Basingstoke's alternative Halloween event for all the family returns to the Top of the Town.

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The Day of the Dead event returns to Basingstoke for its third year! Come and join us and be part of this unique night for all the family. Sugar skulls, mariachi bands and the ghosts of Basingstoke’s past come together to create this spectacular event, featuring the craziest parade you’ll ever see!

Get your face painted, create a lantern and try delicious Mexican food. Watch the parade in the evening and, new for this year, join our flash mob dance spectacular!

Follow Proteus Theatre Company on Facebook and get a link to instructions on how to part in our flash mob dance routine – help us make it the biggest flash mob dance spectacular in the south!

12 noon Food stalls

From 1pm Face painting and lantern making*

4pm DJs entertainment

From 6.30pm Parade

9 pm Event ends

All are welcome to join the parade starting at the bottom of Wote Street and proceeding to Market Place where our flashmob dance spectacular will take place!

* some afternoon activities will incur a small charge

When and where

  • Friday 27 October 2017
  • 12 noon to 9pm
  • Market Place and surrounding streets at the Top of the Town

Further details

Organised by Proteus Theatre Company on behalf of Basingstoke Together and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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