What’s on: Havering’s spooktacular Halloween
Halloween isn’t just for boys and ghouls. With the scary festivities just one week away, the Recorder brings you a full round-up of hair raising events across Havering.
Adults looking for a treat can head to Havering Museum in South Street, Romford, for a ghost talk. The talk, from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday October 27, will include a question and answer session with a paranormal investigator.
Tickets are �5. For details, call: 08452 707 737.
Liquid & Envy in South Street, Romford, launches its jam-packed Halloween Weekender on Tuesday October 25 with a special under-18s event.
Organisers Love Social present Halloween 2011, featuring The Only Way is Essex’s Mario Falcone.
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Doors open from 7pm to 11pm, with tickets �10 on the night or �7.50 when booked in advance.
The club will also be holding a Rodeo Pumpkin Party the following night, Friday October 28. The over-18 event features a terrifying pumpkin ride.
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The spooky festivities continue on Saturday October 29 with a Monster Munch Party, including piles of the crisp snack to feast on.
Doors open from 10pm to 4am on both nights with free entry.
For details visit: www.liquidclubs.com/romford
Don’t be afraid to help a good cause as St Francis Hospice holds its Halloween Ball at the Harrow Lodge Bowls Club in Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, on Saturday October 29.
A DJ and buffet will be on offer from 7.30am to 1pm.
Dress code is smart with optional Halloween accessories.
Tickets are �20.
To book, call: 01708475103.
The fundraising events continue with a Marie Curie Cancer Care Halloween Tea Party on Saturday October 29.
Head to Roope Hall at Trinity Church, Station Road, Upminster, from 2pm to 5pm.
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde come to the Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, from Fri October 28 to Saturday Novemeber 19.
Murderous havoc is unleashed on Victoria London’s murky underworld in the new stage show by Sweeny Todd author Chris Boyd.
Tickets are �15 to �24. To book, call: 01708 443333 or visit www.queens-theatre.co.uk
Youngsters will also be howling with laughter at a Halloween party in the Brewery, Romford, on Friday October 28.
Organised by children’s play centre Kidspace, the party will include a fancy dress competition, games, pizza and refreshments.
The spooky spectacular runs from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, with tickets �10 or �8 for members.
The centre will also be hosting a Toddler Halloween Party on Tuesday November 1, from 11am to 1pm.
Youngsters can enjoy a spooky story time session, fancy dress competition and picnic lunch.
Tickets are �5.
To book your place, call: 01708 768003.
Children’s entertainer Ali Cadabra presents a Halloween show at the Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, on Saturday October 29.
Youngsters aged four to seven will follow the Hollywood Count on a ghastly adventure filled with magic tricks, balloon-modeling and rib-tickling jokes.
The show starts 12pm, with tickets �5. To book, call: 01708 443333 or visit www.queens-theatre.co.uk
Havering Museum in South Street, Romford, will be hosting a very special visit from the borough’s resident witch on Thursday October 27.
The Halloween event runs from 1pm to 2.30pm and includes a story telling session and puppet-making workshop.
Tickets are �3.50.
To book, call: 08452 707 737.