Ghost stories at Derbyshire museum

Stephen Coates will be narrating the stories of Charles Dickens at Bakewell's Old House Museum on Sunday, October 25.
Stephen Coates will be narrating the stories of Charles Dickens at Bakewell's Old House Museum on Sunday, October 25.

Tis the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness ...But also of unquiet spirits and troubled souls.

So come into the cosy parlour at Bakewell’s Old House Museum and enjoy a ghostly evening in the company of master story teller Charles Dickens on Sunday, October 25.

The narrator will be Stephen Coates, dressed in Victorian garb, who performs regularly at Haddon Hall.

The ticket price is £10 a head which includes a hearty supper.

For those who prefer their spirits more substantial, a licensed bar will be available.

Organisers are requesting bookings as soon as possible. Contact the museum for tickets on 01629 813642.

l Fans of Dickens’ work may like to check out a whistlestop tour of the great author’s creations.

The fast-paced musical comedy Dickens Abridged takes a high-speed journey through the writer’s greatest hits, including Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities in just 70 minutes.

Catch the fun at Buxton Opera House on November 10. Tickets £17.