Other Events in the City
The New Theatre, 43 Essex St, Dublin 2
21st October – 2nd November (excluding Sunday 27th October).
Time: 7:30 pm
A spectacular cineo-theatro scene by scene re-creation of F.W. Murnau’s 1922 cult classic Nosferatu: A Symphony of Vampires.
This Halloween Just Theatre returns with hit Waking Nosferatu, a complete, scene-by-scene recreation of F.W Murnau’s 1922 Nosferatu: Symphony of Horror. This centurion classic was the first screen adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and is today a cult-classic and benchmark for the horror genre. Waking Nosferatu is a spectacular cino-theatrical experience that brings you into the presence of the original Nosferatu, integrating vivid stage performances with footage from the original movie.
Featuring Anthony Blake Kelly (Gerry Springer, Bord Gais Theatre) and Gerry Wade (Love/Hate), and introducing Benz Kristopher.
Director/Producer: Brian Murray
Admission: €15/12/10 (Full/OAP or Unwaged/Group). Ring 01 – 6703361
Website: : www.thenewtheatre.com
IFI, Eustace Street , Temple Bar, Dublin 2
24th – 28th October
Time: 12:00 am
This year’s Irish Film Institute Horrorthon is proud to present one of its strongest line-ups yet. Fans of the genre will not be disappointed, with films from around the world selected to show the variety and strength of horror films currently being made.
This year we revisit Tobe Hooper’s unfairly neglected Lifeforce, and Hammer’s The Mummy, starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Among the new films, Danielle Harris faces Victor Crowley once again in Hatchet III, director Vincenzo Natali (Cube) returns with Haunter, and social networking causes humanity’s downfall in Antisocial. The slow burning Thanatamorphose will satisfy hardened splatter fans, while Chastity Bites is one of the year’s smartest and funniest horrors.
As always, IFI Horrorthon is a must-attend event for any genre fan. With over 30 screenings over four days, IFI Horrorthon will not disappoint.
For more details, including dates and times checkout www.ifi.ie/horrorthon
The National Leprechaun Museum, Jervis Street, Dublin 1
October 24th - Novermber 3rd
Time: 7:30 pm
For the 3rd time, The National Leprechaun Museum present its annual adults only interactive Halloween show. This years performance is the biggest one yet, as it invites audiences into the darker side of Irish folklore, encountering dangerous and horrible creatures from our stories. But guests don’t just sit and watch; they are also part of the show! The building itself has a part to play in the scares, as up until 1780 it was the Jervis Street morgue, with audiences also exploring the remains of Dublin’s haunted history. Last year, audiences claimed they spotted something in the basement, will it reveal itself this time?
Times: Nightly at 19:30, 20:00, 20:30 and 21:00. Extra 21:30 show on Halloween night.
Admission: : €20, Halloween night €25 online/€30 at box office
Age Limits: 18+
To find out more visit: www.leprechaunmusem.ie
Science Gallery Trinity College Dublin Pearse Street Dublin 2
25 Oct – 19 January 2014
Time: 12:00 pm
Would you make if you could design living things? GROW YOUR OWN will be an unprecedented exploration of the emerging field of synthetic biology as artists, designers, scientists, and biohackers open up the debate about a possible future where our machines live and die.
Date: 25 Oct – 19 January 2014
Where: Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Pearse Street.
Time: 12.00 – 20.00 Tuesday to Friday, 12.00 – 18.00 Saturday & Sunday, Closed Mondays
Pick up point is Dame Street/ College Green
25th - 31st October
Time: 5:00 pm
Join us on the award winning Gravedigger Ghost Bus Tour, Dublin’s top rated Ghost Tour! Recently voted “the most unique experience in world” (vayable.com), The Gravedigger Ghost Bus Tour is a truly special journey into Dublin’s spooky past. You will jump, scream and laugh as your plague infested guides bring you on a journey you won’t forget.
“It won’t surprise you to know that guides on the hilarious Gravedigger Ghost Tour are professional actors, because this two-hour bus ride is pure theatrical, interactive, genius.” – The New York Post
When: Halloween week tours nightly at 5pm, 7.30pm and 10pm
Where: Pick up point is Dame Street/ College Green
Time: Halloween Schedule 25th- 31st 5pm, 7.30pm and 10pm
Admission: €25 (price includes free drink and ticket to Haunted History Walking Tour)
Book online now www.thegravedigger.ie
Halloween Week meeting point is back gates of St. Audeon’s Church, Cook Street
Halloween Special 25th – 31st October
Time: 7:00 pm
We are proud to be the only tour company in Dublin who bring visitors to one of Dublin’s most isolated and infamous places, The Hellfire Club Hunting Lodge. Hidden in the Dublin mountains The Hellfire Club Lodge is infamous for its association with the occult, the supernatural and Satanism. Join us for one of Ireland’s most unique tour experiences.
