Stoker flies into Wales

To celebrate the author Bram Stoker’s 170th Birthday his Great Grandnephew, Dacre C. Stoker, will be paying a flying visit to Wales for the first time


  • Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:06 AM | Vale of Glamorgan

Dacre C. Stoker will be visiting Art Central Gallery on the Wednesday 8 November to celebrate the end of the 10th anniversary year of Barry County Library and Art Central.


Dacre Stoker will take the audience on a compelling and enjoyable journey with a multi-media performance.


'Stoker on Stoker, the Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula', weaves together the details of Dracula’s history with Stoker family lore, Bram Stoker’s life and separates fact from popular fiction, revealing the truth about all things Stoker and Dracula. 


 Dacre Stoker


Stoker on Stoker explores the issues behind the mysteries that have baffled Dracula scholars and fans since the book’s publication in 1897.


If you are a big Dracula fan then come along to the gallery and enjoy what promises to be an exciting and intriguing evening. 


Doors open at 6:30pm and the talk ‘Stoker on Stoker’ will begin at 7.00pm

“There are Mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part.” - Bram Stoker. Dracula (1897) 

In the world of Literature, there are few novels that have survived with such effectiveness as Bram Stoker’s 1897 masterpiece, Dracula.


About Bram Stoker 

Bram Stoker was born on 8 November 1847 in Clontarf, Dublin and was educated at Trinity College from 1864-1870. His love of theatre led him to become the unpaid drama critic for the Dublin Evening Mail which was co-owned by the gothic writer Sheridan Le Fanu.


In 1878 he married Florence Balcombe, former girlfriend of Oscar Wilde, in St. Ann’s Church in Dawson Street. He began writing novels while in London – the most famous of which is Dracula, published in 1897. The global importance of Stoker’s novel is just one of the many reasons Dublin is internationally recognised as a UNESCO City of Literature.


About Dacre Stoker

A native of Montreal, Canada, Dacre taught Physical Education and Sciences for twenty-two years, in both Canada and the U.S. He has participated in the sport of Modern Pentathlon as an athlete and a coach at the international and Olympic levels for Canada for 12 years. He recently coached Camden Riviere USA to a World Championship in Real Tennis. 


Dacre is the best-selling co-author of 'Dracula the Un-Dead' (the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula) and the co-editor (with Elizabeth Miller) of 'The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years'.


Stoker currently hosts tours to Transylvania to explore both the life and times of the historic Vlad Dracula lll and also the locations where Bram Stoker set his famous novel.

Dacre Stoker has consulted and appeared in film documentaries about vampires in literature and popular culture. We are delighted to welcome Dacre here particularly following the announcement that Paramount have secured, with the agreement of the Stoker Family estate, the rights for making of a new film based on a recently completed book, soon to be published, written by Dacre Stoker and JD Barker. 


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For more information please visit:    Paramount Bites Into ‘Dracul’   Dacre Stoker: My life with Count Dracula