On 27th January 2018, Twilight Shadows Paranormal
conducted a paranormal investigation at the Victoria Rooms in
Hampshire. This was our third visit. As soon as we had set up, Andrew
switched on the Ovilus and it immediately emitted the words, 'found,
writing and dug.' We split into two groups and my group began the
investigation upstairs. As we initially chatted amongst ourselves, we
could hear a lot of noise coming from the downstairs group. Daniel
went down to investigate and said that they were 'table-tipping' and
the table was practically 'flying' around the room.
I 'called out' and the Ovilus said, 'real.' I asked if there were
any spirits upstairs and the words 'cause and panel' were emitted. We
were sitting around a table and there were two knocks. I asked if
there were any spirits that could share information with us and we
were told, 'British and Norman.' I asked for any spiritual activity
that the spirits of the building could provide. There was a sound
like the drumming of fingers on the table, followed by knocking. The
knocking sound intensified and we all noticed that the temperature
was dropping. The table wobbled and then there was a scratching sound
underneath. We were wondering if the name Norman was connected to the
building and the tapping on the table quickened. We heard another
scratch on the table. The table started to move and the energy felt
that it was gaining power. We asked if this spirit had made contact
with us before and we were told that it hadn't.
I asked the spirit to lift the table and the table lifted. I asked
if the spirit was glad that we were there and we received an
affirmative response. We wanted to know how many spirits were with us
in the building and it appeared that there were several but only 3
spirits upstairs with my group. Jacky asked if they were all around
the table and we were told that they were not. Jacky asked if they
were in the other room. Apparently, they were. Jacky requested that
the spirit with us, bring them in to join us and we were told, 'No.'
Don't you like them? No
Do they know you are here? Yes.
Are you aware of each other? Yes.
Do they want to come in? (Three knocks).
Are you stopping them coming in? No.
Did you know them in life? No.
Are they women? Yes.
How many women? Two.
Are the women allowed in here? No.
Is it you saying that they can't come in here? Yes.
Would you please let them come in for us? No.
Have you got any spirit friends in this building? Yes.
Can you bring them in to talk to us? No.
So, you just want to be here on your own with us? Yes.
Dave laughed and said, “That's rather selfish?” The spirit
Tracy asked, “Do you want all the attention?” 'Yes.'
Jacky said, “There are two ladies by the door, looking in.
As Jacky said this, the room cold felt distinctly colder.
The table started shaking and tipping a little. We started to chat
about other investigations and the table lifted and crashed down
hard. We sat in silence for a while and we heard a 'strumming' sound
on the table. We started chatting again and the table was shaking.
The Ovilus emitted the name 'Faye.” We asked if there was a lady
called Faye with us. The Ovilus said, 'Camera' and 'Paper.' While we
were discussing the phenomena that we were receiving, the table kept
raising one of it's corners and then slamming down hard. We said that
they must be bored of us (while we were trying to decipher what was
happening) and there was a massive bang on the table. We all agreed
that it was time for us to go downstairs and the table was shoved.
We went downstairs and assembled on the stage. A coin was thrown
and we discovered that it was an old farthing, dated 1927. We heard
footsteps walking around us. A stone was thrown. We stood around a
table and conducted a séance. The table began to move around the
room. We asked the spirit to walk around us so that we could hear
their footsteps. The force behind the table moving, was incredibly
There was a very strange atmosphere and we felt that we were
communicating with a different spirit. It felt like a very strong
spirit. We all placed our fingertips lightly onto the table and it
started taking us around the room. Jacky said, “He's a bit scary.”
She then told 'him' off for being so forceful. Dan asked if this was
the same spirit that threw the coin. Immediately, we heard several
loud bangs in the room with us. We also captured a strange EVP by the
stage, which sounded like a baby crying. The table started moving
about. It felt like a great force was moving it. We were hardly
touching the table and it was whizzing around the room. It was
strange and we felt that it was revving up and then speeding towards
the men. The men didn't think that this spirit liked them. Daniel and
I were standing next to each other and we both felt as if something
walked right through us. It made us both gasp simultaneously and
caused us to feel unsteady upon our feet for a moment. Neither of us
had ever experienced anything like that previously.
I 'called out.' We used a different type of divination as an
experiment. This involved a board with spinning discs. We attempted
to get some information by using it but the whole thing kept moving
towards Rachel. Something was thrown and it hit Rachel. When Rachel
found the thrown object, she was surprised to discover it was a
semi-precious stone. We were all amazed by this as Jacky had jokingly
requested a diamond earlier. We returned to our divination but
instead of the discs being moved, the table started to move again. It
was a strong force moving and this continued for a considerable time.
