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We are Greg, and Julie, the founders of W.A.S.P.S.
We are both passionate about working with spirit, and having attended investigations with other teams, we knew that this was our calling, so here it is, 'Worlds Apart Spiritualist Paranormal Society'; dedicated to discovering the finest venues across the UK, and investigating them with your help, using our spiritual, scientific, and historical knowledge.
Let us introduce you to the people whom you will work with on our investigations:
ROLE: "W.A.S.P.S." Founding Member, Lead Investigator, Audio & Tech Manager.
BACKGROUND: Greg has been involved with Spiritualism for many years; partly through experiences had as a child, and later in life.
This interest introduced Greg to the Spiritualist Church, wheres he began to develop as a sensitive. In recent times Greg has taken more of a scientific approach to the spiritual world hoping he can produce evidence of life after death not only through sensing but seeing and experiencing phenomena. Greg will often be seen trying to get the most out of an evenings investigating by being efficient and proffesional so that our guests feel like and know they are part of a full working investigation and not just spectating.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Technical & Audio skills, Sensitive to spirit, Historical Knowledge
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Clerkenwells House of Detention.
ROLE: Marketing Manager, Location Researcher. Investigator W.A.S.P.S Wales
BACKGROUND: Bex has always been interested in the paranormal since her childhood, 2 years ago she booked a ghost hunt for her sister's birthday and has been hooked ever since. Bex attended a number of W.A.S.P.S investigations and proved to be av ery capable investigator and her local knowledge of the South West and some of its most haunted locations has already become invaluable.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Marketing, Advertising, Local knowledge, Investigation reporting and recording.
Annison Funeral Parlour
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Station Hotel, Dudley
ROLE: " W.A.S.P.S." Founding Member, Lead Investigator, Medium
BACKGROUND: Julie was aware of spirit from an early age, which later in life led her through the doors of Cambridge Spiritualist Church.
Julie has sat in many development circles, and has progressed as a talented medium. Her love of working with spirit led her into the paranormal world and she is very passionate about providing our guests with proof of life after death. What she feels and senses she wants you to feel and sense and with her belief that everybody is capable she will open your minds during our investigations.
Clairvoyance, Clairsentience, Clairaudience.
Llanthony Secunda Manor
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Alcatraz.
ROLE: Location Researcher, Audio & Tech assistant. Investigator W.A.S.P.S Wales
BACKGROUND: Tabs, from childhood found the paranormal subject fascinating, having experienced a number of occurences herself, she became actively involved when attending her first investigation 2 years ago. Tabs is also very knowledgable of the South West area and actively carries out recce's of possible locations to carry out investigations.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Local knowledge, Investigation reporting and recording, Tech & Audio Skills
The Ancient Ram Inn
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Revesby Abbey, Lincolnshire.
ROLE: Investigator W.A.S.P.S Wales, Event Photographer, Tech Assistant
BACKGROUND: Karen is Wasps Wales resident photographer as well as the only fluent Welsh speaker on the team.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Welsh Speaking, Photography Skills, Tech Knowledge.
FAVOURITE LOCATION: Llancaiach Fawr
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Edinburgh Castle.
BACKGROUND: Emily used to be a regular guest on our investigations and we soon recognised her enthusiasm and abilities. This sparked a keen interest and hunger for more experience, evidence and learning. Emily is currently developing her mediumistic ability and throws herself into all aspects of an investigation. Rarely spooked when things get hairy, one of her more memorable experiences was being affected at Chillingham Castle by what she believed to be 3 hooded figures in one of the bedrooms that surrounded her.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Has started to become spiritually aware, sits in development circles, Investigation knowledge.
Llanthony Secunda Manor
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Back to Llanthony Secunda Manor!
ROLE: W.A.S.P.S Wales Tech Assistant, Investigator.
BACKGROUND: Jon has always been interested in the paranormal and spent some time studying witchcraft, and has a fascination for capturing the paranormal. Jon is not one to shy away from being left on his own in the most haunted rooms or to be by himself with a camcorder or other gadgets in hope of capturing voice phenomenon. Jon has actively been investigating for a number of years now and is a self confessed Tech addict.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Local knowledge, investigation reporting and recording, Tech and Audio skills.
The Skirrid Inn
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Tintagel Castle
ROLE: Lead Investigator, W.A.S.P.S Wales Manager. Blogger
BACKGROUND: Jo has recently joined the team bringing a wealth of experience with her from working with other teams. She is a long serving friend of WASPS and it made sense for her to join us! Jo offers a huge database of knowledge of venues she also is more than experienced with investigation techniques and how to get the spirits going! Jo has been investigating for a few years and got hooked after attending an investigation which was on her bucket list.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Vastly experienced in investigation techniques, venue knowledge, sensitive to spirit, Ambulance and First Aid trained, Health and Safety aware, Fire Warden.
The Skirrid Mountain Inn
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: The Tower of London.
BACKGROUND: Amy had an interest in all things supernatural since she was a child, she began to experience things in her teens and wanted to learn more, attending a ghost hunt 5 years ago she knew that this would be her calling. Amy has a logical mind and her ability to research and look at things clearly helps her to create a bigger picture which often aids our mediums and lead investigators.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: Research and historical interest, foreign language teacher
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Bodmin Jail.
BACKGROUND: Sharon for many years has been interested in in the paranormal. Attends Spiritual Church whenever possible. Sharon will often find herself wandering around old buildings and getting a feeling of what rooms woul have looked like. Sharon is very level headed and doesnt accept everything as paranormal, looking for the logical explanation to debunk a situation before accepting spirit activity.
ABILITIES: First Aid Trained, Knowledgeable Historically and Stays Calm
FAVOURITE LOCATION: Saltmarshe Hall
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Brighton Police Cells
ROLE: W.A.S.P.S Wales Floating assistant, Investigator.
BACKGROUND: As a child I was to scared to believe in spirit but as I got older and family passed I refused to believe that was the end.. About 15 years ago I became interested in mediumship and over time found myself helping on a spiritual website. Also teaching various classes to do with angels.
Due to life I stepped back for a while, and about 16 months ago I attended my first ghost hunt. I was hooked.
ABILITIES/GIFTS: I Can see and hear spirit in my mind ..I can also feel how they passed by having the pain put on me.
The Ancient Ram Inn
PLACE MOST LIKE TO VISIT: Chillingham Castle