Special Event / 23-26 October 2015


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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 get gloriously gothic this October 23-26.
Dublin will be treated to Four Days of Living Stories and Four Nights of Deadly Adventures over the Bank Holiday Weekend. By day, the festival programme presents gothic intrigue at family-friendly events, talks and interactive experiences. At night, the city will embrace the darkness as a host of venues deliver deadly adventures for festival goers in search of macabre thrills and late-night parties.
Full line up of events
The Scary Trail | 23 & 24 Oct at 11.00am | Marsh’s Library | Free 
Meet a vampire, a headless mummy, or a HUGE spider! Do you dare follow the Scary Hairy trail for kids in the library where Bram Stoker read?
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Penny Dreadzine | 23 Oct at 12.00pm | Across the City | Free 
Delve into the dark side of Dublin with your very own Penny Dreadzine, a modern-day twist on the classic Victorian-era magazine.
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Maser | 23 Oct at 6.00pm | Smithfield Square | Free 
Maser will construct his first ever, large-scale outdoor installation in his home city.
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Damn Fine Print Exhibition, Sale & Party | 23 -26 Oct at 7.00pm | Generator Hostel, Smithfield | Free 
Damn Fine Print are teaming up with the Bram Stoker Festival to put together a screen print show by some of Dublin’s finest artists celebrating this deadly city of ours.
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I Got The Seanchaí, I Got The Secret | 23 Oct at 9.00pm | Project Arts Centre | €10
Vickey Curtis and Una Mullally of Come Rhyme With Me (Outhouse, Dublin Fringe Festival, Body & Soul, Electric Picnic, First Fortnight), host an evening of spoken word.
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From Dusk ‘Til Dawn | 23 Oct at 10.30pm | Lighthouse Cinema |Tickets €9/7.50
As part of the festival, we are presenting a new digital restoration of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s bloody collaboration, From Dusk Til Dawn; a grimy, violent, B-movie about a seedy Mexican bar that happens to be crawling with vampires.
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Hushed | 24 Oct at 7.00pm/7.15pm/7.30pm/9.30pm/9.45pm/10.00pm | Marsh’s Library | Tickets €5
Take a candlelit walk through a maze of literary treasures surrounded by the haunting sounds of Tonnta vocal ensemble. A spooky and eerie experience in the library where Bram Stoker spent many a long night researching ghouls, legends and mythology
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Soundings | 24 Oct at 8.00pm |St. Patrick’s Cathedral | Tickets €15
An hour and a half of story and song to inspire, alarm and humour, hosted by Dylan Haskins & Lisa Hannigan with special guests Amy Huberman, David Rawle, Heathers and Theo Dorgan.
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Blade I & II Double Bill | 24 Oct at 9.00pm | Lighthouse Cinema |Tickets €12
Blade exploded onto the silver screen in an orgy of blood, fire and violence and from the opening scene of the first movie you just know you’re in a dark and dangerous world, where the only hope for humanity is the one known to those who fear him as ‘Daywalker’.
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Stokerland | 25 Oct at 12.00pm | Wolfe Tone Square |Free 
Stokerland, a pop-up Gothic theme park, will open its gates to families and the young at heart.
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Who Was Bram Stoker | 25 Oct at 3.00pm | National Gallery of Ireland |Free 
Dr Jarlath Killeen, Editor, Bram Stoker: Centenary Essays (2014) asks, “Who Was Bram Stoker?” Part of the series, Bram Stoker: Literary Themes at Halloween.
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Total Nightmare | 25 Oct at 6.00pm |Freemason’s Hall | Tickets €10
I scream, you scream, we all scream for…nope, nope this is just a flashback of that time you sent an email meant for your boyfriend to your boss. Total Nightmare dredges up those moments that wake you at the witching hour in cold sweats, and serves them back to you in a spoken word extravaganza.
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New Blood | 25 Oct at 8.00pm |Project Arts Centre | Tickets €20
Expect live electronic acts and DJs, bespoke cocktails and art installations. Lose yourself in a futuristic vampire haven and a feast of new blood.
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Buffy The Vampire Slayer | 25 Oct at 10.30pm | Lighthouse Cinema |Tickets €9/7.50
This 1992 teen comedy is lots of fun but is more notable for having inspired Whedon’s seminal Buffy The Vampire Slayer television series, which would go on to become one of the most beloved and influential series of all time.
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Bram Stokers Dracula | 26 Oct at 3.30pm | Lighthouse Cinema |Tickets €7.50/6
Featuring Gary Oldman in a marvellous shape-shifting performance, this brand new restored digital print highlights the luscious cinematography and beautiful imagery of this truly fascinating interpretation.
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Macnas Twilight Procession | 26 Oct at 4.30pm | Throughout the city |Free
A mist descends upon the city streets. Sounds pulsate beneath our feet. The sky shudders as Macnas spirits are unleashed by Twilight.
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The Impact of Dracula | 27 Oct at 10.30pm | National Gallery of Ireland |Free 
Paul Murray, author of ‘A Life of Bram Stoker’ (2005), dissects the impact of his most illustrious novel.
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Danger is Everywhere- Live! | 30 Oct at 12.00pm | National Gallery of Ireland |Free 
Danger is Everywhere (Penguin Books) author and comedian David O’Doherty and illustrator Chris Judge to create your own creepy characters and learn about the art of writing and illustrating . Family event suitable for all ages, but particularly those aged 7+.
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