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October Half Term Activities

Head to the Museum for fantastic indoor and outdoor fun this half term – Monday 23 to Sunday 29 October

Activities include:

Creepy Creatures and Superstitions Witches Broom Trail – Monday 23 to Sunday 29 – Are you brave enough to seek out the broomsticks to uncover the superstitions about rats, bats, spiders and other scary creatures through time?

Toys and Games from the Past – Monday 23 to Sunday 29 – Have fun with toys from the past in Hambrook Barn.

Frightful Folklore Stories – Monday 23, Wednesday 25 and Saturday 28 – Knock, knock. Who’s there? Join us for chilling tales and spooky stories with storyteller Dawn Nelson

Cabinet of Creepy & Superstitious Curiosities – Tuesday 24 & Thursday 26

Potions and poisons – Monday 23 to Friday 27 – Join our medieval apothecary to mix up dragons blood and other revolting recipes to fend off the plague and other gruesome diseases.

Clay Badge Making – Tuesday 24 &  Wednesday 25

Knucker the Dragon’s Nature School – Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26

Join us at the Creation Station to make a pop-up fright night theatre and spider decoration and enjoy a bit of big web weaving. At the Investigation Station discover traditional methods to protect your home from thunder, lightning and ghostly spirits, find out about superstitions from around the world and learn how spiders and other creepy crawlies have been given a bad name. Discover your animal spirit being and play the Good Luck, Bad Luck and Good versus Evil Knucker the Dragon games at the Games Station.

Half term activities are included in an annual Museum membership, no need to pre-book just present your valid membership on arrival.

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Mon–Sun 23–29 October 2023