies will not even go in there on their own. On researching this area, we found out that this was once also part of the outside courtyard, added on to accomadate the toilets.

In an Area Down past the cellar bar the Management and staff call a very large underground room and tunnel termed Deep Six.Walking right to the very end of this large wide room is a wall and behind this wall is Eastgate shopping centre , this area is very dark and many people do not like this area as they have seen shadows and shapes around the wall even heard sounds of monks chanting.

On an overnight Investigation down in deep six myself and several other people heard a very deep sigh of what sounded like a man’s voice when asking out if a spirit person was with us, we were all quite shocked at this response but also very excited.We also heard someone whistling and yet we were all accounted for and it was not any of us sighing or whistling.

Four men and two women did a sceance around this area several years ago and it was abruptly stopped as the four men complained of pains in their chests .

In another area down in deep six there are what I describe as stone cubicles with letters and numbers on them W1 to W28 I found out that these ‘cubicles’ were used in the second world war to house Important documents also used as a bunker.

In My research I also found out that this may have also been used to administer to the plague victims in 1604 by the Greyfriars Monks where ruins of their abbey are very close by.

Is this why we have heard monks chanting ? On one of my ghost walks in 2006 four ladies told me that they used to work here, it was not called the cafe rene then, but the greyfriars inn
they were shocked when i took them around this area as they said the recent walls that are there now were tunnels that led underneath st mary de crypt church and the churchyard.They also recall not likeing this area at all.

Several orbs have been caught around this area particulary by the far wall that behind it was once buildings and a large Orchard & Gardens.

People have gone up some stairs in this area that is within the shell of a building called Addisons folly only to come back down rather quickly saying they felt ill or very sick.

The Restaurant Area is where a Lady has been seen and a cavalier.

Sunday 25th January 2009 I went down into deep six underneath the pub with two friends Michala and David I was showing them around . As we got to the stairs that lead into the shell of addison’s folly my torch battery started to flicker on and off,at the very same time that David had heard a ’sigh’ at the top of the stairs. I called out if any spirits were there with us and asked if there was would they affect my torch and make it brighter, as it was very dark down there and we couldn’t see a thing in front of us.The torch suddenly became very bright indeed, to which myself and michala said woww thank you.
Now can you please be very kind and turn it off, so we can varify that it is you that did that, whoever you are.
The torch suddenly went off, and would not come back on, i was flicking the switch on and off, but it would not come back on.Davids Camcorder then started to play up, and he had fully charged it. It was indicating that it was running out, yet he knew it had indicated a few minutes before that there was 30 minutes filming time left.
We moved on from this area back into the cellar bar, where Davids camera was working again, and i looked on the seat where i had left the torch while i locked the door to deep six and it was on and a bright beam.
This kind of thing is always happening in various venues that I have been in, but never more so that The Cafe Rene.

Further Reading on this Historical Inn.Taken from The Gloucester Citizen On November 15th 1988

Burly builder flees from spooks — down at the pub
A GHOST at a Gloucester Inn which scared a burly 39-year-old builder so much that he took refuge overnight in a graveyard, is set to star in a book about the City’s most haunted places.
And last week Geoffrey Lovatt from Oxford returned to the scene of his terrifying experience to meet two local women who have made it their business to investigate ghosts.
He and his partner Graham Kahl were renovating the 18th century coach house in Southgate Street, now the Greyfriars Inn, when the work forced them to spend three nights in the building. That was when their problems began.
“I wasn’t happy there even in daylight — I got nervous about the unexplained bumps and noises that were coming from upstairs,” said Geoffrey.
“Nights are cold and we couldn’t see any alternative but to sleep in the building — the atmosphere was spooky, the noises got worse and doors were cracking eerily.
“But the final straw was the second evening when I went to shut the outside gate only to see a wheelbarrow thundering towards me even though the courtyard was deserted.
“I told Graham I couldn’t take any more and went and slept in my van in the graveyard opposite. I thought the dead would be a better bet than whatever was about at the Greyfriars Inn.”
Gloucester ghost-hunting duo Eileen Fry and Rosemary Harvey came across the Inn and the builders, while delving around Gloucester for stories for their book.
“It was no coincidence that we went onto that building site — you invariably find that ghosts are disturbed by renovation works, and this was a big one,” said Mrs.Fry of Oxstalls Lane.
The pair heard tales of doors opening and closing in empty rooms, a light fitment on the wall was spinning round by itself.
More recently the Inn’s manager, Keith Taylor, has heard machines playing even though they have not been plugged in.
Meanwhile Eileen and Rosemary have added the Inn to their long list of haunted buildings in Gloucester for a book published in the spring of 2004
Sometimes, extra spoons appear on tables, having been mysteriously moved from other settings. And yes, true to the form of whatever haunts the Greyfriars Inn, the lights still go on and off by themselves.
The Inn is certainly an eerie place to visit. Perhaps, if you go there, you will find that out for yourself. If you dare.

