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Drive-in for Hallowe’en horror

15 October 2018

Drive-in for Hallowe'en horror

This Hallowe'en you can experience classic horror films like never before, watching them in dark and spooky woodland at our series of drive-in film screenings at Essex Country Parks.

Enjoy all the action via our massive LED screen and never miss a sound via your own in-car Bluetooth speaker (provided). Why not bring your own snacks or have them delivered directly to your car via our text and deliver service? 

Tickets for all screenings are £25 per car. Please book in advance here or by calling 0345 603 7624.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Four teenagers are terrorised in their dreams by a disfigured killer. Does a dark secret held by their parents hold the key to unravelling the mystery? Released in 1984, A Nightmare on Elm Street is widely considered one of the best horror films ever made.

Where: Weald Country Park, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS

When: Monday 22 October, gates open at 8:15pm film starts at 9pm

Rating: 18

The Omen

In this 1976 supernatural horror film starring Gregory Peck, American diplomat Robert Thorn replaces his wife's stillborn child with another baby they name Damien. As mysterious deaths surround his adopted son, Robert investigates Damien's background and realises his adopted son may be the Antichrist.

Where: Belhus Woods Country Park, Aveley, South Ockendon RM15 4XJ

When: Wednesday 24 October, gates open 8:15pm, show starts at 9pm

Rating: 18

The Lost Boys

In this 1980s classic comedy-horror, teenage brothers Michael and Sam move with their mother to a small town in northern California, which turns out to have a serious vampire problem. Look out for a young Kiefer Sutherland.

Where: Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd, Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD

When: Monday 29th October, gates open 8:15pm, show starts 9pm.

Rating: 15

IT

2017 supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. A group of children band together to fight the evil that plagues their town in the shape of murderous clown Pennywise.

Where: Great Notley Country Park, Great Notley, CM77 7FS

When: 30 October, gates open at 8:15pm and show starts at 9pm

Rating: 15

For more information please contact – country.parks@essex.gov.uk