Film4 FrightFest

 
 
ADDRESS
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6 Leicester Square, Soho, Westminster, London WC2H 7NA 
 
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Dates:
21st to 25th Aug 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Various times
 
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Film4 FrightFestThe Empire Cinema Leicester Square will once again host the Film4 FrightFest this August Bank Holiday weekend. The home of horror, the festival has been running at this location since 2005 and has rapidly grown in popularity. With four days of screenings, 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. New in 2013 was FrightFest Extra, ensuring extra screenings of the most popular films.

 

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LondonTown.com - Film4 FrightFest Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Film4 FrightFest on LondonTown.com

 
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Near Film4 FrightFest
W London Leicester Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £151  24% off
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
On the site of the landmark Swiss Centre, the W London - Leicester Square Hotel has given Leicester Square a landmark building to be proud of ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Piccadilly Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  35% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Thistle Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy the ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £111  36% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
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Near Film4 FrightFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 3 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Film4 FrightFest

Near Film4 FrightFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Film4 FrightFest

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Film4 FrightFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Information Centre
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
The sight of lost and lonely tourists wandering around Leicester Square is already a distant memory. LondonTown.com's London Information Centre, Leicester Square, is situated directly on ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Film4 FrightFest

The best shops and markets near Film4 FrightFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, WC2H | Same location as Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Film4 FrightFest

What are the best dining options near Film4 FrightFest London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
FuLuShou
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
5 - 6 Leicester Square, The Casino at The Empire, WC2H | Same location as Film4 FrightFest
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Joy King Lau
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
3 Leicester Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
Chinatown’s best dim sum restaurant, (although outdone by the Royal China in Bayswater) this large, well run establishment is an excellent choice for more adventurous diners. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spice Market
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
Internationally renowned and three Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten brings an East Asian-inspired restaurant concept to London's new W London hotel in Leicester Square. Spice Market is ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Film4 FrightFest

Near Film4 FrightFest
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 12 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 15 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Film4 FrightFest

Film4 FrightFest gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Film4 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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Pubs near Film4 FrightFest

The best pubs near London Film4 FrightFest.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Film4 FrightFest

Film4 FrightFest clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, W1D | 1 minute from Film4 FrightFest
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Film4 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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Meeting venue hire near Film4 FrightFest

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Film4 FrightFest.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Film4 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Film4 FrightFest
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Film4 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
 
 
 

