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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH AUGUST 2018

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FrightFestFrightFest puts a frightening twist on the August bank holiday weekend with five days of screenings at Cineworld Leicester Square and Prince Charles Cinema. The home of horror, the festival has been running for 18 years and has rapidly grown in popularity. Audiences can expect to be scared witless with a devilishly delightful line-up of premieres, previews and special screenings of fantasy and horror films. Zombie films, cinematic apocalyptic visions of the future and revenge thrillers fill the festival with the finest films of this genre. This year's line-up includes Halloween, Dead Night, One Cut of the Dead, The Witch in the Window, What Keeps You Alive and many more.

 

About Prince Charles Cinema

Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. The moment Quentin Tarantino admitted that his film Kill Bill was designed for the Prince Charles (pointing out that it was everything a cheap movie theatre should be) the cinema lost its obscurity, Having said that it's still the last thing you'd expect to find bang in the middle of the The West End, a stone's throw from the cheesy overpriced multiplexes. More about Prince Charles Cinema

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Underground Stations

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
China Town Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  35% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from FrightFest
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  22% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from FrightFest
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £96  42% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from FrightFest
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January - 2nd March 2019
FrightFest, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from FrightFest
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
Home, I'm Darling
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th January to 13th April 2019
FrightFest, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from FrightFest
The IT Crowd's Katherine Parkinson reprises her lead role in Home, I'm Darling, a dark comedy written by Laura Wade (who penned Posh) about sex, cake ...More
 
 
 
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Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February to 22nd June 2019
FrightFest, Haymarket, SW1Y | 4 minutes from FrightFest
Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The Musical. Staged at the Theatre Royal ...More
 
 
 
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Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | Same location as FrightFest
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
 
 
 
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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
Vue's flagship West End cinema in Leicester Square, which first opened in October 1938, underwent a £6.6m refurbishment in 2017, upgrading its seating and sound systems ... More
 
 
 
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The Hippodrome
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
Most Londoners have a feeling of nostalgia when they see The Hippodrome, a famous and historic Grade II listed building adjacent to Leicester Square. What was ... More
 
 
 
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
 
 
 
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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from FrightFest
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
 
 
 
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SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
SeeWoo's flagship store is located on Lisle Street in the heart of London's bustling Chinatown. Starting as a small grocery in 1975 serving local needs, SeeWoo ... More
 
 
 
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Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from FrightFest
In the heart of China Town, this shop offers everything you ever needed to cook authentic Chinese food. The look and the smell is authentic, and ... More
 
 
 
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Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Vue West End, 3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
Fosil Fuel, Phish Food and Baked Alaska, no, not a tour of the Natural History Museum but the names that Ben & Jerry have come up ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Kong
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
21 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
This busy, lively restaurant covers three floors; try to eat upstairs if seats are available. The friendly staff will try and make you feel at home ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial China
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
25 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
One of the prettiest restaurants in Chinatown, with a cute little wooden bridge on the way in and a traditionally-clad hostess to take your coat. The ... More
 
 
 
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Canton
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
11 Newport Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
Chinese cuisine. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from FrightFest
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from FrightFest
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from FrightFest
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from FrightFest
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from FrightFest
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from FrightFest
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from FrightFest
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from FrightFest
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from FrightFest
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from FrightFest
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
 
 
 
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Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from FrightFest
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
 
 
 
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The Perception
London > Nightlife > Bars
W London Leicester Square, 10 Wardour Street, W1D | 1 minute from FrightFest
Opened in late 2017, The Perception has taken over the lobby of the W London. Designed by Amsterdam-based firm Concrete, the bar is inspired by London's ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from FrightFest
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from FrightFest
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from FrightFest
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
 

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