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Friday 26 November

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UK Ghost Story Festival 2021: Crafting Contemporary Folk Horror Stories

With Tracy Fahey  Folk horror is undergoing a massive revival in film and print. This workshop offers pointers on borrowing from folklore, and understanding

26th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival 2021: Post-Punk Phantoms

With Darrell Buxton. Uncanny tales can take unusual forms, as evidenced within the crop of exciting music releases in the years following the punk explosion.

26th Nov 2021
Many writers and critics have tried to define the rules of a ghost story over the years – but is there any value in those claims, and how might they help us to write great stories in the form? This session will explore some of what defines a ghost story, to what extent you can consider them as rules, and also what rules you may have to establish in telling your own terrifying tales.  Price: £9  Image by Cottonbro via Pexels

UK Ghost Story Festival: The Rules of a Ghost Story

With Alex Davis. Many writers and critics have tried to define the rules of a ghost story over the years – but is there any value in those claims, and how

26th Nov 2021
Anita Frank – Seances, Spooks and Spiritualism

UK Ghost Story Festival: Anita Frank – Seances, Spooks and Spiritualism

Anita Frank will be discussing the supernatural inspirations behind her debut novel The Lost Ones - shortlisted for both the Historical Writers’ Association

26th Nov 2021
UK Ghost Story Festival: Peter Laws – The Frighteners and Beyond

UK Ghost Story Festival: Peter Laws – The Frighteners and Beyond

Peter Laws is the author of the Matt Hunter novel series and the non-fiction book The Frighteners, which explores and defends our fascination with the macabre

26th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Late Night Reading

Join us for a truly haunting way to round out the first and second days of the UK Ghost Story Festival, with a pair of paranormal performances each night to

26th Nov 2021
UK Ghost Story Festival Pass

UK Ghost Story Festival Pass

Get the ultimate UK Ghost Story Festival experience with our weekend pass, giving you access to your choice of 24 events over the three days! Simply book your

From 26th Nov 2021 - 28th Nov 2021