The UK’s Best Halloween Events
Fake blood, fangs and fabulous outfits; Halloween is finally here, and to make sure you don't miss out we got in touch with DesignMyNight. From Brighton to Glasgow, here are some quirky events to dig your teeth into.
An evening of breath-taking thrills awaits you at the Rah Rah Rooms as circus performers swing from ceilings, walk on glass and breathe fire. The Bride of Frankenstein and the Red Devil will lurk from the shadows to torment, tease and terrify from the moment you enter, and will not rest until their cursed mission is complete. Fully equipped with a cast of freaks to make you gasp and DJs to make you dance, expect the unexpected as The Twisted Circus Halloween Extravaganza take over this decadent venue.
The many different faces of sin will haunt no less than seven wicked stages at The Coronet this Halloween. This jaw-dropping Ball will play host to 150 mysterious performers who will hand-feed you whipped cream at a naked feast, perform daring acrobatics, and haunt the dancefloor as the venue undergoes one helluva spooky transformation. What are you waiting for? Give in to the deadly sins and buy your ticket.
The Plague Doctor at The Vaults is ready to take you on a seriously scary voyage to the devil’s door and back. Flirt with the dead, witness ritual sacrifices and experience a glimpse of hell as your survival instincts are tested in the spine-chilling Emergency Room. If that wasn’t enough, you’ll also be subjected to a horrifically possessed A-list celebrity giving birth to a devilish monster. Thankfully, unlimited wine and spirits will be available throughout the night to make this hellish experience a little less nerve-wracking.
Hop on your broomstick this Halloween and fly over to the Fitzgerald for a night of Victorian Horror. Black and white horror movies will screen until the early hours while old jazz and electronic music fill the eerie air. You’re in for a night of chilling cocktails (served to you by Sweeney Todd), but make sure you make a special effort with your outfit; the best dressed will be awarded with a bottle of Tanqueray Gin.
Brigton’s Grade I listed building, Stanmer House, is going under a spooky transformation this Halloween. They are hosting an immersive Phantom of the Opera dining experience with the venue being turned into a world of decadence and debauchery. Expect West End performers and special live acts; but before all of that kicks off, you will have a three-course sit down meal with each course triggering key scenes from the Phantom.
Hosted in one of Glasgow’s oldest churches, Day of the Dead Glesga is set to be one of the city’s most daring Halloween events. Themed around Mexico’s Día de los Muertos festival, there’s going to be a plethora of tequila cocktails and Mexican food to fuel you until the early hours. Entertainment wise, you can expect aztec rituals and face-painting, alongside live music and immersive performances.
Birmingham’s second Market Weekender has been announced and it’s taking place over Halloween weekend. Dress to impress and get ready for an unforgettable fiesta honouring the Day of the Dead. Renowned DJs Craig Charles and Joey Negro are playing across the two days and there will be a plethora of street food vendors to aid you in killing any hunger pains.
Pulling out all the stops this Halloween is Proud Cabaret. Boasting a special Twisted Fairy Tales show, you can count on hair-lifting performances, three daring dishes and entrance to the after party after you’ve cleared your plates.
Cancel your plans for this Friday, immediately. The Candlelight Club are hosting a special Halloween showdown in a secret location; and you’re invited. Dance the Charleston to a live swing band and drown your ghoulish sorrows in prohibition cocktails in a unique and spooky setting. It’s 1920’s inspired so make sure you’re dressed to kill.
Even if you’re not a fan of Rocky Horror, this is one event you can’t afford to miss. The Glam Clam have conjured a charmingly warped world to celebrate the cult comedy horror classic. Starting with a complimentary cocktail reception, your evening will be jam-packed with Rocky Horror live performances, a screening of the original 1975 movie, and a themed three-course meal. Grab your sinister sisters and make the most of this unique Halloween pop-up.
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