With Halloween coming up at the weekend, here's some spooky stuff and scarily good offers to get you in the mood!

For The Kids

Thursday afternoon sees the return of After Dark Theatre with their Wolfman Investigations: Curse of the Manic Museum show. Like a live-action cartoon, this all-new show is a funny and thrilling adventure involving audience participation and songs. The gang have been coming to Chorley for several years - fighting Carnival monsters, skeletons, cowboys and aliens. This year Wolfie and his pals face their most villainous villain ever!

If you're unfamiliar with Wolfie and the cast, why not download the free podcasts? Perfect for keeping the kids entertained!

You can also visit Wolfie's website at - and don't forget the show at 2.30pm this Thursday 28th. All tickets are just £5

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Next year have a return visit from The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre. The creator, Kev F Sutherland, is also an artist for the Beano and Dandy and will be running a Comics Art Masterclass i n Chorley on the day of the show. Look for details nearer the time, but for now have a read of his Halloween-themed Bash Street Kids comic strip.

For Teens and Adults

On Thursday evening we present an hilarious brand-new show by the After Dark Theatre team in which Dr Dale Seslick returns with the essential guide to How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse. Mixing improvised comedy and sketches, this award-winning show just might save your life.

You can visit iTunes for free podcasts by the team, and there's also a tie-in book available. Go to and use the code BY9274 to save £3 on the RRP (offer ends 31st October)

The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £8, concessions £6. Suggested for ages 12 and over. Malcolm's Musicland 01257 264362 - We Got Tickets - See Tickets


from The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Tickets to see the Socks live, priced £8/£6 for 14th May 2011 are on sale now from Malcolm's Musicland 01257 264362 - We Got Tickets - See Tickets

For Adults

Chorley Empire Community Cinema present Shutter Island this Sunday at 7.30pm. This supernatural thriler stars Leonardo Di Caprio as a US Marshall sent to a mental asylum to investigate the disappearance of a female prisoner. As a hurricane hits the island, things get out of hand as fantasy and reality collide. The film also stars Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams and Emily Mortimer. It's directed by Martin Scorcese.

Watch the trailer here!


Doors open at 7pm and tickets are £4 on the door. Showing in digital HD with surround sound.

For Everyone!

Fancy lightening up after all the spooky stuff? Hollinshead Street Church are doing song-and-dance show A Night On The Town this Saturday night. Featuring a large cast of talented performers, tickets can be purchased from 01257 264394


Don't forget you can still get 2-for-1 tickets for Dan Antopolski's show on 18th November. Just go to Malcolm's Musicland to claim. Here's Dan's take on Spider-Man

We've also just added shows from Jenny Eclair and Idiots of Ants to our line-up. Don't miss these amazing comedy shows!

Don't forget Panto tickets are available now - we'll put them online this week too.