Five alternative things to do in Sheffield this Halloween

If you are looking for something to do this Halloween but the usual watching a horror film or house parties are getting a bit old, look no further! Here’s our top 5 alternative, and slightly quirky, things to do this Halloween. Whether you enjoy something a bit more chill or want to go all out, there’s something for you here.

Church: Temple of Fun ‘Dance ‘til you’re Dead!’ Halloween Event

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If you enjoy dressing up and giving Halloween your all, Church: Temple of Fun’s ‘Dance ‘til you’re Dead!’ is the event for you. With encouraged fancy dress, student discount and spooky tunes, you’re bound to find people just like you that love to go all out in fancy costume. Being voted ‘Best Vegan Restaurant’ by us in 2022, you’ll be bound to try ghoulish food and drink, vegan or not!

If partying isn’t for you, Church is also screening The Craft on the 27th of October and The Witch on the 31st!

Find tickets here.

Halloween Guided Tour at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Alternative Halloween Sheffield

Prefer something a little more chill? This Halloween Guided Tour by the Sheffield Botanical Gardens could be for you. This one hour walk through the gardens will show you the weird and wicked plants that despite their dangerous nature, look the absolute opposite. For example, look at this Jersey Lily, looks super serene, no? But be careful, as if ingested it can cause tremors and even kill, terribly juxtaposing! This guided walk will surely get you in the spirit for Halloween.

For more information click here.

Karma Leon’s Kabaret presents: Grand Delusions at Steel Cauldron

Alternative Halloween Sheffield

In celebration of their one-year anniversary, Karma Leon will be coming to the wizard-themed Steel Cauldron for an enchanting Halloween cabaret performance. With drag, magic, comedy and more, there’ll be something for everyone. As the only LGBTQIA+ cabaret in Sheffield, Karma Leon celebrates difference and flaws, so no matter who you are you’ll fit right in. Sounds to die for!

Looking to find tickets? Click here.

The Devil’s Playground at The Great Escape Game

Alternative Halloween Sheffield

Imagine having your soul trapped in a mirror you used to summon the Devil, and then finding out he is possessing your body and you need to work against him to outsmart his torture. Difficult? Well, you don’t have to imagine it (sort of, anyway), Sheffield’s Great Escape Game is bringing to you The Devil’s Playground. Group up with multiple friends in this thrilling Halloween-themed escape room in a race against time to escape his wrath and find out if he will leave your body or claim your soul.

If you’re wanting something a little less spooky, The Great Escape Game are also hosting a magic themed scare-free escape room called Wizards of Time, for more information on both visit here.

Lost Boys at Owlerton Stadium

Outdoor Cinema in Owlerton Stadium

The Devil possessing your body sounds a little bit too hectic for you? No worries, as finally on our list we have an outdoor screening of the cult classic Lost Boys, hosted by Adventure Cinema at Owlerton Stadium. Join two boys in their journey moving to a small town in California, quickly realising it is a haven for vampires. After befriending two self-titled vampire hunters, they become immersed into the vampire world, and what happens next is for you to find out…

Bring your own chairs and blankets to wrap up warm, food is also available, but drink is to be purchased on-site. And get ready to have an enchanting night under the stars!

If Lost Boys isn’t your thing, here you can read about Adventure Cinema’s upcoming screening of Hocus Pocus

Find tickets to both here.

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