Nottingham Gallerys


Location: National Justice Museum, High Pavement, Nottingham, NG1 1HN
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Start time: 9.00pm
End time: 4.00am


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Ghost Hunt UK make a return, are you brave enough!




England’s history of Crime and Punishment is a shocking one. As are the sinister and grim stories of Nottingham’s own outlaws which are brought to life in the building where they were judged, imprisoned, and executed. ​The earliest confirmed use of the site for official purposes was by the Normans, who appointed sheriffs to keep the peace and collect taxes; hence the site was also referred to as the Sheriff’s Hall, the County Hall, or the Kings Hall.

​The first written record of the site being used as a law court dates from 1375.

The first written reference to its use as a prison is in 1449. A police station was added beside the building in 1905.The current building houses two courtrooms, office space, and underground jail and a site used for executions. The Victorians closed the jail due to appalling conditions and it lay empty between 1878 and 1995; however, the Hall continued in use as Nottingham’s civil and criminal courts until 1991.

Paranormal History

Nottingham Galleries have seen some amazing paranormal activity. Many guests have seen ghostly apparitions in the court room in the top balcony peeking out. A photo taken by a guest on one of our events a few years ago as seen on website shows a young girl sitting in the court room. However, this was no one we knew and turned out to be a spirit of a young girl. A lot of poltergeist activity has been witnessed here especially in the jail cells and in the pit, slamming doors can be heard this is just some of the paranormal experiences that have happened at this location.

Investigation Includes:

When you arrive, you will be greeted by one of our team and you will be placed into a small group. Once introductions have been made and the team have run though the health and safety. You will explore different parts of the building throughout the evening with your team member. You will get the chance to conduct some amazing experiments such as Ouija Boards, Table Tipping, Glass Moving vigils and our up-to-date ghost hunting equipment. We will be using the most active areas of the venue throughout the night and you will be guided through this terrifying process by our friendly and capable team. Included near the end of your evening you will be able to go off and explore for an hour to yourself using what equipment you would like. Do you dare to explore the unknown?