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FRIGHTFEST at The Leeds Library, Sat 26th Oct
October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm£12
FRIGHTFEST is a one-day mini-fest of Horror writing in Leeds’ oldest and most haunted Library. From Poe’s Telltale Heart to Carey’s Turn of the Screw, short horror has been keeping readers on the edge of their seat for centuries. Join us in the atmospheric setting of The Leeds Library, rumoured to have several ghosts of its own, for an afternoon of uneasy ghosts, telltale hearts and haunted mansions.
Fancy dress encouraged but not compulsory.
2.00-3.00 Write a Horror story in an hour – £6 [SOLD OUT]
Ghosts, witches, skeletons, and things that go ‘bump’ in the night. Create your own complete story using prompts with award-winning author, and Fiction Editor at Strix magazine, SJ Bradley. Join us in the atmospheric setting of The Leeds Library for an afternoon of uneasy ghosts, telltale hearts and haunted mansions. We are sorry, this event is now SOLD OUT.
3.30 – 5.00 Horror Out Loud: Prose open mic featuring Lucie McKnight Hardy & Alison Littlewood – £6
Northern Short Story Festival presents an afternoon of chilling horror with a folk-horror flavour. Join featured readers Shirley Jackson Award winning author Alison Littlewood (Best of British Horror), and Dead Ink author Lucie McKnight Hardy (Best of British Short Stories), for an afternoon of horror stories that will stun, scare, and startle! Book your tickets here.
Limited Open Mic slots available for your own stories at this event. To book one of these from Tuesday 1st October, email firstname.lastname@example.org. All stories must be under 5 minutes long. Prizes for the best Halloween themed fancy dress.