Published On: Wed, Oct 30th, 2013

Glasgow does Halloween



Halloween’s hit Glasgow and the city has an eclectic mix of entertainment to keep the demons at bay.

For the theatre fans, House of an Art lover will host a murder mystery dinner on October 31. Starting with a fizz reception at 7pm, the night include a three course meal, wine and interactive fun with the professional actors. Dinner and detective work totals £39.50.

For those who prefer on-screen scares, Victoria Park Glasgow will be hosting drive-in showings of Halloween and Ghostbusters from October 31 – November 2.

The world’s largest LED screen has been shipped in, alongside food stalls and toilet facilities, to keep the fussiest film buffs happy. At £25 a car it’s a small price to pay for this bucket-list belter.

Alternatively, for indoor enjoyment, the GFT is hosting a five-film FrightFest. Kicking off November 2, at 14.15, it features back to back horror till 23.15. The showings starts with 70s classic, Mark of the Devil, then continue with slasher Discopath, cult classics Nothing Left to Fear and The Station and finally screens Patrick. The all- day ticket is £30.

For festivities that stretch from the day to night, look to SWG3’s Poetry Club: Day of the Dead. On November 2, the club will honour the Mexican celebration of absent friends with live music, dancing, face-painting, and traditional rituals. Open 8 till late pm, tickets cost £10.

Like the sound of celebration, but not the price tag? Well, Seven Lochs Volunteers have organized dark woodland walk on November 2, for guisers of all ages to enjoy.   Free to attend; the organizers provide walkers with lanterns and prizes for the best carved pumpkin. The walk starts at Provanhall House, journeys through the haunted woods and then back to the hall, for ghost stories and refreshments. Parking is available at Provanhall House, Auchinlea Road, G34.

So go on, get your costume on and pumpkins out.