Ghost Hunting at The Old Nick Theatre, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, 19th January 2013

Top Quote Would you like to be taken to the cells of the "Old Nick" where you will be detained overnight for questioning and to assist in our ghost hunt? Strange phenomena has been reported for many years by its visitors, cold unseen hands have been felt on unsuspecting customers and much, much more. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 24, 2012 - The Old Nick now a theatre was once a fully operational Police Station with a very murky and spooky past, will you survive the darkness of this ghost night whilst sharing your cell with the prisoners of decades passed. Will you feel the chill of the night as you reside in this very haunted location? Will you feel the spirits of Gainsboroughs old constabulary as you venture into the dark scary corridors?

    Now converted from a Victorian police station and courthouse, the Old Nick Theatre is home to many spirits, spirits that once worked here, and spirits that performed on the stage of the theatre.

    Paranormal activity reported in the past on a Simply Ghost Nights at The Old Nick Theatre one of the most incredible occurrences that happened at The Old Nick was when a group of ghost hunters were calling in a circle around a table out in the theatre, when all of a sudden in the corner of the room a really loud noise was heard, immediately Simply Ghost Nights experienced paranormal investigator Mark shone his torch in the area of the noise and to his and Rosey's, Martin, Hannah, Sue's and Mandy's astonishment they all clearly saw a chair moving as if it had been thrown. No one was in the vicinity of the chair, this beggared the question who, or what had thrown the chair.

    In another vigil in the theatre a different group of ghost hunters experienced activity in this remarkable building, Jo one of Simply Ghost Nights professional and caring team leaders was conducting an Ouija board experiment when the group begun communicating with a spirit with the initials H.W and he also stated that he was forty years old when he passed over and he had being a police officer there. The group also felt cold breezes under the table. Pauline and Hollie had their legs touched under the table. A black shadow was seen by all of the group to the amazement of Lee, Pauline, Susan, Clair, and Mark. Mark was stood in the corner when a mans face appeared directly in front of him as if intimidating him, the face of this spectral being was also seen by Jo herself, Clair, Sue, Lee and Pauline, and many more ghost hunters all confirmed seeing this face and all described the same crooked nose, who was this ghostly inhabitant of the old Nick who was seen by so many ghost hunters.

    In a vigil in the men's cells a group were communicating with Freddie on the Ouija, Freddie turned out to be a practical joker and didn't want to tell us much about himself. However he liked certain peoples voices all the women's voices he would respond too, Freddie was certainly a ladies man and had all the women enthralled when they conducted a table tipping experiment, the table at one point was on one leg, and when ever Martin attempted to touch the table the table would move away from him much to the amusement of the remainder of the group.

    Strange phenomena has been reported for many years by its visitors, cold unseen hands have been felt on unsuspecting customers. Objects have disappeared and manifested elsewhere for no apperent reason. Shadows have been seen darting around the building and a tense and heavy athmosphere felt and much much more.......

    The Old Nick is now a grade two listed building, so come and join us if you want to simply be a ghost hunter for a night, in a building steeped in so much history.

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