10 family-friendly things to do this Halloween

10 family-friendly things to do this Halloween

10 family-friendly things to do this Halloween

Tomorrow is Halloween and there will be plenty of spooky goings-on across East Berkshire to mark the occasion.

If your little monsters want to get in the spirit, we've compiled a list of 10 activities to keep them busy.


1.)

An alternative Halloween celebration will be hosted at Cookham Rise Methodist Church today.

A 'light in the darkness' event will run games, stories, crafts and lunch for families between 10.30am and 12.30pm at the church in Lower Road.

Call 01628 662500 or 01628 532279 for details.


2.)

A ‘spooktacular’ Halloween party is being held at Hare Hatch Sheeplands.

There will be drama, games, crafts and competitions. Halloween dress is positively encouraged.

Parties will take place from 10am-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm and admission is £4.


3.)

Little monsters can carve their own pumpkins at free event in the Nicholsons Centre in Maidenhead today.

Pumpkins have been kindly donated by Anthony Reynolds fruit and vegetable stall in High Street to be carved into Halloween-themed creations.

The session will run between 11am and 3pm.


4.)

A spooky fundraiser is taking place in Slough today to help raise money for a domestic abuse charity.

The Dash (Domestic Abuse Stops Here) Charity has organised the event which is taking place at its pop-up shop in the Observatory shopping centre.

A face painter and tombola are among the activities taking place between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

Money raised from the event will go straight to the charity which helps victims of domestic abuse and their children.


5.)

There will be spooks galore at a Halloween party organised by disability charity Participation Association Leisure and Sport (PALS).

It will take place at the George Brooker Centre in Northern Road, Slough, on Friday.

There will be fancy dress and a buffet. Tickets cost £5.

Call 07990 577776 for information.


6.)

Face painting and craft activities will be among the fun at a charity event at Tesco today.

The Upton Lea Unity group will be at the superstore in Wellington Street from 11am to 2pm.

Money raised from the event will be donated to Diabetes UK.


7.)

A law firm will be celebrating Halloween in Slough High Street today.

Solicitors Aston Bond Law Firm, which is based in Windsor Road, will be taking part in a Halloween parade between 12.30pm and 1pm.

It will be raising money for the Slough charity Destiny Support, with all those taking part having donated to the good cause.

A target of £250 has been set, with members of the public asked to donate as the parade makes it way through the High Street.


8.)

Halloween fancy dress costumes will be out in force at a Halloween Pumpkin Party at Windsor Royal Shopping.

More than 250 pumpkins were carved at last year's free event which is supported by the Windsor and Eton Town Partnership and the Windsor Contemporary Art Fair.

As well as pumpkin carving, there will be fancy dress parade which will start at 3.30pm.

There will also be magic shows from Mr Marvel and pumpkin soup and cup cakes will also be available.

The event takes place today from 1pm-4pm.

Visit www.windsorroyalshopping.co.uk for more information.


9.)

A scary Halloween will be in store for visitors at the Theatre Royal with ghost tours around one of the country's most 'possessed' theatres.

Audiences can enjoy a spooky tour of the venue, and hear the spine-tingling tales which have been passed down the generations of staff who have worked there.

As well as staff stories, the tours will also reveal the findings of the latest paranormal investigations as they travel through the dimly-lit corridors and rooms of the haunted building.

This fun-filled tour gives you the chance to discover some of the colourful characters of the past and enjoy an entertaining tour of one of Britain's oldest producing theatres.

Call the box office on 01753 853888 for more information and to book.


10.)

If you don't fancy going out, why not stay in and make some ghoulish grub by trying out some spooky Halloween recipes.

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