Get your teeth into Bram Stoker festival

Preparations for the annual Bram Stoker International Film Festival in Whitby later this year are rolling forward apace.

Thirty plus horror and sci-fi films will be on offer at the four -day festival.

Based at the Pavilion, it runs from Thursday October 25 to Sunday October 28.

As well as movies, there will be a dance night, circus acts and comedy and drama.

Latest in Gothic couture will be on the catwalk at an alternative fashion show in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice on the Thursday.

Also on Thursday, the Radio Revellers take a bite out of Bran Stoker’s Dracula novel in a production based on a script by Orson Welles.

A Vampire’s Tale is an origandal dance production which will be on stage on Friday.

One of the highlights of the festival is the Vampire Ball on Saturday.

Live performances from Rosi Lugosi, Winter in Eden and Bella Lune.

Bringing the event to a close is 1880s Night on Sunday. Non-stop alternative sounds.