Ten things to do in north Kent this Halloween

PUBLISHED: 11:00 25 October 2012




Broadwitch Hauntfest 2012, Southfleet: Best explored in the pitch black, five different haunts are sure to give you thrills and chills, from the field of fear to the trailer ride. Open 10am-11pm Saturday 27th – Saturday 3rd (except Sundays). 01474 834161.

Slaughter House & Contingency 3 Scare Maze: If slasher burlesque, freak shows and a live action horror maze are your cup of tea, this is for you. Leo’s Red Lion, Gravesend. Saturday 27. 7pm to 1am.

Moneypenny Murder Mystery, Hilton, Dartford: It’s London 1605 and England is awash with puritans, traitors and… zombies! Three-course meal for £27.95. 7.30pm on Friday 26th.

Gravesend Secret Cinema Club Halloween Special: Showing two classic horror flicks – Halloween (1978) and The Shining (1980) in Gravesend Old Town Hall. Prepare to be spooked, from 7pm on Thursday 25. 01474 550023.

Pumpkin Party, Milbrook Garden Centre: Less ghoulish than the others, take the kids along to carve up a pumpkin and compete in a fancy dress competition. Friday 26. 4.30pm to 5.30pm. 01474 331135.

Witch Wilhemina in Gravesend: Fulfil your Halloween ambitions to ride a broomstick when Witch Wilhelmina comes to Gravesend town centre on Wednesday 31. Harry Potter fans can also see a number of owls on display. New Road gated area from 11am to 4pm. 01474 337600.

The Olympic Halloween Quiz, Swanley: Celebrate while remaining civilised at a fancydress quiz night at The Olympic in Beechenlea Lane, Swanley. Teams of up to eight people. Thursday 1. 01322 669201.

Halloween Spooktacular, Dartford: Air & Breathe nightclub is putting on a Halloween special for their Saturday over-25s night. You don’t want to be one of the freaks not in costume. Saturday 27. 9pm.

Family Halloween Disco, Meopham: DJ, bouncy castle and face painting, with a ghoulish twist at Meopham Fitness and Tennis Centre. Saturday 27. 6.30pm – 10.30pm. 01474 814199

Any street, anywhere – Hallowe’en falls smack bang in the middle of half-term on Wednesday so get in the spirit of things and go trick or treating down your street.

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