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Past Events

July 18, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
The experience of leaving one's body, either momentarily, or to seemingly travel to a distant location, is not uncommon: Up to one in four of us report having had such an experience. We revisit past work on out-of-body experiences (OBEs) with a view to (a) better understand the nature and range of OBEs; (b) assess the evidence that something (e.g. consciousness) does leave the body during an OBE; and (c) explore the psychological impact of OBEs.
June 6, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
An examination of haunting cases from two different perspectives. Ghost hunters and parapsychologists often disagree on the causes of haunting.
May 23, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Despite no sign of a natural healing ability, Sandy Edwards trained to be a spiritual healer with a non-religious UK charity (the Healing Trust). Ten years later, she instigated probably the largest clinical trial of healing in the world.
May 18, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
PLEASE LOGIN BEFORE CLICKING ON "Register Now". Leading investigators from both organisations will discuss key areas of interest relevant to the current ghost investigating community, presenting the latest research, trends and ideas in ghost investigation methods and techniques. Including the launch of the new edition of the SPR publication GUIDANCE NOTES FOR INVESTIGATORS OF SPONTANEOUS CASES, APPARITIONS, HAUNTINGS, POLTERGEISTS AND SIMILAR PHENOMENA
April 27, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Guy Lyon Playfair’s contributions to psychical research were many and of lasting importance.
April 11, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Walter Whately Carington was born in London in 1897. A brilliant scholar of physics, he gained an honours degree from Cambridge University. As his career progressed, he became deeply interested in psychical research and became a member of the SPR.
March 23, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
PLEASE LOGIN BEFORE CLICKING ON "REGISTER NOW" Leading investigators from both organisations will discuss key areas of interest relevant to the current ghost investigating community, presenting the latest research, trends and ideas in ghost investigation methods and techniques. Including the launch of the new edition of the SPR publication GUIDANCE NOTES FOR INVESTIGATORS OF SPONTANEOUS CASES, APPARITIONS, HAUNTINGS, POLTERGEISTS AND SIMILAR PHENOMENA
March 6, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
The Washington State Poltergeist case is an ongoing investigation, reported on in issues 87 & 88 of the Paranormal Review.
February 7, 2019
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
For millennia, people have reported encounters with otherworldly beings. In the 1940s, psychical researcher G.N.M. Tyrell proposed a theory of apparitions as ‘idea patterns’ generated by the brain by an unknown agency.
December 6, 2018
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Although Psi is frequently referenced in Chinese historical records throughout the history, Chinese scientists only began serious investigation into Psi in the early 1980s.
November 10, 2018
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
Traditionally psychical research has viewed extrasensory perception as a sixth sense but the divisions between inner and outer are no longer absolute. This study day will bring together a parapsychologist, a psychiatrist, a relational psychotherapist and a psychologist to explore the inner mental processing which underlies psychic experiences. These processes, which can be probed in both the intimacy of the clinical situation and everyday life, challenge and enhance our understanding of the...
October 11, 2018
at SPR, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL
TELEPHONE ANOMALIES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO SURVIVAL