Throwing a Halloween party?  We take a look at some of the props and costumes you may need to add that touch of authentic horror.

Of course you will no doubt have plenty of pumpkins at the ready with suitable grimacing cut-out faces.  a gaggle of halloween pumpkins on steps

Skeletons may be difficult to get hold of but really add an extra special touch.

skeletons sitting down to dinner surrounded by skulls

If you can find a coach and arrive in perfect horror movie style so much the better.

highwayman and lady in a carriage

Here is a little inspiration for your dining table,

halloween dinner

Harry Potter is not exactly a horror movie but is a great theme for younger guests, with witches and wizards aplenty.

great gothic hall with pumpkins

And finally, if you are spending Halloween somewhere hot ………

1950s inspired waster skiing witches

Whatever you’re planning – a very Happy Halloween!