Liverpool Halloween guide – 6 frightfully great things to do

Posted on 27 October 2016
By Abbie Rooney
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Are you still unsure on how to spend your Halloween? So many great things you’ve heard about that will drag you away from the usual house party shenanigans, but you still don’t know. Fear not Liverpool, Purple Revolver has you covered.

We’ve done the ghoulish work of researching what’s on, so we can give you a list of options. Whether you’re planning on something child friendly, something alcohol inclusive or simply just something a bit different, we think our hit list has something for everyone.

Spooky Welly Walk,
Sat 29th October, Sherdley Park, St Helens, 11am-5pm

Organised by the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, the Spooky Welly Walk is a child friendly event that promises a day of Halloween fun whilst raising money for a good cause.

Following the success of the walk in Sefton Park, the event has relocated to the new venue of Sherdley Park.

With mini fairground rides, a Halloween stand and over 20 different Trick or Treat activity station, the Spooky Welly Walk promises to be an exciting family
day out.

Each child who finishes the walk will receive a medal and all money raised will go towards patients and families living with lung cancer.

Prices are £4 for advance tickets bought through Skiddle and £5 on the day. Under 2’s go free

The Voodoo Ball,
Sat 29th October, Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool, 8pm-3am

If music and dancing are more your thing, The Voodoo Ball will be right up your street.

Promising an unforgettable night of African and Latin music, drumming fire, martial arts, body painting and much more, The Voodoo Ball will be an excellent choice for a night of fun.

Running alongside the main event and in collaboration with BrazUKa will be the annual Wake the Dead Halloween parade that will take place through the city centre.

Tickets are selling fast with early bird tickets sold out. However advance tickets can still be bought for £11 via skiddle: Minimum age: 18

Secret Circus- Halloween Special,
Fri 28th October, The Car Park Space, Duke Street, Liverpool, 7:30pm-11pm

Looking for something a bit different and mysterious this Halloween? Then it seems the Secret Circus and their special Halloween event is exactly what you need.

The Secret Circus describes itself as a cabaret showcasing ‘the weird, the wild, and the wonderful!’ They promise to give local acts a stage and bring originality back to entertainment.

With over 20 sold out shows under their belt in locations such as Los Angeles, London and Edinburgh Fringe, the Secret Circus has come to play at their new venue of ‘The Car Park Space’ Duke Street.

Again tickets are selling fast with early bird tickets sold out. Advance tickets can be purchased through skiddle for £7. Minimum age: 18

Psycho with Live Orchestra,
Mon 31st October, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, 7:30pm

When asked about films that have helped shape and define the genre of horror, Psycho is a film that should definitely spring to mind. The infamous shower scene has now become a pop culture reference, with even those who have not viewed the film familiar with the scene.

So what better way to spend All Hallows Eve than at the Philharmonic Hall, watching Psycho whilst a live orchestra plays the score? Just listening to the infamous score played on live violins will give you shivers and goose bumps alone.

Although some areas of the hall are sold out, there is still seating available. Ticket prices start at £19 and can be purchased through the Philharmonic Hall’s website. Minimum age: 15

Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner: Jack’s Back!
Fri 28th October, Holiday Inn, Liverpool City Centre 7:30pm-1am

Are you a foodie looking for a Halloween twist? Fancy adding a bit of Halloween horror to your main dish?

Why not take part in DBY Interactive’s Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner? Taking place at the Holiday Inn, Liverpool City Centre, you and your group will be plunged into the dark world of 1891.

Alongside trying to solve the crime, guests will be served a 3 course meal finished with tea and coffee. A DJ will provide the theme tunes for the night and there will also be a fancy dress competition.

Tickets are available through Skiddle, with entry prices costing £33.
Minimum age: 15

The Joker’s Crypt,
Sat 29th October, 23 Fleet Street, Liverpool, 7pm-4am

Do you dream of partying with the characters of Suicide Squad? Well now is your chance. Unlock Liverpool invites you to come down to The Joker’s Crypt, 23 Fleet Street, Liverpool.

With guests including the Joker himself, Harley Quinn and the rest of the cast, it would be impolite to say no. The Joker will greet you on arrival and escort you down to his ‘smoky night club’

Sweets, candy floss and toffee apples will all be available to have at your leisure, but remember the Joker enjoys playing games- things may not always be as they seem.

With a Harley Quinn themed burlesque show and music lasting through the night, this promises to be a fantastic event for lovers of Halloween amd DC alike.

Tickets cost £20 and can be bought through skiddle. Last entry 10pm. Minimum age: 18