White Sheet Ghost - Thomas Mansbridge

26th October 2022 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Guinness World Record attempt for largest gathering of people dressed as ghosts

Platt Fields Park in Fallowfield is hosting a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest gathering of people dressed as ghosts this weekend. It takes...


28th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Pumpkin patches rise in popularity after traditional Halloween activities are cancelled

The cancelling of traditional Halloween activities this year has led to people embracing the outdoors by visiting pumpkin patches  – a popular American seasonal tradition. One...


24th November 2019 | By Leonie Backhaus

Spooky pooch Halloween costume show in Spinningfields

Dogs and owners presented their best halloween costumes during the annual Spooky Pooch Show hosted for the first time in Spinningfields this year. Participants in...


7th November 2019 | By karthiknair

The creepy and disturbing haunted spaces at Ordsall Hall

Sounds of children laughing and mysterious apparitions are not uncommon to Ordsall Hall in Salford. Its history may not be tainted in blood and the...


22nd October 2018 | By Elizabeth Harrison

Call for fireworks ban after police come under ‘unprecedented pressure’

Calls have been made to ban the use of fireworks from residents whose homes and neighbourhoods are coming under increasing attack. Ashton-under-Lyne is reported to have been turned...


21st October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Spooky pooches and howling hounds to take part in Halloween dog parade

As we approach Hallowe’en, Northern Quota is looking into some of our city’s events as well as paranormal myths and legends. Halloween is not the...