In celebration of Dreamland’s cinematic heritage and to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2 Days Later film competition, The Dreamland Trust is partnering with Beeping Bush to present a Halloween Horror Feast of film events, this October, featuring a special presentation by the legendary British film studio, Hammer and an exclusive Dreamland Cinema photographic exhibition.
HORROR DRIVE-IN MOVIE (Cert 15)
Fri 26 Oct | 8pm – 11pm Lido Car Park Cliftonville CT9 1RX. Full access and parking available. Tickets £8 per person / £20 per full car from The Film Factory. http://www.thefilmfactory.org/
The Film Factory CIC presents a Drive-In Horror Movie Night against the eerie backdrop of the cliff top Lido. Programme includes the hilarious horror comedy feature film, Zombieland, where the only safe refuge is an amustement park! plus a supporting programme of short horror films from Beeping Bush.
THE DREAMLAND TRUST PRESENTS: DREAMLAND REVISITED free event
Fri 26 Oct – Sun 4 Nov | 10am – 5pm daily. Harbour Arm Gallery Margate CT9 1AP. Full access and parking available. http://www.margateharbourarm.co.uk/
A selection of archive images of Dreamland’s majestic art deco Grade II* listed cinema building – the forerunner for Britain’s super-cinemas alongside Sam Bénard’s haunting photographic images of Dreamland in the present.
BEEPING BUSH PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS 2 DAYS LATER free event
Sat 27 Oct | Over 18s only | Doors 12.30pm. Tales of Terror 1pm | Judges’ Shortlist 7pmThe Theatre Royal Margate CT9 1PW. Wheelchair access and disabled WC. http://www.2dayslater.co.uk/
Kent’s biggest short film competition screening and award ceremony returns for the 10th year running, with another terrifying rogramme of Horror short films, filled with all new twisting interpretations of the genre.
HAMMER FILM STUDIOS PRESENTS: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (Cert 15) plus SCREEN TALK
Sun 28 Oct | 1pm (doors 12.30pm). The Theatre Royal Margate CT9 1PW. Wheelchair access and disabled WC. Tickets £10 per person, £8 concessions. Bookings http://www.theatreroyalmargate.com/
The legendary British film studio, Hammer presents a special matinee screening of the newly restored 1957 Hammer classic, The Curse of Frankenstein, plus a talk on The History of the Horror Movie Genre by Hammer Films.
CLUB HYDROPATHE: A HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
Mon 29 Oct | 7.30pm (doors 6.30pm). The Tom Thumb Theatre | £2.50 to join. 2A Eastern Esplanade Cliftonville Margate CT9 2LB. http://www.tomthumbtheatre.co.uk/
The Tom Thumb presents Club Hydropathe: A Halloween Special – off-beat cinema, wayward sounds and frequent surprises – with a ghoulish twist. Dress to scare. Mystery Screening 7.30pm.
GHOULISH GHOST STORIES free event
Wed 31 Oct | 4.30pm (doors 4pm). The Tom Thumb Theatre 2A Eastern Esplanade Cliftonville Margate CT9 2LB. http://www.tomthumbtheatre.co.uk/
Join us for an afternoon of spooky storytelling, suitable for the whole family. Put on your witches hat and grab your broomstick to win a prize for the creepiest costume.
Please visit the above websites for full venue details, bookings and programme changes.