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Edwardian Horror Show

A rare chance to wander the halls of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery after hours, when distant noises and shapes in the darkness can take on a supernatural tinge. To further fuel your imagination, the Edwardian Tea Rooms will play host to some of early cinema’s spookiest short films: from the Edison Company’s 1910 take on the Frankenstein story, featuring a creation scene to chill the blood, to Segundo de Chomon’s demonic Red Spectre.

Gothic ivory-tinkling and context will be provided by the versatile accompanist Paul Shallcross, with haunted show-tunes courtesy of the DJs from Sugarfoot Stomp.

This event is presented in association with Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Paul Shallcross’ scores were originally commissioned by the Abertoir Festival.

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Part of Film Bug, in partnership with and across Colmore Business District from 20-21 March.

Details

Date :
March 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Event Tags:
Film Bug, Frankenstein, horror, Live Silent, Melies, Paul Shallcross, silent film, Sugarfoot
This event was part of Flatpack 9

Venue

The Edwardian Tea Room, BMAG
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham, B3 3DH
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Website:
http://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag
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Tickets

* A limited number of tickets may be available on the day. If available, tickets will be released at the venue box office 10 minutes before the start time.