Highlighted Resources

This page features links to resources of specific interest, often curated by Folk Horror Revival admins, and covers the full range of Folk Horror topics and media. You can use the drop down from the main-menu option to find links to audio, visual and written works.

  • Winter Ghosts Musical Lineup - With our Winter Ghosts event just days away we have decided that it feels appropriate to collate all the information about our musical acts for you. A little taster of what you can expect from the evening session and another chance for me to gush about the wealth of astonishing musical talent we have cajoled […]
  • The Wick – A Folk Horror short. - Wick – The protector of a Witch is just as bad as a Witch. In August I had the tremendous honour of being invited to the wonderful Genesis cinema in Whitechapel for a private screening of the new Folk Horror short film `The Wick’. Written, produced by and starring the clearly very talented Michelle Coverley FHR […]
  • Final Winter Ghosts Announcement! - So as the Autumn takes full hold it is time for us to announce the final acts for this year’s Folk Horror Revival – Winter Ghosts event that takes place December 14th at the Metropole in Whitby. Our final musical act are the rather wonderful Scottish prog rockers Big Hogg. Big Hogg are a 6 […]
  • Winter Ghosts Announcement Number 2 - Apologies for the delay in publishing this, our second Winter Ghosts announcement, but we have been very busy bringing together a lineup that will hopefully whet the appetite of Revivalists everywhere. Anyway, without further ado here are our latest additions to the lineup. The Soulless Party     Since 2013 Chris Lambert and Kev Oyston […]
  • Summer Spirits: Shadows on the Fen and Kit Lewis Interview - CULTure Babylon and Folk Horror Revival present a one-day Midsummer celebration of the spirits and folklore of the East Anglian landscape in fact and fiction. Including talks, live music, live readings of stories of the supernatural and a rare screening of 70s Folk Horror Classic, Penda’s Fen. We felt it was about time we told […]
  • Folk Horror Revival – Winter Ghosts 2019 – First Announcement! - This December, Folk Horror Revival, will be returning to Whitby for our second Winter Ghosts event. The all day happening takes place at the Metropole ballroom, on December 14th 2019. The event will run from 1pm until after midnight and features some truly outstanding talks, stories, music, films and much, much more besides. The lineup […]
  • An Interview with David Bramwell, on his upcoming Cult of Water show. - David Bramwell is a name familiar to many Revivalists, his Singalong-A-Wicker Man show has become almost legendary in our little corner of the internet. David is an incredibly busy and talented man. He has produced programmes for BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4, he gives talks and performs one man shows on a variety of […]
  • Review – Jon Towlson’s Candyman - “Candyman suggests that oral storytelling and, by extension, urban legends are valuable forms of historical memory, and that the process of historical amnesia will be apocalyptic” – Kirsten Moana Thompson, 2007   In 1992 director Bernard Rose released his movie Candyman, loosely based on Clive Barker’s short story The Forbidden, it would go on to […]
  • A Guide for the Curious – An interview with Sarah K. Marr - Christmas has been a traditional time for the telling of tales of ghosts and the supernatural for many years, and the Edwardian author M.R. James’ short stories have become the most intimately associated with the season, as I’m sure needs no introduction to anyone reading this. One of his most highly regarded stories is “A […]
  • WYRD KALENDAR, REVIEW BY JOHN PILGRIM - “Gripping, sometimes terrifying but always surprising: this is the year described in the Wyrd Kalendar. Live it if you dare…” – Sebastian Baczkiewicz, Creator of BBC Radio 4’s “Pilgrim” Following the cult success of “Songs from the Black Meadow” in 2016, Chris Lambert is set to bring more delight to all those who enjoy the […]