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Blackshaw's Scare Slam at the London Horror Festival
A night of chilling storytelling produced by Blackshaw Theatre Company

Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw’s third annual Scare Slam.

Prepare yourself for a night of chilling tales from both sides of the line of veracity.

When? Monday 23rd October, 7pm
Where? Old Red Lion, 418 St John Street, London, EC1V 4NJ
How much? £10/8

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Tell your story!

Come on down for a scare, or, if you’d like to contribute a story, download a submission form and send it to submissions@blackshawonline.com by Fri 6th October.


  • 5 mins max per piece
  • Notes can be used
  • These are solo readings of scary stories or anecdotes
  • You can only submit your own writing
  • We encourage writers to read their own work (but writers can work with an actor if they prefer)
  • No tech - we will provide the spooky atmosphere...

Listen to previous Scare Slams here