Empire Leicester Square events

 
Muppets Most WantedMuppets Most WantedThe world's most deadly criminal, Constantine, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Kermit except for a facial mole and strong eastern European accent, escapes from a Siberian gulag overseen by Nadya and her men. They give chase and mistakenly apprehend Kermit, believing him to be the devious mastermind. While Kermit languishes behind bars, Constant30th July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
Now On
Muppets Most Wanted
event > Film Events
DATES  25th to 31st Jul 2014
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
The world's most deadly criminal, Constantine, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Kermit except for a facial mole and strong eastern European accent, escapes from a Siberian gulag overseen by Nadya and her men. They give chase and mistakenly apprehend Kermit, believing him to be the devious mastermind. While Kermit languishes behind bars, Constant
Guardians Of The GalaxyGuardians Of The GalaxyAbducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. He steals an orb, which is sought by Ronan and his army of Sakaarans, and evades capture by aligning himself with a motley crew of rebels comprising green-skinned assassin Gamora, genetically engine31st July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
Guardians Of The Galaxy
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 31st July 2014 at 12.45pm, 3.45pm, 6.45pm and 9.45pm
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
Abducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. He steals an orb, which is sought by Ronan and his army of Sakaarans, and evades capture by aligning himself with a motley crew of rebels comprising green-skinned assassin Gamora, genetically engine
Guardians Of The Galaxy: An IMAX 3D ExperienceGuardians Of The Galaxy: An IMAX 3D ExperienceAbducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. He steals an orb, which is sought by Ronan and his army of Sakaarans, and evades capture by aligning himself with a motley crew of rebels comprising green-skinned assassin Gamora, genetically engine31st July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
Guardians Of The Galaxy: An IMAX 3D Experience
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 31st July 2014 at 11.45am, 2.45pm, 5.45pm and 8.45pm
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
Abducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. He steals an orb, which is sought by Ronan and his army of Sakaarans, and evades capture by aligning himself with a motley crew of rebels comprising green-skinned assassin Gamora, genetically engine
Guardians Of The Galaxy: An IMAX 3D ExperienceGuardians Of The Galaxy: An IMAX 3D ExperienceAbducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. He steals an orb, which is sought by Ronan and his army of Sakaarans, and evades capture by aligning himself with a motley crew of rebels comprising green-skinned assassin Gamora, genetically engine1st August 2014Thursday 7th August 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
Guardians Of The Galaxy: An IMAX 3D Experience
event > Film Events
DATES  1st to 7th Aug 2014
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
Abducted from his parents as a child and raised by thieves, gung-ho American pilot Peter Quill is content to gallivant around the far reaches of space. He steals an orb, which is sought by Ronan and his army of Sakaarans, and evades capture by aligning himself with a motley crew of rebels comprising green-skinned assassin Gamora, genetically engine
The Expendables 3The Expendables 314th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
The Expendables 3
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 14th August 2014 at 10.40am, 1.15pm, 3.50pm, 6.30pm and 9.20pm
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
The Expendables 3The Expendables 315th August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
The Expendables 3
event > Film Events
DATES  15th to 21st Aug 2014
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
Film4 FrightFestFilm4 FrightFestFilm4 FrightFestThe Empire Cinema Leicester Square will once again host the Film4 FrightFest this August Bank Holiday weekend. The home of horror, the festival has been running at this location since 2005 and has rapidly grown in popularity. With four days of screenings, audiences can expect to be scared witless with a devilishly delightful line-up of premieres, p21st August 2014Monday 25th August 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
Film4 FrightFest
event > Film Events > Film - Horror
PRICING  Various prices
DATES  21st to 25th Aug 2014
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
The Empire Cinema Leicester Square will once again host the Film4 FrightFest this August Bank Holiday weekend. The home of horror, the festival has been running at this location since 2005 and has rapidly grown in popularity. With four days of screenings, audiences can expect to be scared witless with a devilishly delightful line-up of premieres, p... More about this event
 
LucyLucy22nd August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
Lucy
event > Film Events
DATES  22nd to 28th Aug 2014
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
NT Live: MedeaNT Live: Medea4th September 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
On Soon
NT Live: Medea
event > Film Events
DATES  Thursday 4th September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
Billy Elliot - The Musical: LiveBilly Elliot - The Musical: Live28th September 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
Empire Leicester Square, 5-6  Leicester Square  Westminster    WC2H 7NA
Category: event
 
Billy Elliot - The Musical: Live
event > Film Events
DATES  Sunday 28th September 2014 at 2pm and 7pm
VENUE  Empire Leicester Square 
 

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Wyld
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2014 

W London-Leicester Square Hotel 1 minute walk from Empire Leicester Square

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Aliens Love Underpants
Aliens Love Underpants
Theatre | Until 3rd August 2014 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Empire Leicester Square

"Aliens love underpants, of every shape and size, but there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise!". ...More

 
Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles
Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Empire Leicester Square

Andrew Sherlock's Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles, a two-hander about the final drug-fuelled days of the legendary music ...More

 
Wednesday at Ku Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2014 

Ku Bar 1 minute walk from Empire Leicester Square

DJ Alejandro plays dance music....More

The Soho Burlesque Club
Theatre | Until 24th September 2014 

The Hippodrome 2 minutes walk from Empire Leicester Square

Imagine if you will that you've been invited by a beautiful women into her private boudoir. As she undresses she ...More

The Soho Burlesque Club
Theatre | Until 24th September 2014 

The Hippodrome 2 minutes walk from Empire Leicester Square

The burlesque performer Miss Polly Rae welcomes you to this glitzy burlesque and cabaret show....More

Basics And Beyond: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2014 

Westminster Reference Library 2 minutes walk from Empire Leicester Square

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Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 30th July 2014 

Comedy Store 2 minutes walk from Empire Leicester Square

Improvisational stand-up from Josie Lawrence, Andy Smart, Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey, Lee Simpson and Ian Coppinger....More

Sin at Rumba
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2014 

Bar Rumba 2 minutes walk from Empire Leicester Square

Pop, dance and house courtesy of resident DJs....More

Skylight
Skylight
Theatre | Until 23rd August 2014 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from Empire Leicester Square

Carey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of ...More

 
 
 
 
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