Knight Templar Ghost Story

If you find yourself in Hannington make sure you take the time to visit the church of St. John the Baptist. When you get there take a look at the right hand side of the chancel arch and there you will find an effigy of a knight templar


The Ghost at The Jolly Tar Public House

According to the landlord, the ghost of a 'scruffy' man has been spotted loitering in a corner at the end of the lounge bar of The Jolly Tar in Hannington. Reportedly middle aged and nearly 6 feet tall he has also been seen in the public bar by the landlady, chef and locals.



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Our Next Monthly Guest Speaker

21st May 2018
The Supermarine Swift.
by Guy Ellis.
The 'Swift WK275' was developed and manufactured in the 1940s and 50s. A spate of accidents caused it to be grounded. These issues led to a public scandal surrounding the aircraft.

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Members: Free of charge
Visitors: £3.00.


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