Tuesday half term events

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Here is a list of all the Halloween and non Halloween events happening nearby on Tuesday 30th October! Click here to see what’s on the rest of half term. Don’t forget to check out our days out  page too, and follow us on facebook to stay up to date with everything going on for Knutsford families!!

Please make sure you check details with the venue before you go.

Lego Robotics

Knutsford Library – Tue 30th Oct 10am – 12pm

Work in teams to build the LEGO EV3 Explor3r!
Play mini-games and compete to program your EXPLOR3R around obstacles!
For ages 10+. £3.50 per child. Please book in advance at the library. Click for more details

Free Cup Cake & Cookie Decorating Drop-In

 Goostrey Home and Leisure, Goostrey – Tue 30th Oct 2pm – 4:30pm

Pop in anytime between 2pm and 4.30pm on Tuesday 30th October to decorate a cupcake or ice a cookie to take home with you. There is no charge although a small voluntary donation to MacMillan Cancer Support would be gratefully received. Pre-booking not necessary. Just turn up and look out for the Lily Grace Baking Gifts signs as you enter the craft hall. Click for more details

Preschool Craft Club

 Rocket and Orange, Altrincham – Tue 30th Oct 10:30 – 11:30am

Join us for some crafting fun as Rocket and Orange and Paper Town get together for this Preschool Craft Club. The club is aimed at preschool(ish) children and all are welcome that want to get crafty and creative. In our hour long session each week we will talk about the theme together before making our crafts and we always finish with a little singing and a story. Please note, children must be supervised at the session. Places are limited so do book in advance. Tickets are £6 per child (£4 for siblings) and includes a drink and rocket biscuit. Click here to book (NB mentions term time only but Trafford have different half term to Knutsford)

Halloween Hoot 

Brereton Heath Nature Reserve, Brereton – Tues 30th Oct 10am – 12pm

Join Nature Stuff for spooky outdoor games, Halloween challenges and fangtastic fun for families. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £6.50 per child. Click for more details

Halloween Slime Club

Rocket and Orange, Altrincham – Tues 30th October 1:30-4:30pm

Come and join us in the October Half Term Holidays for a special Halloween themed Slime Club. We will be decorating Slime Pots in a Halloween theme, then making gloopy slime to put in them and take home. £4 for 1 child or £6 for 2 children, booking in advance. Please call the Cafe for your space. We cannot guarantee spaces on the day without a booking. Click for more details

Half Term Farm Fun Session

 Riverside Organic Farm, Northwich – Tue 30th & Weds 31st Oct 11am, Thurs 1st & Fri 2nd Nov 1:30pm

Come and enjoy some fun on the farm! Each child will choose a handmade ornament from our collection to paint and leave to dry while we take our farm walk. (These can be taken home on the day). This is a great opportunity to get a guided tour around the animals on our farm, feeding and petting as we go along. Don’t forget your wellies and coats – we will carry on come rain or shine! £7 per child, please book. Click for more details

Land of Nod

Northwich Memorial Court – Tue 30th Oct 2:00pm

Where do we really go when we fall asleep? Moon On A Stick blend puppetry, captivating storytelling and an enchanting musical score in this star-light adventure. A story of tiredness, over-tiredness, wonder and waking up.  A magical, multi-sensory production filled with laughter, audience interaction, surprises and song, designed especially for children aged 3+ and their families. Tickets from £8. Click for more details

Gruffalo’s Child

Storyhouse Theatre, Chester – Tues 30th & Weds 31st Oct

No Gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood…Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the hugely popular show that’s toured Britain and the world! Tickets £14. Click for more details

Spooky Bedtime Stories for Gruesome Kids!

Knutsford Library – Tues 30th Oct 6 – 6:30pm FREE

Come dressed up in your scariest costume and enjoy stories and some Halloween fun with the spooky Librarians! Suitable for anyone over 3 years.
FREE but please book in advance by contacting us on facebook, by phone or popping in. Click for more details

Spooky Trip Down the Mines

National Trust Yard, Alderley Edge – Mon 29th & Tues 30th Oct 7pm

Join Derbyshire Caving Club for a Halloween tour of underground Alderley Edge. Come and see the some of the oldest copper mines in Great Britain and hear some of the stories of real people who lived worked and DIED there…..Do you dare??? Some crawling involved. Suitable for adults and accompanied children over 6. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £7.50. Click for more details

The Sky is Not your Limit! Live Science Show

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield – Sat 20th Oct – Fri 2nd Nov at 10:30, 11:30 & 14:30