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Paranormal Ghost Investigation At THe New Inn.

APRIL 27th 2012 At The New Inn Gloucester  7pm - 3am

Price is £30 pp and Includes A carvery Meal, plus a dessert  and Midnight Snacks with Tea Or Coffee.

You Will be looked after all Night by Gloucester Active Paranormal Society Members ( G.A.P.S. ) We Are Not A techie Group As Such , we are more on the Spiritual Side Of Things.  We Have Full Public Liabillity Insurance .We do make make anyone do anything they do not wish to do. We respect The ‘spirits ‘  &  ‘ghosts ‘ and do not Expect them To appear on Command if they do not wish to.

We do Not HUNT , OR BUST Ghosts, we Investigate Them

We say Protection Prayers before and After The Nights Vigils.

We can visit several Areas at THe New Inn Including:

2 Attics.

2 Cellars

Restaurant

Bars

Rooms That Are ‘Haunted’ if available.

We do Not PLay Games And We do Not Allow Anyone To Get DRunk On Investigations , for there own Safety as well as Others.

We have a lot Of Fun as well as THe Serious Side Of Things.

We do:

Glass Divination

Table Tipping

Scrying

Ouija Boards ( Only if you want to )

And More :

If you are Interested in This Event or any of the Other Events Including Woodchester Mansion , Please leave a Message or a reply or Email me on [email protected]

Or Mobile : 07908552855

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Thank you

Lyn

Also , A special Rate if you wish to stay over night at this Historic over 600 year Old Inn.  At. £25pp Based on Two people Sharing a Room And Includes a Full English Breakfast .

Watch this video Link  from  Youtube . Great British Ghosts about THe New Inn.

 http://youtu.be/Nt0LjokqVrM

WOODCHESTER GROWL

Woodchester Growl

G.A.P.S

Gloucester   Active Paranormal Society

Overnight Paranormal Investigation

Cafe Rene Gloucester

August  5th  2010      7pm until   3am

 

£25 per person  . Must be 18 or over please.

Price Includes : A Main Meal  & Dessert & Tea or Coffee .

WOODCHESTER MANSION 2010

£35 per person    Strictly 18′s and Over Only Please.

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The Price Includes Snacks and hot drinks all night.
STARTING AT 8pm  UNTIL 4 am
Resident Medium : Samantha Scott. Samantha Does Transfiguration Demonstartions.

Directions to the Mansion. WARM CLOTHING

THE ENTRANCE TO WOODCHESTER MANSION IS NEAR NYMPSFIELD, ABOUT 5 MILES SOUTH OF STROUD, 15 MILES SOUTH OF GLOUCESTER AND 25 MILES NORTH OF BRISTOL.
FROM M5 JUNCTION 13 FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR STROUD , AT ROUNDABOUT WHERE STROUD CENTRE MARKED LEFT, TURN RIGHT ONTO B4066 SIGNED POSTED ‘SCENIC ROUTE ‘ FOR SELSLEY , ULEY AND DURSLEY. FOLLOW FOR 4 MILES AND IMMEDIATELY AFTER PASSING THE GLIDING CLUB ON YOUR LEFT TAKE THE NEXT LEFT TURN SIGNPOSTED NYMPSFIELD AND IMMEDIATELY ON YOUR LEFT AFTER TURNING ARE THE WROUGHT IRON GATES LEADING INTO THE MANSION .
 
FROM M4 JUNCTION 18 TAKE THE A46 SIGNPOSTED STROUD AND FOLLOW UNTIL YOU REACH THE TRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROLLED CROSSROADS SIGNPOSTED RIGH FOR TETBURY AND LEFT FOR DURSLEY.
TURN LEFT AND CONTINUE UNTIL A SIDE ROAD FORKS RIGHT TO NYMPSFIELD. CONTINUE ON THIS ROAD TO THE END JUNCTION ( DO NOT GO INTO NYMPSFIELD VILLAGE ) TURN RIGHT ONTO THE B4066 AND THEN TAKE THE NEXT RIGHT WHEN THE GATES LEADING TO THE MANSION WILL BE IMMEDIATLY ON YOUR LEFT.

