shock and gore 2015


Birmingham’s Shock & Gore horror and fantasy festival marks its fifth anniversary this year, but we can assure you this anticipated sequel is just as fresh as the original. This year features another mouth-watering selection of live events, sneak previews, classic features, live Q&As and our legendary all-nighter, scattered between Friday July 17h and Thursday Jul 23rd at The Electric Cinema in Birmingham. Highlights this year include...


The Path To The Black Lodge: II thgiN hcnyL divaD

(Friday 17th July) - an very Lynchian evening, featuring a screening of David Lynch’s debut feature Eraserhead and a celebration of Twin Peaks ahead of its 2016 return

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Shock & Gore All-Nighter feat. The Terminator & Robocop

(Saturday 18th July) - flesh will meet steel as our annual all-nighter goes 80s with screenings of James Cameron and Paul Verhoeven’s cyborg classics

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(Sat 18th July) - a preview screening of this gruesome Belgian horror about a cub scout who discovers something very nasty in the woods.

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Conjurer’s Kitchen presents Shaun Of The Dead

(Tuesday 21st July) - food artist Annabel de Vetten delivers another collection of painstakingly created foodstuffs, this time themed to Edgar Wright’s cult rom-zom-com

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Birmingham Ghost Walk + screening of The Haunting

(Wednesday 22nd July) - discover Birmingham’s dark past and follow it up with a screening of Robert Wise’s uber creepy ghost story The Haunting at The Electric Cinema

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That’s merely a taster of what’s on offer. For full listings and to book tickets, head to, plus you can follow us at


If you've got a short or feature film that you think would impress our audiences, then click on the link below to head to the Withoutabox website, which has all the details about how to enter this year's competition. If your short or feature is selected, you'll be invited along to the 2015 festival to see your film screened in front of an audience. Good luck!

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