Ghost stories have been a Christmas tradition for a long time – especially in the Victorian period, when sitting round the fire on a winter’s night sharing spooky tales became an important festive ritual.
For this exclusive – and rather spooky – Boundless member event, we’re excited to welcome Charlotte Hodgman, editor of the BBC’s History Revealed magazine, to take us on a shadowy journey through a collection of tales of mystery and imagination guaranteed to make your blood run cold.
From Henry VIII’s ill-fated second wife, Anne Boleyn, who is said to return to her childhood home of Hever Castle every Christmas Eve and the headless horseman of Roos Hall in Suffolk, to the Mistletoe Bride of Hampshire’s Bramshill House, Charlotte has enough ghost stories to make you just check one more time that the front door is properly locked and bolted….
So close the curtains, dim the lights, draw closer to the fire and enjoy an evening of history and the supernatural.
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