Skiddle Recommends: The best events to attend in October 2023

All of Skiddle’s biggest and best events in October 2023, all in one place. So you and your pals can have a wicked time this spooky season. Grab tickets now!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 3rd Oct 2023

As the nights start getting longer, and we delve into the October offerings on Skiddle, one thing is for sure, the events in this month's Skiddle Reccomends are definitely spookier than the last. Halloween is waiting around the corner, ready to pounce out and scare us into having an absolutely wicked time. 

However, just because it's Halloween month, doesn't mean that's all that's on. Whilst we do have a huge range of Halloween festivals, raves, and scare parks available on Skiddle this October, there are still the usual suspects putting on events throughout the month, ready to get you and your pals moving and grooving. 

So, what are you waiting for, get scrolling and start planning your hedonistic escapes this spooky season, by checking out our list of the best events in October, with tickets now on sale on Skiddle!



Terminal V Halloween Trilogy Fest

When: Friday 27th - Sunday 29th October 2023

Where: Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh

Terminal V, the Scottish rave spectacular, is returning with a brand new event concept: The Halloween Trilogy. 1 weekend, 3 huge events. With the likes of Ben Helmsley, I Hate Models, Nina Kraviz, Pan-Pot, 999999999, blk., and more getting people moving.

Each night, over the spookiest weekend of the year, they have carefully curated 3 fresh & exciting line-ups, featuring the aforementioned artists and more - partnered with bespoke production and audio/visual installations - guaranteeing an incredible experience at Edinburgh's gigantic Royal Highland Centre this Halloween. 


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Circus Halloween

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Blackstone Street Warehouse in Liverpool

Coming to the industrious surround of Blackstone Street Warehouse this Halloween weekend is none other than rave masters Circus, and they are bringing some serious talent with them to soundtrack the night, however, with more of a focus on getting mashed than the monster mash. 

The legendary Sven Vath heads up the night, with the likes of Robert Hood & Lyric present Floorplan, Richy Ahmed B2B Yousef and East End Dubz, all spinning the night into hedonistic oblivion of the best kind. This one looks like the biggest rave in Liverpool over Halloween, and you should be trick or treating yourself to it if you live on the Merseyside.


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Ben Hemsley - Newcastle Utilita Arena

When: Saturday 14th October 2023

Where: Utilita Arena in Newcastle Upon Tyne

A homecoming gig for one of the biggest UK DJs right now, obviously this is going to be next level. Fresh off the back of polishing off countless festivals in the UK and across the globe, and not to mention his first Ibiza residency, this return home is going to be nothing but a biggun. 

This will be the young star’s biggest headline show to date and we expect just about every raver in Newcastle will be there. With a few other ravers from the north making the pilgrimage to see the trance/house icon too, of course.  

Read our recent interview with Ben Hemsley - HERE


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FLY Halloween Spooktacular

When: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Where: Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh

If you want to go out and have a boogie, BUT, you also fancy donning your favourite Halloween costume, and being around people of a similar ilk, then do not fear, as we have the perfect event for you this Halloween, FLY Halloween Spooktacular! 

With a mandatory costume policy (with a £500 cash prize for the person with the best), alongside an absolutely stacked lineup featuring the likes of Interplanetary Criminal, Salute, X Club, Girls Dont Sync, Hayley Zalassi, and many more; FLY's Halloween Spectacular looks to be the best of both worlds for those who still love dressing up, but also want a belting night of tunes. 


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FORMAT Manchester | The Ultimate Gaming Social - Halloween 2023

When: Thursday 26th October 2023

Where: Impossible in Manchester

Taking place at Impossible, one of the best clubs in Manchester, this special Halloween get-together from FORMAT is the perfect place to combine the passions of gaming and partying. Across three floors, there will be all kinds of things happening from studio headliners to meeting content creators and game developers. There will be DJs bringing live music too, ranging from hip-hop to punk rock. All whilst you and your pals can game until you drop. A really cool alternative event this Halloween.


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Worried About Henry presents Hybrid Minds | Newcastle

When: Saturday 21st October 2023

Where: NX Newcastle in Newcastle Upon Tyne 

Where Worried About Henry is concerned, you know that a hectic night of high-octane bangers is afoot, and on their visit up to the North-East, they aren't messing about as Hybrid Minds, Vibe Chemistry, Emily Makis and more come to make sure the Gerodies gun fingers are locked and loaded.

Fresh off of their Ibiza run, Worried About Henry are continuing to show why they are at the top of the Bass game, and this is one we cannot wait for at NX Newcastle. Grab your tickets and prepare your bass face for some action.


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Groovebox Halloween | Unit 13

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: Unit 13 in Nottingham

When it comes to Halloween, Groovebox know what happening, and they are back for another incredible Halloween show after 2 years of SELL OUTS; Hannah Wants in 2021 & Alan Fitzpatrick in 2022...

