What to Do for Halloween? Part one!


We are now pretty much halfway into October which means we need to start thinking about the scariest day of the year. Halloween is always a fun one, and there are so many things you can do in Brighton to celebrate. From a classy dinner to a ghost walk, to a Halloween themed fairy market to a night club that is showing scary movies in the background, Halloween in Brighton has something for everyone.

Ghost Walk of the Lanes: To really scare yourself, don’t just watch a scary movie, why don’t you live it? Go for a seventy minute walk around the Brighton Lanes, the most haunted place in Brighton. 134857804_3bbd35622b_oListen to scary stories and find out about Brightons rich and spooky history. For Halloween, the Ghost Walk is on three times at 6:00, 7:00 and 9:30pm and offers student discount. Find out more here

Halloween edition of the Open Market: Take your kids to the Open Market for some Halloween themed fun!! Take part in a spooky treasure hunt, get their faces painted and keep them entertained with a free craft table. The Open Market sells everything from Vintage Jewellery to baby clothes and is putting on events such as live dancers throughout the day.  Kids are also encouraged to come dressed in their best Halloween costume. To find out opening times and location, click here.

~10638767795_7432b4e27b_oCopperdollar at The Old Market: For three days at the end of October Copperdollar are returning after a sell-out party last year and a stint at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, for a fun filled party with art, performances and live music to celebrate Halloween and the Day of the Dead. To find out more about the weird and wonderful event, and to buy tickets, head here



Vanishing Point at Patterns: For a great night of underground House DJ sets and Halloween Costumes, go to Patterns. With DJ’s who have worked with Nile Rogers and some other true House DJ icons, Patterns on Halloween is definitely the place to be. To find out more about the DJ’s and to buy tickets go here.1538085889_04cc9bb839_o

Shaun off his Head: Worth going for the unique name alone, listen to live music, enjoy Halloween themed drink offers and even watch some of the great horror comedies of all time in the background. Come dressed in costume and there might even be some wooden stocks for some great photo opportunities. Though they don’t say on their website that they aren’t real…maybe avoid those. Find out more about getting free entry here.

So there are five things to do for Halloween but don’t worry, bjournal will definitely be putting up more as Halloween draws nearer.



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