Halloween 2020 - What can you do?

Halloween is usually a key time for students to get together for social activity. This year that's a bit difficult, so we wanted to pull together a variety of activity that you can do and is safe to do so.

Halloween is usually a key time for students to get together for social activity. This year we understand that's a bit difficult, so we wanted to pull together a variety of activity that you can do and is safe to do so.


Things To Do With Your Household

Pumpkin Picking

Why not grab your housemates and go pumpkin picking! There are plenty of farms nearby Portsmouth where you can book a pumpkin picking slot. It's a great day out and always a winner for getting some cute autumnal shots for Instagram!


Pumpkin Carving

It's a classic go to activity for Halloween! Whether you pick your pumpkins yourself or grab some from a supermarket, why not have a carving session with your housemates and see who does the best job! Get creative and post your carvings on Instagram, feel free to tag us @portsmouthsu and we may even feature your creations on our story!


Halloween Games

Head over to Pintrest for some ideas for Halloween games you and your housemates can recreate


Use SPOOKY10 to grab a discount in The Union Shop's Halloween Sale


Virtual Events

Among Us Halloween - hosted by eSports Society

For Halloween this year eSports Society will be self funding a Halloween Night for you guys with Amazon Voucher Prizes! 

7:00pm - 10:00pm, 31st October | Alumni & Current Student's Only | Sign Up Here

£75 Prize Pool split between 1st, 2nd & 3rd 1st £40 2nd £20 3rd £15 

Ruleset; - Crewmate win (+3 Crewmate) - Imposter win (+5 Imposter) - Crewmates vote out an Imposter (+1 Crewmates) - Crewmates vote out another Crewmate (-1 Crewmates) - Imposter Kill (+1 Imposter) After every lobby people will be switched around, the players with the most points at the end of the night will be the winners, we will need to confirm your UP numbers at the end of the night.

Join their discord and ask one of the committee to whack you an Among Us role! 


Virtual Halloween Events with Eventbrite

Eventbrite has a whole load of activity for all ages for halloween. Virtual events are a great alternative for anyone who may be self-isolating.

Check out Eventbrite events here


Online Ghost Tours

Why not check out some of the most haunted places in the world from the comfort of your own home (where you can easily hide behind a cushion if needed, we won't judge!).

Online Ghost Tours


Events in the City*

*Please remember "hands, face, space" whilst out and about in the city and when venues close at 10pm to stick to the Rule of 6.

Sports Teams - Halloween Special

Miyagis/The Astoria | Wednesday 28th October 2020 | Until 10pm

DM @astoriaportsmouth or @mrmiyagisuk on Instagram to book a table of up to 6 people 


Halloween DnB Sessions

The Astoria | Thursday 29th October 2020 | Until 10pm

Join The Astoria for a spooky evening of socially distanced DnB bangers.

Halloween costumes encouraged. Best costume wins a free table for 6 for our next event!

DM the @Concretemusic Instagram to book your table of up to 6 people.


Top Tip: Always crave a bite to eat when the places closes at 10pm? Get yourself home and order in a takeaway. No one want to be queuing in the cold wet weather in the middle of a pandemic down Guildhall Walk. Be safe. Be smart. Order it in.


Samhain Celebrations

For our Pagan and Spiritual students looking for ways to celebrate Samhain this year, check out Eventbrite for a host of virtual activity.

Samhain Events on Eventbrite



If you are struggling with Neighbours/Housemates

If you would like advice on how to build a good relationship with your neighbours or are having difficulties with your housemates and would like to speak to someone in the Student Neighbour Liaison Service (part of Student Housing) then please call 023 92843214 or email student-neighbourliaison@port.ac.uk 

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