Find out what’s going on this year by visiting our home page and taking a browse through our events.
Take a look back through some past events here – 2017 EVENTS
4TH NOV 2017 – Percy Byshee Shelly – More than just a poet: A special event at St Peters Church. More here.
4TH NOV 2017 – Celebrating Shelley – A Special Walk: Find out about the nature poetry of Percy Byshee Shelley with our tour guide. More here.
18TH NOV 2017 – Shelley’s Heart – An Open Air Preview : Take a glimpse into the world of this new production in the breathtaking grounds of St Peters church. More here.
24TH NOV 2017 – Frankenstein – The Fallen Angel: An open rehearsal and discussion with the cast about a brand new play which will premiere next year. More here.
25TH & 26TH NOV 2017 – Shelley’s Heart: An interactive staged at the Shelley Theatre play by five time Emmy nominated writer Bradford Gyori. More here.
THROUGH NOV 2017 – Poetry Wall: Visit the poetry display of Shelley poetry and poems inspired by Shelleys. More here.
ARCHIVE OF PAST EVENTS
15th & 22ND OCT 2016 – Dance workshops for kids aged 8+ : Participants who take part in dance classes will have the fantastic opportunity to perform in the Frankenstein Flashmob!
22ND & 23rd OCT 2016 – Live Art Sessions with Lucan Art: Local artist Miroslav Lucan from creates a legacy piece to celebrate literary icon, Mary Shelley.
22ND OCT 2016 – Frankenstein Themed Art Workshop: A workshop for families to make their own themed masks.
22ND OCT 2016 – “History and Horrors” Walking Talks with Hattie Miles: A fun guided walk with Hattie Miles.
22TH OCT – 28TH OCT 2016 – Creative fun for kids: free and fun creative workshops for kids aged 4 to 10.
24th – 28th OCT 2016 – Frankenstein Themed Holiday Arts Club (Kids 8+): Half-term to exploring the work of Mary Shelley and her connection to the local area.
SAT 29TH OCT 2016 – Shelley Heritage Walk (Bournemouth): Come on a walk through history following in the steps of the Shelley family.
SAT 29TH OCT 2016 – Childrens Halloween Party: Join Creative Kids for Traditional Halloween Games and Draculas’ Disco of Death.
MON 31ST OCT 2016 – Computer Fright Night: Mary Shelley Halloween Lecture: Are digital monsters real? A Public Lecture on the themes of technology, society, utopias and dystopias.
MON 31ST OCT 2016 – Paranormal Investigation: At the Percey Florence Shelley Pub, is there anybody out there?
FRI 4TH NOV 2016 – Pub Quiz & Disco: How well do you know the Shelley’s ? Bring your mates for the quiz and groove with the Shelleys!
SAT 5 TH NOV 2016 – Puppet Making Workshop: We need you to help us build a 10ft Parade Giant of Dr. Frankenstein’s Monster!
SAT 5TH NOV 2016 – Meet Mary’s Monster: Meet Frankenstein, his monster and their creator’ costumed characters around the town, enjoy performances and learn about their lives & loves.
SAT 5TH NOV 2016 – Coda Fiddle Orchestra Frankenstein Concert: Join the Coda Fiddle Orchestra to celebrate the history of misunderstood monsters in the minds of our children.
SAT 5TH NOV 2016 – Shelley Heritage Walk (Boscombe): Come on a walk through history following in the steps of the Shelley family.
SUN 6TH NOV 2016 – Thanksgiving for Mary & Percy B. Shelley: Celebrating Marriage – Thanksgiving for Mary & Percy B. Shelley.
SUN 6TH NOV 2016 – Meet Mary’s Monster: Meet Frankenstein, his monster and their creator’ costumed characters around the town, enjoy performances and learn about their lives & loves.
22ND OCT to 18th NOV 2016 – Monster costume workshops for all ages: Come and be part of the Mary Shelley Frankenstein Festival on Saturday, November 19th. Create your own Monster outfit.
DATES THROUGH NOV 2016 – Childrens Digital Arts Workshops: Free after school digital arts workshops for children age 8+. The aim is to explore the works of Mary Shelley.
MON 7TH NOV 2016 – Feminism, Frankenstein and the Future: ‘Fear not that I shall be the instrument of future mischief’ – Feminism, Frankenstein and the Future. Public seminar.
TUE 8TH NOV 2016 – Love and Horror! Mary Shelley’s Diary: Exclusive insight into the scandal, heartbreak and creativity of Mary Shelley’s life.
THUR 10TH NOV 2016 – Love and Horror! Mary Shelley’s Diary: Exclusive insight into the scandal, heartbreak and creativity of Mary Shelley’s life.
SAT 12TH NOV 2016 – Family: Clay Workshop: Using air dry clay, families can create creepy characters inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Novel.
SAT 12TH NOV 2016 – Gothic by Candlight: quill & ink ghostly writing workshop: Atmospheric writing workshop for adults with author Christine Aziz and Noir writer Vicki Goldie.
SAT 12TH NOV 2016 – Dark as Hell: Gothic creative writing workshop: Join playwright/author/poet Christine Aziz for an interactive creative writing workshop for adults inspired by ‘Frankenstein’ author Mary Shelley.
SUN 13TH NOV 2016 – Family: Clay Workshop: Using air dry clay, families can create a haunting hollow pot that will fit a nightlight candle.
SAT 19TH NOV 2016 – The Grande Parade: a moving spectacle of gothic costume, music, dance and performance that celebrates the legacy of Mary Shelley and her popular novel ‘Frankenstein’.
SAT 19TH NOV 2016 – Festival Wrap Party: Expect an exciting evening of family entertainment including kid’s disco, face painting, a film screening, live music and live art.
UNTIL 4TH DEC 2016 – Heritage Museum, Art Gallery & Gift Shop: Something for everyone at the festival hub in Boscombe. MORE HERE
22ND & 29TH OCT, NOV 12, 19, 26, DEC 3 2016 – Your Boscombe Story: Tell and record your Boscombe story with Ben Groom from Digital Witness. MORE HERE
ALL NOV 2016 – Shelley Poetry Exhibition: Visit the poetry display of Shelley poetry and poems inspired by Shelleys. MORE HERE
22ND OCT, 5th NOV, 19th NOV, DEC 3rd 2016 – Live Art Portraits by Craig Seabright and book signings by Chantale Paruit: Artistic duo, Craig Seabright and Chantale Paruit will be doing portraits and book signings of “A Sleep for Prosperity”. MORE HERE