Belfast`s Metro Monster Mash Hallowe`en celebrations take place at The Slipways, Titanic Belfast this Sunday (27 October) from 2.30pm – 6.30pm.
Translink Metro, event sponsor, is providing a complimentary free shuttlebus service (every 15 mins) from 2.15pm – 5.45pm from the city centre to the venue. Pick-up point will be near SS Moore’s on Chichester Street and the drop off point will be on the Queen’s Road, the same side as Titanic Belfast. Returning services will operate until 7pm approximately.
If using the free bus service from the city centre, carparking will be available at any of the DRD carparks in Charlotte Street, Corporation Street, Corporation Square, Cromac Street, Dunbar Street, Exchange Street, Frederick Street, Hope Street North, Kent Street, Little Donegall Street, Little Victoria Street, Station Street, Lancaster Street and Great George`s Street, as well as the Eastside and Northside Park And Ride facilities, will be open and free to use. There are also approximately 1,200 free on-street parking spaces available in the city centre.
Motorists should expect large volumes of pedestrian traffic in the area near The Slipways but parking is available at carparks in the Titanic Quarter and Queen’s Quay as well as in Titanic Belfast and the Odyssey car park. On street parking however is not available on the Queen’s Road or Sydenham Road at any time on Sunday.
For anyone who lives in the Lisburn area, two buses will be running to the event from 3pm to 8pm. They will be leaving Dundrod Drive/Ballycreen Drive to The Slipways approximately every half hour on Sunday. More details on the bus service are on the PSNI Lisburn Facebook page.
Events kick off for the Metro Monster Mash at The Slipways from 2.30pm on Sunday. All sorts of creepy goings-on are guaranteed to chill the sturdiest of souls in the afternoon. Citybeat will be hosting a special roadshow with Breakfast presenters Stephen Clements and Sara Neill. There will be street theatre, wacky workshops, face-painting and breath-taking fire shows. Brilliant prizes are also up for grabs for the most ghoulish of costumes in Citybeat’s ‘Best Dressed’ competition.
There will be live music from Conor Scott who appeared in BBC One’s ‘The Voice’ programme and local band Freefall.
The skies will also be lighting up with a spooktacular fireworks display – one of the biggest in Northern Ireland – to keep the crowds mesmerised.
The Metro Monster Mash is organised by Belfast City Council and sponsored by Translink with the support of Citybeat Radio.
For more information on Translink Metro services, call 028 9066 3300 (7am – 8pm) or visit www.translink.co.uk
Further details on the Metro Monster Mash can be found on the council website at www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events