Stirling’s historic 18th century Tolbooth was formerly a jail and courthouse – the scene of many gruesome tales, so an ideal spot to watch some iconic Halloween witch movies and some fun!


WITCHFINDER GENERAL

A disturbing tale of evil set during the English Civil War. When Matthew Hopkins is appointed Witchfinder General by the Puritans under Cromwell, he is empowered to travel the countryside with his henchmen and collect a fee for each witch from whom he extracts a confession - a policy which is exploited to the full. Starring Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy and Hilary Dwyer.

 

 



HOCUS POCUS

After moving to Salem, teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

 

 



THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT

Found video footage tells the tale of three film students (Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams) who've travelled to a small town to collect documentary footage about the Blair Witch, a legendary local murderer.

Over the course of several days, the students interview townspeople and gather clues to support the tale's veracity. But the project takes a frightening turn when the students lose their way in the woods and begin hearing horrific noises.