These Fantastic ‘Ghosts’ Are Roaming York Museum Gardens This Halloween

These Fantastic ‘Ghosts’ Are Roaming York Museum Gardens This Halloween

York Museum Gardens sits in the centre of the historic city and is putting on a special, Halloween themed trail with lots of creepy ghouls. From a Victorian Gentleman to a jilted bride, it’s a great way to spend some time in the city centre – and it’s free.

York Museum Gardens Ghosts
Unconventional Design Ltd

That’s right! You can stroll through the Museum Gardens and discover the ghouls lurking in the bushes. The atmospheric walk has had a Halloween twist. You can enjoy the Ghost In The Garden from 10:30 to 18:00 until the 7th of November.

The incredibly talented team at Unconventional Design in York have created these unique sculptures, that create an eerie and spooky environment to the Museum Garden.

York Museum Gardens Ghosts
Credit: The York Museum

It is home to St Mary’s Abbey, which were first built in 1088, are all that remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England.

The sculptures are part of York’s keenness to strengthen its reputation as one of the most ghost-ridden cities around. the York BID has added a another exhibit in what used to be the Cornish pasty shop at the station.

It’s been transformed into a surreal Hansel and Gretel woods – covered with giant cobweb-covered lollipops and a gingerbread house.

York Museum Gardens Ghosts
Credit: Unconventional Design Ltd

Carl Alsop, operations manager the York BID, said: “This year we’ve chosen Hansel and Gretel as our theme. And we’ve looked at the sinister side of the story because it ties in perfectly with Halloween.

“It’s an alternative way to get to the trains and the platforms. We’re daring people to take the spooky route rather than just go down the concourse.

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