VIDEO: The dark world of crime on show at Hastings’ True Crime Museum

The True Crime Museum opened its doors to the public just over a year ago. The museum, which is spread over 3,000 sq ft of caves on Hastings seafront, holds the largest collection of crime memorabilia in the UK.

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In our video, the Observer met up with the museum’s curator, Joel Griggs, to find out more.

Tomorrow (Friday 30th October) the museum is hosting a spooky Halloween event. Starting at 7pm, guests will have the chance to visit the museum before local ghost expert and author Tina Brown takes the visitors on a ghost walk.

Back at the museum, Tina will then take to the stage to tell the stories of some of the many ghosts seen around Hastings.

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Friday 13th November sees investigative journalist Tim Tate on the True Crime Museum’s stage revealing the secret story of how Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe’s reign of terror claimed at least 23 more lives.

Museum Curator Joel Griggs says: “The discoveries that Tim has made are genuinely shocking and compelling. We’re very excited to welcome him on stage to present his investigations into this fascinating case.”

Tickets to both of these events include free admission to the True CRIME Museum and can be purchased in advance for £10.00 per person. Bar and food will be available. To book your place call 01424 420115 or email [email protected]Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

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