What’s going on: Your October guide
Grimmfest, Manchester’s horror, sci-fi, fantasy and cult film festival, takes place from 4-7 October. The 10th anniversary of the festival promises to be special, with guests including cult horror movie icon Barbara Crampton. Go to grimmfest.com
Red Dwarf fans can get their fix of Rimmer, Lister and the gang at Dimension Jump, the official Red Dwarf Fan Convention, in Nottingham from 5-7 October. Step up to red alert! Visit dimensionjump.info for more details.
Running from 25-31 October, the Edinburgh Horror festival is a multi-art event encorporating magic, theatre, cinema, spoken word, games, improv and a lot more beside. Check it out at edhorrorfest.co.uk