Frightfully good ideas for tricks, treats and fancy-dress fun this Halloween

Whether you're hosting a petrifying party, heading out to scare the neighbours or simply looking for ways to
decorate your haunted house, these ideas will help you have the best Halloween ever. Read on, if you dare...


Fright-night fun

Love it or hate it, trick or treat is here to stay. Take some inspiration from the myths and legends of Halloween with these ideas

Supervise the little ones as
they use stencils, markers and their imaginations to make pumpkins come alive! Try our pumpkin carving kit below to help you out.

If you’re hosting a party, more is more in the case of Halloween. Go all out with cauldrons and buckets filled with treats, and
set the mood with Halloween candles, decorations and mood lighting. Our Halloween Sound Machine (below) makes a fun addition and will keep your ghoulish guests on tenterhooks!

Haunted house

Set the scene for the scariest night of the year with lots of dastardly decorations

Halloween safety

Waitrose and John Lewis are working with The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) to help people celebrate Halloween safely. Together we have come up with a few simple tips, so that we can all have fun by reducing the risk of accidental injury.


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