Past years

Delve into the archives and see what horrors awaited unsuspecting audiences throughout the decade-long history of the London Horror Festival.

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2019

Returning for its 9th year, the festival expanded over 2 venues and 3 theatre spaces, slithering its way through Islington to join forces with The Pleasance as well as returning to the Old Red Lion Theatre.

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2018

The festival continued to grow to evermore monstrous size, returning to the Old Red Lion Theatre with over 30 productions to curdle your blood, chill your spine, and split your sides. For four weeks, theatre-goers were subjected to shocking experimentations in drama, comedy, musicals, and spoken word.

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2017

Once again at the Old Red Lion Theatre, this year boasted 23 shows, promoting new and innovative work in the arts, and providing a platform for artists and companies working in the horror genre.

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2016

The moved to it's new home at the Old Red Lion Theatre for three jam-packed weeks in October, including horror theatre, LGBTQ cabaret, live podcast recordings, comedy, magic, and a Virtual Reality immersive film experience!

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2015

Returning to tThe Etcetera Theatre in it's fifth year, featuring a spectacular launch night cabaret, film screenings, Zombie weekends, midnight performances AND a short horror play competition!

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2014

With more companies than ever bringing their work to the festival, a spectacular launch night extravaganza, a site specific dreamscape experience, a short film competition complete with celebrity judges, 2014 was the most exciting festival yet!

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2013

The festival returned to the Etcetera Theatre once again, with more shows than ever before!

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2012

The second year featured shows at both the Etcetera Theatre & Wilton's Music Hall, and the premiere of the Stage Fright writing competition.

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2011

Running for 5 weeks at The Courtyard Theatre, the inaugural year for the LHF boasted 11 shows and a Halloween eve party featuring live music.