Halloween Events / Info

Easy Halloween pumpkin carving ideas

If you’re not artistically minded, October 31 can be a minefield – but pumpkin art is easy when you have some inspiration for simple carving, painting and crafting ideas to try on Halloween

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Japan’s Infamous Halloween Trains

In years past, the “Halloween train” was a carriage taken over by costume-wearing foreigners, who turned it into an impromptu space for merrymaking and boozing. Tokyo’s Halloween train even sparked protests! My, how things have changed.

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Spooky tortilla graveyard with guacamole dip

Halloween – like all the best festivities – is nothing if not an excuse to enjoy delicious food.

Whether you get the most pleasure from the making or the eating, there’s nothing like a themed treat.

And Halloween is arguably the celebration at which a baker or cook can get most creative.

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Here’s How Squirrels Celebrate Halloween

Some months ago I started searching for Halloween props. I was lucky to find some good props in the right size. This part of finding props is often a difficult quest and time consuming.

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12 Halloween Traditions From Around the World

Although most Americans spend Halloween dressing up and trick-or-treating, other countries have their own celebratory rituals. Here are 12 Halloween (and Halloween-like) traditions from around the world.

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Stephen King Collector’s Set [DVD]


Three horror films based on the works of popular author Stephen King. In ‘Misery’ (1990), sick of his 19th Century romantic heroine, Misery Chastain, novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan) kills her off and writes a more personal, modern novel. When his car crashes in remote mountains he is saved by ‘number one fan’ Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), who adores Misery and has even named her pig after her. As she nurses him back to health at her remote dwelling, he realises she is not just going to let him go.

In ‘The Dark Half’ (1991), novelist Thad Beaumont (Timothy Hutton) makes a healthy living writing pulp thrillers under the pseudonym George Stark, but is frustrated that his more literary endeavours continue to go unnoticed. Eventually he decides to dump Stark for good, but as soon as he does so, his friends and colleagues start to get picked off in grisly murder scenarios. Then, when the police discover Thad’s fingerprints all over the crime scenes, the novelist realises that he has a dark side to his personality which is not going to be laid to rest easily.

In ‘Carrie’ (1976), Carrie (Sissy Spacek) is a gawky, unloved teenager whose awakening sexuality is at odds with her puritanical mother’s fanatical teachings. Physically abused at home and shunned at school, an unexpected Prom invitation seems to be Carrie’s first chance at happiness. But when the Prom night ends in a vicious practical joke, Carrie’s despair manifests itself in a fiery telekinetic revenge.

IT – Stephen King

IT [DVD + Digital Download] [2017]

Product Description
When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries

Halloween – candy or M&Ms!

Halloween – candy or M&Ms!
Go for all-out original with personalised M&M’s for your Halloween Party. Get ready to receive your guests and surprise them by offering them M&M’s with your photo or message printed on them! Just for your Halloween night, M&M’s is offering a pack of 400g M&M’s delivered straight to your door to arrive on Halloween. Choose orange from the 16 M&M’S® colours if you want to keep with Halloween tradition or do your on thing and opt for any other colour for your chocolates! Your Halloween night will be one everyone will remember!