Trick or treat

It's Hallowe’en, your blood is tingling and you're ready to go bump in the night. The List offers a selected guide to where to park your coffin in Glagow and Edinburgh



Legendary Art School Hallowe’en Ball Hi 2‘) ()ct. (ilasgow School ()f.-\rt. Io7 Renfrew Street. 332 ()(NI. ltlpm- 3am. £5 (£4). Make a monster effort with your costumes for this legendary frolic. and fantastic prizes could be yours. Always a sell-out night. so make sure you get in early.


All-Night Hallowe'en Horror Sat 30 ()ct. ()deon. Renfield Street. . 32 34”. Midnight. £12 (£9). l-"righteningly good all-night film festiy'al headlined by 7711‘ Blair Hilt'lt l’l‘U/(‘t'l and T/It' .S‘I‘t'I/I .St'nyr’. .-\Iso showing are cult classics 'Ii'nt'ln'ui'. 'I‘lu' vaurn (2/ The [Jr/Ire l)(’(l(/ and lli'l/lmuml.‘ I/v/lruiwr 2. ()\ er lSs only.


Ghostly Goings On Sat 30 ()ct. I’ollok ('ounlry' Park. l’ollokshaws Road. ()4‘) ()875. (».3()pm. liree. Book in ad\ ance for this sure—to-he-eerie tour round the Park. Take a torch. and your courage?


Buffy The Vampire Slayer Night ‘l‘hu 28 Oct. \Vaterstone's. Argy le Street. 248 4Sl4. ().45pm. I‘ree. Buff tip your fangs and slay them in your costume for this fancy night with mystery prizes for the best- dressed \ ampires or slayers.

Broomsticks In The Sky Sat 30 ()ct. Scottish Mask .-\nd Puppet Theatre ('entre. Balcarres :\\ enue. Kely indale. 33‘) 6185. 2pm. £5 (£2). Sylvia 'Iit'oon's Kettspec‘klc‘ l’uppets put on a special Hallow e'en show.

Magic Bob's Hallowe'en Sun 31 ()ct. (‘raw furd Theatre. l'niyersity ()f Strathclyde. Southhrae I)ri\'e. ‘)5() 3438. 2pm 8; 5pm. £3.50. Magician Magic Boh iny ites you to_join him for some spooky Hallow e'en tricks and treats. l‘ancy dress is encouraged.



The Wicker Man I‘ri 2‘) ()ct. ('ameo. Home Street. 228 4I4 1. Midnight. £3.50 (£2.50). .-\s part of the Hell ()n Iiarth season. This classic chiller stars Iidward Woodward as the naive Virginal policeman lured to the Scottish island of Summerisle to inyestigate the disappearance of a young girl.


Anonymi Sun 31 Oct. The Bongo ('luh. New Street. 55o 5204. llpm 3am. £5 (£4). I~‘undraiser and after- party Samhuinn I-‘estiyal cluh. Boogie Mo' [)ynamo. The Money Shot. I'nderword liye y'ideo mixing. Soundskrit and other liye I)Js join the festiyities. Queer Sunday Sun 3| ()ct. Iiden. l’icardy' Place. 478 7434. Ilpm 3am. £l(). Special Hallowe'en Ball at this popular gay night. 1)] Venus is your hostess with the mostess for the one-off scary shenanigans.

Tackno Sun 3| ()ct. (‘luh Mercado. Market Street. 226 4224. l().3()pm 3am. £4 £(i. Trendy Wendy inyites you to don your spookiest outfits and join her in a night of llallowe'en hedonism with all things kitsch and Cool.


Samhuinn Sun 31 ()ct. ('astle Iisplanade. Royal .Mile. 558 9555. 9.30pm. I"ree. hut donations welcome. The Beltane Society celebrate the ancient (iaelic New Year. comprising a play. procession and impressive pyrotechnics.


Hallowe'en Tales And Traditions Sat 30 ()ct. Scottish Story telling ('entre :\t The Netherhow. High Street. 557 5724. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). Ruth Halpern. Margaret Bennet. Iiw an McVicar and Duncan Williamson entertain with eerie tales from this ancient I'c‘sliy’al.




Hallowe'en Trail Sat 3t) tk Sun 3| ()cl. Iidmliurgh /.oo. (‘orstophine Road. 334 HI" I. Want opin. £o..\’tl t£4._itl/£.‘\.4(li. liollow the spooky trail around the mo. meeting all kinds of weird and wonderful animals along the way.

Hallowe'en Fancy Dress Toffee Apple Trail Var-mm \enues. I’or information and to register call 537 3 l 35. Help raise funds for Maggie‘s ('ancer ('aring ('cntrc by walking up one of lidinhurgh‘s sex en hills; .-\rtliui”s / Seat. ('astlc Rock. (‘orstophine Hill. Hlackford Hill. Braid Hills. ('raiglockhart IIIII and (’alton Hill. If

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\ LIVINGSTON . g \\ Spooky Happenings Sat 30 a Sun 5| ()ct. Almond Valley Heritage ('entre. Milllield. ()l5tlo 4|4‘)57. 10am 5pm. £2.2t) i£l.l()i. Join the search for the ghost of the ‘white lady ol the Old Milli. \\ ith added Itol'l'ors. \ specially for Halloween.