Pumpkin Carving & Spiced Rum: Halloween at The Pen & Pencil

Tier 3 ain't gonna stand in the way of some serious Halloween vibes in the NQ...

By Manchester's Finest | 22 October 2020

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Oooh spooky!

The Pen & Pencil in the Northern Quarter, you know the one, well they’ll be hosting a special evening of Pumpkin Carving and Kraken Rum this Halloween – more specifically – Wednesday 28th October at 7pm.

Pumpkin carving is something that never really caught on when I was a kid. We’d see it all the time on American telly of course, but when you went to Bestway or Kwik Save for a pumpkin, they were usually really small, withered and certainly not big enough to carve something impressive on.

Not to mention the fact that nobody even trick or treated in them days – apart from the odd scally – putting his cap over his face and effectively mugging you on your own doorstep.

Well, times have changed and although COVID is stopping people from trick or treating, it’s not stopping people from carving pumpkins and having a bloody good time. So The Pen & Pencil have got together with Kraken Spiced Rum to bring you an evening of… well – pumpkins and rum.

For £10 you’ll get a belting rum cocktail on arrival, and then there’ll be a pumpkin carving competition where you can win a prize (probably something Kraken related). There’ll be goodies too take home too. Oh, and with these Tier 3 restrictions – you’ll need to buy a bit of grub.

So if you think you’re good enough to win a pumpkin carving competition, and you enjoy spiced rum – this is the event for you.


The Pen & Pencil Pumpkin Carving & Rum

Date: Wednesday 28th October
Time: 7pm
Cost: £10pp

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