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Bilston Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Bonfire Night celebrations complete with spectacular fireworks displays for all the family. A special children's display starts at 7pm before a bonfire at 7.30pm and the main fireworks at 8:30pm.

Hickman Park, Bilston

Fri 31 Oct

£4.95 (Children £3.30) / 0870 320 7000

Samhuinn Fire Festival

Hosted by Beltane Fire Society, the Samhuinn Fire Festival celebrates the Celtic New Year, marking the end of summer and welcoming the onset of winter. It takes the form of a stunning torchlit procession down the Royal Mile, with acrobatics, fireworks, beautiful costumes and breathtaking performances, all set to the…

Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free (donations welcome)

Night in the Garden

As darkness descends, follow a magical trail of light through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Some of the Garden's favourite features, like the Pond and the Victorian Palm House, will be used as the backdrop for extraordinary light effects.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct


£12.50 Online bookings at Phone 0844 573 8455 or in person at The Fringe Shop, 180 High Street, Edinburgh / 0131 248 2909

The Curing Room

  • 4 stars

Spring 1944: seven Soviet soldiers have been captured by the Nazis, stripped naked and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a monastery in southern Poland. Deprived of all ties to their world, the prisoners redefine their concepts of order and human nature. In order to survive the men resort to murder and cannibalism.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 31 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Fireworks at Gunwharf Quays

Fireworks display and Bonfire Night celebration with live entertainment.

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 023 9283 6700

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Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Fri 31 Oct

£19.50–£31.50 (£19.50–£28.50)

Stonham Barns Fireworks Display

Family-friendly fireworks display in celebration of Bonfire Night. Fireworks commence at 7pm.

Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Complex, Stonham Aspal

Fri 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01449 711111

This year's event features spooky family fun with pumpkins, creepy crawlies and scary activities. 

Martyn Joseph

Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.

Ropewalk Contemporary Art And Craft Centre, Barton-upon-Humber

Fri 31 Oct

£15 / 01652 660380

  • 19:30 Martyn Joseph Ropewalk Contemporary Art And Craft Centre, Barton-upon-Humber

Tom Neenan: The Haunting At Lopham House

  • 4 stars
  • Written by: Tom Neenan

A ghoulish comedy drama set in 1902, telling the story of a London accountant's assistant who is tasked with investigating some ghostly goings on.

The Other Place, Brighton

Fri 31 Oct

£9 (£7.50) / 07800 983 290

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Celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, the massive celebration of queer culture boasts impressive programme of theatre, comedy, music, clubs and visual art events.

Various venues: Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 552 7575

Gandey's Thrill Circus

A fabulous October treat for the Midlands schools half term. GANDEY'S - the country's largest Big Top entertainment organisation - returning to the West Midlands with a super-charged action-packed, all human circus of THRILLS!

Intu Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Fri 31 Oct


Botanic Lights

Follow a trail of light through the Botanic Garden and see it illuminated as you've never seen it before.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Collective Histories Of Northern Irish Art: This Is What Comes

Mike Kelley, Phil Collins and Stuart Brisley.

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 028 9033 0920

Big Guitar Weekend

The RCS's Big Guitar Weekend celebrates all things guitarish (except for the electrified variety).

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

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Albert Halls, Bolton

Fri 31 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

Bloody Boyds

Historic characters from Dean Castle's rich history come to life, with everyone from King Robert the Bruce to Jacobite William Boyd putting in an appearance. Expect macabre tales, live performances and perhaps even the odd wee fright. Event designed and delivered by CONFLUX.

Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

Fri 31 Oct

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

Crafts For Christmas

Designers and makers from the UK present a variety of products including fashion, accessories, bags, belts, jewellery, skincare, candles, cakes, wines, cheese, chutneys and more

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 31 Oct

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

The Vaults Halloween Raveyard

In the late nineteenth century the Vaults underground tunnels were used as a grizzly morgue facility for rotting corpses before they were transported to vast graveyards in Surrey at the end of the Necropolis Line. In the damp depths of Waterloo some have remained, and they're ready to party. Halloween attire a must, only…

The Vaults, London SE1

Fri 31 Oct

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603


Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Fri 31 Oct

£19.50 / 0113 243 0808

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Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Fri 31 Oct

£25.50 / 024 7637 6707


  • Directed by: Paul Kerryson

The Falkirk Bohemians bring this famous tale of Baltimore in the1960s to life.

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 31 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

The Fountain Hallowe'en Party

A Hallowe'en costume party with themed drinks, DJ Gary Mac on the decks and prizes for the best dressed customer, staff member and dog.

The Fountain, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 229 1899

Pygmalion: Enigma Theatre

The popular classic by George Bernard Shaw is his most famous and best-loved play, inspired the 1956 musical 'My Fair Lady'. Henry Higgins takes on the task of passing off commoner Eliza Doolittle as a duchess at an embassy ball.

Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames

Fri 31 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01932 253354

Twisted Fairy Tales

Enjoy a three course meal, cocktails and a unique burlesque and cabaret performance during this Halloween-themed night.

Proud Cabaret City, London EC3R

Fri 31 Oct


Proud Camden, London NW1

Fri 31 Oct

£35 inc meal; £44 inc meal; £69 inc meal / 0207 482 3867

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