What’s On In Warwickshire October Half Term
Dinosaur World – Belgrade Theatre – Thurs 26th – Sat 28th October
Book now for this entertaining and mind-expanding Jurassic adventure, live on stage!
For all the family ages 3+
Thurs & Fri performances – Adults: £14.25 – Children: £12.25
Sat performances – Adults: £16.25 – Children: £14.25
Pumpkins R Us – Kenilworth
Local favourites Pumpkins R Us are back and in a new location for Half Term, with hundreds and hundred of pumpkins to choose from, a cafe selling drinks, a spooky shop and halloween tent Pumpkins R Us is well worth a visit this Half Term.
The new address is Pumpkins R Us, The Gatehouse, Leamington Road, Kenilworth CV8 2LP
Umberslade Adventure – Spooktacular Halloween Week – Saturday 21st – Sunday 29th October
Grab your wellies and come and have some fun in the woods!
🎃All our activities as normal : Archery, Zip Line, Tree Climbing , Bike Trails, Commando Course , Low Ropes Course, Den Building
🎃Spooky Scavenger Truck Ride
🎃 Grave Yard
🎃Wild Side Encounters – creepy crawly handling ( Monday 23rd & Friday 27th Oct)
🎃Painting Smiles – face painting ( Wednesday 25th & Saturday 28th oct)
Warwick Arts Centre –
Stratford Garden Centre – Wednesday 25th October 11- 4pm
Stratford Garden Centre | Campden Rd, Warwickshire CV37 8LW | 01789 205745
Pumpkin Week at Hatton Adventure World
Local favourites Hatton Adventure World are once again hosting a Pumpkin Week where all visitors can choose their own pumpkin from a field full! Hatton also have a terrifying terror maze and bewitching trailer ride. If you’re not a pass holder it’s wise to book online to save some dosh.
Half Term Halloween Trail – Charlecote Park – 21st 29th October
The witch who crash landed on her broomstick at Charlecote Park last year has returned! She’s brewing up something in her cauldron, ready for Hallowe’en, but has lost the pages to her cook book!
Help her find the pages with the ingredients on to earn a pumpkin to take home and carve.
WHEN: Saturday 21st – Sunday 29th October (while stocks last) -TIME: 10am – 3:30pm
PRICE: £3 per trail. Normal admission prices apply.
BOOKING: Not necessary.
NOTES: Pumpkin prizes are subject to availability. The trail will be on the dog walking route but the pick-up point will NOT be. However, the Spinney (pumpkin pick up point) is very close to the dog hitch by the toilets.
Silent Disco – Raising money for the Birth & Babies Appeal at Warwick Hospital
Saturday 28th September 4:00 – 6:00pm at Warwick Gates Community Centre.
Join us for our annual Half Term event with a difference! This year we are holding a Silent Disco! Expect great music with two different choices and a DJ with lights! There will be crafts for the children too and refreshments and cake!
This event is TICKET ONLY and tickets are limited due to the number of headsets. Please click on this link to book your tickets and for more information on the event.
Packwood House & Baddesley Clinton- Family Fun Days – Hallowe’en 21st – 29th Oct
Both Packwood House & Baddesley Clinton have a Spooky outdoor trail £2.50 with take-home activities. 11:00 am – 15:30pm daily. No booking required.
The Haunted Castle – Warwick Castle 21st – 31st October
With wondrous witches, Horrible Histories and the return of the spectacular Fire Joust, experience Warwick Castle’s biggest ever Haunted Castle event this Halloween.
From 21st October to 31st October The Haunted Castle promises fearful levels of fun for all ages during the day and then, after dark, the fright factor is cranked high as the Castle remains open until 9pm.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Prints Of The Punjab
Using scratch foam and bright colours, design and create multiple works of art to print onto paper.
Craft a textured design on a cardboard tube and roll it on parcel paper to create a stunning continuous pattern. Perfect for making homemade gift wrapping.
Cardboard Stamp Printing
Using recycled materials make a unique stamp and learn the technique of collagraph printing.
Experiment with textures and choose from a variety of materials to make a beautifully layered print work.
Test out the most versatile method of printing and allow your imaginations to run free as you make monoprints using acetate and paint.
Try the art of block printing onto canvas bags using fruits and vegetables.
Suitable for 3+ but all are welcome.
£2 per child (under 2s free)
BrickLive at Birmingham NEC – 26th – 29th October
BRICKLIVE is the UK’s biggest celebration of LEGO®. This October the Lego show returns to the NEC in Birmingham for it’s third year. Highly recommended, so much fun to be had at Brick Live!
For more info on tickets and to book click here
Half Term Activities with Love Ballet
Love Ballet Dance Company are hosting two work shops which will run for two days.
The first is a Halloween & Autumn Dance Workshop on Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th October
The second is Strictly Musicals which takes place on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th October.
For more information you can email Lorraine here.
Foundry Wood Activities
Foundry Wood is a managed access community woodland. Through volunteer work parties the site is fully accessible with paths and facilities for all to use. If you have small people who like trains, they will love watching the trains zoom past from the top of the wood and you can even take your dog for a walk through the woods or build a den. A lovely little place to visit if you have an hour to kill, we advise parking in Victoria Park and walking across.
The woodland is open usually between 10am – 5pm for adventures.
Join us for our annual Halloween Party in the woodland. Halloween-themed crafts and entertainment for all ages, food around the campfire – soup, baked potatoes, hot drinks
- Wood Turning demonstrations
- Making witches broomsticks
- Bobbing for apples
- Pumpkin trail in the woods
- Pin the leg on the spider
- Home-made soup
- Baked potatoes and fillings
- Hot drinks and squash
- Toast marshmallows over the fire
Free entry – donations welcome
British Motor Museum
Get creative! Come and draw, paint, stick and colour with our art-based workshops running Monday to Friday. Part of the ‘Fantastic for Families’ national art campaign, this October half term activity is sure to entertain the whole family. There are also two great family trails to enjoy! Our new interactive ‘Missing Plans’ family trail, and, as it wouldn’t be October half term without something Halloween, our ‘Black Cat’ trail is back.
Under 5’s go free and one entry allows free return entries for the next 12 months!
Mini Mornings and other films at The Vue Cinema – Leamington Spa
Children and adults go from £2.50 at selected viewings at Mini Mornings all year round.
Films showing this October Half Term are :
Captain Underpants – Mon – Thurs at 10:00am (Mini Mornings)
The Lego Ninjago Movie – Regular intervals throughout the day
My Little Pony The Movie – Regular intervals throughout the day
Paw Patrol – Big Screen Tails – Twice daily from Monday 21st then once daily from Friday 27th
Ryton Pools Country Park
Ryton Pools is a 100 acre park with great facilities including two play areas, toilets and plenty of bike riding paths to explore! There are always lots of fun events happening so check out the link below for up to date listings.
please see the website here and have a look at the listings below:
Saturday 21 October to Sunday 29 October
Halloween Spooky Trail at Ryton Pools Country Park
Follow the trail around the park, complete your trail sheet and collect your prize – fun for all thefamily. Collect your trail sheet from the Visitor Centre.
- Cost: £2.00 per trail sheet.
Become a Gruffalo Spotter?!
Head to your nearest Forestry Commission forest to find The Gruffalo and friends, download the NEW Gruffalo Spotter app and see the magic unfold in front of your eyes – For more info see our blog here
For more days out nearby click on the photos below for more fun!
This listing is being updated as i type 🙂 Please feel free to let me know if there’s something exciting happening we don’t yet know about! You can email us here or comment below.