Our 5 Deadly Picks To Do at Bram Stoker Festival
Whether you’re a resident vampire or visiting from further afield, Bram Stoker Festival 2017 has something for everyone in its gothically inspired programme of events.
If you are looking for something spooky, fun and adventurous to do this Halloween Bram Stoker Festival 2017 has 4 nights of deadly adventures no matter the age they have got events for all ages and tastes all happening in different locations and times in Dublin City.
We have picked the 5 Must D0 events and shows out of their extend list of Day and Night events.
If you have an interest in photography, a series of 10 striking photographic portraits of some of Dublin’s most creative people captured by Alex Sapienza using a camera and lens from the 1860s is a great option to go and have a look.
The commissioned portraits will be exhibited in Jervis Street Shopping Centre Dublin 1, from October 27th – October 30th.
2. We are The Monsters
Get prepared to acclimatize your eyes to the dark, horror is not too bad after all, horror can help us process the world we live in today! Trapped in a room at the end of the world, the host introduces a couple who sit and tell each other stories. He observes their hidden monsters, their wrong thoughts, the pale wretched creatures that reach through their dreams to wake and stretch in the light. As all the while he waits and watches and guards against the creeping darkness within.
Date October 27th – October 30th
Location D-Light Studios,North Strand, Dublin 1
3. Anatomy of a Critic
For all those critics out there, the Anatomy of a Critic might be an interesting event to catch up on Saturday 28th of October in the National Library of Ireland Reading Room, National Library of Ireland, Kildare street. With Peter Crawley and Patrick Freyne of The Irish Times; Nadine O’Regan; and special guests, taking a scalpel to the entrails of cultural criticism: from restaurants to theatre; television to visual art; and film to music. They examine how criticism has evolved since Stoker’s times and what are the omens for the future.
Time 13:30 – 14:45
4. In Case of Emergency
This late-night party, part of the exhibition IN CASE OF EMERGENCY at the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin on the 27th October, will invite visitors to explore everything from plagues and pandemics to infectious disease and survivalist preppers.
If you are not ready for the apocalypse yet, expect to hear from leading experts in the field who are already preparing for it. Make sure you dressed to survive the end of the world!
Free event – Register here
5. BRAM Audio Ghost Experience
You haven’t experienced anything more creepy than this! Beginning in the city centre and ending god knows where, this weird walking tour is not for the faint hearted. So grab your crucifix, wrap that scarf tight around your tasty neck, put on your headphones and download terror straight into your unwitting ears!
If you are brave enough, it will be available to download from Wednesday 25th of October.
To see all of the many more events, times and locations that Bram Stoker Festival has click here