Spooky goings on this Halloween

They’ll be some spooky goings on in the area this Halloween with a whole host of events and half term activities guaranteed to get your pulse racing.

From 23 to 27 October, there’ll be a range of children’s Halloween workshops to choose from at Williamson Park, Lancaster. Pop along to the park on Tuesday, October 23 and make some spooky head gear for your scary outfit or learn about the parks fantastic spider friends and create your own spooky spider on the October 25.  These drop in sessions are free with normal admission to the zoo.

Spooky goings on
Spooky goings on for all the family

Then on Saturday, 27th there will be a sessions for trainee witches and wizards with potion making, wand creating and other fiendish fun with the head witch. There will also be free Halloween themed face painting all day in the park’s gift shop.

Salt Ayre Leisure Centre will opening its Creation Station on Tuesday October 23 with a fantastic kids arts and crafts classes, suitable for girls and boys aged 2 to 11 years.

On Wednesday, October 31, children can enjoy a Spooktacular Halloween Party with Harvey Rush with Halloween themed games, dancing and magic. There’s prizes to be won for the best Halloween costume on the day, and all children get a free spooky slush and juice.

If you fancy a dip in a blood curdling red pool, then Salt Ayre is the place to be with creepy music, themed inflatables and a fancy dress competition with prizes once you’re out of the pool and on dry land. Don’t forget to pick up your free spooky slush!

There’s plenty on offer locally for adults too including performances of Dracula at Lancaster Grand, a ghost canal cruise, a Witchcraft 1612 guided walk and Halloween at the Merchants 1688 which includes a devilishly delicious three course dinner and a walk through Lancaster's dark and macabre past complete with ghosts, ghouls and giggles.

The Winter Gardens in Morecambe will be transformed into Zombieville on Friday, October 26 for the town's biggest kids Halloween disco party filled with spooky fun and prizes.

More information on all events in Lancaster and Morecambe can be found at www.visitlancaster.org.uk or www.exploremorecambebay.org.uk

Last updated: 11 October 2018