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The Stockholm H.P. Lovecraft Festival IV October 2 – 5

—Presented by Warlock Anders Lundgren


The time has once again come for us to gather in the Swedish capital and celebrate the life and works of the gentleman from Providence. I’m very proud of what we have lined up for you and the guests that are gracing the festival with their presence.

More info below, on Facebook and our website:

Please note:

This is our preliminary schedule and some things may be subject to change. Check back for updates!

OCTOBER 2nd, 6:30 pm, Klarabiografen, Kulturhuset 2nd floor, Sergels torg
Movie night:

– The Best of Portland H.P. Lovecraft Festival. Short subjects hand picked by festival director Brian Callahan who also provides us with a filmed introduction.

– The Narrative of Victor Karloch. Kevin McTurk’s puppet film from 2010 plus the trailer for his upcoming project The Mill At Calder’s End.

– No Turning Back. Music video from the album Dreams in the Witch House: A Lovecraftian Rock Opera. Sean Branney from HPLHS in attendance for questions after the screening.

OCTOBER 3rd, All Day, Everywhere

The International Read Lovecraft in Public Day. The idea is as straightforward as it sounds: bring your favourite Lovecraft story with you as you go about your daily business.

5 – 6 pm, Serieteket/Bibliotek Film & musik, Kulturhuset 2nd floor, Sergels torg

– The Artwork of Darrell Tutchton. Opening of the exhibition with Darrell in attendance. The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society’s own in-house artist (Dark Adventure covers, Ogham Waite album and many props and HPLHS products). Q & A session and signing.

7 – 9 pm (approximately), Bar Brooklyn, Hornstulls strand 4

 The Stockholm H.P. Lovecraft Film Quiz (Presented in collaboration with Stockholm Film Quiz)! Amazing prizes from HPLHS.

OCTOBER 4th, 11 am – 5 pm, Serieteket/Bibliotek Film & Musik, Kulturhuset 2nd floor, Sergels torg

11 am: Doors open

– Bazaar of the Bizarre. Our market shock full of Lovecraftian goodies returns.

– 1000 Eyes Lovecraft. Stockholm release party with writers/artists Jonas Andersson and Daniel Thollin in attendance.

12 pm:

– Roundtable about adapting and translating Lovecraft. Swedish Lovecraft scholar Martin Andersson, Jonas Andersson and Daniel Thollin in conversation with Anders Lundgren.

1 pm:

– Comics in concert. Live drawing to music with the tag team Andersson/Thollin.

2:30 pm

– Lovecraftian handicrafts with Linda Gustafsson.

3 pm

– Interview. Anders Fager tells us about his projects relating to Lovecraft and other weird fiction.

3:30 pm

– Imprisoned With The Pharaos. World Premiere of the latest play from Dark Adventure Radio Theatre with Sean Branney in attendance to do a post-play Q&A.

7 pm – 01 am:

 PubCrawling Chaos. Taking us from Kulturhuset to St Eriksplan. First stop is Monk’s American Bar, Sveavägen 39. Second stop Queen’s Head, Drottninggatan 108. Third and final stop is Tiki Room, Birkagatan 10, where exotic libations and our djs Doc Peter and X-Ray Man await for a night of cosmic drinking.

OCTOBER 5th, 12 – 5 pm, Science Fiction Bokhandeln, Västerlånggatan 48

12 noon:

– The Art of Dreams in the Witch House: A Lovecraftian Rock Opera. Opening of the exhibitionby Mohloco featuring pictures of Alaine Kashian as The Witch, Chris Laney as Brown Jenkin, Douglas Blair Lucek and Bruce Kulick as mutant guitarists.

1 pm:

 The Rats in the Walls. Live reading by Sean Branney (HPLHS).

2 pm:

– Lovecraftian gaming. Try Arkham Horror, Mansions of Madness and more.

3 pm:

– Signing of art prints and recordsWith Douglas Blair Lucek (W.A.S.P., DITWH), Sean Branney (HPLHS, DITWH) and Chris Laney (Shotgun, DITWH).

Thank you: Bar Brooklyn, The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & Cthulhu Con, The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society, Rodrigo Obon, Science Fiction Bokhandeln, Stockholm Film Quiz, Thank You Satan and Tiki Room.