halloween Articles

‘Murder on the Dance Floor’ at Warehouse Project’s Halloween night

‘Murder on the Dance Floor’ at Warehouse Project’s Halloween night

Halloween at the Warehouse Project serves dance hits, beats, and breaks, all with incredible production of lighting, lasers, and dancers
Pottering around at HandleBar

Pottering around at HandleBar

Reminisce your crunchy childhood by filling your evenings with arts and crafts at Fallowfield’s latest bar: HandleBar. From Drink & Doodle, life drawing to pottery with Dave, you’ll become an artist in no time
A look at celebrity halloween costumes: from works of art to classic characters

A look at celebrity halloween costumes: from works of art to classic characters

Halloween has come and gone. But that doesn’t mean we can’t take a look back at the most memorable and iconic costumes celebs had to offer. From sexy, chic and freak, pop culture has shown it all
Review: Let the Right One In

Review: Let the Right One In

The stage adaptation of Jon Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In is terrifying audiences at the Royal Exchange Theatre
The Booooks section’s favourite spooky tales

The Booooks section’s favourite spooky tales

Frome straight-up gothic horror to thought-provoking, tales which take a scary twist on classic stories, here is the definitive list of books to scare you silly this Halloween.
Horrible Histories: The History Behind Halloween Costumes

Horrible Histories: The History Behind Halloween Costumes

Halloween is the second biggest holiday after Christmas, yet we know nothing of its history – where does it come from, why do we dress up and how have spooky trends changed over time?
‘Ghost gathering’ in Platt Fields Park fails to break Guinness World Record

‘Ghost gathering’ in Platt Fields Park fails to break Guinness World Record

An event in Platt Fields Park failed to break the Guinness World Record for the most people dressed as ghosts in one place
Scares for years: Scary movies over the decades

Scares for years: Scary movies over the decades

The Mancunion film team have collated the most spine chilling flicks to keep you awake this Halloween
Halloween Ends review: Michael Myers’ disappointing swan song

Halloween Ends review: Michael Myers’ disappointing swan song

Halloween Ends is a disappointing conclusion for the slasher franchise, feeling as if the film would never actually end
Nine ways to not let this Halloween flop

Nine ways to not let this Halloween flop

Why does Halloween always seem to flop? Is it the mighty expectations, or the rubbish club events? Whatever has been the case before, our nine tips for Halloween will ensure that this years won’t flop
What’s on in Manchester this Halloween

What’s on in Manchester this Halloween

Stuck for things to do this Halloween? We’ve got you covered with events ranging from music and bottomless brunch, to dressed up dogs and fairground rides – all in the spooky spirit
2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

From the Netflix flagship films to the independent low budget flicks, 2021 has been a big year for female dominated horror movies. Dan Collins looks back at the female stars, auteurs and writers of the last year.
Winter squash – beyond the butternut

Winter squash – beyond the butternut

Make the most of this seasonal favourite by looking beyond the typical carving pumpkin
Halloween Kills: Review

Halloween Kills: Review

Halloween Kills delivers thrills and gore but falls short on anything resembling an interesting plot
Man-creep-ian Halloween Quiz

Man-creep-ian Halloween Quiz

Katie Bray gives you a short horror movie quiz to get you in the mood for the Halloween season.
S(b)ooky reads for this Halloween

S(b)ooky reads for this Halloween

The Books Section choose their favourite spooky reads for Halloween
Spooky season is upon us; Here’s what Manchester has to offer

Spooky season is upon us; Here’s what Manchester has to offer

The Mancunion guide on how to spend Halloween this year, from swimming in the dark, to club nights and pumpkin carving, we’ve got you covered with an events run down this October.
Searching for a Halloween costume? TikTok’s here to help

Searching for a Halloween costume? TikTok’s here to help

Don’t know what to wear for Halloween? We searched through all the newest trends to find the best costumes for this year’s spooky season.
Our favourite horror films for Halloween

Our favourite horror films for Halloween

Looking for perfect horror films for your Halloween film marathon? Check out our favourites and pick something spooky for yourself
Chapeltown Picture House presents cult curation this Halloween

Chapeltown Picture House presents cult curation this Halloween

A whole host of Spooktacular frights await at Chapeltown Picture House this weekend, writes Culture Editor Georgina Davidson

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