Film festival aims to bring back ghost story tradition

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SCARY movies from the around the world will be part of an upcoming short film festival.

The Evil Santa Film Festival will take place on December 19 from 7pm to 10.30pm, featuring 17 films, including one which was filmed in Portsmouth.

Organisers say the festival ‘aims to bring back the tradition of telling ghost stories around the fire’.

The event will take place at Wickham Community Centre in Mill Lane, Wickham. Tickets are £3 in advance or £4 on the door. For more information go to