8 fun Halloween experiences in Birmingham this spooky season (2022)


Friday 14 October 2022


On the hunt for spooky things to do in Birmingham this Halloween? Then you're in the right place! As the air gets cooler and the dark evenings draw in, there's definitely Halloween feels in the air! 

And from creepy ghost tours to horrifyingly-good pottery classes, Birmingham is full of unique and fun Halloween experiences and things to get your teeth (or fangs!) stuck into. 

Have you ever tried macaron painting? Well, come along to a Halloween macaron painting session and turn delicious macarons into cute monsters or pumpkins! 

Autumn is also the perfect time to get cosy with a fun crafting workshop. You can celebrate the season in style this year, by making yourself a beautiful autumn hanging wreath for your home. 

And even if we all love the spooky costumes, scary make-up and bowls of sweeties, Halloween can also be about spending quality time with your nearest and dearest. From painting and Prosecco parties to classical music concerts for babies (yes, really!), these Halloween experiences are a great excuse to catch up and spend that much-needed time with your friends and family. 

So if you're ready for all things spooky, here's a closer look at the top 8 Halloween things to do in Birmingham (2022): 

  • Go on a candlelit tour of an old coffin works 
  • Try a Halloween-themed pottery-throwing workshop
  • Go to a sip & paint Halloween thriller evening
  • Paint spooky macarons and sip on mulled wine 
  • Go on a scary ghost walking tour of Birmingham  
  • Paint a Halloween Wednesday Addams and sip on Prosecco with your friends 
  • Make a beautiful autumn wreath 
  • Take your little one to an autumn classical music concert for babies 

 

1. Go on a candlelight after-hours tour of a Victorian coffin works 

Person in front of window in the dark at a halloween tour of the coffin works in Birmingham with Yuup

Tour an old coffin works? By candlelight? Yes, really!

In this experience, you will be touring an old Victorian coffin factory after-hours. Following a costumed guide, you will explore the dark rooms by candlelight and hear intriguing stories and tales about the building's past. Round off the evening with a nice, warming hot drink. 

Atmospheric and fascinating, this one is a unique way to embrace the spooky season. Just listen out for anything going bump in the dark... 

⚰️ Candlelight tour of an old coffin works: £15 per person

 

2. Enjoy a Halloween pottery wheel throwing workshop 

Always wanted to give pottery throwing a go? Then come along to a seasonal and scarily-fun pottery throwing class. 

In this experience, you will learn how to use the pottery wheel to throw shapes from clay. You'll be taught the basics involved in turning, shaping and moulding to make your own adorable Halloween creatures!

Your host for this workshop is an experienced potter, who will be there with lots of guidance to get you on your way. You'll soon be conjuring up your own pointy witch hat or spooky ghost out of clay! 

This experience is perfect for anyone who has always wanted to give pottery throwing a try. You'll be leaving with a few tricks and treats up your sleeve and a whole new set of skills. 

🧙‍♀️ Halloween pottery wheel throwing workshop: £85 per person

 

3. Go to a sip & paint Halloween thriller special 

Looking for a creative Halloween experience to do with your friends? Then bring them along to a Halloween thriller sip and paint evening

In this experience, you will be listening to classic Halloween playlists, painting scary pictures and sipping on tasty drinks with your friends. Have a catch-up and a giggle (or two!) over what you can create with paint. What could be nicer? 

Paintbrushes at the ready. Costumes on. This one is going to be thrillingly fun. 

🎨 Sip & paint Halloween Thriller special: £21 per person

 

4. Paint spooky macarons and sip on mulled wine

Halloween experience Birmingham macaron painting Yuup

Looking for a relaxing way to embrace Halloween this year? Then join Miss Macaron for a deliciously spooky workshop, where you paint your own Halloween macarons

In this experience, you will be turning macarons into adorable Halloween creatures, all while sipping on tasty mulled wine. Watch as you transform your macarons into pumpkins, ghosts or whatever tickles your fancy. 

And the best bit about this experience is Miss Macaron is a social enterprise, which means all proceeds go back towards funding charitable causes in the local community. So you'll be having fun and giving back. Win-win! 

🎃 Halloween macaron painting and mulled wine: £10 per person

 

5. Go on a scary ghost walking tour of Birmingham

Murders most foul. Noisy poltergeists. Haunted gallows! Hear all about Birmingham's dark history with this Halloween walking tour

On this ghost tour of the city centre, you will hear fascinating stories about the city's past. Hear about the infamous Peaky Blinders-style gangs who once ruled the streets, and one particularly famous ghost who still haunts its corners. 

Historic and spookily fun, this one is the perfect way to see Birmingham in a whole new light! Go on, we're right behind you...

👻 Birmingham Halloween ghosts and gallows tour of the city centre: £17 per person

 

6. Sip prosecco and paint a Halloween Wednesday Addams 

day of the dead prosecco and paint halloween experience birmingham yuup

Ready to paint your own version of the Addams family's creepiest member? Then come along to this Halloween version of Paint & Prosecco

In this experience, you will be sipping on a complimentary glass of prosecco (or soft drink!), chatting with your friends, enjoying spooky song classics and painting a Day of the Dead-inspired picture of Wednesday Addams!  

Take it home and hang it with pride, it's sure to be a great conversation starter at your next Halloween party. 

🧛‍♀️ Paint & Prosecco- Halloween Wednesday Addams: £27 per person 

 

7. Make a beautiful dried flower autumn wreath 

If you want to celebrate Halloween without any fake blood this year, then this autumn wreath-making workshop is one to try! 

In this experience, you will be shown how to make your own seasonal wreath from scratch. Your host is a professional florist, who will supply lots of beautiful foliage and flowers for you to choose from. 

Relaxing and creative, this wreath-making workshop is the perfect way to enjoy Halloween in style. 

🍂 Autumn wreath-making workshop: £60 per person

 

8.  Take your little one to an autumn classical music concert for babies 

Classical music concert for babies? Yes, you read that right! 

In this experience, you and your little one will be treated to live classical music and operatic takes on favourite nursery rhymes! Your hosts for this concert are all professional musicians, who believe in the many benefits classical music can bring to children. 

Expect seasonal stories, lullabies, beautiful nursery rhymes and even song requests. 

This is the perfect way for you and your little person to enjoy quality time together this spooky season. 

🎵 Autumn classical music concert for babies: £17.50 per adult (includes 2 children under 5)

 

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