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Halloween 2012

Halloween Happenings
in Manchester and Liverpool

The Fab Four

Prepare to get thoroughly spooked this Halloween with our pick of the North West's ghostly goings-on.

With magical daytime adventures for little monsters and scary as hell experiences for adults, there's ghoulish fun for all ages.

Go with your friends or family for an experience that will haunt you for years...

Advance booking is recommended for all these activities.



Shiverpool presents Scarewood Forest...a Halloween festival set in the Pinewoods, Formby. Combining top-class food and Halloween entertainment, it's the North West's spookiest new scare attraction.

Once upon a time the forest was a peaceful place, home to sweet little fairy folk who lived in harmony ... until the door way to the Nightmares was opened and everything changed, forever.

This Halloween wonderland is open from Friday 26 October to Wednesday 31 October.

Your ticket will get you:

  • Passage through the Haunted Forest
  • Entry to three haunted houses
  • Fairytale magic for kids, or gory action for adults, from over 50 actors
  • Entry to the Market Place: food, music, games, make-up workshops, gifts and more.

Children: £12.50
Adults: £18.50
Family (2A + 2C): £59.60

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Shiverpool is a rich blend of history, street theatre and storytelling delivered by the prestigious Shiverpool Spirit Guides.

It's Liverpool's original theatrically-led ghost and history tour, exploring the city's most famous locations and revealing their hidden histories, legends and mysteries. Shiverpool introduce their creepy historical findings in a series of stunning theatrical performances presented by the Spirit Guides who consistently astound, chill and entertain even the most sceptical of cynics.

Tours operate all year round. Those brave enough are guaranteed a scare.

Concessions: £10
Adults: £13
Family: £39

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Take an excursion into a surprise location and hear ghost stories of Manchester, old and new, ghostly and demonic. Expect to be do something you've never done before in Manchester city centre. There will be tours taking place throughout Halloween night.

All tours: £8

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Manchester ghost tour delivering dark, dastardly and moving haunted tales. So what happens? In a dark and mysterious undercroft of the city centre old stories are coming alive.

Tales might include those of dead artists, sinister magicians, tragic lovers and body-snatchers. Expect the unexpected and also lots of laughs.

All tours: £8

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The year is 1922, a skeleton has been unearthed and it's up to you to decide who is lying beneath the soil.

Manchester235 presents this three-course dinner centred around the intriguing story of the The Case of The Missing Identity...

It will be held at 7.30pm on Saturday 27 October at Manchester235 in the Great Northern.

All tickets £39 including champagne cocktail, three-course dinner, and Murder Mystery entertainment.

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