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Saturday 27 November

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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
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UK Ghost Story Festival 2021: Post-Ghost: Do Ghost Stories Need a Ghost? - SOLD OUT

With Simon Fairbanks This session will discuss whether ghosts have ceased to be scary and, if so, the reason for their demise. Has popular culture desensitised

27th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Killer Openings

Workshop with Caroline Lea Struggling to get started with a story? Or do you want to refine an existing opening? This workshop with Caroline Lea will give you

27th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Writing Great Short Ghost Stories

Panel: Simon Fairbanks, Alyson Faye, Mark Morris, Laura Mauro Ghost stories have so often thrived in the short form, with tales from the likes of Dickens,

27th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Ghosts In The Machine

With Vicky Brewster Ghost stories are an old form, and as the world has changed so has the subgenre itself. In recent times we’ve seen ever more books and

27th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Locating Your Ghost Story - SOLD OUT

With Rhiannon Ward. This workshop will look at ways to bring fresh ideas to common ghost story settings and consider how using less familiar locations will

27th Nov 2021
UK Ghost Story Festival: Illustrating MR James

UK Ghost Story Festival: Illustrating MR James

With Eli John One of the UK’s leading artists for supernatural fiction, Eli John has been illustrating for exciting volumes from Centipede Press, Zagava Press

27th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: The Language of Ghost Stories - SOLD OUT

With Simon Clark. THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Join Simon Clark as he dissects classic horror stories to reveal that all-important technique of how to use the '

27th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Best Modern Ghost Stories

Panel: Vicky Brewster, Alex Davis (Chair), Laura Mauro, Mark Morris When thinking of the ghost story, so often we cast our mind back to the golden age and

27th Nov 2021
Rhiannon Ward - The Shadowing

UK Ghost Story Festival: Rhiannon Ward - The Shadowing

Reading, Talk and Q+A Following on from the success of The Quickening, Rhiannon Ward’s latest ghost story The Shadowing tells the story of Hester’s search for

27th Nov 2021
Caroline Lea - The Glass Woman And The Metal

UK Ghost Story Festival: Caroline Lea - The Glass Woman And The Metal Heart

Reading, interview and Q+A Caroline Lea’s debut The Glass Woman was one of the leading supernatural fiction titles of 2019, a rich and captivating tale of

27th Nov 2021
Neil Spring - The Haunted Shore

UK Ghost Story Festival: Neil Spring - The Haunted Shore

Reading, talk and Q+A Since his debut novel The Ghost Hunters in 2013, Neil Spring has become one of the most popular writers of supernatural thrillers in the

27th Nov 2021