Devon Ghosts

Robert Hesketh


Region:
South West
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £45 (£50 after 1/1/19) plus 30p per mile travel each way to venue
Category:
Entertainment
Updated:
5th January 2018
Tagged:
Ghosts | Folklore | Entertainment | Local History

This talk is an illustrated tour of some of Devon’s most haunted places and their stories, focussing on those that can be visited by (living members of) the public. Devon has many ghosts and supernatural phenomena. Haunted houses, castles and churches are spread liberally around the county. Roads and lonely places are also often associated with the supernatural, especially on Dartmoor.

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About Robert Hesketh

Formerly a teacher, I am a freelance writer and photographer with a strong interest in local history (my first degree subject). To date, I have published 45 Devon, Dorset and Somerset titles (see www.roberthesketh.co.uk) and written numerous illustrated articles for The Countryman, Dartmoor Magazine, Country Walking and other publications. I also contribute West Country landscape and people photographs to photographic libraries, see www.imageclick.co.uk. and www.picfair.com . Since 2002, I have been giving talks to local history clubs, Women’s Institutes, societies, U3A and Probus Clubs on Devon themes

Please contact me if you would like further details or to offer me a booking. All the talks are illustrated with high resolution digital images and last between 45 minutes and an hour, depending on what the audience wants. Questions from the audience are always welcome. I can supply the projector, projection stand and projection screen. To see my profile please visit www.linkedin.com.

Adrienne Hesketh (my better half) is a talented musician who also gives talks and live performance. She plays piano and recorder and her contact details are the same as mine. She has her own website www.adriennehesekth.com

Charges: £50 plus 30p per mile travel each way from Bovey Tracey.


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