The Festival Archive

  • After our amazing Guillermo Del Toro All-Dayer we are very excited to return to Stockport Plaza Cinema for another very special event. We are proud to announce the next of these events, taking place on 19th August, supported by the […]

    JOHN CARPENTER SEASON 2: THE ALL DAYER – 19/08/17

    After our amazing Guillermo Del Toro All-Dayer we are very excited to return to Stockport Plaza Cinema for another very special event. We are proud to announce the next of these events, taking place on 19th August, supported by the […]

  • Nineteen Ninety Seven. It was the year that saw Harry Potter came into our world, Biggie Smalls leave it, the year that Mike Tyson bit the ear off an opponent and some of the most nineties flicks hit the big […]

    RAD presents: CLASS OF 97 ALL-DAYER

    Nineteen Ninety Seven. It was the year that saw Harry Potter came into our world, Biggie Smalls leave it, the year that Mike Tyson bit the ear off an opponent and some of the most nineties flicks hit the big […]

  • GRIMMFEST 2017 –  5-8 OCT, Manchester UK. Its that time of year again folks!  Submissions for Grimmfest 2017 are open and we’re looking for the best in Horror, Cult, Weird, and Fantastic movies for our early October festival. If you […]

    GRIMMFEST 2017 SUBMISSIONS OPEN

    GRIMMFEST 2017 –  5-8 OCT, Manchester UK. Its that time of year again folks!  Submissions for Grimmfest 2017 are open and we’re looking for the best in Horror, Cult, Weird, and Fantastic movies for our early October festival. If you […]

  • SUPERNOVA 2017, Grimm Up North’s celebration of science fiction cinema, 29/4/17 at Odeon Printworks, Manchester, UK. SUPERNOVA SCI-FI CELEBRATION looks to the past, present and future of Science Fiction Cinema and beyond from around the world! This years line up consists […]

    SUPERNOVA 2017 (PAST EVENT)

    SUPERNOVA 2017, Grimm Up North’s celebration of science fiction cinema, 29/4/17 at Odeon Printworks, Manchester, UK. SUPERNOVA SCI-FI CELEBRATION looks to the past, present and future of Science Fiction Cinema and beyond from around the world! This years line up consists […]

  • Grimm Up North present:  Jug Face + Lauren Ashley Carter Q&A   You’ve seen her on the Grimmfest 2016 poster and in DARLING at the festival, now meet her at a Grimm event! We are very excited to have actress […]

    LAUREN ASHLEY CATER + JUG FACE (PAST EVENT)

    Grimm Up North present:  Jug Face + Lauren Ashley Carter Q&A   You’ve seen her on the Grimmfest 2016 poster and in DARLING at the festival, now meet her at a Grimm event! We are very excited to have actress […]

  • We are very excited to present a special preview screening of Billy O’Brien’s BIFA nominated, festival circuit smash I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER at Odeon Printworks on December 1st, a few days before the films release! We first saw […]

    I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER – Preview Screening + Q&A (PAST EVENT)

    We are very excited to present a special preview screening of Billy O’Brien’s BIFA nominated, festival circuit smash I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER at Odeon Printworks on December 1st, a few days before the films release! We first saw […]

  • SUPERNOVA 2017 SUBMISSIONS OPEN SUPERNOVA is Grimm Up North’s celebration of science fiction cinema, its inaugural edition took place at the end of May as a counterpoint to our international horror and cult film festival Grimmfest in October. SUPERNOVA SCI-FI […]

    Supernova Submissions Open

    SUPERNOVA 2017 SUBMISSIONS OPEN SUPERNOVA is Grimm Up North’s celebration of science fiction cinema, its inaugural edition took place at the end of May as a counterpoint to our international horror and cult film festival Grimmfest in October. SUPERNOVA SCI-FI […]

  • Couldn’t make it to Grimmfest for any of our exclusive Q&A’s? Don’t fear, we’ve got you covered! We had Q&A maestro Colin McCracken on hand to interview all of our guests straight after their films had finished on the big […]

    Grimmfest 2016 Interviews

    Couldn’t make it to Grimmfest for any of our exclusive Q&A’s? Don’t fear, we’ve got you covered! We had Q&A maestro Colin McCracken on hand to interview all of our guests straight after their films had finished on the big […]

  • GRIMMFEST ANNOUNCES GUESTS GALORE, IN PERSON AND ON FILM. This year’s Grimmfest films are selected, lined up, and ready to roll. But who’ll be joining us for our shiversome screenings? Grimmfest is proud to announce a first peek at this […]

