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

Magic of the Séance at Lauriston Castle

Magic of the Séance at Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 13th March 2021 - 26th June 2021

Sell out illusionist Ash Pryce takes you around the centuries old Lauriston Castle, demonstrating supernatural spookiness and séance magic.
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The Lauriston Horror Tour

The Lauriston Horror Tour

Selected dates between 13th March 2021 - 24th October 2021

Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide.
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Spirits of the Dead: The Terror of Edgar Allan Poe

Spirits of the Dead: The Terror of Edgar Allan Poe

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Edinburgh Horror Festival invites you along to Lauriston Castle this August to hear Gothic horror stories from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.
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The Twilight Seance

The Twilight Seance

23rd October 2021

Join paranormal illusionist Ash Pryce as he leads you into the netherworld at Lauriston Castle!
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The Terror Trail

The Terror Trail

23rd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

The Edinburgh Horror Festival have created an all new interactive morning adventure for families at Lauriston Castle.
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