October Half Term 2018 Stourbridge and Kingswinford

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Candy & Cobwebs at Blists Hill

We’re throwing open our doors on the evening of Friday 26 October, 5pm-7pm, for a Halloween trick or treat event, especially for under 8s and their grownups.

On arrival, all children taking part will be given a fun activity sheet to lead them around some of the exhibits in the Victorian Town – there will be a goody bag for all children who have a go at all of the activities.


Blists Hill Museum, Ironbridge, Telford

Dudley Showcase Cinemas

Currently Showing (from January 19th)

Mary Poppins Returns



Ralph breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Castle Gate Way, Dudley. Call 01384 216800 or check the website for availability https://www.showcasecinemas.co.uk/showtimes/showcase-dudley/


Gothic Gargoyles at Avoncroft Museum

Avoncroft has gone Gothic this Half Term holiday! Create your own gothic gargoyle to take home, weave a woollen spider’s web and see what it catches or make a mask fit for a gothic drama. Listen to some spooky tales before you hunt for the bones a couple of careless skeletons have lost on our Bone Collector children’s trail and even create your own gothic masterpiece. 30th October -2nd November.

There will be ponies visiting for you to ride and our local Model Engineers will also be running their miniature trains (Tuesday to Thursday only).

Stoke Heath, B60 4JR Bromsgrove.


Halloween Trail at Severn Valley Park

Follow our Halloween trail around the park. See if you can solve the creepy clues to win a lolly! Trail map £2.00 each and are available each day from the visitor centre 11am-3pm.
27th October-4th November
Severn Valley Country Park, Chapel Lane, WV15 6NG, Alveley

James & the Giant Peach Day at the Wyre Forest

To celebrate Roald Dahl Day which took place on Thursday 13th September we will be hosting a James and the Giant Peach Activity Day on Thursday 1st November.

There will be lots going on:

1. The James and the Giant Peach ‘My Adventure Kit’ is available to purchase from the Cafe or Bike Hire for £7.50. The Activity Booklet can be used to plan you own forest adventure.

2. Discover for free the James and the Giant Peach Character Hunt in our Arboretum and have a self taken with the peach selfie board.

3. Free James and the Giant Peach Forest Games on offer for you to come try out such as Peach Volleyball (small ball deposit applies), Miss Spider’s Web, lasso a seagull and crawl through a tunnel, as well as James and the Giant Peach themed colouring in our Discovery Centre.

10-4pm. 1st November.

Wyre Forest, , DY14 9XQ Bewdley.

Mary Stevens Park

Odeon Cinema: Merry Hill

Currently Showing (from January 19th)


Mary Poppins Returns


Ralph breaks the Internet

SpiderMan-Into the Spider-Verse

Nativity Rocks (Kids Club – 19th & 20th)

Smallfoot (Kids Club – 19th & 20th)

* Kids Club! Weekends & school holidays, cinema tickets just £2.50 on a selection of films.

Merry Hill. Call 0870 0102030 or check the website for availability: http://www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/dudley_merry_hill/37/

Spooky Spectacular at West Midlands Safari Park

Join us from 29th September until 4th November 2018 for witches, wizards & werewolves (after dark) in our Spooky Spectacular event!

Full of family fun, spooky shows and a Trick or Treat Trail – it’s the perfect way to brighten up the spookiest of seasons!

NEW FOR 2018 – Wizarding Workshop – meet Walter the Wizard, make your own wizard’s wand and help him cast an invisibility spell so he can escape! 018 – Wizarding Workshop – meet Walter the Wizard, make your own wizard’s wand and help him cannvisibility s

• Trick or Treat Trail – Glenda the Good Witch is trying to make a love potion to restore peace in the coven, but it’s tasting rather bitter. Help her find the missing sweets and earn a tasty treat yourself! (Pick up your trail from 12.00pm) 

• NEW FOR 2018 – Ice Age: Legend of the Dire Wolf – Strange things are happening and there have been reports of howling coming from the new Ice Age exhibit! Enter if you dare! (Spooky evenings only. PG rating)

Herring Potter and the Deathly Haddock – This Halloween-themed Sea Lion Show will be performed every day!


Terrifying Tales at the Black Country Museum

Discover spooky Black Country legends and tales of old this half term!

Take on a terrifying trail and meet some curious characters as you discover what lurks in the shadows. From creepy canal jumpers to strange Victorian wives’ tales, there’s plenty here to keep you awake all day… and night. See traditional ‘turnip’ carving, learn about the origins of trick-or-treating, or simply take in the smells of an old house as you listen to the bizarre customs of the past.  Join in the delights of playtime from the last century and banish boredom with traditional street games including hopscotch and skipping. Take up the challenge to see how long you can keep the hoop rolling in the hoop and stick game and  test your skill with a cup and ball and the whip and top.


Step into a spooktacular world of thrilling family fun at our Halloween Nights! 🦇👻🧛

🎃 Live entertainment 🎃 FREE trick-or-treating 🎃 Creepy crawlies 🎃 Haunted mine experience 🎃 Tales by candlelight 🎃 Face painting 🎃 & more!

Book now at http://bit.ly/2N53f6u. Dates include Fri 26, Sat 27, Tue 30 & Wed 31 Oct, 6.30-10pm.


Trick or Treat Extravaganza at Arley Arboretum

Hunt for the Trick or Treat Doors on your Trick or Treat Treasure Map – Once you have found them all, trade your completed map in for a Trick or Treat Bag and go door knocking on Trick or Treat Street!

Kids will love choosing their spooky treats at the doorways on Trick or Treat Street at Arley Arboretum this Halloween.

Visit Creepy Cottage, Mrs. Pumpkin’s Greenhouse, The Owl Orchard and our Ghostly Garden Marquee … to name but a few!

PRE BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Tickets are limited. October 27th.
£5 per child – Price includes Treasure Map, Trick or Treat Bag and take home treats.

Wilderness Explorers at Bodenham Arboretum

We have a few remaining spaces for our Half Term Wilderness Explorers…Wed 31st Oct and Fri 2nd Nov for the Under 5s.

Make the most of what’s left of our beautiful Autumn in the woods…we promise lots of fun!
Book here – /www.ticketsource.co.uk/theworldoutsideforestschool