5 Fun October Half Term Events 2017

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October half term is just around the corner, plan ahead with these fun autumn and Halloween events

Spooky Halloween evenings at Bressingham

 Date: Fri 27 Oct 2017 to Sat 28 Oct 2017 from 17:30

The Fen Railway train will be running from 6pm through the edge of the haunted woods, the old abandoned crossing and the wilderness swamp. See if you can avoid riding with one of the Galloper ghosts of years gone by! Book tickets at http://www.bressingham.co.uk/events/halloween-evenings.aspx

The Pumpkin Patch at Pumpkin Patch, Colchester 

Date: Open from Saturday 30 September at 10am- 4pm every weekend until 29 October and during half term week, 23 October – 27 October


A great day out for children and adults alike, have fun picking the perfect pumpkin for your Halloween decorations. Further details at http://www.foxesfarmproduce.co.uk/pumpkin-patch/

Halloween Spooktacular 2017 at The Hippodrome Circus, Great Yarmouth

Date: 20 October – 31 October 2017          


A whole new adventure has been written by comedy partnership and Hippodrome favourites Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. They will be joined by an amazing cast of international acts for a spooktacular performance. Boo tickets at http://www.hippodromecircus.co.uk/

Beccles Pumpkin Festival

Date: 29 October 2017 

Get ready for Halloween with Beccle’s first every pumpkin festival, taking place on the Common (post code: NR34 9BY). There will be plenty of stalls to browse, an adult and child fancy dress competition, pumpkin carving competition and a pumpkin auction! Find out more by following the event on Facebook.

Pumpkin Trail and Catapulting Witches at Mountfitchet Castle, Essex 

Date: 21-31 October 

Explore the medieval castle and then join Halloween fun at no extra cost. Follow the fun Pumpkin Trail, finding the clues to discover the Pumpkins, collecting their names to claim your prize! There will be a great interactive event not to be missed where children can launch Witches and Ghosts from the famous medieval catapult at 12pm and 2pm every day. See how far you can fire the Witches! Full details at www.mountfitchetcastle.com


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