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October Half Term and Halloween Activities

Join us for some spooky October Half Term and Halloween activities for kids and adults this autumn at Hestercombe!

For the first time ever, both adults and children can take part in ‘The Curious Case of Mildred Hester’: Victorian themed Halloween trails around the gardens. You can also take part in Victorian dressing up, Victorian crafts, spell making workshops, and meet the creepy crawlies with Exmoor Zoo!

What’s On this October half term and Halloween

19th Oct – 3rd Nov: The Curious Case of Mildred Hester – a murder mystery trail (adults) and detective whodunit trail (children).

Monday 28th Oct: Shadow Puppet workshops – an opportunity to have a go at making shadow puppets of your own and watch a show by Kirstin from Time for Magic.

Tuesday 29th Oct: Victorian Craft workshop – drop in and make your own peg doll.

Wednesday 30th Oct: Spell Making workshop

Thursday 31st Oct: Victorian Craft workshop – drop in and make a Thaumatrope.

Friday 1st Nov: Meet the Creepy Crawlies – Exmoor Zoo comes to visit!


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