UK Ghost Story Festival
Join us this winter for a weekend celebration of one of the most beloved forms of fiction – the ghost story. From the classics of Charles Dickens and MR James to modern favourites such as The Woman in Black, The Little Stranger and more, the ghost story has long fascinated audiences around the world.
The UK Ghost Story Festival will be presenting a host of readings, author interviews, talks, film screenings, workshops and much more, taking place around one of the UK’s most haunted cities.
In the meantime come join us on social media at @UKGSF1 or check out our Facebook event page here.
CONFIRMED AUTHORS :
Andrew Michael Hurley
Mark A Latham
Adam LG Nevill
Venues across Derby
29 November -1 December
'Sponsored by the Horror Writers Association UK - http://hwauk.org/'
See the UK Ghost Story Festival schedule here
Please note that Saturday Day Passes and Full Weekend Passes are also available for the Ghost Story Festival!
Saturday Passes £35 - buy here
Weekend Passes £55 - buy here
With Sophie Draper (chair), Paul Kane, Mark Latham and Laura Purcell When we consider the ghost story, our thoughts often turn to the masters of the form,…From -
With Johnny Mains In this keynote talk, Johnny Mains – editor of the acclaimed A SUGGESTION OF GHOSTS and AN OBSCURITY OF GHOSTS (Black Shuck Books) – will…From -
With James Everington, Alison Littlewood, Rhiannon Ward (Chair) and Mark Latham So many of the most renowned authors of ghost stories made their name in short…From -
With Johnny Mains In this talk, Johnny Mains takes you through the editorial process of his latest anthology in progress, Victoria’s Ghosts, looking at how to…From -
With Alex Davis (Chair), James Everington, Alison Littlewood and Marie O'Regan Get ready to rumble as our expert panel dissects the merits and quality of some…From -
With Charlotte Baker This workshop will examine the Netflix’s adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House. The workshop will analyse the…From -
This pair of documentaries, presented by acclaimed performer and storyteller, Robert Lloyd Parry, delve in the secret histories of two of MR James's most…From -