ASSAP's display stand at an exhibition
Over 30 years researching
ASSAP was founded on 10 June 1981. Founders included well known authors Hilary Evans and Jenny Randles as well as Fortean Times editor Bob Rickard and scientists Drs Hugh Pincott and Vernon Harrison.
ASSAP has no corporate views. Views or opinions expressed by members are theirs alone. We do, however, actively promote the scientific method.
ASSAP, investigating the weird seriously (and the seriously weird) since 1981.
ASSAP is a scientifically-orientated educational and research charity and learned society dedicated to a better understanding of anomalous phenomena. As well as education, we carry out investigations and research.
Anomalous phenomena divide broadly into four areas: psychic phenomena (ghosts, telepathy, mediumship, etc.), Fortean phenomena (cryptozoology, fish falling from the sky, etc.), Earth Mysteries (leys, archaeoastronomy, etc.) and UFOs. For a more extensive list see our FAQ.
As part of our educational remit, this website includes lots of practical information such as:
Also, we undertake training for paranormal investigators.
We are a registered charity (327422) and company limited by guarantee (2075226). Registered office is at
ASSAP, Unit 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8PN. For more information on our status, see FAQ.
ASSAP has public liability insurance for ASSAP events training.
ASSAP is registered under the UK Data Protection Act. In line with data protection principles, this website is not used for the collection of information about its visitors.
Neither ASSAP, nor any authors contributing to this website, are responsible for any action by readers as a result of reading information on this website. Readers should not regard the information given on this website as constituting advice for any action on their part.
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- For ASSAP's aims and objectives see here
- For more information about the status of ASSAP see FAQ.
- For articles on research and cases see here
- If you wish to join ASSAP, please see here
- For a history of ASSAP see here.
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