Let’s face it, Halloween is the best holiday. It’s got everything: scary movies, fancy dress and plenty of sweets…but how to celebrate All Hallows Eve once you’re tired of trick or treating? Fear not, we’ve got you covered, whether you prefer to spend this October exploring the North’s creepiest corners on a guided tour, tracing witchcraft through ancient art-filled forests or just holed up with some horror films — there’s plenty of spooky goings on for the culturally curious to investigate.
Here are our picks
Set in the ancient Clough forest at Speke Hall, contemporary artist Serena Korda’s temporary outdoor sculpture and sound installation responds to the her ongoing interest in alternative histories – and herstories – of folklore and witchcraft.
The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 7HE - Visit now
Last year, the Deaf Institute became a Palace Transsexual for one night only, taking The Rocky Horror Picture Show as its theme for a Halloween special. Needless to say, the costumes were fabulous.