ATMOSFEAR! WINS GLOBAL SCARE ENTERTAINMENT AWARD

We are delighted that we have won ‘Best Scare Entertainment Production Company’ in the ‘Global’ category from Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2022!  Contact us now to find out how we can help make your event an award-winning success!

SCARE KINGDOM ‘SCREAMS’ INTO ACTION FOR ITS 14TH SEASON!

Scare Kingdom Scream Park’s multi award-winning Halloween event returns in 2022 for its 14th year of fear, promising to deliver more spine-tingling terror than ever before…

Voted ‘The UK’s Best Halloween Attraction’ – Holiday Lettings by Trip Advisor, and ‘Best Multi part Halloween Event’ – horror industry SCAR awards, Scare Kingdom Scream Park, in Lancashire, UK, is the UK’s top-rated scream park.  Scare Kingdom offers guests the ultimate Halloween experience combining live scareactors, special effects and heart-pumping thrills, across seven all-new scare attractions and experiences for daring families, thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies and courageous kids.

Jason Karl, Creative Director of Scare Kingdom Scream Park said “Scare Kingdom is back for 2022 with 2 all-new scare attractions.  Alongside our existing scare mazes, which are all being refreshed for the season, we are introducing a gothic horror maze set in a decaying monastery, and a unique new challenge-based experience for guests aged 16+.  With a hoard of new characters, sets and scares we cannot wait to welcome guests into the Kingdom this Halloween season – it is guaranteed to be a SCREAM!”

5 SCARE MAZES – 1 SCARE EXPERIENCE – STREETMOSPHERE – LICENSED BAR – FOOD & RETAIL

Face a total black-out instigated by an insidious cyber-entity as you explore The Paradise Foundation – Glitch.  Meet the mystic prophetess who has made her lair inside Manormortis – House of Tarot.  Discover what lies within the reliquary of the supernatural and face the incorporeal creatures that dwell within the all-new scare maze Gothica.  Encounter John Ratcliffe  ‘The Butcher of Whitechapel’ in Body Snatchers – The Butcher in the Basement.  Follow Mephisto into a sinister side-show and worm your way through the hallways of a run-down carnival inside Zozo’s Grind House – Devil’s Night.

Plus face a series of devious challenges posed by the mysterious mega-mind of Maskmaster in the brand-new challenge-based scare experience ENIGMA16+ only, proof of age required, entry in pairs, extra charge of £10 per pair applies.

Alongside the scare mazes, Streetmosphere characters roam the park providing interactive encounters with guests…  Meet a host of hideous characters who bring your Scare Kingdom Scream Park experience to life as you journey between each attraction.  Recover in our licensed bar which serves food and beverages.

Scare Kingdom Scream Park is located at Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park, the home of Mrs. Dowson’s Ice Cream, minutes from the M6 junction 31 on the A59 near Preston and Blackburn in Lancashire, UK.

Open on selected nights between Saturday October 1st and Sunday November 6th 2021.  Tickets are available from just £20.00 per body, plus booking fee, at www.scarekingdom.com

 

SAMLESBURY HALL BRINGS A SEASONAL SPINE-TINGLE WITH ‘CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL’

Following the sell-out success of Samlesbury Hall’s ‘A Ghost Story for Christmas’ promenade theatre production in 2021, the hall presents ‘Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol’ for 2022…

Lancashire’s most haunted hall will once again become the backdrop for A Ghost Story for Christmas when a new spine-tingling seasonal adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol opens at Samlesbury Hall, near Preston, on selected nights in December 2022.

Lauren Machin, Deputy Director of Samlesbury Hall said “after the success of our first A Ghost Story for Christmas production in 2021, we are excited to present this Christmas classic in a brand-new way, inviting the audience to step into the story, as the theatre unfolds around them.  It is particularly apt that we are presenting Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, as the famous writer is said to have once stayed at the hall!”

The 40-minute production is designed for families and lovers of ghost stories and is now an annual offering at the Hall. The audience will travel back in time as the ghostly Christmas tale comes vividly to life in four dimensions and will be guided through the rooms of the hall as they watch each scene in the story unfold.

Jason Karl, from AtmosFEAR! Scare Entertainment, who are producing the play said “this classic story lends itself to the historical setting of Samlesbury Hall, and we are looking forward to bringing each of the ghosts to life using Victorian theatrical techniques to create an uplifting and suitably seasonal chill…”.

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol combines live actors and theatrical storytelling to present a promenade theatre play which invites the audience to ‘step into the story’.  Performances last approximately 40 minutes and begin at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10pm on various nights in December 2022.  Tickets are £20 (+ booking fee) per person and must be booked in advance at https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Preston/Samlesbury-Hall/ 

 

TERROR ISLAND WINS BUSINESS AWARD

We are super proud to announce that Terror Island won the ‘Made on the Isle of Wight Award’ at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards!  We will soon be announcing our new plans for Terror Island 2022 – keep an eye on the attraction website for full details coming soon!

