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Scarborough North Bay Railway Hallowscream Express

21st to 31st October 2023. Fang-tastic family fun on the Scarborough North Bay Railway. Step on board the devilishly decorated train every day from 10:40am until 4pm.  Complete the Halloween…

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Pickering Park October Half Term

Autumn events at the Pickering Park Aviary running from 30th October to 3rd November 2023 include free daily keeper talks at 1pm, and a free Halloween Trail. There will also…

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Coast & Countryside Free Events

Free activities on the Yorkshire Coast: 28th October, 10am-4pm. Sand and Stone Art with James Brunt, Bridlington North Beach, Lime Kiln Lane 29th October, 10am-4pm. Sand and Stone Art with…

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Burnby Hall Halloween

Halloween fun in the Gardens from 30th October to 5th November 2023, 10am – 4pm. Take the spooky trail, find the pumpkins, creepy fun for all the family. Escape The Haunted…

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Jeddy Bear & Gary’s Chemistry of Chaos

Hull’s multi-award nominated comedy duo are bringing family friendly comedy to your doorstep with a mini tour this October half term! At Hull Truck Theatre, 4th November 2pm: Nominated for…

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Illuminated Whitby Abbey

Illuminated Whitby Abbey: Saturday 21st – Tuesday 31st October 2023, 6pm-9pm Cast light on a dark history this Halloween! See Bram Stoker’s inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey…

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Sky Magic Firework Spectaculars

An unforgettable evening of entertainment. Sky Magic Events return to Driffield Showground and Scampston Hall for their biggest ever Firework Spectaculars. Sky Magic have just been crowned British Musical Firework…

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Bayle Museum Halloween

Visit in fancy dress or take part in the quiz trail and receive a treat on 31st October 2023. Free Entry. 11am – 4pm: Halloween Quiz Trail 1-2pm: Traditional Autumn…

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Hulloween Steampunk Festival

Annual Halloween festival in Hull city centre, steampunk themed. This years is 20th to 22nd October 2023. Includes ghost walks, music, markets and a parade. Plus Steampunk costume and artefact displays…

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Nafferton Scarecrow Festival

Nafferton Scarecrow Festival will run along the week of October half term. It starts on Saturday 28th of October and finishes on the 3rd November 2023 where we will hold our annual musical fireworks…

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Burton Agnes Halloween Trail

The Halloween trail awaits intrepid explorers! From 28th October to 5th November 2023, hunt for a frightfully fun series of handcrafted scenes in eerie woodland. Each dramatic scene asks a single…

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Prospect Centre Halloween

Halloween 2023 activities at Prospect Centre this October Half term: The Unknown Corridors – a Halloween Scare Maze at The Space in the Prospect Centre, brought to you by Proper…

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Northwood Trail Lantern Walk

October 28th to 5th November 2023 inclusive (limited space on each session, start at 3.30pm, 5pm, and 6.30pm) Englands Fairy and Hobgoblin Sanctuary celebrates autumn in our charming family event….

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Hull Culture & Leisure Activities

Hull Culture and Leisure have loads of activities happening during school holidays. Free junior swimming sessions Costello Tennis Courts & Ennerdale Cycle Circuit Fun, Float and Splash sessions Free pop-up…

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Conkers! 10 Autumn Activities to do with Conkers

Check out our ideas here for 10 things to do with conkers this Autumn!

Cherry Lane Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving event on 30th & 31st October 2023. Carve some spooky designs in to a pumpkin whilst enjoying a creepy cookie and witches brew. Arrive in your most frightful fancy dress…

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Drewton’s Pumpkin Patch

Drewton’s Pumpkin Patch is open every weekend from 30th September to 22nd October 2023, 10am-4pm. Then every day from 27th October to 31st October 2023, 10am – 4pm (Friday 27th 12-5pm)….

