In 1971, two young boys were digging in the back garden of their family home in Hexham. Deep in the soil, they unearthed two small stone, carved heads which they immediately brought into the house...
Cardboard fans, whether folding or attached to a handle, were a particularly popular means of advertisement from the 1920s-60s.
In 1726, when the rest of the country were dealing with periodic harvest failures, Mary Toft sat at home and gave birth to rabbits.
'A Quebec Woman Creates a Sensation, Riding Through St. John Street in a Hearse, Reclining on the Coffin-Bed, and Smoking a Pipe...'
The 400 year old arm, impaled on a meat hook, serves as a warning to all future criminals considering robbing the church.
For company, Nancy may not have had humans, but she had her chickens...
In 1762, the haunting of Cock Lane gripped a nation and sent the capital wild with fear and excitement
In life, three things are for certain: Birth, Death and Cheese. The greatest of these is cheese.
Shelters may seem to have been a rather excessive addition to the world of ecclesiastical furniture, after all; what’s a little rain between a vicar and a coffin?
Ghosts and ghouls, hauntings and mournful spirits; one theme remains constant throughout. They are all human. Then there's Gef.