If you fancy getting out and about for Halloween or Bonfire Night but are bored with going to the same old displays, there are loads of events on over the country that may be on interest.
There are loads of great cost effective deals on at the moment that may give you a day or evening out to get you in the mood for a scare-fest.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Halloween Week – save up to 52%
1 Piccadilly Circus, London, W1J 0DA
Get two tickets to Ripley’s Halloween Week with Guide Book which runs until 1 Nov
For £29 you get two fast-track tickets with a guide book (up to 52% off).
One-Hour Escape-Room Adventure for Up to Three at Hidden Rooms London – save up to 58%
12 Henry Road, London, N4 2LH
Choose from three options
- £19.25 for one ticket for either Prison Break or Chain Reaction
- £25 for two tickets for either Prison Break or Chain Reaction (46% off)
- £29 for three tickets for either Prision Break or Chain Reaction (58% off)
There are two different scenarios you can pick from:
- Prison Break: you wake up in jail after a particularly good party and seek to break free
- Chain Reaction: escape a bunker before radiation from a nearby nuclear disaster reaches it
Each game needs a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 players.
Family Halloween Canal Tour for One, Two, or Four at Dudley Canal Trust
A4123 Birmingham New Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4SJ
Running until 31 October, you can choose from three options:
- £7 for a one-hour family Halloween canal tour for one
- £14 for a one-hour family Halloween canal tour for two
- £28 for a one-hour family Halloween canal tour for four
Halloween Park Day Ticket (£10) Plus Firework Display (£12) at Gulliver’s Kingdom
Temple Walk, Matlock, DE4 3PG
Choose from the following options for a Halloween park day ticket:
- £10 for one
- £12 for one plus entry to fireworks display (1 Nov)
You’ll be able to follow a trick or treat trail, become acquainted with eerie characters such as Pumpkin Pete, and witness the spectral confines of Leonard’s Scare School.
Entry to the Halloween Party for Essex with Jamie Raven, S Club, Old Men Grooving and More on 31 October
Garon Park Cricket Ground, Eastern Avenue, Southend On Sea, Essex, SS2 4FA
On 31 October from 4pm – 8pmv you can get:
- £12 for one ticket
- £45 for four tickets
The Halloween Party is for all ages and includes an outdoor firework display, acts by famous performers, stalls, rides, inflatables, food traders, face painting, and a heated big top kidzone arena.
- Jamie Raven – Britain’s Got Talent Magician
- S Club – 90’s supergroup
- Old Men Grooving – Britain’s Got Talent finalists
- Jake Quickenden – star of X Factor and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here
- Artists from X Factor 2015 to be announced
Fireworks Spectacular Family Fun Night on Saturday 31 October at Doncaster Racecourse – up to 27% Off
Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6BB
On Saturday 31 October, from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm, you can get a family ticket (two adults and two children) for £5.50.
There is a massive kids disco and indoor bouncy castles, fire tricksters, jugglers and stilt walkers. Fireworks Spectacular will feature rides during the fairground happy hour as well as a fancy dress competition and a colouring competition. The highlight of the evening will be a 15-minute fireworks display which can be admired from a covered viewing area in any kind of weather.
Jesmond Fireworks Display Entry for Adult (£4) or Child (£2)
Osborne Avenue Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE2 1JS
Enjoy fireworks at Newcastle Cricket Club from 5pm until 7.30pm on Sunday 8 November.
Tickets are £2 for one child ticket and £4 for one adult ticket.
There is live entertainment from 5.45pm, ahead of the 7pm firework display.
Win a DIY Mummy Costume this Halloween
Although not an event, you may want to tell me to bog off but this is a legit competition!
To celebrate Halloween, Groupon is giving away 50 fantastic mummy costumes that’ll put your fellow party-goers efforts to shame. Enter our competition and you’ll be in with a chance of winning a specially designed costume that’s ultra-soft yet strong too. Using patented 3-Ply technology, the costume can be self-assembled using an easy rolling technique. The costumes come in a pack of nine, meaning it’s possible to dress all your friends too in matching outfits.
To enter just click ‘Buy!’ (you won’t be charged) then let them know on Twitter @Groupon_UK using the hashtag #HalloweenDIY.
Whether you use the prize to dress up or to stock up in the bathroom, I wish you luck!