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Saturday, March 9, 2019

In the midst of the dead, one name stands out: Oliver Tomkins, the Great Yarmouth man who went to preach the word of God to “savages” but whose reward was to be cooked and eaten by cannibals almost 120 years ago.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

It was a curious case of bewitched sausages which saw a Great Yarmouth man seek an enchanting cure from a town wise woman.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Everyone who is anyone in Norfolk knows the legend of Black Shuck – but have you heard of the county’s other demon dog with flaming eyes which haunts Burgh Castle, and sometimes further afield into Great Yarmouth?

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sea frets have often blurred the lines between this world and the next – and one such creature to appear from the mist is the Old Man of Hopton, who stalks the A47 in front of terrified drivers, some of whom claim to have driven straight through him.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out contagion, the witching time of night is when the spectral woman appears, clad in red and seemingly tethered to the remains of a cross-stone which once towered over this lonely patch of Norfolk.

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