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The Dead of Night Film Festival is Merseyside’s only film festival dedicated solely to horror and is part of the ever growing International horror film festival circuit.

We are back for our sixth year of horrific festivities and this is going to be one HELL of a year!

Over the weekend of 1st & 2nd October we will screen 6 feature films and 15 short films.

Our wonderful venue for the festival is The Bijou Cinema which boasts 75 comfortable seats and an Optoma 8000-lumens projector, plus 5.1 Surround Sound to present an immersive cinematic experience for all you horror loving cinephiles.


The Dead Of Night Film Festival

1st & 2nd October 2022

Weekend pass £20

Single day pass £12

The Bijou Cinema, 8 Post Office Ave, Southport, PR9 0US

We are incredible excited to reveal our full 2021 schedule and programme of features and shorts that we shall be screening! 

Saturday 1st October 

12:00 – Doors Open

13:00 – The Microscope, Curse of Braxton House, Hairsucker, A Whole Host, Bug Bites, Caregiver, Incubus.

14:30 – The Trunk, The Creeping

17:00 – Every Time We Meet, Guts, All You Can Eat, Eating Miss Campbell.

19:30 – Familiar, Terrifier 2.

22:00 – Close 

Sunday 2nd October 

12:00 – Doors Open

13:00 – Wuurm, Dodging The Dead, Pumpkin Boy, Powetool Cheerleaders vs The Boyband of the Screeching Dead.

15:30 – Sucker, For The Love Of The Craft, Lethalogica, Final Summer.

18:00 – Unheimlich, The Outwaters.

20:00 – Close

We have the privilege of hosting the Northern Premier of TERRIFIER 2! We are so excited to share this movie with you guys as we’re sure you will love it! In honour of this screening – we will be giving all guests an exclusive TERRIFIER 2 vomit bag, designed by the notorious Uncle Frank Productions. 

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