When: Halloween Special 25th – 31st October tour runs nightly at 7pm
Where: Halloween Week meeting point is back gates of St. Audeon’s Church, Cook Street.
Book now at www.hiddendublinwalks.com/ghost-tour-dublin
Time: 7:30 pm
We have two shows, an incredible Vampire Show and a Hilarious Comedy Magic show and a tour of Bram Stokers ‘Castle Dracula’ with ‘Renfield’ and various characters from ‘Dracula’ through the Castles Tunnels, Bridges, Gargoyle Courtyards, Haunted Library and of course the Graveyard hosting memorabilia from the Dracula Movies and all the History of Bram Stoker, Stories, Pictures, Posters, Death Certificates and even a lock of Bram Stoker’s hair cut on his death bed by his wife Florence.
Booking Essential, To Book Tickets:
In Ireland Call 01 8 512151 / Outside Ireland Call 003531 851 2151 or email SecretCastle@Sillybilly.ie for Tickets. Tickets are €20.
Meeting point at The Church Bar, Wolfe Tone Square.
Every Friday and Sunday at 8pm
Time: 8:00 pm
The Northside Ghost Walk will take you through one of the oldest parts of Dublin; the area once known as Oxmantown. This former Viking enclave has a rich haunted history. Traditionally the “wrong side of the river” the Northside has experienced some of Dublin’s most terrible events. Whether you’re a native Dubliner or are visiting our fair city from far afield, come with us and discover the Hidden Dublin you never imagined was there.
When: Every Friday and Sunday at 8pm
Where: Meeting point at The Church Bar, Wolfe Tone Square.
Duration: 1hr 45mins/2hrs
Book now at www.hiddendublinwalks.com/northside
The Ark 11a Eustace Street Temple Bar Dublin 2
26 October – 2 November 2013
Time: 12:00 am
This mid-term break, don’t miss The Ark’s week of popular music events with a Halloween flavour! Choose from drop-in music jams, beatboxing and song writing workshops, Monster Music performances and lots more.
Date: 26 October – 2 November 2013
Where: The Ark
Time: See ark.ie for details.
For Info: See ark.ie for details
Old Jameson Distillery, Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, Bow Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7
26th - 28th October
Time: 9:00 am
Visit the Old Jameson Distillery for the Bram Stoker weekend and sample some of our festival fuel! To celebrate the Bram Stoker festival we are inviting Halloween revellers to the Old Jameson Distillery to taste our honorary cocktail with a chilling Jameson twist, ‘Bram’s Bloody Pomegranate Manhattan’. A visit to the Old Jameson Distillery includes a guided tour, a signature Jameson Drink and a chance to become a certified Irish whiskey taster! Following your tour, relax in JJ’s bar and sample from our range of Jameson cocktails, hot drinks and of course, our sinister Bram Stoker specialities!
Time: 9.00am- 6.00pm (Mon-Sat) 10.00am-6.00pm (Sun) Last tour at 5.15pm
To book call: (01) 8072355 or visit: www.tours.jamesonwhiskey.com
The Grand Social, 35 Lower Liffey St, Dublin 1
Saturday 26 October
Time: 12:00 pm
Weekly Saturday Market
This famous Indoor Flea Market has a wide range of stalls from Vintage & Retro Clothes, Vinyl Records, Contemporary Crafts, Bric a brac, Art, Photography, Chic Jewellery, Books and lots more. We welcome local designers, Craftmakers and Collectors selling their one off pieces. No week is the same at the market, as we rotate stall holders. Relax to the DJ’s spinning old vinyl to get the authentic feel and get you in the shopping mood, whist you can have a pint from the bar while browsing the stalls.
Time: 12 – 18.00
Start: Outside the Discover Ireland Offices, Suffolk Street
Saturday 26 October & Sunday 27 October
Time: 2:00 pm
Stoker’s imagination was fuelled by Dublin’s gory history. In a walk around side streets and the former medieval quarter, Pat Liddy will help bring to life Gothic tales such as Dracula, Carmilla and The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Pricing Info: €10 adults, €8 seniors & students. Children under 16 free with accompanying adults.
Booking details: www.walkingtours.ie
Glasnevin cemetery Finglas road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
Saturday 26th - Tuesday 30th October
Time: 5:30 pm
With one and a half million tales, Glasnevin Cemetery has it fair share of the macabre. Take a tour of Glasnevin Cemetery this Halloween and you’ll find surprises in store with special tours for children with your guide The Ace of Spades.
Walking tours are at 5.30pm and 6.30pm from Saturday 26th October to Wednesday 30th October.
Places are limited. Booking is essential to avoid disappointment.
Prices: Family Ticket, 2 adults & 2 children €25
Suitable for children ages 6yrs to 12yrs.
All children must be accompained by an adult.