    Grimmfest 2016 Guests Announced

    GRIMMFEST ANNOUNCES GUESTS GALORE, IN PERSON AND ON FILM. This year’s Grimmfest films are selected, lined up, and ready to roll. But who’ll be joining us for our shiversome screenings? Grimmfest is proud to announce a first peek at this […]

  • GRIMMFEST 2016. 23rd Sept – 9th Oct Did you miss GRIMMFEST 2016? That’s a pity, because we screened some amazing movie premieres, hosted some awesome guests and enjoyed having Sponsors The Horror Channel and Shudder UK along for the ride. […]

    GRIMMFEST 2016 – HIGHLIGHTS

    GRIMMFEST 2016. 23rd Sept – 9th Oct Did you miss GRIMMFEST 2016? That’s a pity, because we screened some amazing movie premieres, hosted some awesome guests and enjoyed having Sponsors The Horror Channel and Shudder UK along for the ride. […]

  • R.A.D FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: CAGEFEST VOL.II The Nicolas Cage All-Dayer Sequel R.A.D Screenings and Trof Proudly Present: CAGEFEST VOL.II Join us for R.A.D’s second annual all-dayer celebration of the greatest living screen actor in history losing his proverbial shit: Nicolas […]

    RAD: CAGEFEST VOL.II – 11/9/16 (PAST EVENT)

    R.A.D FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: CAGEFEST VOL.II The Nicolas Cage All-Dayer Sequel R.A.D Screenings and Trof Proudly Present: CAGEFEST VOL.II Join us for R.A.D’s second annual all-dayer celebration of the greatest living screen actor in history losing his proverbial shit: Nicolas […]

  • Grimm Up North present: In association with Library Live and Manchester Central Library THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (25th Anniversary Screening)   After a mini hiatus on monthly events while we focus on Supernova & Grimmfest we are back with […]

    The Silence of the Lambs 25th Anniversary – 13/9/16 PAST EVENT

    Grimm Up North present: In association with Library Live and Manchester Central Library THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (25th Anniversary Screening)   After a mini hiatus on monthly events while we focus on Supernova & Grimmfest we are back with […]

  • The 8th edition of Grimmfest will take place October 6th-9th at ODEON Printworks in Manchester. FULL LINE UP & TICKETS HERE. Start your countdown timers for the biggest and best Grimmfest yet featuring even more exclusive movie premieres, celebrity guests […]

    Grimmfest 2016

    The 8th edition of Grimmfest will take place October 6th-9th at ODEON Printworks in Manchester. FULL LINE UP & TICKETS HERE. Start your countdown timers for the biggest and best Grimmfest yet featuring even more exclusive movie premieres, celebrity guests […]

  • Grimmfest 2016 full festival passes now available! And so it begins… We are incredibly excited to announce that Grimmfest 2016 full festival passes are now on sale. PURCHASE FULL FESTIVAL PASSES HERE After our greatest festival yet last year, Grimmfest […]

    Grimmfest 2016 passes on-sale!

    Grimmfest 2016 full festival passes now available! And so it begins… We are incredibly excited to announce that Grimmfest 2016 full festival passes are now on sale. PURCHASE FULL FESTIVAL PASSES HERE After our greatest festival yet last year, Grimmfest […]

  • To celebrate the release of ‘The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Case’ in cinemas June 13, Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Grimm Up North offer you the chance to win a whole swag bag of Conjuring 2 merchandise!  Film Synopsis: […]

    WIN: The Conjuring 2 prizes up for grabs (COMP CLOSED)

    To celebrate the release of ‘The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Case’ in cinemas June 13, Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Grimm Up North offer you the chance to win a whole swag bag of Conjuring 2 merchandise!  Film Synopsis: […]

  • RAD Screenings Present: Patrick Swayze Double Bill Vol.II Join RAD as we celebrate our second birthday with a spiritual sequel to our very first event back in July 2014 at Gorilla. RAD’s first foray into existence celebrated Patrick Swayze’s totally […]

    RAD: Patrick Swayze Double Bill Vol.II (PAST EVENT)

    RAD Screenings Present: Patrick Swayze Double Bill Vol.II Join RAD as we celebrate our second birthday with a spiritual sequel to our very first event back in July 2014 at Gorilla. RAD’s first foray into existence celebrated Patrick Swayze’s totally […]

