2017: Theatre – Shelley’s Heart

Location: Shelley Theatre Boscombe (map here) Dates: 25 & 26 November 2017 – 7.30pm Doppelganger Productions presents – Shelley’s Heart An interactive play by two time Emmy nominated writer Bradford Gyori. Using smart phones and good ol’ fashioned paper-notes, you control which characters narrate and send messages from beyond the grave. The story centres on Mary,…

2017: Call out for creatives!

We’re looking for additional creative partners this year to deliver new and exciting events, exhibitions, performances and workshops. Could you help? The Shelley Frankenstein Festival is looking for expressions of interest from local artists, academics and organisations who might be interested in delivering events on a voluntary basis at this years festival. Background to the…

Non siamo l’unico Shelley Festival!

The Shelley Frankenstein Festival here in Bournemouth isn’t the only celebration of the legendary family globally. We’re pleased to be able to say hello to the Festival Shelley, which is run from Viareggio, the Italian seaside town where Percy Bysshe Shelley was cremated. His heart is said to rest alongside his family at St Peters…

Past Event: Heritage Museum, Art Gallery & Gift Shop

Date: 22nd October to 4th December 2016 Times: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Sundays 11am to 4pm The Heritage Museum Explore the life and times of iconic Frankenstein author, Mary Shelley, her family and the Shelley legacy in Boscombe and Bournemouth through visual displays and artifacts. Art Gallery Works by Bournemouth Artists inspired by the…

Past Event: Shelley Poetry

Date: November 2016 Time: Monday 10am – 7pm, Tuesday 9.30am – 7pm, Wednesday 9.30am – 7pm, Thursday 9.30am – 7pm, Friday 9.30am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm “Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed” Visit the poetry display of Shelley poetry and poems inspired by Shelleys. Take part in the Monster community poem –…

Past Event: Your Boscombe story

Tell and record your Boscombe story with Ben Groom from Digital Witness Date: Saturday November 12, 19, 26 and December 3 Time: 10am-5pm Location: Shelley Trust Heritage Museum, Art Gallery and Gift Shop, Unit 4 of the Sovereign Centre, Boscombe Cost: FREE Tell and record your Boscombe Story with Ben Groom from Digital Witness For more…

Past Event: Live Art & Book Signings

Live Art Portraits by Craig Seabright and book signings by Chantale Paruit. Dates: Saturday October 22, November 5, November 19 and December 3 Time: 12pm-2.00pm Location: Shelley Trust Heritage Museum, Art Gallery and Gift Shop, Unit 4 of the Sovereign Centre, Boscombe Cost: Portraits are £10 each Artistic duo, Craig Seabright and Chantale Paruit will…

Past Event: Dance for Children

Dance Workshops (Kids 8+) Date: Saturday 8th, 15th & 22nd October 2016 Time: 11am DFA (Dance For All) have been commissioned by Creative Kids using Big Lottery funding to create a Frankenstein Flashmob that will take place on Saturday 29th October in The Sovereign Shopping Centre, Boscombe. To achieve this DFA are offering children age…

Past Event: Frankenstein Themed Art

Frankenstein Themed Art Workshop Date: Saturday 22nd October 2016 Time: 1 – 4pm Make a Dr. Frankenstein’s Monster Mask using card templates, scissors, elastic, felt, PVA glue, fur fabrics and sharpies. Makers can enter to take part and wear their masks in the Grande Parade on Saturday 19th November. Creative Kids is a ‘sign up…

Past Event: Walking Talks with Hattie Miles

“History and Horrors” Walking Talks with Hattie Miles Date: Saturday October 22 Time: 11am-12.30pm Location: Shelley Trust Heritage Museum, Art Gallery and Gift Shop, Unit 4 of the Sovereign Centre, Boscombe Cost: FREE ‘History & Horrors: a Boscombe Journey’ is a fun guided walk with Hattie Miles that is part of the Shelley Frankenstein Festival…

Past Event:Creative fun for kids

Date: Tues 25th, Wed 26th, Thurs 27th and Fri 28th October Time: 2:30-3:30pm Location: Joy Café in Churchill Gardens Cost: Art workshop will be free. Delicious drinks and snacks £1 How to book: No need to book, just turn up and join in. Joy Café is a lush little café with a big heart for…

Past Event: Holiday Arts Club

Frankenstein Themed Holiday Arts Club (Kids 8+) Date: 24th – 28th October Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Our Award Winning Holiday Arts Club offers a wide range of combined arts activities such as drama, dance, costume, film, digital media and arts & crafts. The club is great fun, kids make new friends and build…