Setting up in Nottingham's Unit 13, Groovebox are bringing the lucky Notts faithful a proper party, with two tech house legends, Richy Ahmed and Darius Syrossian, providing the soundtrack alongside a few others. This one's going to be a groove-laden party of the best kind and a great option for a boogie this Halloween weekend.


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Congo Natty Halloween Jungle All Dayer | Brighton

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: The Concorde 2 in Brighton

If you want your Halloween to be as wild and intense as the films that the spooky season is known for, then look no further than Jungle Mania's Congo Natty Halloween Jungle All Dayer event.

Embrace the jungle vibes this Halloween as the legendary Congo Natty takes the stage, alongside a lineup that includes thrilling performances from the likes of, Bryan Gee, Congo Dubs, Brockie & MC Det, Uncle Dugs & Navigator, Kleu (Jungle Set), and so many more; All. Day. Long! 

Plus, there are prizes to be won for the best costume! What's not to love?


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HIT & RUN Halloween

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Hidden in Manchester

The Mancunian heroes of all things Drum and Bass, Hit&Run are back again for a Halloween spectacular in the temple of Manc raving, Hidden. Bringing with them a whole host of selectors from the local scene and beyond, this event looks set to bring a line-up of weird & wonderful darkness to melt faces and delight ears across all 3 floors of Hidden. Grab your tickets below and we'll see you skanking down front! 


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Interplanetary Criminal : Most Wanted Tour

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Mint Warehouse in Leeds

Interplanetary Criminal is at the top of the game right now, the speed garage hit-maker has been riding high at number one as of late, with the insanely catchy Baddest Of Them All with Eliza Rose, and not only that, but the Mancunian producer is tearing up every stage he gets on. It's hard to look past this one if you're a Leeds resident, particularly as he'll be gracing the Mint Warehouse stage.

Grab your tickets now and get down to groove (even if you just want to hear Baddest Of Them All Live, we won't judge)


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Skeptical and SP:MC

When: Saturday 21st October 2023

Where: Meraki in Liverpool

As a DJ and producer whose natural passion for music in all its forms eventually spilt over into a full-blown production habit, Skeptical is been responsible for some of the most damaging yet delicate tracks within current drum & bass. Alongside him on the night, SP:MC has been making waves for over 15 years now, cementing himself as one of the most respected & busiest MCs on the circuit. 

The duo together look set to take a room off the intimate surroundings of Meraki, and we can't wait to see you down at the front in a perpetual skank. Grab your tickets now so as not to miss out! 


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Honey Dijon & Special Guests

When: Saturday 21st October 2023

Where: Propyard in Bristol

The iconic Honey Dijon lands in Bristol on Saturday 21st October for a highly-anticipated warehouse party at Propyard. This will be Honey's first appearance in the city in over 3 years, and we can't wait to see what she has in stall for the Bristolian raving collective.

Hailing from the birthplace of House music, the Chicago favourite has been at the forefront of the electronic music scene for over two decades, creating total dance-floor chaos wherever she plays - from Berghain to Space or Printworks, captivating audiences with her brazen blend of house, techno, disco and more.

Joining Honey is an awesome all-female lineup, consisting of Dance Corp. favourite: Saoirse, alongside Storm Mollison, who's had an explosive 2023. Completing the lineup, Bristol’s very own: Daisy Moon and Caragh.

Tickets are in high demand for this one. Don't miss this rare opportunity to witness Honey in action.


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InfeXious: 16 Years

When: Friday 6th October 2023

Where: The Classic Grand in Glasgow 

InfeXious Hardstyle is 16 years old and wow do they have a belter in store for the Glasgow punters who come down to this hardcore/hardstyle celebration. With the likes of Sickmode and Mish headlining, as well as D-Fuse and Malevolent, OBLVN, AVI8, and many more; there will be few better places for hardcore enthusiasts to get a livewire injection of the music they love, especially in the genres spiritual home of Scotland. Garb your tickets NOW!


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A Weird & Wonderful Halloween 2023 w/ Hospitality & Jungle Cakes

When: Saturday 28th October 2023

Where: XOYO in Birmingham

This one does what it says on the tin. It's gonna be weird, it's gonna be wonderful, but it's also going to be an absolute skank-fuelled party, as Hospitality and Jungle Cakes join forces to bring you a bassy Halloween spectacular out of XOYO in Birmingham this spooky season. 

With the legends that are DJ Marky and Roni Size in attendance, alongside a bunch of other spinners new and old, this one if going to be non-stop, high-octane chaos of the best kind in Brum. So if that's the kind of night you like, look no further than this event this Halloween. Grab tickets below!


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Turno & Dreps - Milton Keynes

When: Saturday 7th October 2023

Where: Unit Nine in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes will be very excited to have Turno back in Unit Nine, especially along with Dreps!

The international DJ/Producer Turno is a powerhouse in the jump-up drum & bass scene, creating high-energy tracks that captivate audiences and leave them craving more. Drawing inspiration from artists like DJ Hazard and Pleasure, Turno's sound is intense and infectious, setting him apart from others in the genre.

Tickets will sell out so don't hang about!


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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