This year, Ramsgate independent businesses are putting on quite a few events for your delight, spanning over a number of days, spreading the fear of ghosts, witches and all things spooky!

Starting with Halloween in Ramsgate Trick or Treat Trail on Friday, 25th October from 1 till 4pm, the town will come ‘alive’ with skeletons, bats and ghosts along the trail.  There are only 300 free tickets available for this event so head over to Eventbrite to bag your place!  Arts in Ramsgate are also offering pumpkin carving classes during the afternoon (small charge applies so go to their facebook page to find out more).  Cozi Van Tutti will be making an appearance, courtesy of Addington Street Community funding and Ramsgate Town Team is also supporting this inaugural event of.

On the same day (25 Oct till 27th Oct), The Micro Museum opens its doors on Friday for their weekend of ‘Spooky’ events with three afternoons of scary computer games.   A fab opportunity to check out retro gruesome computer games for all the family!

Rotten Ramsgate has their usual Friday evening historical murder tour at 7pm on 25th October and you can book tickets in advance at Eventbrite.   Johanne has added a special Halloween Tour on the actual night (31st October) if you want to get into the ‘spirit’ of things with her evening trail of terror!

Local business woman, Scheherazade Pesante is hosting a Halloween Grotto free event at The Great Tree, 1 Margate Road, featuring live music by Gypskazz, a challenge to brave the Garden Maze and greet the ghouls and meet the Crazy Chef.  Doors open from 5 to 7pm for chills, prizes and fun!

Then, just when you thought it was safe to go out, the Military Road Arches businesses are hosting an after school Halloween Event on 1st November offering family favourites such as apple bobbing, trick or treating, fancy dress prizes, facepainting, Halloween photo shoot and live music.  Head on down between 4 and 7pm for their spooktacular event!

And for the final ‘fright night’ in Ramsgate, the Screaming Alley gang will be performing at Red Arrows Social club from 7.30pm on 1st November with their ‘Paradise Lost’ cabaret.   An evening where you will be guaranteed a good scream!

Rebekah Smith, Ramsgate Town Promoter