5 places to go for Halloween celebrations
It’s the start of October so it’s time to start planning what you will be doing to celebrate Halloween! Whether you love spending hours dressing up in a scary costume and watching terrifying films, or simply just heading out with a bunch of friends to grab a spooky cocktail, we have complied a list of five places to go for Halloween Celebrations!
1. HITCHINGBROOKE HOUSE, HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
If walking around a creepy haunted mansion isn’t scary enough, we don’t know what is! Try to keep your wits about you whilst strolling around Hinchingbrooke House’s interactive and realistic horror experience located in the famous haunted grounds and house.
Journey through dark rooms, forests and hedge mazes being chased by Axe wielding freaks, chainsaw maniacs, killer clowns, demonic creatures and more! It’s not for the faint-hearted! The Horror at Hinchingbrooke house is open 24th October – 30th October 2015 from 6.30pm and tickets cost around £18.50 per person. Get yours here.
2. HALLOWEEN COCKTAILS AT ROYAL CHINA, CANARY WHARF, LONDON
Sometimes, the best way to celebrate Halloween is by grabbing a bunch of your friends and heading out for dinner and a drink! Royal China restaurant on Canary Wharf will be getting in the Halloween spirit by letting guests add a spooky cocktail to their meal on Saturday 31st October!
The alcoholic Blood-Sucker cocktail is available for an affordable £6.50 and contains vodka, Archers, grenadine and cranberry juice. For those Janes who would prefer a mocktail, there is a fruit version of it priced at £5.00.
3. HELLGATE WINTER GARDENS, MARGATE, KENT
The 2014 sell-out Halloween horror attraction will be returning to Margate Winter Gardens from Tuesday 27th – Saturday 31st October 2015 and it promises to be even scarier than last year! It will feature three new fully immersive attractions which start where 2014’s Zombie Apocalypse event left off.
The Hellgate experience will also include the all-new Bloody Boulevard with Scare Fair Stalls, roaming characters, Trick or Treat Street Theatre, themed food and beverages, games and vendors each night plus the new Laser Zombie Run Zone! Tickets are available here.
Watch the trailer for this year’s spooky experience:
4. CHILLS IN THE CHAPEL, UNION CHAPEL, CANTERBURY
Where else would be spookier on Halloween than a Gothic-revival chapel? Following the success of the sold out event last year, Union Chapel will be screening classic slasher films over two nights.
‘Escape from New York’ will be shown on Oct 30 and a medley of the ‘Halloween’ series on Oct 31. Alan Haworth, who scored many of these films, and the composer will provide live accompaniment. Fancy dress is highly encouraged so don your best scary outfit and Halloween makeup and don’t forget to take a bunch of friends with you, you might need them for protection…
Early Bird tickets are available for £18 now from their website and Union Church members can get a ticket for just £15.
5. SCARESVILLE, SUFFOLK
Scaresville is one of Britain’s top scare attractions, it is a haunted village that mysteriously pops up in the grounds of Kentwell Hall in Suffolk every autumn.You’ll enjoy over an hour of pure adrenaline as you and your friends make your way through dark rooms, forests and open farmland, but be aware, you are not alone.
By the time you leave you’ll be exhausted from screaming/laughing. The event is perfect for adults and intended for them as no under 14’s are allowed. Scarseville will be on every day from 8th October- 31st October, tickets are available here.
What are your plans for Halloween this year? Let us know! @tweetjanes