Lots of fun to be had this halfterm! And if you want to be really creative (and cut down on waste) here are some ideas for making your own decorations, costumes and cooking your pumpkins.
Hungerford Family Halloween Evening Sat 30 Oct.
Make & Do Holiday Club for 4 to 8 yr olds. 25 – 28 Oct, Corn Exchange Learning Centre, Newbury
Creative Activities at City Arts in Newbury in halfterm
Pumpkin Fun at The Five Bells in Wickham Sun 31 Oct from 5pm. Kids activities, come in fancy dress and bring your carved pumpkins to display.
Pick Your Own Pumpkins until Sunday 31 October at Cobbs Farmshop, Hungerford.
Spooktacular Halloween Family Day Thur 28 Oct at Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage
Halloween trail in Lambourn on Sunday 31 October. Please text Julie Blogg at 07840 780345 to sign up.
PP Guide to Places to Visit – Our personal list of the best local places to visit year-round
Spooky Old Sarum (English Heritage), Salisbury
The Living Rainforest in Hamsptead Norreys: discover exotic creatures and plants and learn about sustainability
Didcot Railway Centre brings alive railway history with models, events and railway experience days
The Rose of Hungerford canal trips for all the family
Go Ape – high ropes adventure course in Bracknell
Treasure Trails explore a town or village near you
Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage
FUN FOR FREE
Five Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids – local stand-up comic Toni Kent shares her top tips on low budget parenting…
West Berkshire Libraries – with all sorts of fun and educational events
Vale & Downland Museum – Aside from the usual exhibits, the museum in Wantage also hosts wonderful events for the whole family
Wantage Library – Hosts various events that are great for kids and adults alike!
Savernake Forest – lots of lovely trails to walk and cycle, near Marlborough
Snelsmore Common – outdoor fun yearround exploring this varied heathland
Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham – great adventure playground, lakeside cafe and activity centre, trails & picnic areas
For Primary Aged Kids
Have Fun Geocaching– turn a walk into an adventure. What treasure will you find?
Cook up a storm – have fun taking over the kitchen!
Science Fun at Home – 5 easy experiments to do (that don’t require any specialist equipment!) from Ruth at Mini Professors