“The Lock Up” Ghost Hunt Steelhouse Lane | Birmingham | Friday 21st September 2018
“The Lock Up” Ghost Hunt Steelhouse Lane | Police Station
Event Date | Friday 21st September 2018
Event Price | £40.00 per person
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Join Haunted Evenings as we take you on a ghost hunting experience like no other at this recently opened location in Central Birmingham. Spend time overnight in some of the many cells that have housed notorious criminals over its 126 year history as a centralised custody suite, from gangsters to serial killers. We’ll be splitting you off into small groups to take part in some pretty intense experiments to establish the hauntings of this oppressive Victorian lock up. What will we unearth?!…….
History of Steelhouse Lane
Built in the once slum area of Birmingham in the 1890’s, this now Grade II listed Victorian building now sits disused and eerily empty. The Birmingham Central Police Station could accommodate up to 50 detainees within its custody suite and was often described more so as a mini-prison. Notorious Cromwell Street serial killer Fred West was locked up here before his court trial and Steelhouse Lane is also well known for detaining the famous crooks, nicknamed the Peaky Blinders – known for sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps in order to blind rival gangsters.
Despite still functioning up until early 2017 within today’s modern Police force, many original Victorian features remain intact at this phenomenal site. Haunted Evenings will be spending the night in this historical Birmingham landmark to investigate who still haunts here. Are you brave enough to join us at “The Lock Up”?!
What’s Included? “The Lock Up” Ghost Hunt Steelhouse Lane
- Walk round with the lights on at Steelhouse Lane
- Jam packed night of ghost hunting using different techniques (see “What’s Included” tab below for full details)
- Full use of all the latest paranormal equipment
- Take part in our lock down experiment
- Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and soft drinks
- Complimentary light snacks
Event Dates Available…
Friday 21st September 2018
Event times | 8.00pm -1.00am
Arrival times | From 8.00pm
“The Lock Up” Ghost Hunt Steelhouse Lane Police Station
What happens after I’ve booked my place?
You will receive an order confirmation email once you have successfully placed your order. This is your proof of purchase as we do not send tickets out for our events, instead we operate a Guest List system. On receiving your order you will be automatically added to our guest list. Closer to your event date, you’ll be able to access all welcome information about your event from the “YOUR EVENT” tab from the main menu. This will give you all the information you will need for your night to come, including check in procedures, where to park, when to arrive and what to bring/wear. These details will likely not be available until the week of your event and could be added as late as 48 hours before. If your event is a few weeks away, please keep checking the Your Event tab closer to your event date. Most general information,( google map, arrival times) can be found on the product listing in the meantime.
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Location / Map
The address for this location is:
Birmingham Central Police Station
“Thank you for a great first time experience, thoroughly enjoyed it, great evening with a great team, I will deffo be coming to other events x” L.Rollins 12.05.18 Source:Facebook
“Was an amazing night, can’t believe the message we had on the ouija board from my sister x” J.Rowley 12.05.18 Source:Facebook
“Thanks again Nat to you and the team for another great night, another one ticked off the list!! ” M.Reeves 12.05.18 Source: Facebook
Last night Haunted Evenings entered “The Lock-Up”, the now disused Victorian central custody block in Birmingham for the first of our 4 events running here in 2018.
So many familiar faces joined us guest side last night for our 1st journey into the unknown here and we can’t think of a better bunch to have been locked up with! You were all brilliant!
Groups were split off to investigate the main block, female block and interview rooms throughout the evening with some interesting results unfolding as the investigation continued throughout the night. Whilst the main block seemed to be the quietest of the areas (accept for the alarm!) the women’s block kick started the night with some phenomenal experiences which continued for all 3 vigils. Guests picked up energy in 2 cells in particular, with female spirits strongly communicating through our EMF and movement devices on command. One spirit (who we believe was called Alice) even responded heavily to 1960’s music (a surreal moment playing a Sandy Shaw YouTube vid on top of a cell toilet!). Other names picked up in the same cell later was a female spirit called Margaret who proceeded to give us very strong Yes/No responses on command with our equipment. During another vigil in the female block, knocks were heard from cell 15 which were picked up, on command, via our vibepod.
During all 3 ouija sessions, the glass moved and gave our guests some fascinating moments. For some, loved ones came through producing some memorable and emotional personal moments. Other spirit names picked up throughout the event were Harry, Harold, Callum, ELB to name but a few and will certainly be interesting to see if these crop up in future investigations here.
Once again, thank you to all who attended, it was a brilliant first investigation here!
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