October Half Term and Halloween Events 2019

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

Halloween Family Yoga Class

Liskeard Public Hall, Wednesday 23rd October, 10.30am-12pm

Hop on your broomsticks and prepare to be taken on a Halloween adventure this October!

A fun filled spooktacular yoga class for all the family, including games, arts and crafts, creative storytelling and much more! Fancy dress optional.

Inflatables and Didi Cars

Liskeard Public Hall. Thursday 24th and Friday 25th October, 11am to 3pm

Hourly slots will be: 11-12pm, 12-1pm, 1-2pm and 2-3pm. You can just turn up at a session or call 07769 848307 if you would like to book a slot, booking is advised.

Refreshments and snacks will be available to purchase. £2 per hour – it’s a whole lot of fun at a really great price.

Starlight Party

St Martin’s Church. Thursday 31st October, 5.30pm.

A Starlight party for ages 4-11. There will be fun, games and food. All welcome

FREE of charge

Halloween Glow Party

Lyskerrys Youth Club, Liskerrett Community Centre, Friday 18th October, 6-9pm

Food, music, and UV festival makeup. Dress up if you dare! Everyone welcome (you don’t need to be a member), under 10s must be accompanied by an adult.

Entry £1 donation

Carve: A Halloween Pumpkin Fest

Saturday 2nd November, 2-5pm.

Come and join us in our Spooktacular woodland on the outskirts of Liskeard.

Carve your own pumpkin or turnip, create a shrunken head, try our spiced apple juice in our cauldron and locate all the hidden ghosts and giant spiders……

£5 per child, adults are free

Exhibition of Students Artwork

Stuart House, 21st-25th October, 10am-3pm

An exhibition of work by GCSE art students from Liskeard School & Community College, Looe Academy, Saltash.net Community School and Torpoint Community College will be on display in the gallery.

Free entry

Fly By Night – Immersive Storytelling

Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot. Thursday 24th October, 6pm.

Join Cowslip Theatre for a one off, immersive storytelling experience in a family friendly underground underworld when the veil is thin. Come and follow our Halloween story through the caves hosted by creatures of the night and lost souls searching for light.

Adult £10, child £6

Lily & the Albatross

Sterts Theatre, Upton Cross. October 22nd at 2pm

​Far out in the wild and remote ocean is a small family on an old fishing boat who pass the time with exciting stories and merry music.

A tale of wild weather, wild birds and wild ambitions for ages 5+

Tickets £8/Child £6

Shivers and Shadows

Sterts Studio, Upton Cross. Friday 25th October, 2pm and 4pm.

Celebrate Halloween with a spooktacular mix of puppets, stories, music and comedy!

For brave children aged 6 and over (accompanied by their scaredy-cat grown ups)

Tickets £6

Inflatable Party

Millennium House, Pensilva, Tuesday 22nd October, 11am-3pm

The popular inflatable party returns to Pensilva this half term.

Just £2 per child for an hour long session

Pensilva Film Club: Toy Story 4

Millennium House, Pensilva, Wednesday 23rd October, 2.30 pm.

Join Woody, Buzz and the gang for one last adventure with their new child, Bonnie and her family as they go on a road trip. Trouble begins when Woody takes a slight detour and is reunited with an old friend.

Child tickets are £2. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Drinks and refreshments will be available.

Spooky Stories

The Old Sardine Factory, West Looe. Thursday 24th October, 11.30am-12.30pm

Join Sue Field and her puppet, Bill, in the heritage centre for spooky tales from South East Cornwall folklore.

We will also be running puppet making activities throughout the day so you can tell your own spooky stories at home.

Menheniot Fireworks

Saturday 26th October at Menheniot Cricket Field.

Gates open at 5.45pm to allow you plenty of time to get your supper from the BBQ, there will also be hot chocolate, tea and coffee and sweet treats to keep you toastie!

See you at the cricket pavilion in time for the display at approximately 7pm.

