UK film events this Halloween

Seasonal screamers to shock and excite.

by Jennie Kermode

Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice

What's on in this world of film this Halloween? Terracotta is reaching out to the home viewing market, offering two scary DVDs for £6.66, and Sky will be premiering its remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, but if you'd rather get out and about, here's a look at what's happening around the UK.

Aberdeen

Belfast

  • 27th - Theatre Of Blood at the Strand Arts Centre.
  • 28th - In The Mouth Of Madness at the Strand Arts Centre.
  • 30th - The Backwoods Halloween Horror Marathon: Coraline, Tucker & Dale Vs Evil, Evil Dead 2, Cabin In The Woods and The Wicker Man in the Black Box.

Coraline
Coraline

Birmingham

  • 29th - Halloween at The Mac.
  • 30th - Blade at The Artix in Bromsgrove.

In addition to this, there's the Hallowscream Film Festival at the Mockingbird, running from the 28th to the 31st and consisting of Ghostbusters, Scream, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Shaun Of The Dead, Interview With A Vampire, Poltergeist and The Exorcist.

Cardiff

Dundee

Fright Night
Fright Night

  • 29th - The Witches at the DCA.
  • 30th - Fright Night at the DCA.

Edinburgh

Glasgow

Hull

The brand new Dead Of Night film festival is showing films in various venues across the city from the 29th to the 31st. It includes Under The Shadow, Creepy, The Shining, Scream and a mystery movie.

The Exorcist
The Exorcist

Leeds

Liverpool

London

Little Shop Of Horrors
Little Shop Of Horrors

Manchester

In addition to the above, Filmfear will be running at Home from the 27th to the 31st. Sponsored by Film4, it consists of Prevenge (with an Alice Lowe Q&A), Raw, We Are The Flesh, The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue, The Keep, Phantasm, Nosferatu. The Ghoul, The Void and Drácula.

Motherwell

The Addams Family
The Addams Family

Newcastle

Sheffield

  • 31st - The Addams Family in Ecclesall Woods.
  • 31st - Ghostbusters at the Showroom and in Ecclesall Woods.
  • 31st - Hotel Transylvania at the Curzon.
  • 31st and 1st - Nosferatu at Abbeydale Picture House.

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