A round-up of family events over the half-term break.
The Arc, Caterham
39 Weston Drive, Caterham CR3 5XY
01883 330 380 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri 22 Oct 6.30-8.30pm
Kids Kaos. £8.00 or £5.00 in advance
The latest tunes and the most bonkers and fun games for kids aged 4 years + in Soft Play.
With prizes and competitions galore plus the chance to run around The Arc’s Soft Play – this is the perfect way for kids (and adults!) to welcome in the Half Term.
Mon 25 Oct
11.30-12.30pm. 4-7s Art: Make your own Friendly Ghost. £6.00 (£5 for members)
2.00-3.00pm. 8-12s Art: Make your own Trick or Treating Mask! £6.00 (£5.00 for members)
11.00-4.00pm. Things That Go Bump In The Night. £10.00 (£9.00 members) A drama course for young people with special needs aged 10 and over with an informal show at 3.00pm
Tue 26 Oct
Devilish Delights! £10.00 (£9.00 members)
Make your own pizza with a wide selection of toppings and have it cooked fresh whilst you play in the soft play.
11.00-12.30pm: 4-7s; 2.00 -3.30pm: 8-12s.
11.00-12.00pm: 4-7s Dance: Learn the Monster Mash.
1.00-2.00pm: 8-12s Dance: Learn Michael Jacksons Thriller.
3.00-4.30pm: 13-16s Dance
Wed 27 Oct
10.00-3.30pm: 8-12s Play in a day Drama - Jekyll & Hyde
The day culminates in an informal performance at 3.00pm. Please wear blacks that can be overdressed, also bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink.
12.00-1.00pm: 4-7s Singing; 2.00-3.00pm: 8-12s Singing
Thu 28 Oct
11.00-12.00pm: 4-7s Drama
2.00-6.00pm: 13-16s Drama - The Withered Arm. £8.00 (£7.00 for members). The course will end in a short informal performance of the story at 5.30pm.
Fri 29 Oct
7.30pm: Live Action Horror Maze/ Installation in Soft Play. £9.00 (£8.00 members) Adults free.This is advised for those 6 years + only.
Sat 30 Oct
7.00pm in Studio - Chris Miller Play
Every day events: Vincent The Vampire & Casper the Friendly Ghost will meet and greet at 1.00pm; face painting £2.00 per face; colouring competition.
Bocketts Farm Park
Fetcham, nr. Leatherhead
01372 363764 www.bockettsfarm.co.uk
22 – 30 Oct
Wizards and Witches Week
Whatever the weather there will be plenty to see and do at Bocketts Farm this Autumn. Meet and feed the friendly farm animals including a gorgeous litter of micro-piglets and enjoy a full programme of daily activities, including tractor rides, pony rides, animal handling, goat milking and the famous pig races.The two large indoor playbarns, trampolines, bouncy pillow and play trails will also keep the children amused. Make sure you don’t miss ‘Wizards and Witches Week’ with plenty of pumpkins, spooky fun and creepy crafts or the brand new Gift Shop selling a wide range of gifts and toys.
Knights Garden Centres, Chelsham, Surrey, CR6 9DZ
01883 622340 www.knights-gardencentres.co.uk
28 October 6.00 – 8.00pm
An evening of family fun featuring a fancy dress parade, face painting, Pumpkin competition, games and activities. Entry is by ticket only - £4.00 per child. Tickets available at the tills, Chelsham.
The Pantry Coffee Shop will be open from 4.30pm - 7.00pm (last orders at 6.30pm) serving a special Halloween menu.
Chessington World of Adventures
Leatherhead Road, Chessington KT9 2NE
0870 999 0045
21 -31 Oct 10.00-8.00pm
Hocus Pocus at Chessington
Discover ‘Krypt’ a new interactive discovery in Wild Asia. With the many spooky adventures available, one day just isn’t enough to visit them all, so head to the resort hotel for the Halloween themed rooms, creepy animal ‘meet and greets’ and a spooky movie club.
Croydon Half-Term Family Fun Days
Thu 28 - Sat 30 Oct
Croydon Business Improvement District (BID), the company which represents, and is funded by, the Town Centre’s businesses, is preparing to host its Half-Term Family Fun Days in the Town Centre from.
Henry's House Softplay
16b/17 Royal Oak Centre, Brighton Road, Croydon CR2 8PG
07766 100393 www.henryshouse.co.uk
Sun 31 Oct 3.00pm
Fancy Dress Halloween Party
Face Painting, games and food included. Prize for the best fancy dress outfit. Entry: £8.50 (plus HH entry fee for non-members). Book a space at reception to avoid disappointment.
Unit 3, The Colonnades, 619 Purley Way, Croydon CR0 4RQ
020 8686 0040 www.kidspaceadventures.com
Fri 29 Oct 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Halloween at Kidspace
Includes games, party dances, fancy dress competition and a pizza buffet
There will be a prize for the scariest costume. Enter the new "House of Scares"
Children: £10.00 in advance ( £8.00 for Annual pass members in advance). Adults free.
Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PE
01342 718472 www.halloweenattractions.co.uk/octoberfest
Halloween Festival October Fest Fun Park
Five spooky haunts and FREE fun shows provide young visitors with mild scares and thrills and lots of fun throughout the week. There will be lots of entertainment available including a pumpkin carving competition, activity play, free shows and reward games. For the older ones there is the Shocktober Fest Scream Park.
1, Malden Road, Cheam, Surrey. SM3 8QD
020 8643 1236 email@example.com www.friendsofwhitehallcheam.co.uk
Sat 23 Oct - Sun 31 Oct - Normal Opening Hours -
Trick or Treat
Children's Half-Term Activities.Craft's, quizzes and a trail around the house included in the house admission price.
Sat 30 Oct 2.30 - 4.00pm
Join in our Halloween games, crafts and scary stories in the Attic. Tickets £3.50 - please book in advance from Whitehall. A parent of guardian must remain in the house for the duration of the session. Suitable for 5 - 12 year olds.
Woodcote Green Garden Centre & Nurseries
Woodmansterne Lane, Wallington, Surrey SM6 0SU
020 8647 6838 firstname.lastname@example.org www.woodcotegreen.com
Mon 25 – Thu 28 Oct 10.00 – 4.00pm
Half term Halloween fun at Woodcote Green with a chance for close up encounters with lizards, snakes, spiders and other animals. Visit website for details of daily itinerary. Free admission.
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