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Tickton Farm Pumpkins

Pick your own pumpkins at Tickton Farm. From squash and gourd from large warty ones, traditional orange ones or weird and wonderful ones, all shapes, and sizes. Opens 30th September…

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Rewilding Youth Wild Halloween

Lots of fun activities with Rewilding Youth at East Hull Community Farm on 28th & 31st October 2023, 11am – 2pm & 3-5pm each day. Activities include a creepy critter…

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Ings Park Alpacas, Spooky Week!

28th October to 3rd November 2023. Join us for Spooky Week this autumn half term, all the standard experiences with a Halloween twist. Have your scariest outfits at the ready…

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Butt Farm Pumpkin Patch, Beverley

We can’t wait to welcome you and your family to The Butt Farm Pumpkin Patch, Beverley. Lovingly grown & planted by the White family we have 1000’s of pumpkins for…

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Park Farm Pumpkins

Pick your own pumpkins. Open Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st of October 2023. Then open Thursday to Sunday throughout October and into the half term week. Start planning your visit…

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Sandy Bottom Farm Pumpkins

Sandy Bottom Pumpkins is a PYO Pumpkins Festival which happens annually in Hedon every October! The Sandy Bottom Pumpkin Patch contains over 75,000 pumpkins from 32 varieties to pick your…

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Halloween Ideas & Pumpkin Trail Colouring Sheets

I’ve put together some ideas for stay at home fun to fire your little skeletons’ imaginations and keep the cost of Halloween down. Read the full article on Mumbler here….

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York Maze – Hallotween and Hallowscream

HALLOWSCREAM our terrifyingly entertaining nights of fear and fun opens on Fri 13th October, you must be at least 16yrs old. HALLOWTWEEN is our slightly less scary afternoons aimed at…

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Thornton Abbey Maize

The maize maze at Ulceby is open in the Summer months. Also open for pick your own pumpkins in October. For more info email thorntonabbeymaze@gmail.com or call 01469 540230. Abbey…

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Bonfire & Firework Events

You can find a list of the local bonfires and firework events happening across Hull and East Yorkshire on Mumbler here.

Southwood Garden Centre Pumpkin Display

There will be a large display of pumpkins at Southwood Garden centre to see and choose from and the shop open. They will also have a large Halloween display to…

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Scalby Grange – PYO Pumpkins

PYO at Scalby Grange: Open 4th – 31st October 2023 10am – 5pm Mon/Tue/Wed 10am – 8pm Every Thursday & Friday – Twilight Picking 10am – 5pm Saturday Sunday New…

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Bewholme The Pumpkin Patch

Pick Your Own Events (held in the pumpkin field, 1/2 mile from the farm), all 11am-4pm: 30th September, 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 30th & 31st…

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Rand Farm Park Pumpkin Festival

Three amazing events this October 2023: Toddler Pumpkin Festival, Daytime Pumpkin Festival, and NEW for 2023, Night Time Pumpkin Fest! Every paying child receives a FREE standard-sized pumpkin. Book online in…

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Hall Farm Park Halloween Fun

Our pumpkin patch will be open from Saturday 14th October until Monday 30th October (park closed Wednesday 18th). Plus pumpkin themed games, trick or treat hunt, spooky shepherds hut, and…

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Humble Bee Farm’s Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Trail

The glamping site in Flixton, near Scarborough, will be open to the public (not just guests) for October half term, for families to enjoy their Halloween event. Come for the…

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The Balloon Tree – PYO Pumpkins

Pick Your Own Pumpkins from 23rd September 2023 What better way of choosing your perfect pumpkin, than actually choosing it from the field it was grown in?! The award winning Balloon Tree…

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School Holiday Childcare – Camps, Workshops and Clubs

You can find a list of all the workshops, camps and clubs running across the school holidays on the  Holiday Clubs & Workshops page here.

One-Off Halloween Events & Activities

28th October, 3-7pm: Little Monkeys Halloween Party. Disco, fancy dress, fun and games. £10 per child. Call 01482 447766 28th October, 2pm: Bat, Crackle & Pop. Family friendly theatre performance…

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