October Half Term and Halloween Events 2020

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

Liskeard Quiz Trail

FREE family fun trail activity for half term!

Do it at your own pace, the more clues you find the more chance you have of winning great prizes including tickets for Adrenalin Quarry, entry to Carnglaze Caverns, a JD Bug scooter and more!

Pick up a leaflet from the Co-Op or the Museum or download a copy of the quiz (password is Liskeard2020)

You have until 11th November to hand in your form

Coco Movie Screening at Sterts

A screening of the Pixar film Coco (cert PG) for half term.

Sterts Theatre, Tuesday 27th October at 6pm, tickets £6 – now buy one get one free! To book call the box office on 01579 362382

Please note that all audience members must wear a mask.

​Performances are in the main theatre, so wrap up warm. Bring a comfy cushion and a cosy blanket…it’s the Sterts’ Style!

The BFG at Sterts

Re-staged to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, this live performance of Roald Dahl’s most outlandishly vulgar stories about a ‘whiz-popping’ Big Friendly Giant and Human Being Sophie is still as fun and family friendly as before. A fantastic treat for Halloween weekend!

Sterts Theatre, Friday 30th October at 7pm and Saturday 31st October at 2pm, tickets £5. Book early as tickets selling fast! Call the box office on 01579 362382

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Saturday 31st October, 5-7pm around Liskeard town centre

Organised by Sweet Treats Shop in Baytree Hill – see their Facebook page for more information.

Advance booking required, contact them to get your map, follow it around town to find all the spooky posters in shop windows.

£2 per child, includes a cone of sweeties to take home.

Call 07724 027562

Last Chance to Visit the Otter Sanctuary

Sadly the Tamar Otter and Wildlife Park at Launceston is closing permanently at the end of the season so this is your last chance to go and visit the otters, birds of prey, deer, wallabies, meerkats, chipmunks and more.

Open 11am to 5pm until Saturday 31st October

Halloween Pumpkin Patch

The Cornish Maize Maze at Pillaton has a Halloween Pumpkin Patch from 24th-31st October, 10.30am until 5pm each day.

Pumpkin patch with pumpkin picking, a short maze with a pumpkin quiz ideal for families with younger children. All the normal farm animals will be there!

Entry is £4 per person with under 3’s free. Advance booking essential

Pumpkins charged at £1 small, £2.50 medium and £4 large.

Half Term Family Fun

The Old Sardine Factory, West Looe. From Sunday 18th October

We’ve put together a packed programme of family activities for October Half Term – starting from Sunday 18th October.

It’s just £15 or £20 for a whole family group to enjoy one of our spooky Hallow’een themed one hour workshops!
There’s a limit of 4 groups for each workshop. Each group will be based at a workshop table, socially distanced safely from other visitors. Up to 6 people in a family or ‘support bubble’ group. Children: Age 5 and up.

Or – you can book one of our popular and safe exclusive 45-minute Family Guided Tours for up to 5 people for just £15. You have the whole Heritage Centre to yourself!


Eden Project, 17th October – 1st November. 9am-6pm, advance booking essential

Join us for a magical and mysterious journey around Eden this October half-term, as we lay on a spooky but safe Halloween experience for you and your family.

Discover the secrets and folklore behind the ‘boo’-tiful plants that line the pathways of our gardens and Biomes, and follow a spooky story trail which will send you into a fearsome frenzy.

Visit our friends from the Screech Owl Sanctuary and meet some bewitching birds of the night.

Enjoy a spine-chilling spin on our magical ice-rink*, before treating yourself to a weird and wonderful foodie treat.

Why not dress up in your most fiendish fancy dress costumes this year?

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

Are you putting on an event in the Liskeard area? It’s totally FREE to advertise with us – just drop us an email with the details and we will promote it for you.