It’s the most frightful time of the year. From chilling ghost tours to sinister parties, take a look at the spooky happenings taking place across the city.
😈 Halloween at Buffalo | Buffalo & Rye | Thursday 26 – Tuesday 31 October 😈
Join one of the city’s best independent burger joints for six days of spooky activity. Indulge in some chef’s specials – with a bit of an added kick – go get involved in Buffalo & Rye’s version of Trick or Trick for the chance to get your hands on prizes including a meal for two, drinks and T-shirts, or see what happens when your luck takes a turn for the worst and lands you with a devilish trick.
🕸 Ultimate Halloween Party | Be at One | Saturday October 28 🕸
It’s time to get spooky as Be at One Birmingham prepares to host its ultimate Halloween party. Step inside to the newly transformed venue for a night where party-goers are encouraged to dress up for their chance to win a £50 bar tab. Plus, any guests who turn up at the door with their very own craved pumpkins will get their hands on the bar’s very special Halloween potion, Basic Witch.
☠️ The Haunting | Rainbow Venues | Saturday October 28 ☠️
Get ready for the nightmare on Trinity Street. That’s right, Rainbow Venues’ annual bash, The Haunting is back for 2017. A night like no other, party-goers can expect an evening packed with a huge line-up of superstar DJ’s across four transformed rooms including Haunted Circus, Black Magic, Voodoo and Witchcraft and so much more. Featuring 50 actors and performers, don’t miss out in this ghastly evening. Get your tickets now!
⚰ Halloween Season | Mockingbird Cinema | Thursday October 26 – Tuesday October 31 ⚰
Nothing says Halloween like the fright from a horror movie. Whether you fancy hiding behind your hands from Stephen King’s 2017 Blockbuster IT, or cackling away to the original Ghostbusters, Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen is showing a huge selection of movies that are sure to send chills up your spine. So grab the popcorn and get into the true Halloween spirit. Take a look at full listings here!
👻 Hall of the Damned – Fright Nights | Aston Hall | Friday 27 – Sunday 29 October 👻
Not an evening for the faint-hearted, it’s the year 1347 and the Bubonic plague has killed a third of the world’s population. Now in 2017, a young blogger, Sam Walker, has uncovered that one of the most haunted places in the UK holds a dark secret. As spirits are awoken and sightings begin of a mysterious Beaked Man, can you help Sam uncover the truth before it’s too late and live to tell the tale? A night not for the faint-hearted, are you brave enough to endure one hour of pure terror? Click here to find out more!
🕯 Murder by Gaslight | Coffin Works | Sunday October 22 🕯
Brace yourself for a fright night as Coffin Works joins forces with Don’t Go Into The Cellar theatre company host an interactive Halloween show where audience members will meet notorious murders Dr William Palmer and Dr Harvey Crippen. With lashings of black humour, this is a must-see show for something a little different. Please note, this production is not suitable for anyone under the age over 12. Grab your tickets here!
😱 Birmingham Ghost Bus Tour | City Centre | Sunday October 22 😱
If, like me, you’re not too keen on the really scary events – I’m a bit of a wimp, okay! – hop onto the Big Brum Biz and explore the darker sides of the city where tales of the plague, public executions, mysterious hauntings and murders most foul will be told along the way. Suitable for the whole family, the journey begins at Victoria Square before moving out towards the Jewellery Quarter where you’ll get a chance to get off the bus and take part ghost walk experience in Warstone Lane Cemetery. Find out more here!
🎃 Competitive Pumpkin Carving | The Church Inn | Thursday October 26 🎃
One for the complete scaredy cats, join The Church Inn in the Jewellery Quarter for their annual pumpkin carving competition. Gather your friends, grab a pumpkin and head along to this free carving session while tucking into some delicious food, drinks and carve out your best pumpkin yet for your chance to win the competition – it’s as simple as that! Full details can be found here.