October Half Term and Halloween Events 2023

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

Charms and Witches 

Liskeard & District Museum
Saturday 21st – Saturday 28th October, 10am-4pm (Sat 10am-1pm)

Join Liskeard and District Museum for October half-term, for some autumnal magic and eerie crafts. ALL FOR FREE.

Crafts, Origami, and a Halloween Dress Up Corner.

No need to book, all ages welcome!

Halloween  Storytime with Nina

Liskeard and District Museum 
Wednesday 25th November 2.30pm

Liskeard and District Museum is holding a ‘Storytime with Nina’, on Wednesday 25th October at 2.30pm as part of their half-term Halloween holiday events.

Free entry – Donations welcome
No booking required

Halloween Family Scare Maze

1st Liskeard Scout Hut

26th, 27th and 28th October, 5pm – 8pm

Join 1st Liskeard Scouts for twists and turns that lead you through an unsuspecting, child friendly, scary maze. STROBE lights, black lights, loud scary sounds, live scary people and fog are among the features.

£3 per person, under 2s free

Halloween at Pop Up Play Village

Liskeard, Public Hall
19th October 10.30-11.45am

A role play activity session for 0 to 8 year olds to engage with that is educational, stimulating and most importantly fun.

£6.50 for a parent and child ticket. Book online at https://bookwhen.com/popupplayvillagencornwall

Arthur’s Club Live

Liskerrett Community Centre
Thursday 26th October 11.30am

Join Cornish performer and Makaton teacher Rebecca Hulbert for an inclusive children’s theatre show featuring original stories by a team of award winning and published children’s storybook authors, with key word signing woven throughout.

Halloween Party

Liskeard Sports Club
Friday 27th October, 4pm-8pm

A family Halloween party fundraising for Liskeard Relay for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK. £3 per person including treat bags for kids

  • Fancy Dress
  • Disco
  • Games

Immersive Storytelling

Liskeard Library
Monday 23rd October and Tuesday 24th October, 11am and 2pm

The exciting story of Katie’s Black Hole Adventure covers topics of space, science, Cornish identity and strong female characters that are happy to be different and learn from their mistakes.

Kid’s 360 Film Making Workshop
Liskeard Library
Wednesday 25th October, 1pm-3pm
Suitable for children aged 8-12, this exciting workshop will show children how to use a 360 camera, plan a mini film, and shoot footage. Fun and educational, they will have the opportunity to use their creative ideas to create film content.

Halloween Crafts

Liskeard Library
Thursday 26th October, 10am-1pm

Get crafty this half term with our Halloween creative sessions! Create spooky trees, capture a ghost in a jar, weave a web and more! A range of creative makes for under 11s in Liskeard Library Studio this half term. Bookable sessions are from 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm

Liskeard Prime Stock Show

Liskeard Cattle Market
Saturday 28th October

Livestock returns to the Cattle Market on Saturday 28th October, The Workshed is delighted to play host to part of the Prime Stock Show welcoming our surrounding farming communities back to The Cattle Market.
Old Road, Liskeard
Saturday 28th October, 6pm-8pm
Learn how to carve a wand and then cast spells with it with our Herby Warlock, cook up your own witches’ brew, carve a pumpkin then  Warm up with our Witches’ Soup or some severed fingers around the fire and listen to scary stories whilst getting revenge on the ghosts with ghost smores!

Hector’s Herby Halloween – FULLY BOOKED

Liskerrett Community Centre
Sunday 29th October – 3pm-6pm

Come and join the resident mad scientist, the ‘Orrible Ogre, the Veggie Vampyre and the rest of the gang at Hector’s Herby Halloween on 29th October from 3pm – 6pm at the Liskerrett Centre.

Family Halloween Party – Darite 

Darite Village Hall
Saturday 28th October 4pm – 6pm.

Family Halloween party at Darite Village Hall on Saturday 28th October, 4pm-6pm

  • Games
  • Disco
  • Burgers
  • Hotdogs

How to Catch a Book Witch – Sterts 

Sterts – Upton Cross 
Tuesday 24th October, 2pm.

How to Catch a Book Witch is an openhearted show aimed at children ages 3 plus. It will be showing on 24th October at 2pm. Exploring the importance of libraries, sharing stories, and not judging people. The show features live music, puppetry and storytelling.

