House of the Dead, Manchester – Preview

Adam Lowe

This Saturday, Manchester gets prepared for Halloween as House of the Dead opens at the Great Northern Warehouse.

The warehouse sports labyrinthine corridors, detailed ‘horror movie quality’ sets and 30 actors.

Director of Evil at House of the Dead Ltd Richard Cottier, said: ‘We are really excited for opening weekend and the chance to inflict all manner of creatures, ghouls and zombies on Manchester.

‘The sets look fantastic and we can promise a truly immersive horror experience. With a cast of 30 we are confident we can make all your nightmares come true. We are very excited to hear just how loud we can make our guests scream, cry and shout for their mum!’

Scare attractions are the UK’s fastest growing entertainment sector and have seen major innovations in the industry over the past 10 years. House of the Dead Ltd is bringing the very best in interactive horror experiences to Manchester.

House of the Dead measures 6,200sq feet and stretches over two floors. It will take 40 minutes to walk through.

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Paul Jamieson, Architect of Mayhem and Chief Artistic Designer at House of the Dead Ltd, has been designing this event for the past six months and a team of crafts people has spent the last two months to build the experience in time for its opening on Saturday 3 October.

The House of the Dead will be open throughout October and the Halloween season but advance booking is highly recommended.

WARNING! If you are of a weak or nervous disposition, you are advised to STAY AWAY!

Listing Information

House of the Dead

Location: The Great Northern Warehouse, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN

Dates and Opening Times:
3–4 October (Previews)
9–10 October
15–18 October
21–25 October
28 October–1 November

Times: 7pm and then every 15 mins until 10.30pm
(Duration: Approx 40 mins)

Ticket Prices:
3–4 October – £13 (Previews)
9–22 October: £18
23 October–1 November: £20

To book tickets call Quay Tickets on 0843 208 0500 or visit Price includes booking fee. Transaction fee of 0.75p applies per booking.

Age: Over 12 and accompanied by a consented adult

For further information visit or follow on Facebook or Twitter: @HOTDltd.

About Adam Lowe

Adam Lowe is an award-winning author, editor and publisher from Leeds, now based in Manchester. He runs Dog Horn Publishing and is Director and Writing Coordinator for Young Enigma, a writer development programme for LGBT young people. He sometimes performs as Beyonce Holes.