For more information or to book please contact our Booking Team on 01 882 6550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dublin Bus Headquarters at 59 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1
26th October and 28th October
Time: 7:00 pm
Let us put you at your unease on Dublin’s oldest Ghostbus. On your journey you will unearth Dr. Clossey’s gruesome past, discover Dracula’s Dublin origins and unravel the mysteries of Dublin’s haunted cathedrals. The Ghostbus tour is a theatrical experience with a professional actor who is sure to leave you rattling in your boots.
Book now at www.dublinsightseeing.ie
Admission: €28, Book online for a 20% discount
Times: 7pm, 8pm and 9.30pm.
Secret City Centre Location
Time: 11:00 pm
Hidden in the city centre there’s a hopping joint full of the sweetest looking dames and the hardest trouble boys. A prohibition speakeasy to drink our bootlegged hooch where the fuzz can’t find us. This Halloween, Film Fatale brings you the speakeasy experience. Held at a top secret city center location, you will have to give the secret password to the moll on the door before you will be allowed come through our secret entrance.
You can find inside people doing the Lindy Hop to our 1920s ragtime band accompanied by fast-footed dancing flappers. You can charleston to DJs The Andrews Sisters’ Brothers as they play their favourite vintage dancefloor hits. You can drink prohibition cocktails from tea cups (in case the fuzz catch us) while listening to some cabaret in the cellar. There might even be some saucy burlesque and some gambling. There ain’t no rules in this joint. And if the hedonistic 1920s get too much for you, you can chill out in our pop-up cinema and watch some silent movies.
Step back in time and party like it’s 1929 as Film Fatale transport you back to the decadent days of Gatsby, gangsters, flappers and 1920s glamour.
Admission: €12 Tickets available in advance only from entertainment.ie.
Meeting point is the back gates of St. Audeon’s Church, Cook Street at 6.30pm
Time: 6:30 pm
Are you looking for an exciting unusual Halloween event for yourself and friends? Come for a terrifying night out you will never forget! Depart from meeting point to Fordstown, Navan, Co.Meath on each night. Return time to Brazen Head Approximately 11pm.
Board our private luxury coach to hear some of the haunted legends that abound further afield as we wind our way towards Fordstown for a night you will never forget. This Halloween, guests can step inside their own personal horror movie as they experience the terrifying Haunted Spooktacular Scare Attraction Halloween event in association with Hidden Dublin Walks.
When: 27th-31st October
Where: Meeting point is the back gates of St. Audeon’s Church, Cook Street at 6.30pm
Duration: 4hours approx.
Book Online now www.hiddendublinwalks.com/halloween-tour-dublin
Bewleys Café Theatre, Grafton Street, Dublin 2
October 28th – November 16th
Time: 1:10 pm
Bewley’s Café Theatre in association with PurpleHeart Theatre Company is proud to present…A contemporary adaptation of Bram Stoker’s THE JUDGES HOUSE. Adapted by Stuart Roche
A radical interpretation (sure to have the purists grumbling) sees a troubled screenwriter struggling with an impending deadline, an infestation of rats, weighty tomes about the Celtic Tiger and a portrait seemingly with a mind of it’s own…. Bewley’s Café Theatre would like to acknowledge the support of The Arts Council in making this production possible. Supported by DublinCity Council.
Tickets: Low-price Mondays €8, Tues – Thurs €10, Fri – Sat €12.
Time: Mon – Sat, 1.10pm (doors open at 12.50)
Light Lunch available €4.
Barnados Square Dame Street (Small square beside City Hall across from The Olympia Theatre)
Halloween Special 28th-31st October
Time: 6:30 pm
On our Haunted History Tour, let us lead you through the eerie, cobblestoned streets of old-town
Dublin. Taking in some of Dublin’s most historical and haunted sites, this unique tour covers the more macabre and gruesome aspects of Dublin’s history as well as tales of the supernatural which have frightened Dubliners for centuries.
When: Halloween Special 28th-31st Nightly at 6.30pm and 8.00pm
Where: Barnados Square Dame Street (Small square beside City Hall across from The Olympia Theatre)
Duration: 1hr 45mins/ 2hrs
Book now at www.hiddendublinwalks.com/haunted
Trinity College Chapel
Time: 8:00 pm
Murnau’s 1922 silent classic, Nosferatu, occupies a special place in the pantheon of iconic movies. His take on Bram Stoker’s Dracula set a template for horror that has seldom been matched. This Hallowe’en DU Music Society team up with the Film Society to show this masterpiece on a big screen in the Chapel of Trinity College, with an improvised score performed by Ronan Murray on the organ. The tradition of accompanying movies with live music became somewhat obsolete due to the advent of “talkies” around 80 years ago. In these spooky, historic surroundings, the aim is to evoke a creepy atmosphere by using the sonorities of the organ in a colourful way to help tell this, most chilling, tale of vampirism!
Tickets: €4 Tickets can be purchased at the door on the night