The first launch of The Ghost Hunters, at The Bloomsbury Festival

WHEN: October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

WHERE: The Goldsmiths' Library Reading Room at Senate House Library Senate House, London WC1E

TICKETS: Book free tickets at

The year is 1926 and the place is Borley Rectory – the most haunted house in England. Into this infamous setting, with its tales of spectral nuns and flying furniture, comes legendary ghost hunter Harry Price: charming, neurotic, manipulative, and with a point to prove. Initially convinced he faces yet another case of smoke and mirrors, things take a turn for the unexpected as night falls and Harry and his assistant are forced to doubt th...eir own instinctive scepticism.

Based on real events and historical testimonies, THE GHOST HUNTERS is the thrilling debut novel from Neil Spring.

This launch event will a special exhibition of artefacts from the Harry Price Magical Library,with rare and ancient volumes on the arts of magic and summoning ghosts

This is a a FREE event, but tickets are bookable via the Bloomsbury Festival website - follow the link  to reserve your place

If the event is full or booking is closed you can still turn up on the day, at least 50% of seats are available on a first come, first served basis. - Please leave good time to arrive for events to avoid disappointment.

The Ghost Hunters is published by Quercus on October 24th, you can pre-order your copy today.



The Bloomsbury Festival is a free celebration that draws 50,000 people to London’s most inspiring cultural quarter.

With a theme of vitality, this year’s festival is a journey of discovery for mind, body and imagination.

Over six days 200 free events will showcase an eclectic programme of pioneering art, music, dance and literature, while also giving a voice and new skills to diverse young, older and disabled people.

Bloomsbury Festival takes place 15 – 20 October 2013.

Bloomsbury is a national storehouse of the learning of all ages and the arts of all humankind. With more libraries, and museums than any part of London. An extraordinary line-up of the world’s most influential thinkers, from Mahatma Gandhi to Virginia Woolf to Charles Darwin, have lived and worked in the area.

Following in their footsteps, the Bloomsbury Festival empowers the extraordinary people that live and work here today – and shows what neighbours, no longer strangers, can achieve together.



Comments (1)

  1. julieA Dexter:
    Oct 09, 2013 at 06:06 AM

    Good Luck with the book, Neil! Sounds fascinating. Hope to see thee at the reading.

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