26/10/18: Agents of Evolution Live and The Thing Screening for Macmillan Cancer Support
To open The Festival of Terror we are proud to announce a special event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. A live set from the incredible Agents of Evolution, including some John Carpenter goodness before we screen the classic John Carpenter’s The Thing on the big screen, in a one off event not to be missed! All ticket sales go the charity Macmillan, who are there to support people living with Cancer.
The Thing (18)
In remote Antarctica, a group of American research scientists are disturbed at their base camp by a helicopter shooting at a sled dog. When they take in the dog, it brutally attacks both human beings and canines in the camp and they discover that the beast can assume the shape of its victims. A resourceful helicopter pilot (Kurt Russell) and the camp doctor (Richard Dysart) lead the camp crew in a desperate, gory battle against the vicious creature before it picks them all off, one by one.
27/10/18: Pumpkins Screening with Q&A/Signing with Maria Lee Metheringham
Join us for a very special screening of Pumpkins with a Q&A and signing session Maria Lee Metheringham.
Pumkins is horror film based in Yorkshire and set loosely in the 80s. An atmospheric horror Directed and Produced by Maria Lee Metheringham and written by Will and Maria Metheringham.
Pumkins: A sweet old man living on his farm with his prized pumpkin patch is tormented by the local youths who destroy everything he loves in one evening of revenge. He is consumed by the chemicals within the pumpkins and something sinister rises from the ground. A rampage of death and terror ensues and the unlucky survivalists and local people get caught up in the carnage.
Over 18’s only.
27/10/18: Dog Soldiers Screening with Q&A from Craig Conway
Festival of Terror are pleased to announce the first of our special screening featuring a Q&A session afterwards.
On the 27th October we invite you to a special screening of Dog Soldiers where you will meet actor Craig Conway star of such cult films like Doomsday, Dog Soldiers and The Descent.
Craig will be present to do a Q&A following the film where you can get the insight and lowdown into these incredible cult Horror Films!
Over 18’s only
28/10/18: Alien Celebration: Alien, Aliens and Alien 3 Screenings with cast Q&A’s
On Sunday the 28th of October 2018 The Festival of Terror Presents a celebration of all things Alien! A full day of Alien goodness with special content to be announced soon!
Also there will now be a Q&A from some of the Alien 3 Cast, first to be announced is Peter Guinness.
12:00pm: Alien (18) In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nest of eggs inside the alien ship. An organism from inside an egg leaps out and attaches itself to one of the crew, causing him to fall into a coma.
2:30pm: Aliens (18) After floating in space for 57 years, Lt. Ripley’s (Sigourney Weaver) shuttle is found by a deep space salvage team. Upon arriving at LV-426, the marines find only one survivor, a nine year old girl named Newt (Carrie Henn). But even these battle-hardened marines with all the latest weaponry are no match for the hundreds of aliens that have invaded the colony.
5:30pm: Alien 3 (18) Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the only survivor when she crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet’s maximum security prison. Once again, Ripley must face skepticism and the alien as it hunts down the prisoners and guards. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley leads the men into battle against the terrifying creature.
Tickets priced £37. Additional content may be announced at a later date.
Over 18’s only
28/10/18: Festival of Terror Presents: Critters VHS Screening
Delving into the archives, Festival of Terror presents the 80’s classic Critters shown on VHS for one night only on the big screen! Adjust your tracking as this will be an evening to remember!
Critters (15) When strange fuzzy creatures from outer space arrive on a farm, the Brown family — Jay (Billy Green Bush), Helen (Dee Wallace-Stone), their daughter, April (Nadine Van Der Velde), and their son, Brad (Scott Grimes) — must fend off the malevolent little aliens. Two bounty hunters with superhuman abilities follow the aggressive beasts from beyond, but the warriors aren’t terribly effective, leaving the Brown family to battle the fur balls and rescue April from their clutches all by themselves.
Tickets priced £6. Additional content may be announced at a later date.
Over 18’s only
29/10/18: David Cronenberg Double Bill: Videodrome and The Fly
The Festival of Terror presents an evening celebrating the genius of David Cronenberg with a double bill of two of his classic films on the big screen, for one night only.
8:00pm: The Fly (18) When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test its abilities on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a housefly slips in during the process, leading to a merger of man and insect. Initially, Brundle appears to have undergone a successful teleportation, but the fly’s cells begin to take over his body. As he becomes increasingly fly-like, Brundle’s girlfriend (Geena Davis) is horrified as the person she once loved deteriorates into a monster.
10:00pm: Videodrome (18) As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn (James Woods) is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon “Videodrome,” a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend (Deborah Harry) auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.
Tickets priced £10. Additional content may be announced at a later date.
Over 18’s Only
30/10/18: Horror Movie Quiz with IT Screening
So you think you know Horror movies? Join us for a very special Horror Movie quiz and screening of the terrifying 2017 version of IT!! With a £50 cash prize and spooky goodie bag for the winner! Costumes welcome!
7:00pm: Doors open with a selection of spooky tunes in the bar.
7:30pm The Quiz begins, prepared to be scared!
8:30:pm: Screening of IT!
£50 For the winner! Prize for best costume!
Over 18’s Only.
31/10/18: The Exorcist Screening
The Exorcist, believed by many to be the scariest movie of all time hits the Festival of Terror on Halloween night for a frightening one off screening on the big screen. The perfect way to celebrate Halloween in our haunted themed bar, with special cocktails and food for a Halloween (trick or) treat.
The Exorcist (18)
This tale of an exorcism is based loosely on actual events. When young Regan (Linda Blair) starts acting odd — levitating, speaking in tongues — her worried mother (Ellen Burstyn) seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest (Jason Miller), however, thinks the girl may be seized by the devil. The priest makes a request to perform an exorcism, and the church sends in an expert (Max von Sydow) to help with the difficult job.
1/11/18: The Keep Screening
A rare screening of Michael Mann’s (Heat, The Last of the Mohicans) lost classic The Keep. It is both terrifying and dreamlike and morally unsettling as it is spiritually devastating, The Keep is cult classic not to be missed!
German soliders are sent to guard an old keep, only to unwittingly release an ancient evil into the world. Features Sir Ian McKellen, Gabriel Byrne, Scott Glenn and a fantastic synth soundtrack by Tangerine Dream.
*The version being screened is the orginal (95 Minute) theatrical cut.