Coriolanus: 2/18

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NOTE: Shakespeare Theatre Company has changed the date of this screening to Tuesday, February 18

SherlockDC_CoriolanusCoriolanus starring Tom Hiddleston and Mark Gatiss (BBC Sherlock) will be screening Tuesday February 18, 2014 at 7:30pm at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC. Get details at ShakespeareTheatre.org.

Tickets go on sale MONDAY July 29. Buy them online.

We will attend both screenings with a meet-up TBD afterward. Email us to RSVP and offer any meet-up logistics input.

Post-Screening Meet-up

Meet in the downstairs lobby afterward. Depending on the size of the group/what everyone feels like we can meet at FUEL Pizza next door or Greene Turtle across the street.

Frankenstein: 1/6 & 1/13

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Frankenstein_January2014We’re doing it again!

Danny Boyle’s Frankestein starring Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary) will be screening Monday January 6, 2014 and Monday January 13, 2014 at 7:30pm at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC. Get details at ShakespeareTheatre.org.

Tickets go on sale MONDAY July 29. Buy them online.

We will attend both screenings with a meet-up TBD afterward. Email us to RSVP and offer any meet-up logistics input.

Post-Screening Meet-up

We’ll be meeting after the show at FUEL Pizza.

600 F St NW
Washington, DC 2000
Get Directions

Get the word out about Sherlock S3!

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Sherlock S3 will be airing in the US January 19 and we thought, wouldn’t it be great to help get the word out? While we won’t be renting a hearse to proclaim the air date, we did hatch a plan to help promote the show with a little guerrilla marketing.

It’s easy:

  1. Print a flyer.
    8.5×11 orange PDF
    8.5×11 black and white PDF
    (You can also photocopy the black and white design on florescent paper for extra effect!)
  2. Post it all over town.

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What’s that squiggly thing? It’s QR code. When people scan it with their smart phone it will take them to a web page with details about Sherlock. There’s also a short link, in case they don’t have a QR code reader.

Can I modify the design? Sure! Make variations and come up with your own ideas for promoting the show.

BONUS: Show Your Respects

Want to do something a little more clever?

  1. Print out this template.
    6×6 black and white PDF
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  2. Fold it into an origami lily. (Instructions here)
  3. Wear it on your lapel, give them to people you meet, and leave them in strategic places for other people to find.

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Why lilies? We were inspired by Sherlockology‘s #r3pects imagery. It also looks like white lilies were placed at Sherlock’s grave, and made up the air date announcement in the hearse.

BaOGzrFCAAEwMm8.jpg_largeThat’s it! Let’s share our enthusiasm with the rest of the world and get the word out about Sherlock S3!

Sherlock S3 UK Announcement!

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The announcement for the UK air date for Sherlock, Series 3 has been a social media extravaganza!

It started with a cryptic tweets from Sue Vertue and BBC One:

Soon it became evident what all the fuss was about: a hearse (a nod to the title of S3′s first episode “The Empty Hearse”) with the air date of series 3 in white flowers:

— #SherlockLives (@BBCOne) November 29, 2013

Sherlockology encouraged everyone to share photos of the hearse as it went about town:

A couple promotional photos from the day’s activities:

1405021_631625506900350_282751476_o BaOGzrFCAAEwMm8.jpg_largeYou can see more by checking out the twitter hashtags #r3spects and #SherlockLives.

Sherlock S3 premiers in the UK January 1, 2014.

Meet-up: Save Undershaw Photo Pledge – POSTPONED!

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Due to the government shutdown we are postponing this event. We will let you know when it’s rescheduled!
Thoughts or feelings about when it should be rescheduled? Let us know!

Original post: The Undershaw Preservation Trust is collecting photos from around the world of supporters of the Save Undershaw project. Check out their growing gallery of photos! If you care about Undershaw–the home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle–and would like to see it preserved please join us for a group photograph!

WHEN:
POSTPONED!

WHERE:
In front of the United States Capitol Building
(map)

Please RSVP by commenting below, or using twitter, facebook, tumblr, or via email.
If you have questions or ideas on how to make this meet up more awesome, let us know!

As usual, we will have a meet-up afterward to chat: Venue TBD!

Save Undershaw Kickstarter – Two, To One, Be

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View From The Study Where Conan Doyle Wrote The Hound

View From The Study Where Conan Doyle Wrote The Hound

Be a part of the fight to Save Undershaw—the home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle—by contributing to a new Kickstarter project: Two, To One, Be.

The project will produce a book encapsulating the fight to Save Undershaw, including an eclectic collection of essays, original artwork, and photography created by supporters and ambassadors from a wide range of countries.

Support the project—and Undershawhere!
Learn more about Undershaw.

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Tweet-a-long – 8/31

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Join us for a tweet-a-long for Billy Wilder’s 1970 classic “The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes” starring Robert Stephens as Sherlock Holmes, Colin Blakely as Doctor Watson, and Christopher Lee as Mycroft Holmes. Watch the trailer.

WHEN
Saturday, August 31 at 9:30pm EDT

WHERE
Tune in to WETA, and
Join us on Twitter for commentary, hashtag #WilderHolmes

Sherlock Pajama Party Watch-a-long – Starting 8/28

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WETA UK is re-airing Sherlock Series 1 and 2 starting August 28 at 10:30pm, and we want to watch with you!
Since 10:30pm is kind of late we thought why not make it a pajama party watch-a-long? Here’s how it works:

  • Wear your ‘jamas (keep it PG, please–no battle dress!)
  • Tune in to WETA UK at 10:30pm
    Wednesday, August 28 for A Study in Pink
    Wednesday, September 4 for The Blind Banker
    Wednesday, September 11 for The Great Game
    Wednesday, September 25 for The Hounds of Baskerville
    Wednesday, October 2 for The Reichenbach Fall
  • Visit our chat room at http://www.tinychat.com/sherlockdc
    • You don’t need to create a special profile–just a username, or using your existing Facebook, or Twitter account
    • To participate you can type or video chat (with or without sound)–whatever you’re comfortable with.
  • Chat away about how great the episode is!

It’s our first time trying this, so let us know your questions, comments, and feedback. Hope to see you next Wednesday!

Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery: 7/27

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SherlockDC_Clocktower_ScienceCenterThanks to everyone who came out for a visit to the Maryland Science Center’s interactive exhibit, Sherlock Holmes and The Clocktower Mystery!

We’re all sworn to secrecy over the details of the mystery, but it was a really entertaining experience complete with clues that tantalized the senses.

SherlockDC_Clocktower_InsidePREOur group of sleuths, ready to enter the exhibit.

SherlockDC_Clocktower_InsidePOSTThe group, VICTORIOUS.

The exhibit runs through Labor Day, so make sure to check it out before then!

Read Nea’s account of the visit.

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