Edinburgh Horror Festival

The Edinburgh Horror Festival, or EHF as all the cool kids call it, is a multi-art-form event and one of the most popular Hallowe'en events in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Horror Festival

About Edinburgh Horror Festival

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The Edinburgh Horror Festival, or EHF as all the cool kids call it, is one of the most popular Hallowe'en events in Edinburgh. Incorporating theatre, comedy, magic, spoken word, movies, games, improv, workshops, interactive events and more.

So there will be plenty of things to do in Edinburgh during the Haunting season of Hallowe'en and Samhuinn.

The EHF 2020 will run Thursday October 22nd to Sunday November 1st 2020.


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Upcoming Events at Edinburgh Horror Festival

Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens - POSTPONED

Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens - POSTPONED

6th June 2020
The Stunt Magician 'Danger Dave Reubens' brings tales of peril, crazy comedy and jaw-dropping magic to get you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter.
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

6th June 2020
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED

Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED

6th June 2020
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer for the last four years, returns to Edinburgh on a regular basis with his show 'Paranormal Illusionist'.
The Underground Cabaret - POSTPONED

The Underground Cabaret - POSTPONED

11th June 2020
The Underground Cabaret is a stylish and freakish monthly cabaret night in the vaults of the Underground City of the South Bridge.
HaunTED: Spooky Seminars - POSTPONED

HaunTED: Spooky Seminars - POSTPONED

16th June 2020
Would you like to know more about the dark side of life, the universe and everything in a fun, interactive environment? Then the HaunTED talks are for you!
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

20th June 2020
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens - POSTPONED

Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens - POSTPONED

4th July 2020
The Stunt Magician 'Danger Dave Reubens' brings tales of peril, crazy comedy and jaw-dropping magic to get you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter.
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

4th July 2020
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED

Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED

4th July 2020
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer for the last four years, returns to Edinburgh on a regular basis with his show 'Paranormal Illusionist'.
The Underground Cabaret - POSTPONED

The Underground Cabaret - POSTPONED

9th July 2020
The Underground Cabaret is a stylish and freakish monthly cabaret night in the vaults of the Underground City of the South Bridge.
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

18th July 2020
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
HaunTED: Spooky Seminars - POSTPONED

HaunTED: Spooky Seminars - POSTPONED

21st July 2020
Would you like to know more about the dark side of life, the universe and everything in a fun, interactive environment? Then the HaunTED talks are for you!
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED

1st August 2020
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED

Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED

1st August 2020
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer for the last four years, returns to Edinburgh on a regular basis with his show 'Paranormal Illusionist'.

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