October Half Term Events

Take a look at what’s going on around the Liskeard area this October half term

Pinkoween Party

Pinkoween Party

Our 2nd Halloween Party will be held on October 27th at Liskeard Sports Club between 6- 11 pm
All proceeds to Cancer Research UK
Relay For Life Cornwall – Liskeard
Fancy Dress Competitions/Pumpkin Carving Competition/Disco
Tricks, Treats, Nibbles and Lots More!

half term halloween

Half Term Halloween Fun

Free Halloween fun activities at the Liskerrett Centre on October 25th between 1pm- 3 pm

Bambinos Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat at Bambinos Cafe

An evening of fun at Bambinos Cafe, Marthus Court, Liskeard on 31st October between 5.30 -7pm

Just pop by and pick up a trick or Treat goody bag or stay and let the children play while you chill out with a warm drink.

Rock Dog

SMart Film Club

October 28th at St Martin’s Lower Church Hall. FREE family film club run by St Martin’s church in Liskeard, Cornwall. Soft drinks and sweets on sale with a raffle to win a DVD of that night’s movie.

Tonight’s film is Rock Dog

Doors open 6pm for a 6.30pm start

Street Dance Workshop

Caradon Youth Street Dance Workshop

Street dance workshop with Caradon Youth Dance at Liskeard Hillfort Primary School, 2.30-4pm. £3 (EEC members free). All welcome, come and have a go.

Book your place by calling Nic Early on 07899 953091

Sister Act Workshop

Caradon Youth Theatre Open Workshop

Caradon Youth Theatre group will be performing Sister Act the musical next spring. If you want to try out come along to these open workshops for ages 10+

Sunday 29th October and Sunday 26th November 1-5pm at Liskeard Methodist Church. For more information call Nic Early on 07899 953091

Manga Workshop

Manga Workshop

Join artist Keith Sparrow and learn how to draw Manga action figures – part of the Loop the Loop Branching Out project.

Looe Library, Thursday 28th October. 10.30am-2.30pm. Free!

prime stock show

Liskeard Prime Stock Show

This popular annual event is a chance for local farmers and growers to show their livestock and produce and for local people to display cookery, flowers and handicrafts. The competitions are open to everyone.

Thursday 26th October
Cattle and sheep judging in the Cattle Market from 9 am to 12 noon.
Other classes are shown at the Eliot House Hotel in Castle Street from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm.

Halloween Disco

Halloween Disco

On Friday 27th October, we’ll be having a Halloween fundraising disco at Liskerrett Nursery and Preschool in Varley Lane from 2- 4 pm
There will be food, party games and music so that all your little ghouls and monsters can jive the afternoon away! All children are welcome from the ages of birth to 8 years old. Tickets will be £4.50 (Free for under 12 months) and all money raised will go to supplying our children with new equipment and resources.

St Keyne halloween

St Keyne Halloween Party

Halloween party for children and adults at St Keyne Village Hall on October 28th between 6- 9 pm


Menheniot Fireworks

The annual fireworks display. Adults £4, children £2 – tickets available from the Spar shop or on the gate.

Menheniot Cricket Field
Saturday 28th October – 7 pm, BBQ from 5.45 pm.

Rilla mill fireworks

Rilla Mill Fireworks and Bonfire

Family prize for the best Guy! Bring your ‘Family Guy’ to the gate before 6.30 pm. Refreshments available including BBQ- chips – Tea- Coffee – Cake. Adults: £4/ Children £1

Parsons Meadow, Rilla Mill
Saturday 28th October – gates open at 6 pm with the Bonfire at 6.45 pm and Firework Display at 7.30 pm.

wheal tor kids halloween

Wheal Tor Halloween Party

Kids Halloween fancy dress party/disco at Wheal Tor Hotel and Bar, Pensilva on October 31st between 5.30- 8 pm

£2 Entry fee

Free squash/ Free tea/coffee for parents/ Halloween cake and snacks/ Games



This half-term, discover if you’re brave enough to take on Roald Dahl’s most terrible villains, as you encounter themes from five of the best-selling books. It’s a spooktacular special that will delight children and grown-ups alike.
Price: Most activities included within Eden admission ticket. Our fabulous ice rink will also be open during the week. Most activities covered within the entry price

