Spooky season has well and truly arrived in Liverpool and here at the Pink Media office, we’ve been getting into the Halloween spirit by sharing our scariest ghost stories and best jack-o-lantern carving tips.
Every year in Liverpool, Halloween seems to get bigger and bigger, and this year is no different with so many events taking places for both mini monsters and big kids at heart. Take a look at some of the frightfully fun offerings from our clients across the city…
Dutch Flower Shop
Dutch Flower Shop is set to give its customers a real ‘treat’ this Halloween in the form of a range of imaginative festive decorations.
As part of its autumnal offering, the famous florist will be stocking a range of seasonal wreaths, ideal to give front doors and interiors alike a frighteningly fun update for trick or treaters to enjoy.
Just in time for Halloween, Dutch Flower Shop will also be transforming its already hugely popular autumnal floral door arrangement at 60 Hope Street into a scarily spooky masterpiece. The makeover will be taking place a few days before Halloween and as with Dutch Flower Shop’s previous creations at the esteemed eatery, it is a spectacle not to be missed – or photographed!
Dutch Flower Shop’s autumnal wreaths are available to buy now at its Woolton Road store for £35.
For more information, visit www.dutchflowershop.co.uk
There’ll be no tricks this year but plenty of treats will be served at Leasowe Castle as it celebrates the spookiest night of the year with a devilishly delicious ‘Witches Brew’ cocktail.
The ghoulishly green concoction comprises Mahiki Coconut Rum, Midori Melon Liquor, Sweet and Sour Mix and Apple Juice – the perfect treat for grown-up Halloween fans that are still big kids at heart.
The exclusive ‘Witches Brew’ cocktail will be available at Leasowe Castle’s in-house Wreckers Bar from Monday October 30 until Saturday November 3 and is priced at £4.
For more information, visit www.leasowecastle.com
Delifonseca is conjuring up a selection of devilishly delicious dishes just in time to celebrate Halloween.
The Dockside eatery will be serving up a real ’treat’ in the form of Martin Cooper’s famous Wedge of Stuffed Pumpkin, filled with Mushrooms, Chestnuts, Lentils, Rice & Herbs served with Maple Roast Parsnips and what’s more, it’s vegan friendly.
A frightfully delicious cauldron of Diabo ‘Devil’s Stew’ will also be stewing for Halloween – This traditional Macao dish includes succulent meats including Salt Beef, Duck Legs, Pork and Smoked Ham and combined with Pickled Chinese Shallots and Spices for a dish that packs a punch.
To really get in to the Halloween spirit, the Deli will also be selling Pumpkin Pie on its cake counter and at £2.50 it’s perfect to grab on the go.
Proprietor of Delifonseca Candice Fonseca said: “Carving out spooky Jack-o’-lanterns this time of year is all part of the Halloween fun but let’s not forget that Pumpkin also makes a delicious ingredient in food. It can be used in a multitude of ways whether it’s in a soup, a pie or even stuffed so we encourage people to get creative in the kitchen and come up with a spooky dish of their own!”
Delifonseca’s Wedge of Stuffed Pumpkin will be available at various points throughout the season and is priced at £12.95.
For more information visit www.delifonseca.co.uk
Once again, Trattoria 51 is getting into the Halloween spirit by offering up a spooky concoction in the form it’s ‘Zombie 51’ cocktail.
This frightfully delicious cocktail features Midori Liquor, Malibu, Pineapple Juice, Grenadine, Milk and a topping of squirty cream – the perfect treat for all the grown-up Halloween fans.
‘Zombie 51’ is now on the Italian restaurant’s cocktail menu in both its Liverpool and Southport restaurants and is priced at £6.95.
For more information, visit www.trattoria51.com
The Dental Café
The Dental Cafe is encouraging kids to swap sugar for sparkling teeth in a bid to keep little fangs healthy this Halloween.
Liverpool’s first drop-in dentistry boutique is inviting little ones to pay a visit, where they will be able to trade in Halloween sweets for a tube of toothpaste.
To really get into the spirit, The Dental Cafe will be undergoing a ghoulish makeover as it transforms into a Halloween Spooktacular. And not forgetting about the big kids, adults can ditch old ‘tricks’ and ‘treat’ themselves to one of the hugely popular teeth cleaning treatments on offer.
Prices start from £38 for the Short Scale and Polish.
For more information, visit www.thedentalcafe.co.uk
The Brink will be going all out for Halloween this year when the venue hosts its Halloween and Bonfire Night Extravaganza on Friday, November 2.
Perfect for all the family, there will be plenty of frightfully fun entertainment on offer for both little monsters and big kids alike with ghoulish party games including Mummy Wrapping, Apple Bobbing, Face Painting, and a Halloween Disco.
A fancy-dress competition will also be running on the night, with prizes and goodie bags for all followed by a fantastic fireworks display to end the night in style.
Children’s entry is £3 when accompanied by a non-paying adult. For more information, visit The Brink’s Facebook page on www.facebook.com/events/246807349326135/