Watch The Festival Of The Unexplained - Day One
October 24, 2020 10:00 AM ‐ Paranormal
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A 40-hour virtual Halloween events is taking place online this weekend and will feature the biggest names from the paranormal community including Ciarán O'Keeffe, Patti Negri, Barri Ghai, Jayne Harris, Richard Estep, Sara & Phil Whyman and Nick Groff.
'The Festival Of The Unexplained' was officially kicked off by paranormal historian, Richard Felix, who gave viewers a virtual tour of his base, the historic Derby Gaol on Saturday morning.
The free online event is hosted by Karen Fray and Jolene Jackson-Lockwood and each of the hour-long sessions are being streamed live on the event's Facebook and YouTube pages.
From 10am on Saturday October 24 and throughout the whole of Sunday, the event will see a wide range of guests and speakers take to the virtual podium to talk about everything from ghosts to UFOs.
The event is aimed at everyone from armchair enthusiasts through to those who have first-hand experiences of the paranormal, there’s genuinely something for everybody on the extensive schedule.
Steve Higgins from Higgypop also popped up during the event to announce the shortlist for three of the categories in this year's Paranormal Entertainment Awards. You can find out who's been shortlisted in the Best Paranormal Movie, Best Paranormal Entertainment Show and Best Paranormal Book categories here.
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Day One Full Schedule
|Saturday October 24||Time|
Virtual tour of Derby Gaol
Blackpool Ghost Stories
Nasty Victorian Illnesses
Ghostfinder Paranormal Society, 'Help! My House Is Haunted'
Who Put Bella In The Wych Elm?
Detroit Paranormal Expeditions
|Gettysburg Ghost Walk||11pm BST|
|Paracom Investigate British Schools Museum||12am BST|
| Connor & India Biddle
Riverside Iowa Paranormal
* BST – British Summer Time (GMT+1).
The best thing about a virtual convention is that you can watch the panels from the comfort of your own sofa, and if you miss anything, the whole thing is available to re-watch whenever you want.
You can take a look at each of the sessions below or find out what happened on day two here...
Steve Higgins, Higgypop
Dave Hodrien, BUFOG
Kathrine Sorilos - Card Readings
Stephen Mercer - Blackpool Ghost Stories
Penny Griffiths-Morgan - Nasty Victorian Illnesses
Laura Marini, television producer
Patti Negri, psychic medium
Barri Ghai, Ghostfinder Paranormal Society, 'Help! My House Is Haunted'
Jayne Harris - Who Put Bella In The Wych Elm?
Todd Bonner, Detroit Paranormal Expeditions
Daryl Marston, 'Ghost Hunters'
Bridget Marquardt, 'Ghost Magnet'
Gettysburg Ghost Walk
Paracom Investigate The British Schools Museum
Connor & India Biddle, Paranormal Encounters
Michelle Reuss, Riverside Iowa Paranormal
This is just day one, the event continues on Sunday, find out what happened on day two here.
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