  • Full Festival Line up for the inaugural SUPERNOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL revealed! Hit to jump to find out more… We are very excited to announce the line up for the very first edition of our new space bound, robot laden […]

    SUPERNOVA Film Fest Line Up Revealed

    Full Festival Line up for the inaugural SUPERNOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL revealed! Hit to jump to find out more… We are very excited to announce the line up for the very first edition of our new space bound, robot laden […]

  • First Look at Supernova Film Festival & Passes now on-sale We are excited announce the first look at our brand new film festival  SUPERNOVA Film Festival*; taking place at the end of May as a counterpoint to our international horror […]

    SUPERNOVA First Look & Passes On-Sale

    First Look at Supernova Film Festival & Passes now on-sale We are excited announce the first look at our brand new film festival  SUPERNOVA Film Festival*; taking place at the end of May as a counterpoint to our international horror […]

  • Its that time of year again folks!  Submissions for Grimmfest 2016 are open and we’re looking for the best in Horror, Cult, Weird, and Fantastic movies for our early October festival. If you think this applies to your very own […]

    GRIMMFEST 2016 SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW

    Its that time of year again folks!  Submissions for Grimmfest 2016 are open and we’re looking for the best in Horror, Cult, Weird, and Fantastic movies for our early October festival. If you think this applies to your very own […]

  • RAD FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: RECORD STORE DAY DOUBLE BILL! Planning on getting up early and spending Record Store Day 2016 out in the cold queuing for the best new records? Join us the day after for a rad double bill […]

    RAD Record Store Day Double Bill (PAST EVENT)

    RAD FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: RECORD STORE DAY DOUBLE BILL! Planning on getting up early and spending Record Store Day 2016 out in the cold queuing for the best new records? Join us the day after for a rad double bill […]

  • Introducing…SUPERNOVA FILM FESTIVAL! We are beyond excited to announce our brand new film festival taking place in May as a counter point to Grimmfest in October. SUPERNOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will be an international celebration of science fiction cinema; past, […]

    Introducing SUPERNOVA Film Festival…

    Introducing…SUPERNOVA FILM FESTIVAL! We are beyond excited to announce our brand new film festival taking place in May as a counter point to Grimmfest in October. SUPERNOVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will be an international celebration of science fiction cinema; past, […]

  • RAD FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: THE BAD-ASS VALENTINES DATE DOUBLE BILL! Flowers, champagne, guns, murder and Woody Harrelson: Everything you need for a perfectly RAD Valentines day this February.   We at RAD are dedicating the day to our favourite couples in […]

    RAD VALENTINES DOUBLE BILL – 14/2/16 (PAST EVENT)

    RAD FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: THE BAD-ASS VALENTINES DATE DOUBLE BILL! Flowers, champagne, guns, murder and Woody Harrelson: Everything you need for a perfectly RAD Valentines day this February.   We at RAD are dedicating the day to our favourite couples in […]

  • Here at GRIMM UP NORTH, We hope you have enjoyed all our monthly screening events this year. It’s certainly been a busy year for us and weve enjoyed sharing every movie with you. CLICK HERE for a run down and reminder […]

    2015 MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS

    Here at GRIMM UP NORTH, We hope you have enjoyed all our monthly screening events this year. It’s certainly been a busy year for us and weve enjoyed sharing every movie with you. CLICK HERE for a run down and reminder […]

  • GRIMMFEST 2015, TOOK PLACE 1 – 4 OCTOBER, ODEON PRINTWORKS, MANCHESTER                                                           […]

    GRIMMFEST 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

    GRIMMFEST 2015, TOOK PLACE 1 – 4 OCTOBER, ODEON PRINTWORKS, MANCHESTER                                                           […]

  • R.A.D FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: THE HALLOWEEN DOUBLE BILL! Following on from our SELL OUT Halloween screening last year, we are back with a creepy and retro as hell sophomore All Hallows Eve bash featuring Supernatural times, Tom Hanks, Haunted Houses […]

    R.A.D: HALLOWEEN DOUBLE BILL – 31/10/15 (PAST EVENT)

    R.A.D FILM SCREENINGS PRESENTS: THE HALLOWEEN DOUBLE BILL! Following on from our SELL OUT Halloween screening last year, we are back with a creepy and retro as hell sophomore All Hallows Eve bash featuring Supernatural times, Tom Hanks, Haunted Houses […]

  • Cant wait to get your hands on the printed programme for this years Grimmfest? Then you can download it here!