HALLOWEEN SCREAM WINS INDUSTRY AWARD

Halloween Scream, the brand-new Halloween event presented at Hever Castle in Kent, has been awarded ‘Best Theming & Storylines’ for our two attractions ‘The 13th Frame’ and ‘SUBstratum’ by Thrill Nation.

If you would like to speak to us about creating a potentially award-winning scare attraction for your venue, get in touch via the website at www.atmosfearuk.com 

SOMETHING WICKED THIS MAY COMES…

Scare Kingdom Scream Park brings FEAR ALL YEAR with the return of ‘Walpurgis Night’ on Saturday 7th May 2022, marking exactly ‘halfway to Halloween’.

GET YOUR ‘SCARE ON’ WITH THREE NEW EXPERIENCES IN FEAR!

Lancashire’s top-rated scare attraction will scream into action this May, as Walpurgis Night returns for 2022 – with 3 scare entertainment experiences for thrill seekers!

Based on the 17th century Germanic ‘Walpurgisnacht’ festival – the night where witches and warlocks meet on May Day’s Eve, Scare Kingdom Scream Park’s Walpurgis Night combines immersive theatre, horror and comedy with live scareactors and special effects for a truly chilling experience!

Travel back to 1816 as devilish libertine Poet Lord Byron throws open the doors of Haxenghast Hall for one night of fear…  Concealed within the mansion, Byron and his guests including author Mary Shelley and physician Doctor Polidori, invite you to explore their inner minds bought to life in four dimensions inside Manormortis – Diodati.

Maverick Victorian scientist William Tomb invites you to an evening of wonders as he demonstrates his latest invention – the Time Machine.  But all does not go to plan as the infamous funeral parlour is pulled into a terrifying time rift – bringing a murderous mob from history into the present…  Will you survive, or become time trapped inside Body Snatchers?

The world-renowned scare entertainment experience returns with an all-new assault on the senses.  Officially dubbed ‘the UK’s sickest attraction’, Psychomanteum is shocking and graphic in equal measure.  Experience a fictional retro kid’s television show presented by Godfrey, and featuring Zipit and Gloria the foul-mouthed hand puppets, as rehearsals go horribly wrong in Psychomanteum – Rainblow (18+ only, entry in pairs, extra charge applies).

Walpurgis Night will open its doors for one night only on Saturday 7th May 2021 from 6.30pm with last entry at 9.30pm.  Tickets are £15.00 (plus bf) per body if booked online in advance.  A limited number of tickets will be available on the door at £17.00 per body.  A licensed bar will be available.

Scare Kingdom Scream Park is located at Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park, the home of Mrs. Dowson’s Ice Cream, minutes from the M6 junction 31 on the A59 near Preston and Blackburn in Lancashire, UK.

Book your tickets for Walpurgis Night at Scare Kingdom Scream Park online in advance for best value tickets at www.scarekingdom.com/walpurgis-night

VALENTERROR BRINGS A SEASONAL SCARE FOR VALENTINES…

‘DIG UP’ A DATE THIS VALENTINES FOR A UNIQUE ADVENTURE IN TOTAL DARKNESS AT SCARE KINGDOM SCREAM PARK!

Let’s face it, you might as well ‘drop dead’ if you are dateless this Valentines season, so grab your lover for a ‘dead-good’ date with three new scare attraction experiences at Scare Kingdom Scream Park.  Celebrate the season of love as Scare Kingdom’s annual Valentine’s scare festival ValenTERROR returns once again, combining live scareactors and special effects to really get your heart pumping!

Jason Karl, Creative Director for Scare Kingdom Scream Park said “Valenterror is back for 2022 with an all-new dead scary experience in the dark, and we are eager to attract plenty of ‘sweethearts’ for our hoard of monsters to devour in the dark!”

ONE GLOWSTICK – TOTAL DARKNESS – VAMPIRES!

Lancashire’s top-rated scare attraction will scream into action this Valentine’s season with three scare attraction experiences:

MANORMORTIS – THE HOUSE OF DRACULA

Grab a glow-stick and navigate your way through Count Vlad Dracul’s sinister lair in total darkness!  Histories most infamous vampire comes vividly to life in the shadows, as Manormortis becomes The House of Dracula!

BODY SNATCHERS – DICK IN THE DARK

Trawl through the old cellars of Brimstone & Black’s insidious funeral parlour in search of Dick Turpin.  In an attempt to evade capture, England’s most famous highwayman has hidden himself in a secret chamber deep beneath the streets of Old Whitechapel…  Will you discover Dick in the Dark?

PSYCHOMANTEUM – CUPID’S CATACOMB

The world-renowned scare entertainment experience returns with an all-new assault on the senses.  Officially dubbed ‘the UK’s sickest attraction’, Psychomanteum is shocking and graphic in equal measure.  Venture into the sordid lair of Cupid and his hoard of fetish freaks…

Psychomanteum – Cupid’s Catacomb admits guests in pairs who are aged 18+ only. Proof of age is required.  Additional charge of £6.00 per body applies.

