Halloween is a time for celebrating and socialising. Here we look at ideas for getting your Halloween kicks all around Glasgow. Whatever your take on Halloween you’re bound to find things to add a little more spookiness to your celebrations.
Film screenings, Q&A panels, art market, costume prizes, the horror festival has got the lot. It’s a 1pm – 1am session, so make sure you’re ready for a monster day out.
Showing Hocus Pocus followed by Friday the 13th this event is at the Riverside Museum. It’s raising money for the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice. So you’ll feel scared and happy at the same time.
Tennent’s Brewery, a mystery tour and frights along the way. Sounds like a pretty great night out.
Schoolkids on a vampire hunt in the middle of Glasgow. Inspired by real-life events, this production brings a little bit of Glasgow’s forgotten history to life.
Join the fiesta at Saint Luke’s. Based on the Mexican Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) there’s music, performances, food, drink, rituals and plenty of tequila.
A murder occurs. Who done it? You’ll find out as a cast of professional actors pick their way through the suspects and red herrings, as you enjoy a first-rate 3-course meal.
Hosted at the Britannia Panopticon, this sleepover allows you to spend the night in a haunted building – the world’s oldest surviving music hall.
An evening tour of the Tenement House is followed by ‘Murray the mind reader’. It’s a throwback to gas-lit parlours, fortune tellers and mediums of late Victorian and early 20th century Glasgow. Murray gives you an insight into the techniques used at the time.
Halloween Ghost Hunt
Turn up in fancy dress and you could win a prize for best-dressed visitor. You’ll enjoy a medium tour, a ghost hunt workshop and a vigil in the Pearce Institute. The building is reputed to be haunted, with three separate apparitions said to haunt its corridors.
Classic Children’s Concert – Olly and Owen’s Beastly Bash
A treat for families as some of Roald Dahl’s best-loved and beastly stories are brought to life and set to marvellous melodies. And the best costume wins a trolley dash around a toy shop. It’s a monster offering for families with kids between 4 and 12.
Held at the Tall Ship at Riverside, this event features a pirate (Scary Mary) taking you round a cursed pirate ship, The Flying Dutchman. You’ll be hunting for the ship’s cursed treasure chest. There’s a bag of chocolate sweets for every child who completes their spooky tasks.
Whatever you decide to do this Halloween make sure you let us know of any great days out you discover.
However you celebrate we hope you have a frightfully good time. And to make sure you don’t have any storage horror stories the rest of the year, you can rely on us to look after your stuff. Fright-free storage – that’s us.