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Halloween 2021: Your event guide

Halloween is almost here. Visit our event guide that showcases the best of events across our four Ulster University campuses.

18 Oct 2021   2 min read

overlay graphic Halloween 2021: Your event guide

Guys, ghouls and gory gals, get ready for Halloween 2021.  We have rounded up the best events taking place in and around our four campuses, from outdoor movies to halloween parties, and pumpkin carving to pizza parties - let’s have the best Halloween yet.

Magee Events
EventDate/Time Location

The Lost Souls of the Walled City

Friday 1 – Sunday 31 October, various times

Departs from Waterside Library

Pumpkin Carving Competition

Monday 25 October, 6pm - 9pm

UUSU Bunker, Magee. (MG Building)

The Haunted Innovation Station

Friday 29  - Sunday 31 October, 5pm - 9.30pm

Ulster University Magee Campus,

Cinematic Horror Light & Sound Projection at Foyle Arts

Friday 29  - Sunday 31 October, 5pm - 9pm

Ulster University Magee Campus, Foyle Arts Building

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Friday 29  - Sunday 31 October, various timesUlster University Magee Campus, Foyle Arts Building

Northern Ireland Short Horror Film Showcase 

Friday 29  - Sunday 31 October, various timesUlster University Magee Campus

Derry Hallowe’en, The Whispering Wharf

Sunday 31 October, 5 - 10pm

Queens Quay, Foyle Embankment

Derry Hallowe’en, The City of Bones

Sunday 31 October, 5 - 10pm

Guildhall Square and The Diamond

Derry Hallowe’en, The Awakening

Sunday 31 October, 5 - 10pm

Ebrington Square

Derry Hallowe’en, The Forest of Shadows

Sunday 31 October, 5 – 10pm

Ebrington Square, St. Columb’s Park

Coleraine Events
EventDate/Time Location

Halloween Reading & Competition

Monday 25 October, 2021, 5:30pm


Kids Halloween Chocolate Making

Wednesday 27 – Sunday 31 October, various times

The Chocolate Manor, Castlerock

Online Halloween QuizFriday 29 October, 7pmUUSU Online

Samhain Free Workshop

Sunday 31 October, 12pm

Riverside Theatre

Mr Hullabaloo’s Happy Halloween

Sunday 31 October, 1pm and 4pm

Riverside Theatre

Tinderbox presents Sylvan

Thursday 4 and Friday 5 November, 7pm and 10pm

Riverside Theatre

The Monstrosity of Women and Half-breeds: Witches in Comics

Thursday 18th November, 12.30pm

Riverside Theatre

New Worlds, New Voices: A Books Beyond Boundaries NI Showcase

Thursday 18th November, 7pm

Riverside Theatre

The Importance of Studying and Teaching What Scares Us

Friday 19th November, 12.30pm

Riverside Theatre

Spellbound on the Sofa: Witchcraft and Popular Television

Friday 19th November, 7.30pm

Riverside Theatre

Ding-dong! The Witch is Alive: Witches in Young People’s Culture

Saturday 20th November, 2pm

Riverside Theatre

Irish Witchcraft and the Making of 'An Diabhal Inti' (The Devil's in Her)

Saturday 20th November, 7.30pm

Riverside Theatre

Jordanstown Events
EventDate/Time Location

The Spooky Garden Halloween Party

Sunday 24 – Sunday 31 October

38 Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus

Spooky Hot Chocolate

Monday 25 October, 12pm - 3pm

Jordanstown Campus, The Mall
Halloween Get Together

Monday 25 October, 7pm - 9pm

Jordanstown Campus, SU Bar Block

Halloween Pizza Party

Monday 25 October, 11:30am - 1pm

Jordanstown Campus, Assembly Hall

Centenary Lumiere

Saturday 30 October, 6pm – 9pm

Carrickfergus Castle

The Addams Family Outdoor Movie

Sunday 31 October, 5pm

Dobbins Inn, Carrickfergus

Belfast Events
Pumpkin Carving, Halloween Crafts and GamesThursday 28 October,  6.30pmBelfast  Campus, Level 2 Social Space

Jail of Horror

Friday 29 October, 7:15pm - 10pm

Crumlin Road Gaol

The Darker Side of Clifton Street Cemetery Halloween Tour

Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October, various times

Clifton House

Hocus Pocus

Sunday 31 October, 1 – 2.40pm

Ulster Museum

Rocky Horror Movie Night

Sunday 31 October, doors open at 6.30pm

The Treehouse

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