The Village Ghost Hunt | Mansfield | Nottinghamshire | Friday 31st January 2020


Event Date | Friday 31st January 2020
Event Price | £25.00 per person
Deposit Option Available

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The Village Ghost Hunt

Join Haunted Evenings as we enter “The Village”, a disorientating maze of rooms within this large sprawling former 1800’s slaughter house. The building (more recently used as a local nightclub) was left abandoned and disused for over 10 years before taking on its present role. Now a warren of dark rooms even by day, the current theme only adds to the surreal unnerving surroundings you’ll find yourself in at night. The remains of the old nightclub stairwells and old piano, heard playing by itself, are just some of the eerily hidden away areas to investigate. There’s a real heavy shift in the atmosphere as you step downstairs and with several accounts of paranormal activity that been reported here, The Village is the perfect place to test your nerves!

Built in 1787, originally used as an animal slaughter house, it’s main use throughout the 1800’s was as a Malt House. Many children would have made up the workforce back then, with long hours and hard labour, this may be one of the factors that has led to The Village becoming so reputedly haunted with the sounds of disembodied voices. A piano, left behind from it’s entertaining days as a nightclub, sits gathering dust in one area of the building but doesn’t sit so silent. Many visitors have heard it play by itself when everyone has been accounted for. A menacing male energy has often been picked up in the lower half of the building which could explain the noticeable shift in atmosphere as you wander into the dark depths of the old building.
Your ghost hunting experience with Haunted Evenings at The Village will start with a tour of the location with the lights on. You’ll get to access all areas throughout the night as you break off to take part in various paranormal experiments. For the brave, a chance to take off your choice of equipment and see what you can experience on your own. This location is deceptively large and we will be splitting guests up into smaller groups in order to cover as much ground as possible.


What’s Included | The Village Ghost Hunt

  • Brief History/ Guided tour/access all available areas
  • Jam packed night of ghost hunting using different techniques – try your hand at the traditional methods, such as Ouija boards, table tipping, dowsing rods and human pendulums
  • Full use of all the latest paranormal equipment during our high tech experiments. An opportunity for you to use the equipment yourself
  • A chance to “go it alone!”
  • Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and soft drinks
  • Complimentary light snacks

Event Dates Available…

Friday 31st January 2020

Event times | 9.00pm -3.00am
Arrival times | From 8.45pm

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Full Price: £25.00



*Guests must be 18+ (please contact for 16+)
*Deposits are strictly non-refundable / non-transferable
*Remaining balances refundable up until 4 weeks before
*No alcohol / illegal substances allowed prior to or during the event
*Guests must bring a torch and wear sensible shoes
*Some parts of the location may not be suitable for people with mobility difficulties


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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What's Included

*Welcome Meeting with complimentary refreshments (Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks)

*Walk round of the location with the lights on, pointing out places of interest.

*Guests will then be split into smaller groups to carry out a variety of ghost hunting vigils

*Equipment Vigil. Guests will investigate an area using all the latest paranormal equipment. We will show you how to use all the devices, from thermal imaging cameras to listening devices. A real opportunity to get hands on and use as much kit as you wish. We will also see what we capture using voice and video recorders.

* Communication Boards. Guests will move on to another area and use techniques on the Ouija board, Yes|No boards. Equipment will also be available for guests to use during the session.

* Victorian Vigil. Guests will move on to another area and will have a go at using old and new techniques such as Table Tipping, Human Pendulums. We will also carry out EVP experiments, alongside these more traditional style investigations.

*Trigger Vigil. Camp out in an area using an array of trigger objects to see what paranormal evidence may come to light.

* Lone Vigils. Guests brave enough will be given time to re-visit areas of the location unaccompanied. Armed with walkie talkie contact with the team, guests can take any available equipment and conduct their own vigils.

*Group Vigil. Guests wanting to stay close to the team, will finish off the night carrying out a final vigil in the most active part of the location, using the technique that had the best response.

*Complimentary tea, coffee, soft drinks and snacks will be available throughout the event.

