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Middleton Scarefest - a scary trip into Middleton's dark history

31 October 2019 - 01 November 2019

Thursday 31 October 2019 - Friday 01 November 2019
6pm - 7.40pm for Children / Adult only tours from 7.45pm - 9.30pm

Old Canky's Ginnell
Lodge Street
M24 6AA


Dare you join us in the hunt for Old Canky - Middleton's infamous grave robber - or discover some of the dark and gruesome parts of our history? Are you brave enough to face the scary journey through Canky's ginnel?

If you survive the trip, there's a stew supper as part of the ticket price at the haunted pub (Ring O'Bells) - plus sweets for the kids!

Tickets are £5 with children's tours starting at 6pm - adult only tours from 7.45pm.

Tickets are available from the Out / Up Dated Cafe in Middleton Gardens or you can message the Scarefest facebook page to order your tickets (link below).

Hosted by community group Historic Cheapside in conjunction with Middleton Rotary , the Scarefest will raise money for the community group and Rochdale Mind Dementia Care.

Fancy dress is optional, but greatly encouraged!

Entry fee: Tickets £5

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