The Highgate Vampire made its public debut fifty years ago today.
Vamped has teamed up with Trystan Swale to search for key witnesses in the Highgate Vampire case. Anthony Hogg explains.
In this long-awaited sequel to “Cemetery Logistics: How I Tracked The Highgate Vampire” (April 4, 2015), Erin Chapman reveals how she uncovered holes in Sean Manchester’s claim to hunting a vampire at Highgate Cemetery.
Sean Manchester, 70, responded to “Vampire Hunter Dodges Horror Heavyweight’s Meet Offer” (June 15, 2015) via Facebook, substituting an offer to meet Ramsey Campbell, 69, at an awards ceremony with a counter-offer.
Alleged Vampire hunter, Sean Manchester, 70, responded to “Vampire Hunter Meets Match Against Horror Heavyweight” (June 14, 2015) through his Facebook page—and completely bypassed the offer made by his opponent.
Sean Manchester, 70, a self-proclaimed vampire hunter, squared off against famed horror writer Ramsey Campbell, 69, in a comment thread stoush that ended poorly for the man who claims to have staked the Highgate Vampire.
In this long-awaited sequel to “5 Reasons Why a Wampyr Didn’t Walk in Highgate” (Feb. 27, 2015), Erin Chapman casts another critical eye over Sean Manchester’s claim that a vampire stalked Highgate Cemetery in 1970.
This is Vamped’s 100th post. To celebrate the occasion, Vamped’s co-administrator, Erin Chapman, shares her top 10 most memorable experiences working for Vamped since its official launch on Jan. 20, 2014.
Erin Chapman’s “5 Reasons a Wampyr Didn’t Walk in Highgate” took three months to write—Vamped’s most ambitious article to date. Here’s the “Making Of”; a behind-the-scenes discussion about the article’s origins.
Forty five years ago today, Sean Manchester, President of the British Occult Society, publicly proclaimed that Highgate Cemetery was haunted by a vampire. A mass vampire hunt soon followed. Erin Chapman investigates.