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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
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Strange as Folk – The Resurgence of Folk Horror

Panel: Simon Clark, Alex Davis (Chair), Stephanie Ellis, Tracy Fahey The first cousin to the ghost story, folk horror has experienced an exciting renaissance

27th Nov 2021
Black Angel - Women In Horror

UK Ghost Story Festival: Black Angel - Women In Horror

Talk and Q+AWith Stephanie Ellis and Alyson Faye Black Angel Press was founded in 2020, with a view to putting out the best in female-written horror fiction.

28th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: How to Make Your Writing Really Flow

With Peter Laws When I was an aspiring author, I wanted my words to roll off the page. Yet my writing often felt clunky and nowhere near as smooth as the books

28th Nov 2021
AJ West - The Spirit Engineer

UK Ghost Story Festival: AJ West - The Spirit Engineer

Interview + Q+A ‘Fiendishly Clever’ – Derren Brown ‘So Clever It Makes Your Head Spin’ – Jeremy Vine ‘A Gothic Classic’ – Jodie Whittaker AJ West’s debut novel

28th Nov 2021
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UK Ghost Story Festival: Create-a-Ghost

With Alex Davis This writing workshop will allow you to develop a ghost and build the story around them using a series of fun and interesting prompts – bring

28th Nov 2021