7 fun things to do this Hallowe’en in Manchester
With the season of spookiness just around the corner, we bet you’re wondering how to keep the kids happy while tackling that mountainous workload. Luckily for you, Tallulah Tennant has done half the work and rounded up some of the coolest activities going on in Manchester this Hallowe’en. They say the family that spooks it up together stays together…
As part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park, a year-long series of events held to celebrate 100 years since the author’s birth, the Old Hall at Tatton Park will be transformed into Hotel Magnificent from Dahl’s book The Witches. From Oct 22 to Oct 31, there will be a variety of fun Roald Dahl-themed activities, from a Halloween fancy-dress party, farm trails and witch hunts.
From October 24 – 31, the streets of Manchester will be filled with Halloween festivity. From ghost walks and zombie parades to pumpkin-lined streets, buildings lit up green and a giant spider crawling across the city, this is guaranteed to get you and your family in the spirit of Halloween.
If the idea of watching Gremlins, Coralline and Hocus Pocus for the twentieth time bores you, join the Ghastly Astley night tours and see the magnificent Astley Hall like you’ve never seen it before! For two nights, you can unearth the hall’s murky past and stumble upon some gruesome secrets.
With its rich heritage, the Tudor manor house attracts visitors of all ages hoping to catch a glimpse of the ghosts said to haunt it. Join the crowd this Halloween from October 23 for a bounty of spooky-themed events. Are you brave enough to see what’s in store?
The Lowry Outlet is hosting a free walk into the Forbidden Forest alongside other spine chilling activities. From October 22 – 30, you can join a Halloween-themed trail, featuring a haunted pumpkin patch and Witches Garden, designed to test even the bravest of souls.