Eventually, the energy seemed to change and I asked if a different
spirit had joined us. We heard one tap to indicate an affirmative
response. While we were discussing this, we heard a loud knock and
the table moved to the other side of the room. I asked, “Can we
hear you walk across the room?” Matt said, “Yep, footsteps to my
left.” The table lifted one side, as high as it could go. We all
tried to push it down and it was really difficult as if a great force
was holding it up.
Rachel said that she felt really uneasy and that she felt a
strange sensation underneath her hands. The divination discs pointed
at J and then pointed at Jacky. The lights suddenly switched off
outside the room. Jacky had previously said that it would be scary if
those lights went out. We felt that the spirits were really listening
to us. I sat out of the séance but Tracy was communicating with a
spirit who had apparently died in 1949, so not a terribly old spirit.
We captured an EVP which sounded like a dog barking. I heard someone
ask, “Do you like Sarah? At this point, an EVP was captured which
said, “Yeah,” followed by a sigh. Immediately after this, another
EVP was caught which whispered, “Be careful.”
I decided to go upstairs at this point with Jacky, Dave, Matt,
Andrew, Loretta and Tracey. We sat in a small room, around a table.
We immediately heard a sound like long fingernails being dragged
across the table. The table was also vibrating and moving. We felt
that the spirit who had joined us was female. This was confirmed by a
knock on the table. This lady seemed cross with the entity
downstairs. We felt that he had the power to push her out. We asked
her to stay upstairs with us and we received an affirmative response.
We asked if she was happy that we were there and were told no. Jacky
asked if the male entity came up to this room and we were informed
that he did. Jacky said, “Oh no!” There was a sudden loud noise
in the room with us, making us all jump.
Do you like us? Yes.
But you don’t you like us being here? We discovered that our
visits make 'him, start up.' She said that she knew him but they
weren’t related. They were not lovers or friends. It appeared that
he was a powerful man who meddled in people's affairs; and still
does. The table lifted.
Are you alright? No.
Is he coming up? Yes.
That's why the table lifted? Yes.
All was quiet for a while and we asked if the spirit was still
here. We received no response. We stopped touching the table. Jacky
froze and said, “He's right behind me.” The table behind us
started tapping. We heard a grinding noise from outside the room,
against the door. We checked outside and nobody was there. We heard
footsteps come into the room which was eerie. Matt said that he heard
a series of thuds next to where he was standing.
Jacky asked: Have we spoken to you before? Yes.
Jacky said, “I'm not talking to him that was downstairs.” We
all felt a chill and the temperature began to drop.
Jacky asked: Are you making it cold in here? No.
Do you want to communicate? Yes.
Are you male? No.
The table tipped and we felt the spirit of the lady with us again.
We discovered that the lady had never worked in the building but she
did go there. Daniel asked, “This was a church once, wasn't it?”
There was an affirmative knock.
The atmosphere changed and we felt as if the energy of the male
spirit was returning. We asked if the male spirit had come back. He
had. But the female spirit stayed too. We attempted to find out who
the male spirit was. We wondered if he had been a vicar but we were
told that he wasn't. We tried to find out who he was but he didn't
reveal too much. The female spirit communicated that she was
concerned for us. We asked if it was because of the male spirit or
some other reason but there was no response, apart from the table
shaking. It felt as if these energies were having a spiritual tug of
war. Matt and Tracey both heard the sound of a baby but this sound
was not picked up by our equipment.
Jacky asked: Do we keep hearing a baby cry? Yes.
A ghost baby? Yes.
We realised that this female was the spirit that was downstairs.
She was an unhappy spirit and we were told that she died having her
baby and her baby died too. As we communicated with her, she told us
that the male spirit caused her death. He was a doctor but self
professed. He wasn't qualified. He made a mistake, causing her to
die. We could not determine whether she died at the time of
childbirth or if it happened earlier, during a surgical procedure.
The female spirit said that she had been made pregnant by the male
spirit's son and they wanted her to terminate the pregnancy.
As we discussed this, the table suddenly jumped. We could really
feel him. Matt said that he thought that 'he' had just won the tug of
war. The table felt as if it had been kicked. The temperature was
dropping. A torch rolled across the table, so the table must have
moved. We were not touching the table. Our monitoring equipment
captured a strange sound. We had no idea what made the noise.
I was leaning on the table and it lifted. Jacky asked him to step
back and the table was shoved forcibly. Jacky asked if he was
religious and he said that he was. Apart from my body leaning on the
table, nobody was touching it. It was knocking and moving. We had a
group discussion about differing religious beliefs and the table
started to move around.
Shortly after this, the energy dissipated and we decided to end
the investigation. On behalf of the team, I would like to thank Tracy
and Daniel for arranging an investigation in this lovely location.
Written by: Maria Williams