Get your costumes and your scary faces ready as Halloween is on its way and is landing in Astley Hall with plenty of events for the entire family!

Ghastly Astley brings you events from Saturday 28-Tuesday 31 October that are sure to get you in the spooky spirit. Check out our events below and get ready for a fright!

Not only is Astley Hall beautiful, but it is also mysterious. This Halloween find out about Astley’s past with special pop up exhibitions at some of our Halloween events.

Discover more below.

Gothic Readings

Which is your favourite Gothic tale? Dracula, Frankenstein or The Pit and The Pendulum? Which is your favourite Gothic tale? Dracula, Frankenstein or The Pit and The Pendulum? On Monday 30 October between 6.30-8.30pm, you will find each spooky story being told in different rooms of the hall throughout the night. In-between tales, you can also learn about Astley’s ghastly past at our pop up exhibition. This event is free but all donations are welcomed.

Book Tickets

Gothic Theatre – Dracula

Experience a haunting performance of Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula, in the rooms of Astley Hall. On Friday and Saturday 27 and 28 October, this unique performance is a great way to get into the spooky spirit. Tickets are available for those aged 14+. Please purchase tickets in advance as there are a limited number available. Notice – there will be smoke and strobe lighting at this event.

Halloween Family Fun Day

Ghastly Astley Halloween Family Fun Day on Tuesday 31 October from 12noon until 4.30pm. Come dressed in your favourite costume and meet some spooky characters in a specially spooky decorated Ghastly Astley Hall. Craft activities are also available throughout the day. In-between activities you can also learn about Astley’s ghastly past at our pop up exhibition. This event is free but all donations are welcome.