Boo’kable indoor fun
Have a ghoulishly good time at Milestones Museum this half term. Follow the Halloween trail around Milestones to see if you can spot who’s haunting the museum's buildings. There will be eerie effects and traditional Halloween decorations as you wander through the cobbled streets. The Halloween event is included in admission. Top tip: Don’t forget, with your admission ticket, you can return to Milestones Museum as many times as you like for a whole year.
Proteus Creation Space will be transformed into a spooky space on Thursday 26 October 2023 for it’s annual Halloween family fun morning from 10am to 1pm, book tickets online. In the afternoon, there is a show ‘Giggle! Wiggle! Plop!’ a brand-new show with music for children aged 4+ and their grown-ups. You can combine tickets to both the Halloween fun morning and ‘Giggle! Wiggle! Plop!’ show for a combo or purchase individually.
Want a sweet treat without going trick or treating – how about an afternoon tea? Join Oakley Hall Hotel if you dare, from Friday 20 October to Friday 3 November for a Halloween afternoon tea, champagne and childrens tea option available. Expect scary scones with clotted cream and jam, haunted homemade sandwiches and terrifying sweet treats. Enjoy a spookilicious afternoon tea at Basingstoke Country Hotel on Saturday 28 October 2023. Included in a child's ticket price is a visit to the Halloween sweet cart and a colouring gift to take home. Purchase tickets in advance.
For very little ones, Pop and Play have roleplay stay and play ‘spooky town’ sessions at Chineham Village Hall on Wednesday 25 October. At Sherfield Park Community Centre there’s roleplay town with a Halloween theme on Friday 27 October and a Halloween Disco on Saturday 28 October 2023.
Not so spooky, celebrating 75 amazing years in show business – The Sooty Show comes to The Anvil on Thursday 26 October 2023 at 11am and 2.30pm. Book tickets to see Sooty, Sweep, and Soo who are planning a very special birthday party and you’re all invited. However, in true Sooty style, nothing quite goes to plan!
Halloween themed events are back at Atmosphere Trampoline Park on Friday 27 October 2023, including a mini jump, family jump and a space rave for those aged four and over.
A naughty witch has hidden her pumpkins around the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery. Can you help find them all? There is no need to book for this activity just turn up during the museum opening hours between Wednesday 25 October to Sunday 29 October 2023. The trail costs £2 to take part and includes a prize to take home.