Adults £4, children £2, tickets available from the Spar Shop

Rilla Mill Fireworks and Bonfire

Postponed due to bad weather – keep an eye out for new date

Gates open at 6 pm, Lighting of the bonfire will take place at 6.45 pm and the Fireworks Display will take place at 7.30 pm

Adults £4, children £1

Chris Rounsevell’s Hog Roast plus hot dogs and chips, tea and refreshments available

Please park considerately. No parking in the Manor House Car Park

Rockpool Ramble

Meet Looe Coastguard Station, Saturday 26th October, 10am-12pm

Come and join local experts as we explore the rocky shore, finding lots of the amazing critters that live on it! Learn about starfish, crabs, fish, anemones and lots more at this educational event that is guaranteed to satisfy the whole family. Booking isn’t required

Halloween Kidz Party

Millennium House, Pensilva. Thursday 31st October, 6-8pm.

Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble. Millennium House Events Group is hosting a spook-tacular Halloween Kidz Party on Halloween. All ghosts and ghouls welcome to come for a boogie, play some games and get their munch on.

Free entry. All children must be accompanied.

Children’s Halloween Hunt

Mount Edgcumbe, Sunday 27th October, 12-4pm

Put on your most Spooktacular costume and come and join in the fun. Register to take part at the Barrow Centre.

Last registration 2.45pm – the trail closes at 4pm. Fancy dress competition for all ages at 1.30 pm on the terrace in front of the House with prizes for the scariest costumes

£3 per child – a goody bag at the end for all registered

Halloween Family Fun Day

Bodmin Jail, Sunday 27th October, 12 noon to 4pm.

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween fun and frolics for all the family – fancy dress encouraged!

  • Bat Hunt
  • Face Painting by Little Rainbow.
  • Guided Tour of the Jail (please book your tour online in advance)
  • Meet the Creepy Crawlies, Reptiles, and Owls.
  • Cinema Room will be showing kids films.
  • Gift Shop will be open until 6pm.

£5 if booked online in advance, or £10 on the day.

Haunting Halloween at Cotehele

Cotehele Mill, 19th-27th October 11 am – 4 pm

The mill complex will be decorated for Halloween, staff and volunteers will be in fancy dress and there will be a children’s trail with treats.

There will also be children’s crafts at Cotehele Quay on weekdays from 11am – 3pm

Fright Night at Cotehele

October 26th, 5.30 – 7.30 pm

Wander around atmospheric Cotehele House by torchlight for this spooky event which is suitable for children and families. Bring a torch please! Timed-tickets will be issued on arrival. The Barn Restaurant and shop will be open.

Admission charges apply

Pumpkin Trail at Antony House

22nd-24th October and 29th-31st October, 12 – 4.30pm

Things in the garden might not appear as usual. The den building area will be transformed into a witch’s lair & the black walnut tree will be decorated with witches brooms. Can you find all the pumpkins on the trail?

£2 per child including a prize for completing the trail, booking not required


Eden Project, 19th October – 3rd November

Are you brave enough to venture into the deep dark woods at the Eden Project this October half-term? Join us to explore our forbidden forest filled with mythical monsters and outlandish beasts. There will be a petting zoo of unusual creatures, potion making and pumpkin carving plus owl encounters and more.

Most activities included within Eden admission ticket

Little Monsters Ball

Eden Project on 26th October between 6- 9 pm

Calling all skeletons, zombies, witches and wizards, get ready for an evening of dancing the night away, hunting down our trick or treat stations, and spooky storytelling. Keep your eyes peeled for our Ghostly Gate Keeper, real-life creepy crawlies and firefly stilt walkers.

£8 per person. Advance booking strongly advised at edenproject.com

(ice skating is an additional charge per person)

Halloween at Morwellham Quay

Enjoy Halloween at Morwellham Quay, Saturday 19th to Wednesday 31st October, 1pm to 5.30pm.

Spooky mine train ride
Creepy crafts
Meet the witch
Spooky chocolate
Halloween hunt
Trick or treating

£13 per person, booking essential

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

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