    DOWNLOAD THE 2015 PROGRAMME

    Cant wait to get your hands on the printed programme for this years Grimmfest? Then you can download it here!

  • The Guest List included THURSDAY 1ST OCT THE HALLOW – GUESTS Our gala headline opening feature will be the North West Premiere of nerve-racking rural shocker THE HALLOW. We’ll be joined by director CORIN HARDY, who has just secured directorial […]

    GRIMMFEST 2015 GUESTS

    The Guest List included THURSDAY 1ST OCT THE HALLOW – GUESTS Our gala headline opening feature will be the North West Premiere of nerve-racking rural shocker THE HALLOW. We’ll be joined by director CORIN HARDY, who has just secured directorial […]

  • THE VENUE & DATES This years Grimmfest takes place soley at the Odeon printworks, Manchester from the evening of the Thur 1st Oct to the evening of the Sunday 4th Oct.   Address: 27 Withy Grove, The Printworks, Manchester, EN M4 2BS Phone: 0871 […]

    GRIMMFEST 2015 – ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

    THE VENUE & DATES This years Grimmfest takes place soley at the Odeon printworks, Manchester from the evening of the Thur 1st Oct to the evening of the Sunday 4th Oct.   Address: 27 Withy Grove, The Printworks, Manchester, EN M4 2BS Phone: 0871 […]

  • Screening: Sunday 4th October. 6.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS HERE A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY – Northern premiere Directors: Grant Harvey Steven Hoban Brett Sullivan Cast: William Shatner,George Buza, Percy Hynes, Rob Archer Jeff Clarke, Zoé De Grand Maison, Amy […]

    A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY

    Screening: Sunday 4th October. 6.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS HERE A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY – Northern premiere Directors: Grant Harvey Steven Hoban Brett Sullivan Cast: William Shatner,George Buza, Percy Hynes, Rob Archer Jeff Clarke, Zoé De Grand Maison, Amy […]

  • GRIMMFEST 2015, 1 – 4 OCTOBER, ODEON PRINTWORKS, MANCHESTER                                     INTRO        FULL LINE UP           PROGRAMME      […]

    GRIMMFEST 2015 LINE UP ANNOUNCED

    GRIMMFEST 2015, 1 – 4 OCTOBER, ODEON PRINTWORKS, MANCHESTER                                     INTRO        FULL LINE UP           PROGRAMME      […]

  • GRIMMFEST 2015. 1-4 Oct, ODEON PRINTWORKS, MANCHESTER, UK. FESTIVAL DIRECTORS INTRO      HIGHLIGHTS     PASSES AND TICKETS      PROGRAMME     GUESTS   THURSDAY 1ST OCT                         […]

    GRIMMFEST 2015 – FULL LINE UP

    GRIMMFEST 2015. 1-4 Oct, ODEON PRINTWORKS, MANCHESTER, UK. FESTIVAL DIRECTORS INTRO      HIGHLIGHTS     PASSES AND TICKETS      PROGRAMME     GUESTS   THURSDAY 1ST OCT                         […]

  • Welcome to the 7th Grimmfest, Manchester’s annual celebration of fantastic cinema. 1- 4 October, Odeon Printworks, Manchester. Full line up HERE. Tickets HERE. Guests HERE Each year we present the best new Horror, Sci-fi, cult and fantasy film premieres from around […]

    GRIMMFEST 2015 – INTRODUCTION

    Welcome to the 7th Grimmfest, Manchester’s annual celebration of fantastic cinema. 1- 4 October, Odeon Printworks, Manchester. Full line up HERE. Tickets HERE. Guests HERE Each year we present the best new Horror, Sci-fi, cult and fantasy film premieres from around […]

  • Screening: Sunday 4th October. 4.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS HERE   HELLRAISER – Restored version presented by Arrow Brand new 2K restoration from Arrow films. Director: Clive Barker Cast: Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, […]

    HELLRAISER – NEW 2K RESTORATION

    Screening: Sunday 4th October. 4.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS HERE   HELLRAISER – Restored version presented by Arrow Brand new 2K restoration from Arrow films. Director: Clive Barker Cast: Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, […]

  •   Screening with DEATHGASM, Saturday 3rd October. 10.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets coming soon. SHUTTERBUG MAN – Northern Premiere   Director: Chris Walsh Cast: Barbara Steele. UK. 4 Mins 30  secs THE SHUTTERBUG MAN tells the tale of […]

