It’s Halloween season here at Edgemoor Inn and there are ghosts and ghouls abound. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do this October, we have the guide for you. We’ve handpicked five great events taking place in Gloucester for Halloween 2018.
- Film Screening: Hocus Pocus
28th October 2018
Hempsted Car Boot Market, David Hook Way, Gloucester GL2 5EA
Open Air Film & Chill are proud to present an outdoor cinema screening of the universally loved film, Hocus Pocus. 2018 marks 25 years since it’s release and the Witches are back! Join the Sanderson sisters, Sarah, Mary and Winnie and re-live the magical scenes. Try not to get under their spell, and help Max and the gang defeat the evil witches before sunrise. As of writing, there is a deposit of £4 with full tickets prices to be released at a later date. You can get tickets and more information here.
- Frightmare – 12A
12th – 31st October 2018
Over Farm Market, Over, Gloucester, GL2 8DB
Back again for another year, Frightmare is the ultimate Halloween festival. There are five unique attractions, each with their own specific genre of terror. There is also extra entertainment with a closeup magician and plenty of food and drink stalls, including a licensed bar! Under 15’s must be accompanied with a full paying adult and there are some restrictions and guidelines. This is not for the fainthearted. For more information, including FAQs and tickets, visit the website here.
- FearFest: Evil – Over 16s only
Every Friday and Saturday in October from 12th, including October 31st 2018
National Diving & Activity Centre, Chepstow, Gloucestershire, NP16 7LH
Fearfest: Evil is promised to be the ultimate Halloween scare experience for true die-hard scare fans. With three separate scare zones to test your will and nerves. Will your sanity survive the night? If you fancy a break from the frights, there is live entertainment and refreshments throughout, including the View Café Bar that will be serving hot food and drinks. There are some rules and regulations, so make sure you check out the FAQs to avoid disappointment. Visit their website here.
- Gloucestershire Zombie Walk 2018
27th October 2018
31 Southgate St, Gloucester, GL1 1TP
Don your ripped shirt, backcomb your hair and get out the fake blood. The annual Gloucester Zombie Walk is back and bigger than ever. The very popular Zombie Walk is all to raise money for charity and have a great time doing so. This year’s cause is the Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice. This year’s walk also includes a flash mob and you can learn the moves with the video tutorial. There will also be craft activities for children, hosted by Into the Woods Forest School. This is an event that really is fun for all the family. Make sure to check regularly for more details here.
- Halloween at Berkeley Castle
21st – 24th October 2018
Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ
This spooktacular event is the perfect event for the family this Halloween. As well as the atmospheric setting of the castle, there are great activities and events in store. With Wizard’s owls, pumpkin carving and storytelling, as well as a visit into the Witches’ cellar. For more information and booking, visit their website here.
When you come to Gloucester for your spooky treat, make sure you come to the Edgemoor Inn for hearty, filling, quality tasting food. Call 01452 813576 to book a table or if you would like more information. Alternatively, you can contact us and one of our team will call you back as soon as possible.