Ghost Hunt Brighton Old Police Cells Museum | Saturday 16th February 2019


Event Date | Saturday 16th February 2019
Event Price | £45.00 per person
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Haunted Evenings will be spending the night down at the hidden Old Brighton Nick and invite you to join us! Head down to the basement of Brighton’s Town Hall and become immersed in history as you spend the night in the old police cells, some with original prisoners graffiti. Now a museum housing police artefacts, this Victorian structure is reported to be predominantly haunted by a Chief Constable who was murdered by a prisoner here in 1844. One cell more so than the others is claimed to be particularly haunted (we’ll let you discover which one!). Numerous reports also suggest the building maybe rife with troubled souls that were incarcerated in the cells and detention areas, likely abused by early policing methods. This location takes on an eerie feel after dark, which should be no surprise considering it’s past!


You will have the opportunity to experience this historical location into the small hours with just a handful of others. Discover for yourself just how haunted this location is by taking part in a variety of new and more traditional ghost hunting techniques. Guests will have full use of the latest equipment, an opportunity for the brave to carry out vigils unaccompanied and for the not so brave, a chance to try some group activities such as listening / voice recording (EVP) vigils, trigger object experiments, glass divination, table tipping and lockdown experiments. They’ll be something going on for all levels of interest. Take a walk on the dark side and join us at this basement haunt…if you dare?!

What’s Included on this event?

  • Exclusive access to the museum after hours to include Men’s and Women’s Cells, Court Room and basement areas.
  • Walk around with the lights on before the fun begins!
  • Jam packed night of ghost hunting in all areas listed using different techniques (see “What’s Included” tab below for full details)
  • Full use of all the latest paranormal equipment
  • Experience our unique lock down experiment
  • Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and soft drinks
  • Complimentary light snacks
  • Fully insured event with first aider

Event Dates

Saturday 16th February 2019

Event times | 8.00pm-02.00am
Arrival times | From 7.45pm

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Full Price: £45.00



Ghost Hunt Brighton Old Police Cells Museum

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Location / Map

Old Police Cells Museum
Brighton Town Hall,

Guest Testimonials


“Absolutely awesome night am so coming back to join the team on other investigations- was absolutely stunned when dad came through” R. Holland 16.12.18 Source:Facebook

“Thanks for an amazing night, looking forward to the next investigation x” S.Barnes 16.12.18 Source:Facebook

“Most amazing night of my life, gramp has visited since coming through on the Ouija board 💜” B. Chapman 16.12.18 Source:Facebook

“Was a good night. really enjoyed it !” S. Waller 16.12.18 Source:Facebook

Great evening especially the ouija board was unsure about this about being fake but now i have done it fantastic will deffo becomming back next time you are in brighton”
M.Higgins 03.06.18 Source:Facebook

“Thank you for a great eve” S.Stiles 03.06.18 Source:Facebook

Event Blog

Our very last event of 2018 was spent down in Brighton, what a wonderful road trip to end the year.
Some of last nights Brighton highlights….
Basement : we chose this area to investigate using traditional methods. 2 out of 3 ouija sessions produced results, from personal connections during vigil 1 and location related spirit interaction during vigil 2 (a male criminal who had committed theft). During this session a guest experienced mild chest pains whilst on the glass which subsequently went after standing back from the board. These returned when they rejoined the activity.
Court Room : Here we tried our hands at a combination of kit and traditional techniques. The vibe pod detected movements in areas where no guests were near and a shout came through on one of 3 voice recorders placed around the court room after directly asking spirit to shout into the nearest recorder to them. EVP’s were captured in the judges chamber room, one believed to be the voice of a female spirit who didn’t want us to leave.
Police Cells : Temperature changes were detected on our equipment and a Class A EVP stating “Prisoner” was captured on a voice recorder when we asked spirit to confirm if they were an officer or prisoner. The name Alan was also picked up on during another groups investigation down in the Cells area.
Guests were so lovely, friendly and up for the challenge – a truly awesome bunch! Thanks to everyone who attended, you really did make our last event of the year such a memorable one 💙.


Last night the team headed south for another encounter at the Old Police Cells Museum hidden beneath the Town Hall in Brighton. Guests had the opportunity to try out experiments in the court room, female cells, male cells and basement area.
A dark head and shoulders shadow was seen by a guest sat in one of the chairs in the court room, moments later a team member saw a similar figure dart across the court room.
Down in the old original police cells, much of the vigils were spent debunking some very strong EMF fluctuations caused by cables. However, once areas unaffected were identified, and after some calling out in one of the cells, a K2 meter spiked in immediate response to us asking spirit to move towards the uniform we’d placed the K2 inside. We believed this to be a police officer and this backed up an earlier moment when our EDI device started to trigger in response to questions relating to the police force. In both instances it took awhile for these moments to occur but as we know, things don’t always happen straight away and patience certainly pays off in the end! Shouts were also picked up in the female block, similar to Events that had occurred during our first visit here last year.
The ouija board sessions provided all groups with an experience of contact from the other side, with vigil 2 identifying a strong female presence called Nancy and a personal connection during vigil 3.
As the energy seemed to fade in all of our last 3 grouped vigils, we all joined forces back in the foyer of the town hall for one last attempt to build the energy up before home time. Alas, it seemed the energy had indeed dipped but if nothing else showed consistency that the energy in the building had slowly faded for us all in all areas!
A cracking real investigation with some great team work from guests and crew all working towards deciphering the energy within the building. Thanks to all those guests who really got stuck in to the experiments and who played a part in calling out and getting involved.