Have a spooky Halloween in Lancaster 👻

Spooky fun awaits this haunted season in Lancaster.

Be taken through tales of witches, ghosts and murder whilst walking the streets of Lancaster on a Lancashire Terror Tour or get crafty at one of Lancaster’s Museums Halloween inspired arts and crafts session plus lots more.

Check out what’s on this Halloween in Lancaster…

 

LANCASTER MARITIME MUSEUM HALF TERM CRAFT SESSIONS

Enjoy some spooktacular Halloween inspired craft sessions this autumn half-term at Lancaster Maritime Museum. Create a spooky galleon, make a book to write your spells in or design your very own Jam Jar Lantern to take home.

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HALF TERM AT LANCASTER CITY MUSEUM

Make your own telescope or spyglass to help you spot the ghosts and ghouls in the museum this Halloween. Or join them for Frightful Friday and make some Halloween decorations, have a go at making a spooky paper cup witch and/or a pumpkin pouch.

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AUTUMN AT THE JUDGES LODGINGS

Pop along to the Judges Lodgings this Autumn for plenty of family fun. Put your spookiest fancy dress outfit on and take part in some creep craft and frightening fun or created your own spooky spider.

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HALLOWEEN TOURS AT LANCASTER CASTLE

Head to Lancaster Castle this “All Hallows Eve”, when the veil between the living and the dead is at its thinnest to embark upon an unforgettably spooky tour with costumed guides.

Children’s tours run at 5pm, 5.30pm and 6pm. These are principally intended for children aged 7-11. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. All guests must be in possession of a valid ticket.

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WITCHCRAFT 1612 GUIDED WALK

Join your guide this Halloween, before the sun goes down, to examine the trial & execution of the notorious Pendle Witches. Explore historic Lancaster and discover the stories behind one of England’s most famous cases of witchcraft & dark magic!

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SPOOKY WOOKY HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

Join in the fun at the Spooktacular Toddler Sense Halloween Party – with 30 mins of amazing themed adventure play, followed by 30 mins of tricks, treats and engaging activities including lights, shadow puppets, bubbles, balloons and apple bobbing!

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THE GREAT HALLOWEEN QUEST

Excited for some Halloween Fun? Head to Lancaster Escape this Halloween for an interactive escape quest, helping to free the spirits of the Pendle Witches! Can your team find the right ingredients to mix the potion to save their souls? You will have 90 minutes to complete the quest. Suitable for adults and children,  just turn up on the day for your treat (or trick)!

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HALLOWEEN WORKSHOPS AT WILLIAMSON PARK

This October half term Williamson Park will be offering a series of Halloween themed workshops to keep the whole family entertained. Choose from Halloween, ‘Monster Mask Making’ and designing a spider.

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HALLOWEEN CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AT SALT AYRE LEISURE CENTRE

Have some creation Station Halloween Family Fun sees lots of spooky crafts! We will be making bouncy spiders and 3D noodle doodle Halloween flag as well as using clay to make monster creations and our fabulous big painting with a spooky Halloween theme! Plus lots more activities including climbing sessions and a crazy Inflatable Swim Party.

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POP-UP STORY CAVE: TWISTED TALES FOR TERRIBLE CHILDREN

Join storyteller Gav Cross, who will be joining us at The Dukes, weaving tales of wonder and delight, all in his immersive Pop-Up Story Cave.

Traditional Tales with a Twist (Ages 4+)
Silly stories that guarantee a giggle. Traditional tales told from a new point of view. Folk tales from around the world, or from across the counties.

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Twisted Tales for Terrible Children (Ages 7+)
Scratch the surface of all the tales we have heard since childhood and we find they are dark, nasty and full of dubious intention… A slight twist reveals the terrible, the silly and the downright incredible ’truths’ hidden in plain sight.

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HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS FUN RUN

Lancaster Castle & The Lancaster Race Series are proud to be hosting again the Halloween Fancy Dress Fun Run running inside & outside the Lancaster Castle! All finishers will receive a Ghoulish Goody Bags & Witchy Medals!

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WITCHCRAFT & WIZARDRY FARM TRAIL 2019

After a SELL OUT 2016, 2017 & 2018 Just Imagine UK are back for 2019 for their Witchcraft & Wizardry Trail around Old Holly Farm! Calling all magical beings, join us for 3 consecutive 20 Minute workshops including Wand Etiquette and Duelling, Pungent Potions & Enchanted Herbs & Plants! Each child receives an official certificate & wand upon completion!

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