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, carving pumpkins with the family, or just holed up with some horror films — there’s plenty of spooky goings-on for the culturally curious to investigate.
Creepy capers across Manchester and the North for little and big ghosts with the most.
Here are our picks
Shoryu Ramen Manchester, 1 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 1RG - Visit now
Shoryu Ramen are marking Halloween with some devilish creations this year. They’re showcasing a brand new ghoulish menu up until the 3rd November, featuring treats like spooky bao buns and pitch-black ramen (with a little help from squid ink).
Tattu, Gartside Street, 3 Hardman Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB - Visit now
This one’s a little bit after Halloween – but an outing of the world’s first electronic instrument, the theremin – is always worth a shout. The instrument is famed for its hair-prickling tone, which seems to sing to the aether. The instrument’s world-leading exponent, Carolina Eyck, will showcase it to its full extent in this programme, performing a concerto that was written especially for her.