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Nightmares and Nibbles Showreel

The big finale of this year's Festival of the Dead was the stunning Nightmares and Nibbles, a no-holds-barred immersive theatrical and food experience. Produced by Vortex Creates, a Coventry company whose founders Marianne and Nicola live in the city, the event sought to challenge and entertain whilst working in partnership with the Herbert to push the boundaries about what museums have to offer.

Not for the faint-hearted, the over 18s buffet and cocktail experience was conjured into life by Ellie McCann, owner of Miss Ellie’s Homemade, a Coventry based artisan food producer.

See what you missed here. Content warning: food that looks like bits of body!