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Halloween Highlights: Get The Spooks in NE1 this Autumn

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HALLOWEEN FAMILY BALL

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER

Join Cruella De Vil and Maleficent for a wicked time at The Vermont’s Halloween Family Ball! Little ones will be entertained with spooky makeovers, a disco, games and more!

vermont-hotel.com

 

FACE YOUR FEARS STORY TIME

SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER - SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER

Spooky story time is taking over Seven Stories this October half term! The Story Catchers and Bookshop Team will be on hand, ready to explore the theme of facing your fears and stepping into the unknown. A selection of unique, energetic and playful story sessions.

sevenstories.org.uk


PUMPKINS AND POTIONS

MONDAY 29 OCTOBER

Give your pumpkin a spook-tacular look this Halloween at Ouseburn Farm! Little ones are invited to join the team for pumpkin carving and potion making!

ouseburnfarm.org.uk

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

MONDAY 29 OCTOBER

Take your terrifying tots along to Eldon Leisure Centre’s Jungle Jacks Halloween Party! This spooktacular kids party will come complete with DJ, party games, fancy dress competition and access to the Jungle Jack soft play area! An afternoon of spooky fun for children aged 0 - 8. Don’t miss it!

better.org.uk/leisure-centre/newcastle/eldon

 

 

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HOCUS POCUS FILM SCREENING

WEDNESDAY 24, THURSDAY 25, MONDAY 29 & TUESDAY 30 OCTOBER

Get the spooks with a screening of family favourite, Hocus Pocus at Newcastle Castle! Make a date with the Sanderson sisters as they're accidently resurrected on the scariest day of the year! It's up to Max, his girlfriend and his little sister to stop the wicked trio from becoming immortal forever. What's Halloween without a bit of Hocus Pocus, anyway? 

newcastlecastle.co.uk

 

GREAT TYNESIDE HALLOWEEN ALL NIGHTER

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER

Tyneside Cinema’s legendary Cult Classic All Nighter is back and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before! Sit back and scare yourself silly with a frightful night of cult horror movies including Beetlejuice, Piranha 3D, The Evil Dead, Night Of The Living Dead and more!

tynesidecinema.co.uk

 

THE EXORCIST FILM SCREENING

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

Get your frightening film fix this Halloween at Newcastle Castle as it screens The Exorcist! Set inside one of NE1's most historical buildings, we can't think of a better place to watch through your fingers as this 70s horror classic plays out.

newcastlecastle.co.uk

 

THE EVIL DEAD (1981) - RE-RELEASE

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. Round up your scary movie-loving squad and see this terrifying tale unfold if you dare! The Evil Dead re-release will be screened at Cineworld, The Gate this Halloween!

cineworld.co.uk

 

 

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HALLOWEEN LATE: BEWITCHING BOTS

FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER

Complete with a Crystal Maze-inspired laser quest and a 4D motion ride, there’s nowhere quite like the Life Science Centre at Halloween! Join this creepy, adults-only party for spooky science, killer costumes and an ultraviolet gin bar to help get the party started!

life.org.uk

 

THE HALLOWEEN SATURDAY NIGHT SPOOKATHON

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER

The legendary spookathon at World HQ is back! It’s one of the biggest days of the year when it comes to clubbing in NE1, and we can’t think of a better place to dress up and do it in true Newcastle style! With best dressed prizes and an epic line-up on the decks, you won’t want to miss this Saturday night special!

welovewhq.com

 

THRILLER - A HALLOWEEN SPECIAL FEATURING THE HITS OF MICHAEL JACKSON

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

This Halloween, World HQ & Nat Turner Live Events present an unforgettable night of legendary music with a spooky twist. Head for Wylam Brewery to see a 14-piece band perform hits from The King of Pop. With full string and session brass sections, the musical gang promise a thrilling experience that’ll have you on your feet all night long!

wylambrewery.co.uk

 

DIRTIZ HALLOWEEN

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

’Tis the night of the graves delight... and as Halloween lands on a Wednesday this year, Dirtiz is the place to party! Your favourite mid-week clubnight is being taken over by the living dead... but you better not let them get the better of you. It's time to dress up and dance them out of the door!

perdubar.com

 

HALLOWEEN CIRCUS FREAK SHOW

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

A spectacular circus event is coming to NE1, packed with games, competitions and spooktastic music! Make your way to Revolution this Halloween and be wowed by the freakish fun that unfolds in front of you.

revolution-bars.co.uk

 

THE UPSIDE DOWN 3

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

There’s a Halloween special going down at MSA and it’s inspired by ‘Stranger Things’! For the third year running, the basement is being transformed into a spooky party. Don your finest 80s attire, bring a torch and join in a journey into the Upside Down!

musicslashart.com

 

 

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GHOST HUNTING AT HALLOWEEN WITH RAG

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER

Get the spooks at Newcastle Castle’s Keep with R.A.G. Paranormal Investigations! Seek out ghouls while exploring the iconic landmark and make contact with loved ones who have passed on with the help of a guest psychic medium.

newcastlecastle.co.uk

 

WALK ON THE DARK SIDE

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

Dare to join the City Tours team on a creepy Halloween walk around town! Get to know haunted Newcastle and the traditions and stories linked to All Hallow’s Eve!

newcastlegateshead.com

 

TALES OF TERROR IN THE TUNNELS

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

Do you have what it takes to make it through 175 years of hair-raising history? Hop over to Hotel du Vin this Hallows Eve and hear the terrifying tales of the Victoria Tunnel - where you’ll calm your nerves with a blind tasting of four wines from HDV’s spooky sommelier!

hotelduvin.com

 

GHOSTLY TOUR

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

See if you’ve got what it takes to complete a spooky tour of one of the most haunted buildings in Newcastle! The Lit & Phil ghosts will be out in full force as visitors walk, explore the building and hear about all the scary stories that have come to light over the years.

litandphil.org.uk

 

 

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SPOOKTACULAR @ BOULEVARD

UNTIL WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

There’s a ‘Nightmare on Churchill Street’ and it’s about to get sinister! Make your way to Boulevard - where Burlesque meets Broadway - for an all-singing, all-dancing Halloween production like no other. Fancy dress encouraged - time to get your ghoulish gear on and get to the party!

boulevardnewcastle.co.uk

 

HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER

Join Charlie Dearnley at Newcastle's Alphabetti Theatre this Halloween for an intriguing mix of music, dance, spoken word, storytelling and magic! Round up your crew and prepare to be creeped out as his alter-ego ‘acharacter’ is revealed to the audience in this weird and wonderful show. An unforgettable evening of theatre.

alphabettitheatre.co.uk

 


 

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