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Malcolm McLaren Cash from Chaos still from The Great Rock n Roll Swindle (c) John Tiberi

Cash from Chaos at Highgate Cemetery

In my book, Haunted Highgate (2014, History Press) I make reference to a thwarted attempt which was made to produce a music video in Highgate Cemetery’s Circle of Lebanon: … in the mid-1990s a Canadian music producer, who, for reasons which will become obvious, wishes to be referred to only by his first name, had […]

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Peter Underwood (c) Christopher Underwood 2014

Peter Underwood R.I.P 1923 – 2014

I am sad to write that Peter Underwood, legendary researcher and author upon the supernatural passed away on the morning of 26th November 2014 aged 91 years of age. He leaves behind his son Chris and daughter Pamela. Peter was chairman of The Ghost Club for over thirty years, and contributed a vast amount of […]

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Lynsey de Paul at Holly Village Highgate screen capture


  I (Della Farrant) was very sad to hear today of the sudden and unexpected death of long-time Highgate-based singer Lynsey de Paul. Lynsey passed quickly this Tuesday as a result of a brain haemorrhage. I learned of her passing tonight via a friend who had just read about it on Ceefax (or Teletext? Some […]

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Julia print cropped

‘There Were No Hands To Help Her’: The Lonely Death Of Miss St George

After the indulgence of hog roast and mulled wine, ballet dancers and celebrity guests at yesterday’s Highgate Christmas Festival in Pond Square, it would be easy to sleep through most of Mitzvah Day, being gently lulled out of one’s hangover by memories of Highgate’s ‘beautiful people’, surrounded by a haze of twinkling lights.  But Mitzvah […]

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