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Ghost Lore of Old London Town

Free Lunchtime lecture by Scott Woood. Part of the London Ghost Festival 2009 presented by London Paranormal www.londonparanormal.com

Bored with orbs and unimpressed with ghostly mists? Join writer Scott Wood for terrible tales from London’s ghostly past. Hear tales that include the gut-wrenching phantom dog of Newgate gaol and ghostly goings on in the Tower of London. Shudder at the thought of the pig-faced spectre, the meat thieving Smithfield ghost and an occult battle with the Undead on Bankside.

Scott runs South East London Folklore Society and has given walks and talks on many aspects of London’s ghosts and folklore. He has written for The Skeptic, Fortean Times, Londonist, as well as writing the afterword for Antony Clayton’s “The Folklore of London”.


Author Scott Wood | talks | www


Date and Time:

29 October 2009 at 12:30 pm


30 minutes



Shoe Lane Library
Hill House
1 Little New Street
020 75837178

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Available from:

No need to book. Seating capacity 50 for each talk plus standing room. We suggest arriving a little early to secure a seat.

Additional Information:

Nearest Public Transport: Chancery Lane Tube (Central Line) or City Thameslink (Ludgate Hill). Buses - Fleet Street or Farringdon Road.

Contact: 020 7583 7178 or shoelane@cityoflondon.gov.uk


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