The Darkness of Drakelow Tunnels – £29.00

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Start Date: 27th April 2018
End Date: 28th April 2018
Time: 7:30 pm to 3:30 am

Location: Drakelow Tunnels, Kingsford Country Park, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY11 5SA 

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Join Fright Nights Worcestershire on our first visit to Drakelow Tunnels.

Drakelow Tunnels are a former Top Secret underground military complex beneath Kingsford Country Park north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire. The tunnels were built between 1941-1942 as a Shadow Factory for the Rover car company. Parts for aircraft engines were machined in the 3.5 miles of tunnels throughout WWII. After WWII the tunnels began producing parts for tank engines until 1958 when the tunnels were handed over to the Ministry of Supply, and later Ministry of Works.

In 1961 the British Government converted half of the tunnels into a top secret facility, designated: Regional Seat of Government 9 (R.S.G. 9). Drakelow, amd along with 12 other facilities scattered across the U.K. formed a national network of highly classified Nuclear Bunkers, that the British Government would operate the country from, in the event of Nuclear War.

In 1980, Drakelow was re-designated: Regional Government Headquarters 9.2 (R.G.H.Q. 9.2). The tunnels were also upgraded and Blast Doors and Air Locks installed to bring the complex up to full Nuclear Bunker status. Throughout the 1980’s Drakelow operated under complete secrecy until the end of the Cold War in 1990. In 1993, the Ministry of Defence deemed the facility surplus to requirements, and the entire complex was decommissioned and sold.

This is not one for the claustrophobic or those scared of the dark….

Once the blast doors are shut it is total darkness.
Don’t forget your torch!

Drakelow Tunnels Ghost Hunt includes:
       Mediumship walkround – who haunts tonight?
       Psychic and Ghost Hunting Equipment
       Experiments including séances and glass divination
       Ghost Hunting Vigils in the dark
       Hot Drinks and Biscuits
       Expert advice and discussion about the paranormal
       Your chance to stay in a haunted location at night!

With Fright Nights Worcestershire you will be using ghost hunting equipment and undertaking ghost hunting vigils with our paranormal investigators and clairvoyant medium.

What paranormal activity will you uncover in this undoubted landmark venue for Fright Nights Worcestershire!

Please note: Over 18’s only – no pregnant women allowed and attendees must be reasonably fit. For more information please see our Terms and Conditions. This event is organised by Fright Nights Worcestershire.


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