Holiday Gothic Blog Series

Our Holiday Gothic series takes a look at the darker sides of celebrations throughout the year. Keep an eye out for our calls for posts as different holiday seasons approach, or get in touch at or @SheffieldGothic if there’s a holiday you think we should consider!!

Below you will find an up-to-date list of all the posts published in this series so far, so read on to find out how the Gothic crops up in the happiest times of the year . . .

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The Dead Days

In this mini-series we think about all things liminal and Gothic in celebration of the Dead Days, the strange time between Christmas and New Year.

‘Til Death Do Us Part’: Teenage Girls and their Vampire Boyfriends

In this Valentine’s Day post, Sophie Haywood investigates the recent trend of vampires as YA romantic heroes.