Wednesday half term events

close up photo of halloween decors

It’s Halloween!!! Here is a list of all the Halloween and non Halloween events happening nearby on Wednesday 31st 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 like 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.

Coffee Morning for Mummy’s Star

Railway Inn, Mobberley – Weds 31st Oct 10am-12pm

A coffee morning to raise awareness of and money for the wonderful charity ‘Mummy’s Star’.  Hosted by Knutsford mum, Alice. Mummy’s Star is the only charity of its kind, dedicated to supporting women diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy or shortly after their baby has been born. They will be asking for a donation of £5 on the day which includes hot drinks and unlimited cake! Children welcome too, in order to assist with cake consumption. There will also be a raffle, with some great prizes which we will announce over the coming weeks. Click for more details

Messy Church

Knutsford Methodist Church, Knutsford – Weds 31st October 10:30am

Come and join us for Messy Church – “Wonderfully Made.” Various crafts/activities followed by a meal in the church hall. For more details contact the church office on 01565 652251.

Pumpkins and Broomsticks

Delamere Forest – Wed 31st Oct 10-11:30am and 12:30 – 2pm

Join us to carve your pumpkins for Halloween this year and make a witches broom from forest materials. We will finish toasting marshmallows on the fire! Small pumpkins and all materials are provided. Take home your carved pumpkin and your broomstick. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note children may need help with preparing their pumpkin and with the carving. £8.70 per child. Booking required. Click for more details of 10am session or 12:30pm session

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

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


Halloween Face Painting

Rocket and Orange, Altrincham – Weds 31st October 3:30-5pm

Come along to get ready for Trick or Treating. Get your face painted (£3 per child) and maybe have some tea? Click for more details

Knutsford’s Pumpkin Path

Knutsford town centre – Weds 31st Oct 4pm-7pm FREE

Knutsford celebrates Halloween each year by holding it’s FREE family friendly Pumpkin Path parade starting at King Street from 4pm and finishing at 7pm. Find the Pumpkins, spot the spooks, enjoy the treats and atmosphere along the way. Hand in your entry form at the end for a chance to win a prize. Vote for your favourite window and dress up if you want! See you there! Click for more details

Family Lantern Lit Forest Walk

Delamere Forest – Wed 31st Oct 4:30 – 6:30pm

Make autumn lanterns and use them to guide you in the forest and light up the fire circle whilst we make popcorn on the fire. Follow the trail and collect letters along the way, what will it spell out?! We will also play Halloween themed games at this family evening event. We encourage dressing up at this event as we will not be sitting too close to the fire. Suitable for families with children over 5 years. £10.20 per child, £2.20 per adult. Booking required. 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


Halloween at Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm, Knutsford – Sat 27th Oct – Sat 3rd Nov (closed Mon and Tues)

Join us for a Spooky Maize Maze with live Boo Crew, apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, treats for the best fancy dress, goulish flavours of icecream and scary cakes and bakes! Last entry to maze 4pm Weds – Sat, 3pm Sunday. Click here 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