Landguard Fort Ghost Hunt - Felixstowe. Suffolk - 2017
21st October 2017 ~ 8:00pm until 2:00am ~ Tickets £45 per person
Experience a night of ghost hunting at Landguard Fort in Felixstowe, Suffolk with Ghost Hunt Events on 21st October 2017, 8:00pm until 2:00am. Tickets £45 per person.
History of Landguard Fort
Landguard Fort was built just outside Felixstowe, Suffolk, at the mouth of the River Orwell, Landguard Fort was designed to guard the entrance to Harwich. The first fortifications from 1540 were a few earthworks and blockhouse, but it was James I of England who ordered the construction of a square fort with bulwarks at each corner.
In 1667 the Dutch landed a force of 1500 men on Felixstowe beach and advanced on the fort, but were repulsed by a garrison of 400 musketeers of the Duke of York & Albany's Maritime Regiment (the first English Marines) and 100 artillerymen with 54 cannon. The fort was considered part of Essex in the 18th and 19th centuries; births and deaths within the garrison were recorded as 'Landguard Fort, Essex'.
A new Fort battery was built in 1717, and a complete new fort on an adjoining site was started in 1745 to a pentagonal bastioned trace. New batteries were built in the 1750s and 1780, but the biggest change was in the 1870s where the interior barracks were rebuilt to a keep-like design, the river frontage was rebuilt with a new casemated battery covered by a very unusual caponier with a quarter sphere bomb proof nose. Several open bastions were enclosed, and a mock ravelin block constructed to house a submarine mining contingent.
During the Second World War, it was used as one of the balloon launch sites of Operation Outward. This was a project to attack Germany by means of free-flying hydrogen balloons that carried incendiary devices or trailing steel wires (intended to damage power lines.)
The 10inch gun pit in Left Battery was converted into a Anti-aircraft Operations Room for Harwich in 1939. Visitors as well as local people, have their own experiences of paranormal activity in or around the Fort. The most common being the image of a sailor looking out of the top right window (the side visible from the road). Most reportings were in the 1990s, but occasionally there are still reports of lights at night and being "pushed" whilst visiting the top floors.
The ghost hunt will include a paranormal investigation of the whole of the Fort.
What to Expect
Our team of experienced investigators will be on hand throughout the night so that you can participate in:-
- Vigils (in the dark)
- EVP (Ghost Voice) Experiments
- Ouija boards / Glass Divination
- Automatic writing, Dowsing and Pendulums
- Table tilting & rapping
- Use our ghost hunting equipment
and much more with our experienced Mediums & Paranormal Investigators.
Event will include:-
- Usual group size 8 people (but may be a maximum of 12 on rare occasions)
- The number of groups depends on venue size.
- No lengthy briefings or workshops
- Controlled sessions & 45mins - 1 hour with our Mediums
- Free time for you to investigate / explore on your own
- Opportunity for lone vigils throughout the evening
- Regular breaks
- Tea and coffee available throughout the night in the breaks
We can't guarantee spiritual or ghostly activity but we can guarantee that everything you experience will be 100% real.
Landguard Fort Ghost Hunt
Date: 21st October 2017
Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Tickets: £45 per person - Deposit (£20) bookings available
VIP tickets available at Landguard Fort for £5 extra per person, see VIP info for information.
What Happens at the Event
Our events are always 100% investigation and vigil events, we won't waste time by taking you on a history tour of the venue.
We will not usually talk about the history of the building unless people ask us to do so.
We don't hold workshops or briefing on equipment usage. Any equipment that you will be using throughout the event will be explained at the start of each session by our team leaders.
For the first few hours (usually 1 hour per session) you will be in a group and you will spend time with our Mediums doing séances, where they will try to get the active spirit to move you in some way (this is not designed to scare you) and with our paranormal investigators doing experiments, table tilting, glass divination, Ouija boards, EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena a.k.a. ghost voice) experiments and other equipment experiments using the latest ghost hunting equipment.
After these controlled sessions you will have the opportunity to venture off on your own or in small groups to explore the venue or to hold lone vigils or re-visiting an activity that you enjoyed in our controlled sessions. In this part of the night you can use our ghost hunting equipment to do your own ghost hunt. You may take photos/videos with your own cameras throughout our ghost hunts. You may also use any of your own ghost hunting equipment during our controlled sessions.
What our customers say about this event (previous 8 comments):-
11 March, 2017
Had a great night last night, good banter with the crew and a lot of activity
21 January, 2017
Myself and my husband Simon came to Landguard Fort and l have to say it was fantastic, loved every minute of it.
21 January, 2017
Enjoyed a Fantastic evening with superb attentive experienced staff - will be joining you again as now got a taste for it! Would not hesitate to highly recommend your company and the experience- any non believers, as I was, will be seriously questioning themselves and their ideas afterwards!! A true experience of a lifetime!!!!
17 December, 2016
Loved our experience at Landguard fort! They were so accommodating and we loved the table tipping and EMF sessions the most! We want to book another session already
09 April, 2016
It was such a brilliant night!
30 January, 2016
Absolutely amazing experience definitely to return and also go to others throughout country ..... Met some great people ... Hope to see them again .... Thanks guys
30 January, 2016
Had an amazing time was a super night tbh my favourite part was table tipping and ouija board in our hour and half at the end, met some great people tonight as well and look forward to coming again
19 December, 2015
Thank you all for a great night