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Wed, 23 Oct


Station Hall Herne Hill

WED 23 OCTOBER More Fright by Rail

An evening of storytelling, songs and spoken words for Halloween based around traditional and modern railway ghost stories and other London transport folklore. With musician & story teller Cunning Folk and London writer and tour guide Chris Roberts. 7PM.

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WED 23 OCTOBER More Fright by Rail
WED 23 OCTOBER More Fright by Rail

Time & Location

23 Oct 2019, 19:00 – 22:00

Station Hall Herne Hill, Herne Hill, London, UK

About The Event

George Hoyle ( Cunning Folk) will tell Charles Dickens’ Signalman and sing a number of rail related spook classics whilst London writer and tour guide Chris Roberts will talk about and discuss London railway ghosts and other transport folklore. There will be haunted train track tunes playing at the start of the evening, during the interval and at the end.

October 23rd. Doors open 7.00 PM. Show Starts 7.30. Carriages 9.30 £10.00 on door (if available) or in advance from

George Hoyle is a professional musician and storyteller who also hosts the monthly South East London Folklore Society events in Borough. Cunning Folk has performed supports for Alasdair Roberts, Stick in the Wheel, Martin Carthy and his latest album is “Constant Companion” which was Folk Radio UK’s Album of the month for December 2018.

He can be found at or @folk_cunning

Chris Roberts is a London writer and tour guide who has written books on the history of nursery rhymes, London's bridges, lost words and superstition in football. His latest book out this year is called Bus travel in South London and features stories set on, linked to, or connected by a number of South London bus routes. He can be found at or or @oneeyegrey on twitter.

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