Find out about the new European Mars Rover mission, see how scientists and engineers are creating and launching the new James Webb Space Telescope to look deep into space, plus learn how much you rely on space technology every day! Jodrell Bank’s fun, interactive and family-friendly science shows last 30-40 minutes and are free with general admission. Suitable for ages 7+ Click for more details

Magical Woodland 2018

Blakemere Village, Northwich – Sat 20th Oct  – Fri 2nd Nov

An interactive light and music experience with live performances set in a 15 acre Cheshire Woodland. Experience the beauty and magic of the woodland as never before! Tickets from £12.50. Kids under 4 years old FREE! Each show is a walking experience in the woodland. We advise you dress for the weather.  Hot drinks and refreshments are available onsite. Shows are daily at: 17:00, 17:20 17:40; 18:00, 18:20 18:40; 19:00, 19:20 19:40; 20:00, 20:20  Click for more details

Haunted Halloween at Tatton Park

Tatton Park, Knutsford – Sat 27th Oct – Weds 31st Oct

Dare you enter the Old Hall at Tatton Park – reputedly one of the most haunted buildings in the country? Take an eerie tour of this secluded medieval building, join in ghoulish activities in the ancient grounds, and hear spine-tingling tales of haunted happenings. 11am – 4pm (last entry 3pm) Click for more details

Ghostly Goings-On at Quarry Bank

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow – Sat 27th Oct – Fri 2nd Nov

Join us for a week of Halloween fun. Scare yourself on a spooky tour of the Apprentice House and toast a ghostly marshmallow over a campfire. In the mill you can dress up and ‘snap a spook’ or join in with haunting crafts. Activities will take place at the Apprentice House and within the Learning Space. Free event (admission applies). Click for more details

Brereton Heath LNR Halloween Trail

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Brereton – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov 

Some spooky visitors are visiting the Nature Reserve this half-term! Can you explore the park and find them all? Pick up a map from the visitor centre  (9am -4pm) and get searching around the park. Click for more details

Halloween Safari (and kids go half price!)

Knowsley Safari Park – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

There’s a Halloween buzz on safari this October Half Term! Not only have we got some spooky family activities planned across the school holiday but we’ve also got a fantastic offer. Kids go half price all half term! Click for more details

Halloween Trail and Spooky Tunnel

Biddulph Grange Garden, Biddulph – Sat 27th Oct – Sun 4th Nov 

Follow the clues around the garden and brave our spooky tunnel. £2.50 per child including small prize. Admission fees apply, no need to book. Click for more details

Halloween at Reaseheath Zoo

Reaseheath Zoo, Nantwich – Sat 27th Oct – Sun 4th Nov 

Our Halloween Spooktacular is always a firm favourite with our guests. With spooky Zoo trails, and themed Halloween activities- not to mention that we decorate the Zoo to make it look SUPER SPOOKY; Halloween at the Zoo is not to be missed! Click for more details

Tegg’s Nose Country Park Halloween Trail

Tegg’s Nose Country Park, Macclesfield – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

Some spooky visitors are visiting the park this half-term! Can you explore the park and find them all? Buy a map from the Tegg’s Nose Tea Room for 50p, and get searching around the top of the park. Each map purchased entitles you to 50p discount off one hot drink from Tegg’s Nose Tea Room following completion of the trail. Click for more details

Spooky World Fun by Day

Apple Jack’s Adventure Farm, Warrington – Sat 20th Oct – Weds 31st Oct

Halloween events for kids aged from 4 to 11. Visitors can wander the site enjoying all the attractions on the farm whilst meeting Halloween characters (NO scare actors present during the daytime events). Inflatable drop slide, spooky trailer ride, racing zip wires, haunted house and more! Click for more details

Zombie Pirate Trail

Blakemere Village, Northwich – Sat 20th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

Follow Blakemere’s spooky trail to discover the hidden items left here by the Zombie Pirates many years ago. For Each Activity Trail completed an Activity Prize will be won. Join in the Family Fun by dressing up as a Pirate. £3 per Trail Form. 4-11 Yr Olds. Weekdays 10am – 4pm. Weekends 10.30am – 4pm Click for more details

Spooktacular Fun on the Farm

Stockley Farm, Arley – Sat 20th Oct – Weds 31st Oct

The whole farm has had spooky makeover!  Our (not so wicked) Witch will be taking residence in her spooky house, ready to play trick or treat with those brave enough to venture in; you can carve your own pumpkins, take part in our fabulous fancy dress competitions, and enjoy a few treats (or tricks!) along the way! All the activities are aimed at the youngsters and the focus is on having fun rather than being scared …well, not too scared! Click for more details