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Kent Halloween fright nights and film screenings

Fancy a scary film night to make this Halloween go with a scream?

Here's some screenings across the county coming up for the season:

Bette Midler and her witch sisters star in Hocus Pocus
Bette Midler and her witch sisters star in Hocus Pocus

Kent Drive-In Cinema

After a successful summer cinema series, the drive-in films are back for half term and Halloween.

Films will be shown at Betteshanger Country Park in Deal from Friday, October 23 until Sunday, November 1, with day to midnight showings of classic films including Scream, Hocus Pocus and The Exorcist.

And movies from The Nightmare Before Christmas to Hocus Pocus and Rocky Horror will be on show at the New Dover Road Park and Ride at Canterbury from Monday, October 26 through to Sunday, November 1.

All tickets need to be booked in advance. Book at thelittleboxoffice.com

Folkestone Harbour Arm

The Harbour Arm is staging two nights of drive-in scary movies for Halloween on Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, October 31.

On Saturday, October 24, there will be a screening of The Addams Family (PG) at noon, followed by Shaun of the Dead (15) at 7pm.

The Addams Family will be screened
The Addams Family will be screened

On Saturday, October 31, Bette Midler will lead the cast in the original Hocus Pocus (PG) at noon, followed by a Halloween night special at 7pm, with details of the film choice being revealed soon.

Prices start at £20. Book at screen.folkestoneharbourarm.co.uk

The Woodville, Gravesend

The cinema within the theatre has been back in action since last month and will show recently released The New Mutants (15) from Thursday, October 29 to Saturday, October 31. The American horror in a superhero genre is the thirteenth and final instalment of the X-Men series. Book tickets at woodville.co.uk

The Exorcist Picture: Columbia/Warner Bros Inc
The Exorcist Picture: Columbia/Warner Bros Inc

Showcase cinema, Bluewater

There are special event screenings of classic films from Thursday, October 29 to Halloween at the cinema in the Greenhithe shopping centre. Haunted house movie with a new spin Relic (15) will be screened with a director intro on Thursday, October 29, followed by The Exorcist Director's Cut (18) on Friday, October 30.

Halloween started the story of Michael Myers
Halloween started the story of Michael Myers

Halloween night on Saturday, October 31, John Carpenter's Halloween (18) will be screened. To book go to showcasecinemas.co.uk

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