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Booth's Blog: “You know you’re a horror fan when….”
By Emily Booth, Monday 10th August 2015
With FrightFest only weeks away you’ll need to start making plans for this epic journey into “The Dark Heart of Cinema” with a record 6 different screens showing a record 76 films, this 5 days extravaganza is one hot horror ticket many a fan would probably kill to get. But we at Horror are offering a far less scary method of getting your claws on a coveted 5 day VIP pass!

Oh yes with our new Horror Channel sponsored screen we are running a devilishly good competition, here’s what you get:

• Said 5 day VIP pass to all the films on the Horror Channel sponsored Main Screen (that’s the big one baby!)
• A weekend stay in the 5-Star Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire hotel in Leicester Square
• 2 exclusive goody bags
• …and you can make like a horror celebrity and get yourself on the right side of the red rope with an opportunity to be photographed at the official media wall by FrightFest's house photographer!

Whoa! You want a piece of that pie?! Yup I thought so, to win this shockingly good prize all you need to do is complete the sentence:

You know you’re a horror fan when….

Ah this could go all manner of ways, couldn’t it! Well try and keep it relatively clean and fun, we are not looking for a profound essay here, just something short snappy and sweet that will fit on a tweet as this is where you can send your answers in, or on to our Facebook page and Twitter page.

We need your answers in by the 17th August so we can find a winner, announce it and send out the coveted tickets! Remember you will still need to buy individual tickets to any other films other than the ones you get on the Horror Channel Main Screen – but with 25 films on offer here, all Main Screen premieres, you really will have your work cut out for you as it is! Here are just some of the big name horror movies you could be sinking your fangs into for free at FrightFest.

Opening festival film Cherry Tree, Stung, James Wan’s Demonic, Deathgasm, The Diabolical, We Are Still Here, Jeruzalem, Nina Forever, Tales of Halloween (Closing night movie and a lot of fun)

Also I know for a fact there are some classic horror guests to be announced which I can’t do until tomorrow or the boys will have my guts for garters (no really) so the bank holiday weekend of Thursday 27th to 31st August looks set to be the perfect Horror Hound Holiday!

I was so happy to hear the announcement too that the festival, for the first time since 2004 would be returning to their true retro roots and including a ‘discovery’ screen back at the beloved Prince Charles Cinema where the whole thing began back in the year 2000, and where I first watched myself blown up (not literally) to what seemed like a frighteningly massive size for someone so small in the premiere of Cradle of Fear at The Prince Charles back in 2001!

To read more on the gore in store for you head over to the official FrightFest site and to enter our insane ‘must get in there’ competition finish the sentence stated above and sent to us on Twitter @horror_channel – or if you like throw it on our Facebook Page.

That’s your lot, don’t say I never give you anything


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