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By Emily Booth, Saturday 23rd May 2015
So, I was having my usual butchers online, getting my claws into a juicy story for you and hey presto, have I got the PERFECT line up of horror entertainment for you. I can literally tick all the boxes from A for Adrenalin, to Z for Zombies.
We’ve now all heard of interactive zombie experiences right? Live Horror attractions are the biggest thing shaking up the ‘theme park’ industry. Maybe Horror movies and 3D cinema just does not cut it anymore in the scare stakes. Perhaps we are too desensitised and need to feel the fear for real. Well my friends how about a Ghost Hunting Experience in an Abandoned Orphanage?! Yeah, yeah, I know most of us don’t really believe in floaty see through people hanging around dark corridors, but even I have been scared pantless doing these, and more’s to the point you get a fascinating insight into the grim history of the building, and for any Urban Explorers out there, it’s a dream come true. This freaky ghost hunt comes courtesy of Dusk Till Dawn Events and they explore different abandoned venues on various weekends. Tomorrow it’s the Newsham Park Hospital and Orphanage in Liverpool.
The beautiful building is Grade 2 Listed and was built in 1870 overlooking 200 acres of parkland and a large lake. Now derelict the building is insanely atmospheric with many spooky corridors, dens and rooms to get lost in. You’ll be exploring the Bell Tower, Chapel, eerie staircase’s and the ultimate; the Mortuary with fridges still intact! This building has lain dormant and desolate for many years and reports of ghostly activity are rife. So if you fancy entering this strange domain you need to book fast and get to Liverpool! Details are below.
But after all this heart stopping terror on Saturday night you really will need to wind down and settle those nerves, but in keeping with your horror experience how about a whole day on the sofa with your BFF’s at Horror? We have come up with the perfect lazy Sunday of easy fun chilled out horror for you. A day of back to back Tales from the Darkside produced by none other than zombie zupreme George A Romero. Series 2 kicks off at 10am with episode 1 and goes right through to 14.30 showing all 10 episodes with horror delights ranging from aliens to demons to voodoo! We’ve some fun trashy movies later too with Premonition at 3pm and The Mist at 9pm.
For complete listings for Sunday 24th just click here!
And if you think you can stomach it and are free tonight then head here!
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