    SHUTTERBUG MAN

      Screening with DEATHGASM, Saturday 3rd October. 10.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets coming soon. SHUTTERBUG MAN – Northern Premiere   Director: Chris Walsh Cast: Barbara Steele. UK. 4 Mins 30  secs THE SHUTTERBUG MAN tells the tale of […]

  • Screening with  BLOOD SUCKING BASTARDS , Thurs 1st Oct. 10.30pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets coming soon.   EL GIGANTE – Northern premiere  Directors: Luke Bramley | Gigi Saul Guerrero Cast: Edwin Perez, Luis Javier Canada/Mexico. 14 mins. A desperate and […]

    EL GIGANTE

    Screening with  BLOOD SUCKING BASTARDS , Thurs 1st Oct. 10.30pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets coming soon.   EL GIGANTE – Northern premiere  Directors: Luke Bramley | Gigi Saul Guerrero Cast: Edwin Perez, Luis Javier Canada/Mexico. 14 mins. A desperate and […]

  •   Screening with HELLIONS, Sunday 4th October. 12.00 Midday FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets coming soon. THE SUN HAS DIED – UK Premiere   Director: Daniel Bodker Sorensen Cast: Anette Stovelbaek, Soren Haugh-Fausboll. Danish. 18 Mins 45 secs Anette has got […]

    THE SUN HAS DIED

      Screening with HELLIONS, Sunday 4th October. 12.00 Midday FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets coming soon. THE SUN HAS DIED – UK Premiere   Director: Daniel Bodker Sorensen Cast: Anette Stovelbaek, Soren Haugh-Fausboll. Danish. 18 Mins 45 secs Anette has got […]

  • Screening: Thursday 1st October. 7.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON-SALE HERE   THE HALLOW – Northern Premiere. Gala opening night film Introduced by the director Corin Hardy and lead actor Joseph Mawle (Game of Thrones, Ripper Street, Sense8). […]

    THE HALLOW

    Screening: Thursday 1st October. 7.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON-SALE HERE   THE HALLOW – Northern Premiere. Gala opening night film Introduced by the director Corin Hardy and lead actor Joseph Mawle (Game of Thrones, Ripper Street, Sense8). […]

  • Screening: Thursday 1st October. 10.30pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets HERE   BLOOD SUCKING BASTARDS – Northern premiere Director: Brian James O’Connell. Cast: Fran Kranz, Emma Fitzpatrick, Joey Kern, Jacquelyn Palmquist, Pedro Pascal. USA 2015. 86 mins. The […]

    BLOOD SUCKING BASTARDS

    Screening: Thursday 1st October. 10.30pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE Individual screening tickets HERE   BLOOD SUCKING BASTARDS – Northern premiere Director: Brian James O’Connell. Cast: Fran Kranz, Emma Fitzpatrick, Joey Kern, Jacquelyn Palmquist, Pedro Pascal. USA 2015. 86 mins. The […]

  • Screening: Saturday 3rdth October. 11.50pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS HERE WE ARE STILL HERE – Northern premiere After their teenage son is killed in a car crash, a grieving couple move to a quiet town in rural […]

    WE ARE STILL HERE

    Screening: Saturday 3rdth October. 11.50pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS HERE WE ARE STILL HERE – Northern premiere After their teenage son is killed in a car crash, a grieving couple move to a quiet town in rural […]

  • Screening: Friday 2nd October. 6.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS HERE   HE NEVER DIED – UK premiere Director: Jason Krawczyk Cast: Henry Rollins, Booboo Stewart, Jordan Todosey. US 2015. 99 mins. Jack, an isolated loner and social […]

    HE NEVER DIED

    Screening: Friday 2nd October. 6.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS HERE   HE NEVER DIED – UK premiere Director: Jason Krawczyk Cast: Henry Rollins, Booboo Stewart, Jordan Todosey. US 2015. 99 mins. Jack, an isolated loner and social […]

  • Screening: Thursday 1st October. 9.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON-SALE HERE A celebration of northern talent with a selection of short film premieres and special guests discussing the pros and cons of making films ‘Up north’! Movies include […]

    NORTHERN SHOWCASE

    Screening: Thursday 1st October. 9.00pm FESTIVAL & DAY PASSES HERE INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON-SALE HERE A celebration of northern talent with a selection of short film premieres and special guests discussing the pros and cons of making films ‘Up north’! Movies include […]