Double, double, toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble!
October 30, 2014
We’ve put together a fantastic list of things to keep you (and your family & friends) out of mischief this ghostly weekend.
Remember your University of Oxford student card will give you free entry to many venues in Oxford, and entitle you to discounted rates.
- Indulge your sweet tooth with some treats from Fudge Kitchen and Hardy’s Original Sweetshop.
- Go on Bill Spectre’s Ghost Trail (if you dare!)
- Ride the ghost train, get lost in the Labyrinth and listen to spooky stories in a beautiful Oxfordshire setting at Blenheim Palace.
- Explore the creepy crypts of the Oxford Castle as part of their popular Ghost Fest.
- Soak in the historical ambience of Malmaison, a boutique hotel with restaurant and bar, converted from a medieval prison.
- Tackle Millets Farm Centre’s famous Maize Maze during their Halloween Howl, featuring a trick or treat trail and the chance to carve your own pumpkin.
- Decide whether you believe in the curse of the pharaohs by visiting the Ashmolean museum’s current exhibition: Discovering Tutankhamun (special late night opening on Saturday 1 November)
- Check out film classics such as Ghostbusters and The Exorcist at the cosy Phoenix Picturehouse in Jericho.
- Visit the Museum of the History of Science’s exhibit ‘Moonstruck’ for a deeper look into the celestial body so favoured by witches and werewolves.
- Step into Christ Church College Hall, setting for the dining room of one of the world’s favourite wizards, Harry Potter.
Please share your spooky Oxford stories and add any other recommendations as a comment.
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