Merry Hill is hosting a series of spooky Halloween events guaranteed to be a hit among parents and kids alike this season.

A range of experiences will be available for all ages in the run up to Halloween (from today – 7th November) – including the return of the spooktacular show Gandeys Circus, a Ghostblaster selfie station featuring a replica of ECTO-1, the original Ghostbusters movie vehicle, and craft activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Visitors can also pick-up everything from costumes and masks to make-up and home décor for their Halloween celebrations at Europe’s largest Halloween store: Halloween House.

Find a summary of events and activities taking place at Merry Hill between 25th October – 7th November below:

Gandeys Circus

Gandeys Circus returns with a brand-new action-packed Halloween Spooktacular Big Top show for all the family.

A specially selected international cast of skeletons, vampires, Jack O’Lanterns and Circus Artistes have been brought together for this year’s sensational extravaganza.

From the thrill acts to the big production numbers that Gandeys are famous for, it’s all here and you will be on the edge of your seat with excitement, rolling in the aisles with laughter, and hiding under your coats from the spooky thrills.

Tickets start from just £9.99 and are available to book now here

The show is open until Sunday 7th November:​

Ghostblaster Selfie Station

Back by popular demand, the Ghostblaster selfie station will be open for scary selfies between 12pm – 6pm on 28th - 29th October on the upper mall outside Primark, featuring a replica of ECTO-1, the Ghostbusters trusty vehicle and a live crew to give your selfies an authentic edge. Charge up your proton pack and head on down to catch a glimpse before it disappears – just watch out for the slime!

Creative Coffee Hub Workshops

Halloween T-shirt Decorating Workshop - Monday 25th October 10:00am – 11:30pm

A t-shirt decorating workshop for children to create their own spooky Halloween designs, using a range of fabric paints and fabric makers with stencils, suitable for children aged 7 and over with all supplies provided by Creative Coffee Hub.

Personalised Pumpkin Workshop – Thursday 28th October 11:00am – 1:00pm

Exciting new Pumpkin Workshop where you can create your very own glitzy hand lettered personalised pumpkin with gold leaf detailing using your very own craft kit.

You will learn some simple hand lettering skills to help you to create beautiful calligraphy on your bespoke pumpkin. The store owner will be on hand to guide you through the loops and swirls of your chosen names or words so that your creation is just right!

The workshop will include a hot drink and snacks to keep you going and you even get some ‘Take home’ goodies including:

  • Your finished pumpkin a paint pen sketching pencil and sample calligraphy words so that you can carry on with your lettering journey once you’re home
  • Entry into a raffle to win some Lovely in Letters Hand lettered prints!

Email lovelyinletters@hotmail.com to book a space for £30 per person.