The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is a non-profit, community-based curriculum through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective.

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THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES – LONDON UNVEILS FALL 2016 LINEUP

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London returns to the Horse Hospital for another semester of film and pop culture classes, with a 2016 fall semester lineup led by some of the genre world’s most renowned critical luminaries. Mark Pilkington (Owner of Strange Attractor Press, writer/director of MIRAGE MEN) launches the season in September […]

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Rituals in the Dark: Evoking Magic on Film

Thu. Sep. 22, 2016

Step into the safety of the magic circle as Mark Pilkington explores how the myriad Western esoteric magical practices and traditions have been represented, enacted and portrayed on film.

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Vulgar Structures; or Andrzej Zulawski’s Love Triangles

Thu. Oct. 13, 2016

Date/Time Date(s) – Thu. Oct. 13, 20167:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location The Horse Hospital Instructor Daniel Bird Admission £10 advance / £11 on the door / £8 concs BUY TICKETS Writer and filmmaker Andrzej Zulawski, who passed away earlier this year, worked in different genres: war films (The Third Part of the Night), gothic […]

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Working the Blue Rose Case: Signs, Codes, and Mysteries in David Lynch’s ‘Fire Walk With Me’

Thu. Dec. 8, 2016

Date/Time Date(s) – Thu. Dec. 8, 20167:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location The Horse Hospital Instructor Maura McHugh Admission £10 advance / £11 on the door / £8 concs BUY TICKETS FIRE WALK WITH ME (1992, directed by David Lynch and co-written with Robert Engels) was created to address unanswered questions in the seminal TV […]

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Little Terrors: Children’s Horror on Film and Television

Thu. Nov. 10, 2016

This class will explore in detail the area of horror films and television programmes created specifically for children in the UK and the US.