Ahead of The Devil Made Me Do It: A Folk Horror Occult Escape Room – which we are hosting this Sunday, we wanted to give you a preview of some of the aesthetics of folk horror. This subgenre has seen a rise in popularity recently, with hits such as Midsommar earing praise from horror fans. Often featuring eerie tales from rural Europe, typically involving standing stone circles, earthworks, elaborate rituals or nature deities.
To find out more about the genre, here’s an excellent guide. And here are our picks of some spooky, haunting folk horror art!