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17 Oct 2017

Aston Hall opens its doors for new Halloween experience:
‘Fright Nights: Hall of the Damned’

Aston Hall will be unleashing its scariest Halloween weekend yet with Fright Nights: Hall of the Damned, sending shivers down visitors’ spines from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th October 2017.

The one-hour interactive experience features scares in never-before-seen locations within Aston Hall. Visitors will be able to venture into the Hall’s creepy cellars and attics, and will be accompanied by a guide, but don’t expect them to save you…

Hall of the Damned is a completely new ghost story for visitors. They will learn about Sam Walker, a young blogger and the main character in the experience, who is researching Aston Hall. Sam discovers something shocking in the dark cellars, leading to many disturbing and chilling events, including Sam’s disappearance! What has happened to her? Why is the Hall now haunted by ghosts, old and new? Visitors will have to book tickets to find out!

This year’s event will also have later start times of 7pm, 8:15pm, 9:30pm, and 10:45pm. With these, visitors can be sure that they’ll receive the full Halloween experience, for guaranteed eeriness into the dark of the night.

Kimberley Biddle, Museum Team Manager at Aston Hall, said: “Fright Nights this Halloween is bolder and bloodier than ever before, with new frightening characters such as the ‘Beaked Man’ and a crazed nurse! Visitors need make sure they book early, as this fantastically terrifying event is popular every year. Not only will they be guaranteeing themselves a few scares this October, they will also be supporting Birmingham Museums Trust, a registered charity that helps keep magnificent buildings like Aston Hall open.”

Tickets cost £15 and will not be available for anyone under the age of 16.Ticket holders must attend with a responsible adult aged 18 or over.

Booking and general information can be found at birminghammuseums.org.uk/aston/whats-on/hall-of-the-damned-fright-nights.