 

WOODCHESTER MANSION DETAILS:
WE MEET IN THE TOP CAR PARK AT 8PM
THEN DRIVE DOWN TO THE MANSION AND PARK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LONG DRIVE RIGHT BY THE HOUSE.
WE FINISH AT 4am ( OR SOONER IF YOU WANT )
YOU WILL NEED:

 

STURDY SHOES

UMBRELLAS IF RAINING AND YOU WANT TO EXPLORE THE HAUNTED LAKE AND BOAT HOUSE AND SOME PARTS OF THE DRIVE .

CAMERAS

CAMCORDERS

SPARE BATTERIES

TORCHES

ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IE: EMF METERS , TEMPERATURE READERS ETC.

HOT DRINKS AND SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED BY ME, BUT FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR OWN IF YOU WANT TO.

SOMETHING TO SIT ON LIKE A FOLD UP CHAIR OR BLANKET IF YOU WANT TO AS THERE ARE NO CHAIRS IN MANY PARTS OF THE BUILDING .

IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A SLEEP YOU MAY BRING A SLEEPING BAG AND PILLOW IF YOU WISH.

THE MANSION IS VERY COLD AND DARK AT NIGHT SO BRING WHAT YOU THINK YOU MIGHT NEED.

ONLY ONE ROOM IS FINISHED THIS WILL BE OUR BASE ROOM WHERE YOU CAN LEAVE ALL YOUR BELONGINGS.

 I pride myself On not Ripping people off with the extortionate prices some groups charge , this is why I get fully booked very quickly.

We can store all our things in the only warm room that is finished in the entire Mansion and has a log fire, the care taker looks after all our stuff while we explore all the Mansion and the Grounds and the Lakes and Haunted Boat House.

We All walk around the Mansion with Our Guide first to get our barring’s, then we meet back at the Hall to split into groups and go into different areas where we sit quietly for awhile and ask if any spirit people would like to communicate with us.

 

 

We do all sorts of things on the night. Experiments, Table tipping, Glass divination , The Medium Samantha shows us her Talent of Transfiguration where by she Invites any Spirit Person to super Impose their Face onto her’s to show us that are watching , how her face changes into that person while she is sat perfectly still and calm.

If You have not seen this before it is a truly Amazing Experience.

 We do not ask you to go or do anything you do not wish to.

It is a Fun NIght as well as a serious Investigation. We wish for everyone to have a great time and Experience What we do.

 We cannot guarantee that anything paranormal will happen , as we do not expect spirit to come to us unless they want to.

We have a lot of respect and do not invoke Negative Spirits Either.

If you have any more questions please do not hesitate to contact me by email or ring me. 07908552855

 

Paranormal Overnight Investigation £25 PP.

Paranormal Overnight Investigation £25 PP.

Network:
Global
Start Time:
Friday, 05 February 2010 at 19:00
End Time:
Saturday, 06 February 2010 at 03:00
Location:
Robert Raikes House
Street:
Southgate Street

WOODCHESTER MANSION 2010

As Alot of you could not get in this Event on Nov 6th I have some dates for you for next year, They Do go very very quickly so if you are interested in any of these dates please let me know which ones you would like to attend and I will pre-book them for us, providing ppl send me the £15 deposit needed as I have to send it to Woodchester to secure the dates. I will go with the majority choices.
All at £35 pp Not To be missed.
Contact me if you need to please on Face Book Or Email [email protected]
or 07908552855

WOODCHESTER MANSION DETAILS: 

WE MEET IN THE TOP CAR PARK AT 8PM

THEN DRIVE DOWN TO THE MANSION AND PARK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LONG DRIVE RIGHT BY THE HOUSE.

WE FINISH AT 6AM ( OR SOONER IF YOU WANT )

YOU WILL NEED:

WARM CLOTHING

STURDY SHOES

UMBRELLAS IF RAINING AND YOU WANT TO EXPLORE THE HAUNTED LAKE AND BOAT HOUSE AND SOME PARTS OF THE DRIVE .

