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Our Top 5 Epic spooky goings-on this Halloween

Tour Tynemouth Priory in the dark

It’s sold out the past two years and there are only limited tickets left now for this spooktacular hour-long tour which is filled with tales from the dark side, brought to life by the Little Cat Theatre Company. Not suitable for children under 8.

Tours are at 5.30, 7.30 and 9pm running all this week, the last shows on Halloween.
Tickets are £10 per person, call 0191 643 7409 to book.

For all of the super spooky Halloween events hosted by North Tyneside Council visit their website.


For one night only – the Spooktacular Tyneside Cinema horror quiz

Calling all vampires, werewolves, ghosts and other creatures of the night! Prepare yourself for your most gruesome and bone chilling task yet, when you come face to face with the horror that is The Great Tyneside Spooktacular Horror Movie Quiz.

Join in an evening of pure evil as they test your brains on the films that make you scream, gasp and hide behind the sofa. So if you know your zombies from your infected and your vampires from your undead get yourself down… you won’t regret it!

Wednesday October 30th 2013 at 20.30.
£5.00 per Team. Maximum five per team. Click here to book tickets.

The Tyneside Cinema are showing epic classic Nosferatu on Thursday 31st at 18.30.


Get spooked out at the Drive-in

No not the band, it’s a drive in cinema, just like in the movies! The giant screen is back at Bents Park, South Shields, showing super scary films including The Cabin in the Woods and The Ring. There will be a kiosk onsite selling drinks and hot and cold food including burgers, chips, nachos, popcorn and more, to make it really authentic!

Tickets are available to purchase at £20 per car (or £24 for front row) and can be bought online, at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, by calling 0191 455 3354 or on the door.

The screen will be there showing movies from Thursday 31st until Saturday 2nd Nov 2013. For more information email info@oceanbeach.co.uk, call 0191 456 1617 or 0191 455 3354 or visit the website.


Halloween’s not just for kids… Dare you visit the Panic Room?

Calling all ghosts, ghouls and creatures of the night. Crawl on down to BALTIC for Fresh Element’s annual Halloween party, PANIC ROOM. Devilishly talented DJs Lauren Archer (of NE1 FM fame) and Bride & Groove will lure you on the dance floor until late. Beware of the tempting cocktails, scarily good drinks offers and prizes for the ghost with the most and those that have dressed to impress.

Saturday 2 November 2013 from 20.00 at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

Tickets: £5.00 ( 50p booking fee) in advance from here or £8.00 on the door.
Strictly 18 .


Keep your eyes open for this FrightFest all-nighter

The Empire Cinema in The Gate is hosting a Film 4 FrightFest. They are showing four of the scariest movies you’re likely to encounter this Halloween back to back – can you stay awake? Over 18s only.

PATRICK - 11pm
DISCOPATH - 1am
THE STATION - 3am
NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR - 4.50am

For the full movie synopses and to book tickets pop onto the Empire website.

Saturday 2nd November 2013 from 11pm. Tickets £20.