Covid stopped us having 2 years of Halloween parties that should have been, so this year it is go big or go home, even though it is on a Monday night and this year we are all about being a Hallow-Queen or King!
Here are some ideas on how to make the most of the scary season this year.
Staying in is the new going out …. But let’s face it it’s also so 2020 (Covid year). Here are some great places to grab your fam and friends and head off to.
Ghost Bus Tours available in London, York and Edinburgh these incredible Ghost Tours have on board actors which a wealth of technical trickery to create the scariest tour in town. With a creepy conductor to entertain and commentate you’ll discover all the old skeletons these towns have to offer:
Want to try a trick or treat walking tour with a spooky difference, we are sure you will like this and it will definitely be a treat. The Hope Street Tour in Liverpool and Try the Cemetry Ghost Tour.
Liverpool’s most famous historic ghost walk! From the grandeur of the Cathedrals to the depths of the Necropolis. Winner of Visit England’s Guided Tour of the Year, this experience takes in both of Liverpool's striking Cathedrals, the crooked smile of Rodney Street and the mysterious story of Will McKenzie’s blackened pyramid tomb. Bare witness to the faded grandeur of the old Wellington Rooms and the shadowy opulence of the City’s Georgian Old Town.
Scary Party Ideas
Look no further than festival foods for some crazy and fun ways to present your Halloween nibbles! We loved this skeleton toy wrapped up in cold meats and think that broken Barbie dolls would also have a similar effect dripped with ketchup and sundried tomatoes!
For some creepy ways to blood up your drinks glasses, try warming some jam up in a pan, to melting point but not boiling and then let it cool slightly and dip your glass rims in, you can even trickle the jam down the side a little. Bobbing for apples is always a fun, wet, event in our house, stemming back to dunking witches we all get involved in this and it can be done over a sink or over a bowl.
Decorate light switches and flowers with some dolls eye balls which can be purchased from most craft stores and online retailers.
For some fabulous and friendly decorations why not get our UK crocheted pumpkin Decorations, handmade by a North West knitter named Jill.
check out the Pumpkin decorations
Cozy in with snacks and grab a blanket to hide behind!
Our recommendations for family watch together Films for Halloween are as follows, but we do recommend checking the film choice on https://www.commonsensemedia.org/ to make sure your little ones, and you are going to be able to sleep afterwards.
The Adams Family
Aged 10- 15 years:
Ready or Not
Sabrina: The Teenage witch