Tickets Adult £11, Children (under 18) £7.  Tickets can be booked on the Sterts website 

Looe Halloween Ghost Train

Saturday 21st October – Tuesday 31st October, 11am-4pm

Jump aboard the spookily decorated land train and listen to spooky Cornish tales. Collect stamps and sweets as you visit the various locations around Looe.  Fancy Dress competition.

£5 per child.

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt

Great Trethew Trekking
Saturday 28th October, 11am-2pm

Halloween Open day
  • Pumpkin hunt
  • Pony rides
  • Grooming
  • \Arts and crafts
Booking is essential

Rilla Mill Bonfire Night

Rilla Mill Village Hall
Saturday 28th October, from 6pm

The annual Rilla Mill Fireworks and Bonfire Night on the 28th October at Parsons Meadow. There will be a hog roast and hot drinks available.

Gates open at 6pm
Bonfire lighting 6.30pm
Fireworks display 7.45pm

Halloween Pumpkin Patch

The Cornish Maize Maze at Pillaton

Saturday 21st – Tuesday 31st October, 10.30am-5pm

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

Entry is £5 per person with under 2’s free. Pumpkins charged at £1 small, £2.50 medium and £4 large

Halloween Messy Clay Workshop

Trevallicks Farm Shop, Pensilva
Thursday 26th October, 10am-12pm

Let kids creativity run wild with a 2 hour workshop making pumpkins & anything scary!

Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy!

£20 per person children must be supervised by at least 1 adult.

Halloween Disco

Pensilva Millennium House
Tuesday 31st October, 6pm – 8pm

A frightfully amazing kids disco, the best fancy dress will win a prize! There will also be treats and games which may have tricks for you to enjoy.

Free entry for all, we only ask that adults accompany children! It would be great to see the adults in fancy dress too! The bar will also be open for refreshments too.

Halloween Open Farm Days

Moor View Alpacas, Bodmin Moor
Saturday 28th – Sunday 29th October, 10am-3pm

Alpaca Trekking are opening their farm for some spooky fun days for Halloween. £2 per person. Under 2’s FREE. No booking required. No dogs please.

The farm is located on Bodmin Moor off the Golitha to Jamaica Inn road – Click here for exact location

Boconnoc House and Gardens
21st – 29th October, 10am-5pm

Join us for an enchanting walk through the stunning grounds of Boconnoc as we search for mythical fairy folk and dragons!

Our trail will lead you through the beautiful gardens where handcrafted willow sculptures of mischievous Cornish Piskeys and legendary dragons will spark wonder and delight.

Fairy wings, dragon outfits and magical wands at the ready!


Eden Project
18th – 29th October 9.30am – 6pm

The legendary Tree Giants have arrived at Eden on a special quest this Halloween – they need your help to protect the world’s forests. Uncover their hiding places and discover ancient wisdom, extraordinary tales and enchanting performances.

Come along to Eden this October half-term as Halloweden returns for another year with an all-new tree-mendous offer.

Booking advised.

Spooky Hall Family Overnight Camp-in

St Ive Village Hall
Saturday 21st October, 8pm – 8am!

A Spooky Family Camp-in is going to be held on Saturday 21st October at St Ive Village Hall.

8pm – 8am! Games, children’s Bingo, supper, hot chocolate and breakfast included.

All children must be accompanied.

Halloween Party – Coads Green

Coads Green Village Hall 
Saturday 28th October, 4pm – 6.30pm

  • Pumpkin carving
  • Fancy dress competition
  • Drawing competition

All will be judged in categories of Under 5’s, 6-12 year olds and 12+ to include adults.

50p per entry in to each category with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Follow Coads Green Village Hall Facebook page for more details

Halloween and Harvest

Cotehele National Trust
Saturday 21st – Sunday 5th November, 10.am-4pm

Calling all little witches and wizards! This half term, things are getting spooky at Cotehele, follow the spooky scarecrow trail and discover amazing folklore tales from Cornwall and the Tamar Valley. We also have spooky storytelling on Tuesday 24th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th.

Halloween Children’s Disco

The Highwayman, Dobwalls
Tuesday 31st October, 5pm-8pm

The Highwayman will be holding a Halloween Children’s Disco. There will be a children’s fancy dress competition and spooky meals for adults and children between 4pm – 8pm (booking advised for meals).

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

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