28th - 30th October 2016


at Manchester Conference Centre

For 26 years, and running, the Festival of Fantastic Films has been bringing the best collection of movies and guests to Manchester

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The main hotel is now reporting that there are no rooms left. There is a football match and a boxing match on at the same time. Rooms are still available at the Ibis, just around the corner but these are expected to be booked up soon. So please consider booking now!

Progress Report 2 is now available

Click on the picture to the right to download.


The Festival is pleased to announce the following Guests have confirmed:

(Subject to work commitments)

New guests announced

Linda Hayden

(Taste The Blood of Dracula, Blood on Satan's Claw & Baby Love)

Edith Scob

(Eyes without a Face, Judex, Brotherhood of the Wolf)


Jacqueline Pearce 

( The Reptile / Plague of the Zombies & Blake’s 7 )



Harry Kümel

(Daughters of Darkness, Malpertuis)

Jörg Buttgereit

Dagmar Lassander

Director/ Actor/Writer Actor/Director

The Hotel as now agreed the dates: 28th - 30th October 2016

Membership queries contact Gil on gil@manchesterfantasticfilms.co.uk

The Festival of Fantastic Films held its 26th Annual event

( 30th Oct - 1st Nov 2015 ) in the Pendulum Hotel ( Previously known as Days Hotel ).

Thank you to our guests for making this another sucessful festival

Julian Glover, Sarah Douglas, Victoria Price, Jack Taylor, Erika Blanc, Isla Blair

and, not pictured, Simon Fisher-Becker


We would like to hear from all fans old and new. Tell us what you would like to see at the next Festival. In addition, we would like some feedback on how we can improve. Tell us what you liked or what you did not. If you have attended in the past but have not done so recently tell us why.

Contact us via the website/Facebook or email Tony on anthonyfedwards@hotmail.co.uk or Gil on gil@manchesterfantasticfilms.co.uk

Festival Memories

They're gone they're gone. So borrow one from a friend, or better still offer them twice the price.

Many of the guest interviews were filmed and are available on dvd.

Click here for more information

Over 20 Years of Film Fandom

A Tribute to .... The Festival of Fantastic Films

Book by George Houston & George Gaddi

To read more Click here

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contact Gil on gil@manchesterfantasticfilms.co.uk


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