John Girvan is a local tour guide and blacksmith in Devizes.

He is perhaps best known as a local historian, and creator of the popular Devizes Ghost Walk.

John hosts a variety of local guided walks and illustrated talks and presentations, including the Devizes Ghost Walk, and Devizes Heritage Walk.

He is also the author of a number of local books, most recently publishing Doing Time in Wiltshire.

John Girvan Books

John's reputation as a historian has led to a number of TV appearances, including filming ghost investigations with Derek Acorah and Michaela Strachan. 

His unusual subject matter and vibrant personality make for a entertaining and interesting occasion.
John's walks and talks are hugely popular and something not to miss!