Eden Project
Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th October – 9.30 am to 6 pm

Little monsters ball

Little Monsters Ball

Get your fancy dress on and join us for an evening of fang-tastic fun for all the family! There’ll be plenty of spooky activities on offer, including a spine-tingling disco, and tasty treats in our cafes and restaurants. The ice rink will also be open and is sure to chill you to the bone…

Advance booking is advised for this event. Tickets £7.50, under 3s free, accompanying adults must also have a ticket

Eden Project
Saturday 28th October – 6pm

Cotehele Events - Fright Night

Halloween Freak Week at Cotehele

Steel yourself for freak week in the house, at the mill and in the restaurants. Spooky trails, ghostly goodies, fancy dress and sinister goings-on! You can also meet on the quay for pumpkin carving, broom making and more- a different activity each day. Small charge for materials, normal admission prices apply

Cotehele House, St Dominick
Saturday 21st-to Sunday 29th October – 11 am to 4 pm


Half Term Fun on Cotehele Quay

23 – 27 October, 11am-3pm Meet us on Cotehele Quay for some spooky, creative Hallowe’en fun. It’s all drop-in so there’s no need to book. At busy times there may be a queue.

Monday 23 October 11am-3pm: carve pumpkins £3.00
Tuesday 24 October 11am-3pm: make broomsticks £3.00
Wednesday 25 October 11am-3pm: make monsters £1.00
Thursday 26 October 11am-3pm: carve pumpkins £3.00
Friday 27 October 11am-3pm: make masks £1.00

fright night

Fright Night at Cotehele

Cotehele’s Annual Fright Night – wander around atmospheric Cotehele House in the dark and experience its spooky side. It is essential that everyone in your group brings a torch please. The Barn Restaurant and shop will be open. Normal admission prices apply.

Cotehele House, St Dominick
Saturday 29th October between 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm (timed tickets will be issued on arrival)

Halloween maze of horrors

Halloween Maze of Horrors

The Cornish Maize Maze on October 28th between 6.30- 9 pm

Be prepared for the most frightening night of your life!!
The Maze is transformed into a terrifying experience, with live scare experiences!!
Entry tickets are timed, but there is no limit as to how long you can stay up until closing at 9pm

Porfell Wildlife

Halloween Week at Porfell Animal Park

Open Daily between 10 am- 4pm. 12 pm trick or treat encounter (meet greet and learn about some of our residents)/1pm Creepy Crawlie Meerkat Feed/2.30 pm Spooky Owl Encounter

Join the Halloween Hunt everyday with prizes for all! Weekends £5 entry per person

Fascinating Fungi

Fascinating Fungi

Discover fun fungi facts on this stroll with the lead ranger. Booking essential on 01208 265950, Adults £5, child £2

Lanhydrock House, Bodmin
Saturday 28th October – 10 am to 12 noon

Monkey Sanctuary Halloween 2015

The Monkey Sanctuary Halloween

Take a tour of the monkey enclosures and learn about these fascinating animals from the team of expert carers. It’s not just monkeys though! Kids will love the wild play area where they can learn about the environment around them and let off some steam in the playground.

All week we will have Halloween themed workshops and face painting for the children to enjoy!


Morwellham Quay Halloween Special

Featuring Scary min train ride/Halloween Crafts/Witches coven/Victorian ghost story/Halloween Hunt/Trick or Treating

Morwellham Quay, near Tavistock
Saturday 21st October to Tuesday 31st October – 1 pm to 5.30 pm


Mount Edgcumbe Halloween Hunt

Mount Edgcumbe will hold it’s Halloween Hunt on Sunday 29th October – from 1.45pm

There will be a fancy dress competition for all ages – young and old held at 2pm in front the house, followed by a scary scavenger hunt down through the woods. £2.50 to take part, registration from 12 noon at the Belvedere room in the Barrow Centre. Prizes for the scariest costume

For more details on these and other local events take a look at our events calendar.

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