Tag : halloween

Union Condemned For Cultural Appropriation

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Leeds University Union have been plunged into controversy regarding their Halloween event, which, despite being marketed as ‘The Living Dead Festival’, was populated by decorations emblazoned with the phrase ‘Day of The Dead’. This has provoked accusations of cultural appropriation from some members of the student body, who feel that the … Read More

Pushing Halloween to the Limit

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On Wednesday night, Limit UK continued Wire’s tradition of bringing some of the best local and international electronic artists into the heart of Leeds. Transforming the club into a spooky spectacle, Limit returned to Wire with a bang. Having only started in November 2015, Limit are still growing, but they … Read More

Leeds Dad’s Halloween Horror After He Tucks Into the Biscuit From Hell

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A dad from Leeds was left with a bad taste in the mouth after his daughters were given biscuits while trick or treating, only to find out the biscuits were 18 years out of date. Adrian Johnson’s daughters, seven-year-old Poppy and five-year-old Eidy, were given the McVitie’s milk chocolate digestives while they … Read More

The Science of Fear

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With Halloween having arrived, many people will be curling up under a blanket, ready to have the living daylights scared out of them by killer clowns, freaky phantoms and serial killers in the shower. With this nail-biting terror and suspense comes the sweaty palms, shortness of breath and a rapidly … Read More

Gryph Picks: Halloween 2017

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Here it is: what you’ve all been waiting for to get your Halloween festivities started. Us music writers have collaborated to create for you the most diverse collection of bloodcurdling boogies – the only playlist you’ll need this Halloween.

Terrifying Tales

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With Halloween upon us, it is time to embrace all that is ghoulish and gothic. Here are the perfect books to get you into the Halloween spirit. Dracula by Bram Stoker This literary classic follows a vampire hunt as Jonathan Harker and his companions chase Count Dracula as he threatens … Read More

Living Dead Halloween Festival returns to LUU

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Leeds University Union is preparing to be transformed into the most terrifying event space in the city this Halloween, with the Living Dead Halloween Festival descending on Lifton Place for one night only on the 31st of October. With the event’s Facebook page promising “live actors, terrifying performers, haunting production” … Read More

Our Halloween guide to looking stylishly spooky

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You’re more of a Christmassy person than a Halloween one as you don’t really like purposely looking dead to everyone on a night out. I understand, Halloween is, for me, every Monday morning, when I show up to lectures looking like a zombie. But don’t worry – here are some … Read More

Gryph Picks: Top 10 Movie Soundtracks

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When watching a film, you’re engaged with the action on screen, but the music behind the scene can often slip by without you realising it. But well composed or selected soundtracks are key to making a good film a great film, and have you leaving the cinema not with the … Read More

Review – Flux Halloween Special at Beaver Works

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Flux returned to its beloved home Beaverworks for its Halloween party on Monday, and the highly anticipated, sold out night did not disappoint. With six rooms to choose from and the addition of a bonfire spectacle, a night at Beaverworks is like no other, and certainly matches the nature of … Read More