Halloween picks for adults


Our top Halloween events for Adults

We covered ideas for the kids and the whole family, so what about the adults?
We have put together a list of ghostly and spooky events to really sink your teeth into this Halloween!
(Photo Credit: The Beach House)



Torchlit Terror – Clapham Woods Tour – 5th October
St Mary The Virgin Church , Clapham
7 – 8pm

Join a tour exploring the supernatural sightings of Clapham woods.
With sightings of ghosts, witches, UFO sightings, its sure to make your spine tingle this October.



The Case of the Frightened Lady – 8th – 13th October
The connaught
Matinee and evening showings

Building on the phenomenal decade long success of The Agatha Christie Company, comes a new thrilling chapter. The Classic Thriller Company returns with a brand new adaption from the legendary “King of the detective thriller”, Edgar Wallace – the brains behind one of the most iconic films of all time, King Kong.
Head to The Connaught to enjoy and be thrilled by this Agatha Christie production.



Worthing Spooky Tours – 27th & 31st October & 2nd November
Meet outside the pavillion

Join this 2km Spooky Tour of Worthing led by Mortimore Spirimawgus for a frightfully good evening of eerie stories, places and people. No need to book, just turn up on the night!
Tickets: £7.50 adults or £5 children.



Halloween Darkness: Prescription Happiness + Idle Bones + NO:VA + Who Killed Nancy Johnson?  – October 31st
Bar 42

Bar 42 is Worthing’s live music venue on the Worthing seafront.
For Halloween they have four bands providing alternative rock music on Halloween night.
The headline band: Prescription Happiness  is a four piece alternative rock band from London, their influences coming from Asking Alexandria and Marilyn Mason.
The night starts at 7.30pm with free entry. Over 18s only.



Ghost Hunt – 19th October 
Field Place

Join PIGS for a ghost hunt as they investigate Field Place in Worthing.
Latest equipment and thermal imaging can be used, as well as a live CCTV streamed back to a big screen in the base room.
Previous sightings of a woman in a lack Victorian style dress, several child ghosts and more.
For one night, you have the chance to hunt these ghosts yourself. Click the link above to book now!



Halloween (1978) 40th anniversary screening – 31st October
The Dome
10.00 – 11.46pm

The Dome cinema will be showing the classic Halloween movie on Halloween night.
Grab your popcorn and watch the cinematic release of John Carpenters Halloween in HD, digitally restored and remastered print, including an introduction from the director.



The Evil Dead – 31st October 
Connaught Theatre

Sam Ramls gory cult classic is coming to The Connaught for Halloween.
The Evil Dead is an iconic fright fest, perfect for a scary night out with your friends. Watch the evil unfold on screen. Head to the Connaught Theatre website to book now!



Halloween Monster Mash – October 26th 
Coast Café Worthing
6.30pm- Midnight

Instant Mash DJ’s invite you to the Monster Halloween party at Coast café.
They will be providing the spooky soundtracks, and showing screenings of the best Halloween films.
The Monster Mash is free entry, so come in fancy dress and enjoy the finest party tunes.



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