Be part of our team as Haunted Company invites you to take part in our first ever paranormal investigation at this wonderful historic building! Prepare to be scared!
Once we are all gathered inside the main hall, we will give you an introduction to the history of this wonderful town and venue. You will then be split into small groups accompanied by at least one Haunted Company team member where you will be shown various paranormal experiments to include: dowsing rods, Ouija boards, human pendulums and scrying. Not to mention a technique devised by Haunted Company’s founder ‘how to touch a ghost.
Location: Smedley’s Hydro County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE43AG
Date: Saturday 24th February
Tickets: £45 limited 20 spaces Adults only 18+ (Light snacks and drinks included)
Smedley’s Hydro was a Hydro therapy complex in Matlock Derbyshire. A grade II. It is now used as the Head Quarters of Derbyshire County Council.
Matlock had developed as a spa town after thermal springs where discovered, and Smedley Hydro was built on Matlock Banks by John Smedley in 1853
By the outbreak of war in 1939, Smedley Hydro was world famous, guests include: Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Thomas Beechan to name but a few.
during the second world war, the sight became a school of military intelligence and also became a hospital. The Hydro closed in the 1950s and the building was purchased in 1955 by Derbyshire County Council.
Reported hauntings of this building includes footstpes, doors banging, and other unexplained phenomenal encounters.
Andrew Elson’s visit:
During Andrews visit to the county hall, he was taken on a guided tour of which he sensed a presence/entity. “What a wonderful, beautiful old building to investigate, I am sure we will not be disappointed by the amount of paranormal activity that this building holds! Be part of the first public paranormal investigation of Smedley Hydro! Prepare to be scared!”
Don’t forget your torches and cameras, you never know what you might find!