Project Arts Centre presents
Get ready to have a FANGTASTIC time this Halloween…
Project Art Centre is proud to present this year’s Bram Stoker Festival, the annual celebration of Dublin’s Dark Side, in association with Dublin City Council and Fáilte Ireland.
Conceived as a celebration of Dublin-born Gothic writer Bram Stoker and his illustrious novel Dracula, Dublin city will be treated to four days of living stories and four nights of deadly adventures.
28-31 Oct / The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital
Travel back with us to a time when the Freak Show dominated in all its odd and shocking glory!
Dracula Live! Screening With Live Score
29 Oct / National Concert Hall
A screening of Tod Browning’s classic 1931 film with live accompaniment
31 Oct / Henry St
Macnas return to Dublin to summon spirits, wake the ghosts and traverse the city with a spectacle like no other seen in Dublin
Behind The Dark
28-29 Oct / St Anne’s Park, Clontarf
A spectacular fusion of aerial acrobatics and dance. staged deep inside in the park
Mother Stoker’s Sickly Stories
28-31 Oct / 13 North Great George’s St
Delve into the world of Bram Stoker as a child in this immersive gothic horror theatre experience
Guts Magazine: Young Blood
28-31 Oct / All over town!
Bram Stoker knew how to manipulate blood’s potential to its most sensational and allegorical power and to celebrate Dracula, Guts Magazine will attempt the same
29-30 Oct / St Patrick’s Park
In one of Dublin’s most beautiful city-parks, this pop-up Gothic theme park will feature the macabre talents of world class street-performers, with rides and attractions
Tales from the Shadows : Gothic Tales
29 Oct / Marsh’s Library
If you’re brave enough for some scary stories, come watch the forces of light and darkness do battle and listen to some Tales from the Shadows
31 Oct / Smithfield Square
An interactive art installation, built over the weekend by renowned street artist Solus in collaboration with … you!
28-29 Oct / National Botanic Gardens of Ireland
As night falls on the gardens’ oasis of calm and beauty, a dark heart begins to beat deep in the Victorian glasshouse…
Monsters! Season at Light House Cinema
28-31 Oct / Light House Cinema / Various
A season of 1930s films at Light House Cinema celebrating the Monsters of Universal Pictures
Dracula’s Spooky Underground Sound Lab
30 Oct / The Ark
It’s day time so Dracula is asleep. We’ve snuck into his underground sound lab and are going to make the spookiest music we can – and hope we don’t wake him up!
The Bram Jam 2016
30-31 Oct / The Ark
Bring your instrument and join in to play fun and easy pop tunes and riffs with a spooky theme with other young musicians in a real popular music jam session
31 Oct / The Ark
Get in the spooky spirit with Dracula’s own DJ Will Softly spinning the decks and scratching vinyl. Don’t forget your Halloween costumes!
Blood and Guts
31 Oct / The Fumbally Stables
A number of artists will be creating live illustration interpretations of Blood to celebrate Dracula’s author and creator, Bram Stoker, so expect glitter, gore, and grind
28 Oct / Multiple city-centre locations
There are werewolves among you … but you won’t hear them howl until it’s too late. Trust nobody, observe closely, and have some fun!
Prohibition: the Beautiful and the Damned
29 Oct / IMMA
This Halloween, enjoy the 1920s with a taste of the Underworld — a night of gothic glamour, strange curiosities, the bewitching and the bizarre
30 Oct / Freemasons’ Hall
Crazy about horror and looking for something a little different? Horror Expo will host a full day of fan focused events dedicated to the world of horror.
The Poetry Brothel – GOTHIC
30 Oct / The Liquor Rooms
The shadow of the twilight is upon us! The Poetry Brothel phenomenon shall descend upon the Liquor Rooms yet again, to strike fear and inspiration into the hearts of mortals
Spooky Music Trail
30-31 Oct / Various venues
Selected artists from last year’s Hard Working Class Heroes will perform unplugged pop-up gigs in Dublin’s most unconventional venues, all with a Bram Stoker twist