02 Nov 2021
Visit Somerset has been working hard behind the scenes with Shepton Mallet Prison and the Old Vicarage in Bridgwater, testing out and investigating what we believe to be a completely untapped, but exciting market, the 'Paranormal Market'.
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We are delighted to say that we will be holding our next conference to discuss this very project on the 30th of November at Shepton Mallet Prison between 10 and 1:00 pm that day, where we will be introduced to and start the work to develop this incredible project. We will be opening booking for the conference now.
We are beginning work with some of the biggest Paranormal Group organisers in the UK - looking at attracting groups to take up the trail. 'Who knows they could possibly be visiting your premises'. We believe we could see over £3 Million worth of income coming into Somerset over the next 3 years, from this market and we want to press ahead in developing the strategy.
Opening from John Turner CEO of Visit Somerset - find out from John what our plans are and how we are prepared to put marketing capital behind the project including video, social media, and content writing in an effort to support your businesses adoption into this market all FREE of Charge, as part of your existing membership.
Presentations will be held by Joel Campbell CEO of the Campbell Group who run the biggest chain of ex Prisons as Visitor Attractions in the UK including Shepton Mallet Prison - Joel will talk about his experience of the Paranormal market from an attraction perspective.
Para Normal Investigator Chris Howley
Chris has been a highly respected paranormal investigator for many years and has appeared on a number of TV shows, including Ghost Hunters International, Great British Ghosts, The One Show, Celebrity Ghost Hunt Live and has recently taken part in a week long live show, Celebrity Haunted Mansion. However it is the Ghost Chasers series that Chris is most well known for after its recent airing on the UKTV Really Channel.
Chris is a member of the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena (ASSAP) and was one of the first in the UK to be listed on the National Register of Professional Investigators (NRPI), having passed the exams with distinction. More HERE
Karin Beasant from the Paranormal world talks about respecting and protecting the historical heritage of our old buildings whilst promoting integrity behind the Paranormal.
Candy Leaver owner of the Old Vicarage Hotel in Bridgwater her experiences of working with the Paranormal market from a hotel perspective
Hazel Ford Managing Director - Haunted Happenings Ltd. “Haunted Happenings are delighted to be part of 'Visit Somerset's' plans for next year where we will be sharing our exciting paranormal experience with you all at some of your spookiest locations. We really are looking forward to welcoming you to an overnight ghost hunt in 2021 as part of a public, private or corporate experience where you become the ghost hunters for the night and hopefully manage to endure a terrifying and thrilling night of ghostly activity”.
Finished with FREE Lunch and a guided tour of this incredible Prison stooped in so much history and a must addition for any itinerary that businesses provide for their visitors into Somerset.
More on the project and our creation of the Visit Somerset Paranormal Trail already including: Shepton Mallet Prison, The Old Vicarage Bridgwater, The Castle Hotel Taunton and Wookey Hole Caves.
If you would be interested in joining the project and the official trail, which Paranormal Tourism Operators will use then please can you contact email@example.com
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