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The five best Halloween craft events for adults

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Just because you’re too old for trick or treating doesn’t mean you can’t get in the spooky spirit…

Your days of traipsing from door to door dressed as a pumpkin might be over, but Halloween is by no means just for kids and boozed-up students. These are the best crafty workshops for adults around the UK… 

Spooky craft party, West Hampstead

Guests are welcome to come alone or with friends 

Not only is this glue-and-glitter fest adults-only, it’s also free. Head to North London’s The Village Haberdashery for a chilled few hours of drinks and craft activities, featuring a spooky soundtrack and a prize for the best Halloween-inspired costume

When: Wednesday 31 October, 7pm-10pm 

How much: It’s free! Just register here 

Halloween Macarons Decorating Class, Manchester 

You even get a cute gift box to take your treats home in

Want to up your Halloween party treats game this year? This class at the English Rose Bakery will not only teach you to decorate macarons as a spooky eyeball, finger or pumpkin, you’ll also get to take 12 of them home along with other Halloween food recipes for your big shindig. 

When: Monday 29 October, 5pm - 6.30pm 

How much: £28, buy tickets here

Monster make-up workshop, Chippenham

After spending three hours with a trained make-up artist at Hepcats Barbershop & Beauty Parlour, you’ll never settle for Poundland fake blood again. And, better still, your Instagram followers won’t know what hit them.

When: Thursday 18 October, 7pm-10pm

How much: £27.54, buy tickets here 

Halloween headress-making workshop, Hackney

Specialist prop-making materials are provided at this wicked workshop

Avoid an awkward costume clash by creating your own beautiful bespoke headdress at Shepherd’s Lane studios in East London. 

When: Monday 22 October, 7pm-9pm

How much: £21.55, buy tickets here 

Scary cake topper workshop, Wimbledon

You’ll get to make witches, pumpkins, ghouls and more

At Willow Bough Tea Rooms, South West London, you’ll get the chance to make four terrifying cake toppers for pre-made cupcakes. The scariest part will definitely be trying to save your cakes for the big day…

When: Tuesday 30 October, 6pm-8pm

How much: £45.86, buy tickets here 

Images: Getty, Google Maps, Facebook/The English Rose Bakery, Eventbrite/Shepherd’s Lane Studios, Eventbrite/Willow Bough Tea Rooms

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