Halloween 2013

HalloweenIf you haven't made plans for Halloween, have a look at some of the events which are being held across a range of Brains pubs on Thursday 31 October (unless otherwise stated).

Albany, Cardiff
The Albany is hosting a Halloween disco party including prizes for the best dressed and the best pumpkin as well as a guess the weight of the pumpkin competition.

Blinkin Owl, Cwmbran
Freaky Fancy Dress Disco

Join us in our spooky haunted pub!

The children's party starts at 5:30pm until 7:30pm. Just £3.29 per child including food, sweets, squash and disco! Don't forget about the sweet hunt and bobbing for apples.

At 8pm the fun starts at the adult's party. Just £3 each including bobbing for apples, sweets and disco until late!

There will also be a prize for the freakiest outfit.

Cardiff Cottage, Cardiff
Raising money for Children in Need, the Cottage will be playing games on the bar from 5pm, such as balance a £1 coin on a floating lemon to win a pint of Brains and pick a playing card of a certain value to win prizes ranging from a pint of Brains to a bottle of wine, the Joker in the pack wins a booby prize, a cabbage. Not forgeting the "buzz wire" game, for great prizes! The games will then be played Sunday to Thursday until Children in Need night itself.

City Arms, Cardiff
At the City Arms they have some spooky real ales and Brains' very own "Squashed". We also have a mulled cider cauldron and a DJ with devilish tunes.

Dovey Inn, Aberdovey
Halloween at the Dovey will be celebrated on Friday 1st November alongside live music from the Kre8tors from 9pm onwards and the start of the Boardwise Windsurfing demo weekend.

Fox & Hounds, Whitchurch
Childrens Halloween Party
From 4pm to 6pm on 31st, the afternoon will include Gruesome Games, Fancy Dress, Face Painting and Pumkin carving competition. Frightning fun for all! For just £1 per child you can also take home a trick or treat bag full of goodies.

The adults Halloween Fancy Dress Party takes place on Saturday 2nd November at 9pm. The evening includes prizes for best dressed, Creepy Cocktails, Ghastly Games and a Spooktacular Singer. Entry is free!

The George, Swansea
Halloween Party

Halloween fancy dress party from 3:45pm to 5:30pm for all the kids to come and show off their best costumes. There will be music and films all afternoon to keep everyone entertained and as the staff will also be dressing up, why not throw on a bed sheet and join in the fun yourselves?!

There's a prize for the best dressed child, and who knows - there may even be a prize for the best dressed adult too!

Grafton, Hereford
During October, the Grafton will be raising as much money as possible for Make a Wish, a charitable organisation that 'grants wishes' for children with life threatening illnesses - an incredible cause.

There is a Halloween hamper up for grabs as a raffle prize, £1 a strip. On 31st October all of the staff will be dressed to impressed in Halloween costumes. Throughout the day there will be ghoulish sweets and treats for sale, all proceeds will go to Make a Wish!

Retreat, Cardiff
On the 31st the Retreat will be hosting a childrens' halloween party. Only £2 entry and includes buffet, disco, fancy dress and lots of prizes!

The adult's Halloween disco takes place on Saturday 2nd November and is completely free! Don't forget your fancy dress!

Rose & Crown, Porthcawl
Pumpkin Competition

Carve a ghoulishly fantastic pumpkin and bring it to display on Ole Hallows Eve. The best carved pumpkin, as judged by the 3 witches, wins a family meal! Guests (of all ages!) are invited to compete in our annual in-house competition. Bring us your carved masterpiece by no later than Wednesday 30th October - but don't bring it too early or else they'll go rotten!

To help out the little ones, the head & sous chefs will be running a pumpkin design & carving workshop on Tuesday 29th October from 3pm-6pm. All they ask is that they bring their own pumpkins & they will display on the day!

They will also be serving special Halloween mulled cider, kids witches brew & homemade pumpkin pies all week.

Salt, Aberystwyth
The Ultimate Zombie Apocalypse!

From 5.30pm the theme is dead famous zombies - a famous or well-known fictional character, historical figure, actor or singer zombified!

There will be homemade halloween cupcakes and biscuits from 50p (all donations to charity), as well as a special halloween burger on the famous burger board and a special spooky sundae for the whole week of Halloween.

You can also enjoy Corky's shocking shooters along with 2-4-1 cocktails. Make your drink mean and green for 5p (donation to charity).

A photographer will be taking pics for the fancy dress competition where you can win a bottle of champagne.

And of course the pub will be adourned with all manner of things gholish and spooky!

South Beach Bar Grill, Tenby
Halloween Trail (Sat 26th October)

Be at South Beach between 5pm and 6pm for the Halloween meet and greet for the Halloween trail through Tenby.
The evening includes a pumpkin competition, fancy dress, new menu and Christmas tasters and you can collect your maps for the trail.

Twelve Knights, Port Talbot
Spooktacular Halloween

A special halloween themed 3 course meal to get you into the spirit of the day. The little monsters can enjoy spooky colouring, best fancy dress and best pumpkin carving competitions from 5pm to 7pm. Entry is £1 per competition.

All events correct at the time of being published. Please check with the venue before you visit.