What’s On at Hallowe’en
Various events at venues in and around Glasgow.
Spooky fun for all the family.
Put on your fancy dress and enjoy some frightening events.
31 October: Kirsty Logan 1 p.m. – Free event. Reading a brand new horror story for Hallowe’en Kirsty Logan lives in Glasgow and is a writer of fiction and journalism. Her books are The Gracekeepers and The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales. Her short fiction and poetry has been published in print and […]
The Exorcist – The Director’s Cut (18) 28 October GFT This Halloween weekend we’re bringing back one of the most iconic horror films of all time. When an actress suspects an evil spirit has possessed her daughter, two priests risk their lives to perform the rites of demonic exorcism. Join us for a rare chance […]
Hocus Pocus – 6pm The hilarious Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker Friday the 13th 9pm (18 + only) Directed by Sean S Cunningham. Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow G3 8RS Tickets cost £25 per car, per screening. Buy your tickets online. Fundraiser for Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice www.princeandprincessofwaleshospice.org.uk/event-article/social-events/drive-in-movie
30 October – 1 November, 2016 GFT Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece of modern horror is widely considered to be one of the most terrifying movies of all time. Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, this tale of a family man and would-be writer going mad as winter caretaker of the cursed Overlook Hotel is a seminal […]
Hallowe’en Silent Movie The Man Who Laughs October 29th 7pm As is tradition Britannica Panopticon will be screening a silent horror movie for halloween with live musical accompaniment and sound effects! This year showing the expressionist classic ‘The Man Who Laughs’. Gwynplaine is the son of a nobleman who angered King James II. With his […]
Thumble Tumble Book 2 Launch, Sunday 30 October, 2016 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Drum roll please!!!!! At last Halloween soaked launch event in Waterstones Byres Road on Sunday 30th October, 2pm! Angela will be hosting a reading from the second book, there’ll be a prize for the best fancy dress (obviously witches and wizards […]
The Big Glasgow Comic & Craft Fair returns to The Trades Hall once again for our Hallloween Fair. We’ll have over 40 traders selling Comics, Graphic Novels, Crafts, Art, Old and New Figures, Funko Pop, Cupcakes and much more. The Cosplay Competition for under 16’s and over 16’s take place at 4pm on the stage […]
Halloween at La Bodega Saturday 29th October 2016 8.30 p.m. Price: Price £5 / £3 with dinner bookings. Join us for a Spanish Themed Halloween Party with the excellent Rumba Radges – and of course Salsa Sabrosa in breaks and after. (Prize on the night for Best Costume And …We don’t mind if you want […]
October ARTScool! P1-P3 These 2 day art schools will inspire children to make spooky masks and creepy decorations that will terrify everyone! The finished work will be presented in a pop-up performance for friends and family on the final day of the course between 3-4pm – there will be plenty of tricks and treats! Tutor: […]
Spirits of the Tenements Thursday 27 October, 2016 at 7 p.m. Tenement House 145 Buccleuch Street, G3 6QN An evening tour of the Tenement House followed by a performance by ‘Murray the Mindreader’ in the gas-lit parlour. Enter the close and ascend the stairs to find yourself back in the era of the fortune tellers […]
Did you know that seahorses can change colour to camouflage and avoid predators? What a trick! Did you know that shoaling fish, such as tuna, stick together for protection? What a treat! Experience Halloween at the Sea Life Centre as they reveal the tricks and treats of the oceans. Meet their peaceful vampire tangs and […]
The spirit of Mexico’s most famous festival Día de los Muertos – Day of the Dead – returns to Glasgow descending on one of the city’s oldest churches, Saint Luke’s, to host its biggest fiesta to date! Promising a party hotter than a scotch-bonnet this Halloween weekend, prepare for a piñata-packed night of live music, […]
October 29th, 2016 2-4pm Come join us for a day of spooky entertainment in one of the most atmospheric venues in Glasgow! With music, dance and comedy sketches, suitable for all ages. Tickets can be bought here Standard £5, Concession £4, kids under 14 get in free Britannia Panopticon, 117 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD
October 20th – The Raven 7pm Tickets can be bought here: with complimentary drink (terms and conditions apply) £7, no complimentary drink £5 Britannia Panopticon Music Hall Trust, 113- 117 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD
Drygate Brewing Co. 85 Drygate, Glasgow, G4 0UT A Freakshow with a horrifying twist! SCARE SCOTLAND Presents: “FREAKSHOW” Roll up! Roll up! and prepare to be amazed… This Halloween, we’ve rounded up the most unique specimens for your viewing (dis)pleasure. Delve into the dark heart of the Victorian underworld, in a one night only unabashedly […]
Day of the Dead Tuesday, 1st November, 2016 Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow Scottish Pen will be featuring a series of readings from the new book Sorrows of Mexico, published by Maclehose Press in August. The book collects articles by several journalists in Mexico, including Lydia Cacho for whom they campaign. This event is kindly organised […]