Aston Hall will be hosting several terrifyingly fun events over this Halloween season for those who dare to spend the scariest time of year at one of Britain’s most haunted buildings!
Fright Nights: Aston Alive! Is a new interactive ghost story which will see visitors exploring the mysterious nooks and crannies of the grand mansion in the darkness of night. The hour-long experience will take place on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October, with entry times every half hour!
Tickets cost £12.00 for adults and £6.00 for children (over the age of 8). This is a scare event and will include some jump scares, creepy characters and gruesome content, please consider this when booking for children!
The spooky fun continues on Sunday 27th October with Aston Hall Late: Ghostly Encounters. Expect laughs and spooks as this event takes visitors on a theatrical ghost tour of the haunted mansion where they encounter the unexpected whilst learning about the Hall’s intriguing past. The tour offers the rare opportunity to experience the Hall at night and even offers the chance to venture into the cellar too!
Tours take place at 5.30pm, 7.00pm and 8.30pm and last approximately one hour! Tickets cost £11.50 (the event is not suitable for under 12s). Visitors are encouraged to book early as tickets will go fast!
Children can join in on the Halloween fun too, with family friendly tours on Wednesday 30th October and Aston Hall’oween on Thursday 31st October, which will see the Hall transformed into a haunted mansion.
Kimberley Biddle, Museum Team Manager at Aston Hall, said: “We’re going all out this Halloween with two new interactive ghost experiences that will send shivers down the spines of those who dare to visit!
“Visitors are encouraged to book early for these fabulously fearsome events. As well as guaranteeing a few scares, every ticket purchased goes towards supporting Birmingham Museums to keep magnificent historic buildings like Aston Hall thriving.”