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There’s a bottomless Rocky Horror singalong happening in Manchester this Halloween

It's part of GRUB's frighteningly-fun 'Halloween Week' lineup.

Emily Sergeant Emily Sergeant - 29th September 2023

We all know Halloween is right around the corner, and there’s a little cinema in our city that’s celebrating the spooky season in style.

STAB Film Season is back and “bigger than ever” this year.

The much-loved frightening film event is taking over Manchester’s home of cult cinema, video games, and “cool nerdy events”, Cultplex – which is tucked away within the award-winning venue GRUB in Cheetham Hill – throughout October, and is first kicking things off by showing a full day of Wes Craven’s finest slasher satire, Screamone after the other right up until midnight.

But one of the other stand-out showings on the packed lineup is a singalong screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Oh, and did we forget to mention there’ll be bottomless drinks? Now we’re talking.

The Bottomless Rocky Horror Show is taking over GRUB and Cultplex this Halloween / Credit: GRUB

Taking place on the weekend before Halloween, with not one, not two, but three screenings of the classic 70s flick across both Friday 28 and Saturday 29 October, GRUB says this is your chance to dress the part, sing the night away in style, and be “chilled, thrilled, and fulfilled”.

Kicking-off in GRUB’s downstairs bar first, anyone who grabs tickets for one of the three screenings will be treated to bottomless fizz, mimosas, beer/cider, or non-alcoholic equivalents and soft drinks, for 90 minutes before the screening begins, all before you head on over to Cultplex and carry on sipping for another 100 minutes while the film’s on.


The Bottomless Rocky Horror Show is just one of the many events on GRUB’s Halloween Week lineup this year.

If a singalong cinema isn’t quite your bag, then there’s so many other activities for the whole family to get involved in – with everything from pumpkin carving competitions and SFX makeup masterclasses, to Halloween life drawing sessions, Spooky Sip and Paint, a Weird History Walking Tour, a Freaky Family Fun Day, and so much more on the lineup just announced this week.

Plus, as this is all happening down at what is one of the UK’s biggest street food and social hubs, you can also expect to tuck into a wide range of street food and Halloween-themed drinks specials from local independent traders to tuck into.


There’ll also be lots of sweets and candy to satisfy your sugar cravings too.

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Tickets to the Bottomless Rocky Horror Show screenings at GRUB on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 October will set you back £25 each, and are now on sale.

Find out more about what’s happening for GRUB’s Halloween Week here.

Featured Image – 20th Century Fox