Passes for Abertoir 2023 are now on sale! The full festival pass is £60 and available from Aberystwyth Arts Centre – find full pass details here.
To celebrate passes going on sale we’re also proud to reveal some of the very special guests who’ll be joining us at this year’s festival!
We’re very excited to welcome back cult filmmaker and festival friend Gary Sherman to the festival, along with author Jeremy Dyson (Ghost Stories), who’ll be presenting a very exciting project that’s still so fresh it’s a secret…
We’re also delighted to welcome Robin Ince back to the festival, who’ll be performing a very special horror edition of his acclaimed Bibliomaniac show, as well as recording a live edition of The Uncanny Hour, with a panel including…
Madeline Smith! We’re so excited to welcome Madeline to the festival alongside a screening of The Vampire Lovers, and an in-depth interview about her career in horror and beyond.
David Gregory joins us at Abertoir 2023, who, in addition to presenting his latest documentary Enter the Clones of Bruce, will regale us with his extensive experience of film distribution and navigating the industry – including censorship – in the 90s and beyond.
Complementing our celebration of all things ‘18’ this year, we’re pleased to welcome David Hyman, BBFC Compliance Officer and horror fan, to the festival. He’ll be presenting Classifying The Horror Film, and there’ll be a chance to ask questions too!
We’ll also be joined by cult British director Jake West to talk about his latest film, Mancunian Man: The Legendary Life of Cliff Twemlow. Other film Q&As will include guests from The Moor and It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This, as well as the previously announced Q&As with Scala, Darklands: Director’s Cut and Welsh short horror double-bill.
We’ve got more in store for you too, including the return of our off-site screening, Nicko and Joe’s Bad Film Club, and even more brand new films! Abertoir Horror Festival takes place 14-19 November at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, and passes are on sale now.