Spooky goings on at Victoria Centre Article
As darkness falls across the land, all monsters, ghouls, and creatures of the night are preparing for the most wonderfully spooky time of the year. With only a couple of weeks until Halloween, it's time to dust off the cobwebs, carve up the pumpkins and prepare for an evening of frightful fun.
Something wonderfully wicked this way comes and to celebrate we’ve pulled together a list of the best tricks and treats to be found at Victoria Centre.
Host a Halloween party Dracula would die for, and earn the title of Pumpkin King or Queen with gruesomely gorgeous home accessories.
The Pumpkin Cookware not only looks spooktacular with its speckled glaze finish and gold detailing, it’s also oven safe up to 180 degrees making it perfect for all your favorite autumnal recipes.
Complete with a festive banner, balloons and pumpkin paper decoration, this Halloween Party Decorations Kit gives the final touch and helps sets the scene for a night of monster mashing. (£10)
Dressed to impress
For all your fancy dress needs, look no further than Victoria Centre.
If you take your fancy dress very seriously, Luvyababes has everything you’ll need to complete the look. From costumes in a wide range of sizes, to makes-up, accessories, wigs and a horrifyingly huge selection of special effect contact lenses. Visit the store on the upper mall to let your Halloween imagination run wild, or click here for some costume inspiration.
For the most glamorous of costume pieces, Claire’s has plenty of sparkly and spooky items in store to step up your outfit. Chill people to the bone with these Skeleton Hand Drop Earrings (£3.30), the perfect statement earring to complete any Halloween look, or perhaps you’ll reach for the Halloween Faux Gemstone Spider Necklace (£3.60) for a fangtastic finishing touch.
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Looking for a quieter night in with your favourite witches and wizards? Stir up potion perfection with these Cocoba Mint Hot Chocolate Bombes complete with mini marshmallows for an enchantingly chocolatey treat. (£9.95)
And for some creepy crafting, design the haunted mansion of your nightmares with the Decorate Your Own Gingerbread House - including all the biscuit pieces required to build your masterpiece, marshmallow ghosts, bats and skeleton bone sweets for decorating, and icing pens. (£15)
Scarily Sweet Treats
Spoil your trick or treaters with some thrillingly tasty Treat Kitchen goodies. Enjoy spine-tinglingly Sour Spider Gummies (£5), horrifying Halloween Gingerbread Decorating Kits (£6) and devilishly moorish ‘Oh My Gourd’ White Chocolate Praline Pumpkins (£5).
As well as an endless range of traditional and American sweets to choose from, Benson’s Sweet Shop has a number of hauntingly good Halloween treats to tickle your tastebuds, including these ghostly chocolate truffles.
And for an extra special trick or treat, The Works will be giving out sweets to anyone who visits the lower mall store in a Halloween costume on 30th or 31st October.