Halifax Ghost Story Festival

Title: Halifax Ghost Story Festival
Location: Dean Clough, Halifax
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Description: A celebration of the popular but undervalued form, ghost stories. Join the celebrations with some great authors, directors, films and plays. Guests include Jeremy Dyson (League of Gentlemen and Ghost Stories) discussing a lost literary genius and screens his film, The Cicerones; Lawrence Gordon Clark in conversation, plus the screening of four of Clark’s famous MR James BBC film adaptations; Tartarus Press on the latest in haunted fiction; readings from horror writers Mark Morris, Nicholas Royle and Conrad Williams, alongside screenwriter Stephen Volk; Fine Time Fontayne reads classic tales late into the night; Ghosts in 60 Seconds presents 50 one-minute plays; GP Taylor invents site-specific stories; Chris Priestley talks about his love of weird tales; writers/illustrators Chris Mould (Something Wickedly Weird) and David Melling (Hidden Goblins) team up to draw youngsters into their world – literally; Howard Priestley (Phoenix FM) on comicbook layout; and Twelve Wires animation group.
Start Date: 2010-10-29
End Date: 2010-10-31

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