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Wed 25 - Tue 31 Oct 2017
Cast light on a dark history this Halloween! See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations once again. This year we'll be lighting the abbey every evening for a whole week - it's going to be 'spooktacular'!
Have your camera at the ready as you explore the gothic splendour of the ruins lit up with all the colours of the rainbow. Meet a Victorian undertaker (6.30pm & 7.30pm) and let our Resurrection Man introduce you to the darker side of the past with a spine-chilling tale or two about grave robbing (6.15pm & 7pm).
And of course it wouldn't be Halloween without the Count! See the story of Dracula brought to life before your very eyes within the abbey ruins all aglow, with a twist on our usual show. The show will start at 8pm each evening.
Stop by the historical traders' market to warm up with a bite to eat and a hot drink or treat yourself to a spooky souvenir to take home. And whatever you do, watch out, we've heard that there might be some spooky happenings about…
|Child, 5-15 years||£5.90|
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