SOLD OUT: A Pleasing Terror: Classic Ghost Stories for Christmas


Tue, 20 December 2022. 7:00pm


Join us for a night of classic ghost stories before Christmas…

Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse. This gripping one man show retells two of the earliest and eeriest.

In Canon Alberic’s Scrap-book, a young Cambridge antiquary discovers the devil in the details of an old book in a medieval town in the French Pyrenees…

In The Mezzotint a ghoulish revenge is enacted within a work of art, before the helpless eyes of a museum curator in Oxford… 

***** Wonderful, magical storytelling

The Daily Mail

This event will be held on the ground floor of The Folly in the atmospheric main hall. Doors will open at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start. There will be a 20-minute interval between stories, during which time there will be refreshments and a bookstall, courtesy of Limestone Books, in the Parlour.

This event is part of Christmas at The Folly