Location / Map

Event Review



Last night we entered a disused nightclub and slaughter house in Nottinghamshire known to many as “The Village”. It’s fair to say what this place lacks in looks it certainly makes up for tenfold in paranormal personality! This venue was and has always been up there for us activity wise and I’m sure all that attended last night would agree that last night hit the spot once again!
With so much to report and unfortunately a long travel north imminent, there isn’t enough time now to compile a worthy write up but a highlight for the team was certainly connecting with an “Elizabeth” in the club part, her name can be heard spoken through our recorder.

Thanks to all that attended last night you were all brilliant and made the night for the team such an awesome one!


It’s been 2 months since our first visit to “The Village” in Mansfield and the team were back in force to continue the investigations of this old slaughter house. This time a new full house of guests attended and The Village did not disappoint!. Guests, independently of each other, saw a shadow at the start of the event and a group reported a sense of shadows lurking during a human pendulum vigil where a strong male spirit presence was detected.

The Ouija board produced some interesting results whereby the spirit of a pregnant lady came through who had allegedly been murdered by her husband because he didn’t want the baby. The team also reported that the REMPOD’s were triggered by an unknown force during a couple of vigils as well as voices captured on the spirit box!

Last night Haunted Evenings were out investigating in force with 2 sold out events running at The Ancient Ram Inn and The Village in Mansfield.

Over at The Village, guests were split down into small groups to cover all areas. Names were picked up over the spirit box which were validated by the venue organiser. People were touched and an interesting Human Pendulum down in the old club area picked up on a strong male presence that a previous group had picked up earlier on in the night. Our devices were triggered throughout this old slaughterhouse/nightclub and all areas produced some fascinating experiences for the guests.
Thank you to each and every guest who travelled out in the cold to join us on our Haunted Evenings and to the team members out last night on both events, thanks so much for your hard work

Guest Testimonials


“First time I’ve ever been last night and it was one of the best things I’ve ever done just want to say a massive thank you to all the team you was wonderful” L. Morris 26.10.19 Source:facebook

“Fantastic night, thank you to the team. Can’t wait to book the next one!” E.Towers 26.10.19 Source:facebook

“Another great evening with this amazing team 👌xx” S.Bowbanks 26.10.19 Source:facebook

“From a second timer here’s looking forward to the next one. A really good night and a privilege to experience. Thanks.” W.McGlinchey 26.10.19 Source:facebook

“Me and the partner had a great night once again on one of your events.worth the 5hr trip up” J.Smith 26.10.19 Source:facebook

Welcome Information

Friday 31st January 2020

Welcome to your upcoming Ghost Hunting event at The Village on Friday 31st January…
You should have received an order confirmation email (Haunted Evenings/HauntedRooms and/or Paypal) at the time of placing 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. Please screenshot your order email or print off and have it available for check-in just in case we need to check your booking details. If you have booked a deposit and then a remaining balance, please bring both booking confirmations with you. Please CONTACT US if your friends have booked separately so we can organise for you to be grouped together.

What time do we need to get there?

old_clockThe event is advertised at starting at approx. 9.00pm and we ask that guests arrive from 8.45 pm. Earlier arrivals will be kindly asked to wait outside due to required staff set-up time for your event.
If you are worried you may be later than 9.00 pm, please call or text before 9.00pm with an ETA. You can contact us directly on 07432 580583

Where to park/Meet?


There is ample free parking available on site, located behind the building. (car park entrance to the side of the building)

A member of the team will be outside The Village main entrance / car park from 8.45pm to greet you and to check you off the guest list. The address for the location is at the bottom of this page

What to wear/bring with you….


All of the event will be held indoors and is not known for being adversely cold, however, please dress comfortably and wear some extra layers just incase temperatures dip into the early hours. Sensible shoes are required. All guests must bring a torch for health and safety.

Complimentary Drinks & Snacks…..


During the course of the evening we will be providing complimentary tea, coffee and cordial, along with light snacks. For those who think they may need something a little more substantial, you are welcome to bring your own pack up and there is an on-site coffee shop selling cakes etc.


For the enjoyment of all guests and for your own safety, please refrain from drinking alcohol prior to the event. We reserve the right to remove any guests who we believe are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Any guests found to be consuming alcohol or drugs on the premises will be asked to leave immediately without exception. No refunds will be provided in either instance.

The Village
Midworth St,
NG18 1AT

We look forward to seeing you there!