Photo: aotaro/ Flickr.
Photo: aotaro/ Flickr.

Halloween is an exciting time of the year – well, for some! It’s cold outside, but that gives us chance to put up some spooky decorations and enjoy a scary film. Here are some things to keep you busy in Lincoln over the weekend.

Lincoln ghost walk
This is held every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7pm starting at the Tourist Information Centre in Castle Square. Get spooky and have a tour around Lincoln and find out about haunted areas and hear many ghost stories.

Price: Adults £5, Children £3.
Date/Time: Wednesday, Thursday or Friday at 7pm.

Sincil Street’s Day of the Dead Parade
The Day of the Dead parade promises to include a giant skeleton and will be starting on Sincil Street before heading onto the High Street. Craft workshops will follow after the parade to allow children and adults to make their own skulls. The event is free.

Price: Free.
Date/Time: October 28, 10am-4pm.

Halloween ghost bus tour
Enjoy an open bus tour on Lincoln with a local ghost expert. The tour is suitable for all ages and tickets can be purchased from the Visit Lincoln website.

Price: £6 per person.
Date/Time: October 29, 5pm-6pm.

All about bats and owls
Held at the University of Lincoln, Chris Peckham will give a public university lecture and live demonstrations. Admission is free but you must book prior to visiting, and you can find out more by visiting the University of Lincoln website.

Price: Free.
Date/Time: 31st October, 4pm – 5.30pm.

Victorian Weekend of Fear
This October, Lincoln castle will play host to the Victorian Weekend of Fear. The weekend will include performances, spooky stories and even a Victorian funeral each evening at 8:15pm.

Price: Various – see website for more information.
Date/Time: October 28 & 29, 10am-10pm.