ValenTERROR at Scare Kingdom Scream Park will open its doors on Saturday 12th February 2022, from 6.30pm with last entry at 9.30pm.  Tickets for are £13.00 (+bf) per body and must be booked online in advance.  A licensed bar will be available.

Scare Kingdom Scream Park is located at Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park, the home of Mrs. Dowson’s Ice Cream, minutes from the M6 junction 31 on the A59 near Preston and Blackburn in Lancashire, UK.

Book your Valentines celebration at Scare Kingdom Scream Park online in advance for best value tickets at www.scarekingdom.com/valentines

 

A GHOST’S STORY FOR CHRISTMAS…

Our brand new ‘A ghost’s story for Christmas’ promenade theatre play at Samlesbury Hall in Lancashire opens on Tuesday 14th December!

Come and discover the story of Lady Dorothea Southworth in a 40-minute festive production combining live performers, special effects, lighting and sound. Suitable for all the family.

Tickets are just £15 per person (+bf) ‘The Lady in White’ will be performed 4 times a night on 14th, 16th, 19th and 23rd December. You can book tickets now at https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Preston/Samlesbury-Hall/

PLAYWRIGHT SEEKS THE SPIRIT OF SAMLESBURY HALL

The writer of a brand-new ‘ghost play’ will spend the night seeking the spirit of Samlesbury Hall’s famous ‘White Lady’ in preparation for Christmas promenade theatre production ‘The Lady in White’.

Lancashire’s most haunted hall is set to become the backdrop for ‘A Ghost’s Story for Christmas’ when a new spine-tingling seasonal production called ‘The Lady in White’ opens at Samlesbury Hall, near Preston, on selected nights in December 2021.

In preparation for the play, Playwright Jason Karl will spend the night inside the hall on Wednesday 24th November in an attempt to meet the spirit of the buildings most famous ghost – Lady Dorothea Southworth and will be broadcasting live throughout the evening on Samlesbury Hall’s Facebook page.

Lauren Machin, Deputy Director of Samlesbury Hall said “this is the first time that our famous phantom has been the subject of a theatrical production, and we are looking forward to bringing Lady Dorothea back to life in this unique promenade play”.

The 40-minute production is designed for families and lovers of ghost stories and is set to become an annual offering at the Hall. The audience will travel back in time as a tragic love story comes vividly to life in four dimensions and will be guided through the rooms of the hall as they watch each scene in the story unfold.

Jason Karl, from AtmosFEAR! Scare Entertainment, who are producing the play said “staying overnight in the Hall will allow me to immerse myself if the history of the house and will inspire the writing of the play.  Although the story is well-known, we are going to mix in a dose of artistic license and set it at Christmas time for a suitably seasonal chill…”.

The Lady in White combines live actors and theatrical storytelling to present a seasonal Christmas play which invites the audience to ‘step into the story’.  Performances last approximately 40 minutes and begin at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10pm on December 13th, 14th, 16th, 19th, 20th and 23rd 2021.  Tickets are £15 (+ booking fee) per person and must be booked in advance at https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Preston/Samlesbury-Hall/ 

You can watch Jason Karl’s live internet broadcasts from the hall on Wednesday 24th November 2021 on Samlesbury Hall’s official Facebook page at 10pm, 11pm and midnight.

HEVER CASTLE HALLOWEEN SCREAM ANNOUNCES 2 SCARE ATTRACTIONS FOR 2021…

Hever Castle screams into action this Halloween as two brand-new separate scare attraction experiences for thrill-seekers and brave families are presented in the grand chambers of the castle, and in the labyrinthine cellars below…

THE 13TH FRAME…

Famed Spirit Photographer Sir William Doyle opens the doors to an exclusive exhibition as he presents his collection of 12 ‘ghost photographs’ to the public for the very first time.  But his Spectrocamera has had a serious malfunction, and the ghosts he has captured on film are now roaming the castle halls.  Journey through the castle and come face-to-face with the phantoms and witness Sir Doyle’s assistant attempting to capture the ghost of Hever Castle on film in The 13th Frame…

  • The 13th Frame… is a 15-minute walk-through scare attraction experience set in the staterooms of the castle. It includes live scareactors, theatrical storytelling and sudden scares.  It is designed for brave families!  Age guidance 12+.

SUBSTRATUM

It is the year 1940, and the bombs of the blitz are headed for Hever…  Descend into the cellars below the castle and take refuge from the airborne attack; but be warned – a far more terrifying encounter awaits you in a hidden labyrinth where the depraved Doctor Lockwood is conducting bizarre medical experiments inside SUBstratum.

  • SUBstratum is a 15-minute walk-through scare attraction experience set in the cellars of the castle. It includes live scareactors, startle effects and short-term sensory deprivation.  It is designed for thrill-seekers.  Age guidance 14+.

For full details and to book goto https://www.hevercastle.co.uk/whats-on/halloween-scream/