Past Events

October 17, 2017
During the Cold War, the U.S. government began investigation into claims of "psychic" abilities under laboratory conditions in hopes of realizing their intelligence applications. Best known by its last codename Stargate, it is the largest funded research program in the history of psi research receiving about $20 million in funding from 1972 to 1995. The Stargate Archives includes…
September 1, 2017
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July 12, 2017
In the Autumn 2016 edition of the Paranormal Review there were various articles on animals and psi, among them one by Dr Zofia Weaver on materialisation by the Polish medium Franek Kluski of strange animals, birds and grotesque creatures, though at other times at séances with the same medium human figures would materialise and be recognised by sitters as their deceased loved ones, and interacting with them appropriately.
April 29, 2017
The study day will consider the general theme of the future of ghost hunting and how the SPR should adjust its role in light of the large number of amateur groups now involved. Many illustrious scientists brought their expertise to the field in the early days of the SPR but in the current media-driven age where are the scientists now? Who are the ghost hunters? What do they do and why? How can they improve their prospects of catching ghosts in the future? The contributors include several…
April 17, 2017
DE VERE HORSLEY ESTATE, Ockham Road, East Horsley, Leatherhead, KT24 6DU
5 pm Friday 1st to 5 pm Sunday 3rd September 2017
March 29, 2017
The autumn 2016 issue of the Paranormal Review made a feature of psi and animals, and the forthcoming discussion meeting will explore some of these fundamental aspects of biology.
March 9, 2017
Following her fourth year of successful, sell-out shows at
The Edinburgh International Festival Fringe, Ann Treherne,
Chair of The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, joins us to talk
about this famous man of literature - and spiritualism.
February 2, 2017
Water can be seen to have been involved in some aspects of anomalous experiences since early civilisations. Various examples of scrying, and the witnessing of spiritual beings associated with water, often appear to relate to altered states of consciousness when interacting with water in some way. When we consider modern day research in parapsychology, there is no obvious link to water, except when the suggestion of the use of sensory deprivation via floatation tanks is casually raised. This…
December 8, 2016
Saint Pantaleon was a martyr during the Diocletian persecution of 303AD in the northwest region of Anatolia (the westernmost protrusion of Asia). His fascinating life was a mix of religious fervour and science, of a man battling with early instruction in Christianity and a passion for medicine. He became a faith healer, miraculously healing a blind man by invoking the name of Jesus over him. With his knowledge of medicine and his new found healing abilities he became revered in some circles…
November 16, 2016
1. Prof. John Poynton's recent series of Presidential Letters in the Journal and 2. articles in the recent Paranormal Review on the researcher/psychic Dr Alex Tanous.
Prof. Poynton and Callum Cooper will be present at the meeting.