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Things to do on Halloween in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle

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Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time for you to get your plans into full swing. Whether you’re looking to head into the city centre, or for something a little different, we’ve handpicked some of the best Halloween events taking place in Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.

 

Leeds

Harvey Nichols – Halloween Film Night at Espresso Bar

Harvey Nichols fourth floor espresso bar is hosting a Halloween film night on the 31st October. The movie, Edward Scissorhands, will be playing at 7pm while customers indulge in a delicious three-course meal. The evening will cost £24.50 and a £10 deposit will be required when booking. If a film and meal isn’t enough to satisfy your Halloween needs, the event finishes in plenty of time for you to head into Leeds and sample some of the best outfits donned by party-goers at events such as The Voodoo Halloween Showcase at the O2 Academy.

Paranormal Investigation – Leeds Town Hall

If you’re wanting to take a different approach to a night out this Halloween, the first ever paranormal investigation is taking place underneath the Leeds Town Hall in the Victorian Cells. The event runs from 8.00pm till 2.30am with light refreshments available during the breaks. Throughout the night you will experience ‘table tipping’, an EVP (electronic voice phenomenon) session, a Ouija board experiment to contact spirits, along with many more spooky activities. This special event will cost £45.00 per person, and will definitely be a night to remember!

 

Manchester

Grosvenor Casino Murder Mystery

On the 26th October, the ‘Most Spooked’ murder mystery is taking place at the Grosvenor Casino in Salford. Consisting of a ‘murder’ and a two-course meal, this dining experience, which only costs £17.95, is set to be more unusual than most. Individuals interrogate each other and will slowly unravel the crime as all the evidence is exposed. The night runs from 7pm to 10:30pm, leaving you plenty of the night to head back into Manchester if the mood takes you.

Querky! Halloween Special- Tiger Tiger Manchester

If Halloween fancy dress is your thing, and you think of yourself as an expert costume designer, why not show off your skills on your Halloween night out? Head down to Tiger Tiger in Manchester for their Halloween Querky event, where the best dressed guest of the night will bag themselves £500. Not bad for a nights work!

 

Newcastle

Halloween Drive-In Movie Theatre

From the 31st October to 2nd November there will be a variety of scary films showing on the newly established drive-in movie theatre in Bents Park. With two viewings each night, the movies generally commence around 6pm or 9pm. Tickets are £20 per car or £24 if you wish to be in the front row. A variety of food is also available (just don’t drop it on your seats!). Give your Halloween experience a taste of America with this rare event.

Halloween Night Ghost Walk

On the 31st October, a Halloween ghost walk is taking place in the Castle Prison and Dungeon Séance. The castle is considered to be one of Newcastle’s most haunted places, and has hundreds of real-life stories linked to gruesome evidence. There will be Ouija boards, EVP (electronic voice phenomenon) recordings and a creepy tour of the historic castle by candlelight. Tickets are £10 if you book online and £15 on the door, with the walk taking around an hour and a half to complete.

If you’re readying yourself for a big night of Halloween festivities, or are heading for a night out in Leeds, Manchester or Newcastle, make sure you check out Roomzzz Aparthotels for a luxurious state – and end – to your evening.

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