CAMERAS

CAMCORDERS

SPARE BATTERIES

TORCHES

ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IE: EMF METERS , TEMPERATURE READERS ETC.

HOT DRINKS AND SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED BY ME, BUT FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR OWN IF YOU WANT TO.

SOMETHING TO SIT ON LIKE A FOLD UP CHAIR OR BLANKET IF YOU WANT TO AS THERE ARE NO CHAIRS IN MANY PARTS OF THE BUILDING .

IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A SLEEP YOU MAY BRING A SLEEPING BAG AND PILLOW IF YOU WISH.

THE MANSION IS VERY COLD AND DARK AT NIGHT SO BRING WHAT YOU THINK YOU MIGHT NEED.

ONLY ONE ROOM IS FINISHED THIS WILL BE OUR BASE ROOM WHERE YOU CAN LEAVE ALL YOUR BELONGINGS. 

 

 

The Dates Are : 

FRIDAY OCT 30TH 2009
SAT MARCH 20TH 2010

I HAVE JUST BOOKED SAT MARCH  20th . 2010. For Woodchester Mansion. If You Would like to come please contact me.

Further Dates Booked :

Dates I have Booked For Woodchester Mansion. All Prices are £35pp Except Halloween which is £45pp As They have put the price up for the actual Halloween Date, still very cheap thou I think. I have tried to keep prices down as long as I can get 29 ppl .

SAT MARCH 20TH…………………………………£35pp
FRIDAY APRIL 30TH………………………………£35pp
SATURDAY MAY 29TH…………………………….£35pp
SATURDAY SEPT 25TH……………………………£35pp
SUNDAY OCTOBER 31ST HALLOWEEN………….£45pp

Paranormal Overnight Investigation

 

£25 per person

Price Includes: A main Meal. Dessert. Tea Or Coffee. And Midnight Snacks.

MENU :

MAIN
1. STEAK AND ALE PIE CHIPS AND VEG
2. CHILLI CON CARNE WITH RICE SALAD GARNISH AND TORTILLA CHIPS
3. BANGERS AND MASH & GRAVY WITH PEAS OR BEANS
4. FISH AND CHIPS & PEAS
5. CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA PILAU RICE AND NAAN BREAD
6. CAULIFLOWER, POTATO & CHEESE TART VEG AND CHIPS ( V )
7. MACORONI CHEESE VEG AND GARLIC BREAD ( V )

DESSERT
8. CHOCOLATE PUDDING
9. RASPBERRY JAM SPONGE
10. APPLE CRUMBLE
11. STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING
12. CUSTARD
13. ICE-CREAM
When Ordering No Need to write all your choices down just the numbers.
IE: MAIN: 1 DESSERT: 9 & 12

 

Host:
Gloucester Ghost Walks.
Type:
Network:
Global
Start Time:
Friday, 07 August 2009 at 19:00
End Time:
Saturday, 08 August 2009 at 03:00
Location:
ROBERT RAIKES HOUSE
Street:
SOUTHGATE STREET
Town/City:
Gloucester, United Kingdom
   
Phone:
07908552855
Email:

Investigations

I Can arrange venues at.
All In Gloucester

Cafe Rene
The Old Bell
The Robert Raikes House
The Dick Whittington
The Westgate
The Services Club

All exellent value at £25 pp. per night.

Includes: The Investigation…..2 course Meal…..Coffee/ tea……Midnight Snacks.

June 9th 2009 Investigation

I have arranged the next Overnight Investigation at The Cafe Rene Glos. for TUESDAY  JUNE  9TH

PRICE : £25 pp

7pm meeting at the cafe rene.

7.30pm meal in the restaurant

Set  meal with two choices and a veggie choice plus 2 different desserts followed by coffee.

After Meal we will go downstairs into the cellar bar and Deep six underground.

Snacks at midnight:

More Investigations when pub is shut in the ‘haunted ‘ Restaurant and Bar until 3am.

All For £25 WHAT A  BARGAIN.

lyn.

07908552855

Paranormal Overnight Investigations

Host:
Gloucester Ghost Walks
   
   
Start Time:
05 May 2009 at 19:00
End Time:
06 May 2009 at 03:00
Location:
The Old Bell
 
Southgate Street Gloucester
 
Gloucester, United Kingdom
 
Phone:
07908552855
 
PRICE PER PERSON: £25
INCLUDES: A HOT MEAL . DESSERT. COFFEE
MIDNIGHT SNACKS.