What’s on October Half Term and Halloween 2017

Here’s a day by day guide to What’s On In Hitchin, Letchworth, Stevenage and elsewhere in Hertfordshire this October Half Term PLUS special events up to Halloween.

Sat 21st October 2017

Science & Nature
Dangerous and Deadly Trail
Natural History Museum at Tring, Tring
21/10 - 29/10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
At The Natural History Museum in Tring this half term, explore the galleries for their deadliest animals – if you dare! Read More

Seasonal
Halloween Trail
The Secret Garden at Waterhall, Hitchin Road
21/10 - 29/10 @ 10:00 am
*Not Monday and Tuesday* Fun Trail for children, finding the answer to a very important question by searching The Secret Garden at Waterhall for the answer. Trail sheets £2 per [...] Read More

Science & Nature
Pumpkin Trail
Dunstable Downs & Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable
21/10 - 27/10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Explore Dunstable Downs this half term with a spooky twist. Pick up a trail map at reception then set out on a spooktacular adventure through Chute Wood and find the hidden clues. [...] Read More

Mon 23rd October 2017

Seasonal
Ghosts and Ghouls
Wrest Park, Silsoe
23/10 - 29/10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mysterious goings-on await you at petrifying Wrest Park today. Meet their gruesome guides as they take you on a journey into the puzzling past – use all your wits to solve the [...] Read More

Thu 26th October 2017

Seasonal
Day of the Dead Dress Show
Garden Square Shopping Centre, Letchworth Garden City
26/10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Eerie antics and spirited skull-duggery in this Day of the Dead Show! Read More

History & Heritage
Rats, Bats and Cats Halloween Fun
The British Schools Museum, Hitchin
26/10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
It’s that spooky time of year so join the British Schools Museum for a frighteningly fun crafty day. There’ll be printing, weaving and modelling some creepy creatures and enjoying a few gruesome games. Read More

Baby & Toddler Group
Toddler Tales & Move
Hitchin Lavender, Hitchin
26/10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Halloween dancing, spooky stories & pumpkin treasure hunt for 0-5 year olds with parents/carers. Older siblings are welcome to join in the fun too! **If you purchase a later session [...] Read More

Science & Nature
Apple Bird Feeder
Natural History Museum at Tring, Tring
26/10 @ 10:15 am - 3:00 pm
Make a tasty treat for your garden birds at the Natural History Museum in Tring.  Celebrate Tring’s Apple Fayre by creating a seed- and lard-filled apple. It’s the perfect food to attract birds [...] Read More

Art & Craft
Baby Halloween Party with The Creation Station
The White House Play Cafe, Hitchin
26/10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This Halloween event in conjunction with The Creation Station is suitable for suitable for children from newborn to sitting. Read More

Science & Nature
Plant your own 'Pick-Your-Own' Strawberry Patch
“Ron’s Plot” adjacent to “HoneyWorks” (Buzzworks), Hitchin
26/10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Do you and your children fancy having your own ‘Pick-Your-Own’ Strawberry Patch in Hitchin next summer? Then do join us on today to grow our own! £5 per child. Adults [...] Read More

Baby & Toddler Group
Outdoor Play
York Road Children’s Centre, Hitchin
26/10 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Outdoor play in the grounds of York Road Nursery. Lots of ride on toys, large sandpit, climbing frame and slides to play on. Suitable for children aged 0-5 years old. Read More

Baby & Toddler Group
Toddler Tales & Move
Hitchin Lavender, Hitchin
26/10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Halloween dancing, spooky stories & pumpkin treasure hunt for 0-5 year olds with parents/carers. Older siblings are welcome to join in the fun too! **If you purchase a later session [...] Read More

Seasonal
Witchcraft & Wizardry Week!
The Galleria, Hatfield
26/10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Packed full with spellbinding entertainment and competitions, this is not a week to miss out on, and who doesn’t want to get in the Halloween spirit! Read More

Science & Nature
Going Batty!
Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City
26/10 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
At Standalone Farm in Letchworth today they will be going batty for Halloween as we create some decorations to give your home that extra spooky feel! Make bats, owls and bugs to spook out [...] Read More

Dance & Drama
Half Term Halloween Fun House
Hitchin Lavender, Hitchin
26/10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Drop off your children to enjoy Halloween themed dancing and drama! Throughout the session children will be supported to develop their own immersive haunted house with lots of fun and [...] Read More

Art & Craft
Halloween Party with The Creation Station
The White House Play Cafe, Hitchin
26/10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Halloween event in conjunction with The Creation Station suitable for sitting to 2.5 years. Read More

Cinema & Theatre
King Arthur
Broadway Cinema & Theatre, Letchworth Garden City
26/10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
A thrilling tale of magic, heroism, love and betrayal at Broadway Theatre. Read More

Dance & Drama
Half Term Halloween Fun House
Hitchin Lavender, Hitchin
26/10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Drop off your children to enjoy Halloween themed dancing and drama! Throughout the session children will be supported to develop their own immersive haunted house with lots of fun and [...] Read More

Baby & Toddler Group
NCT Open House
Hitchin Youth Trust, Hitchin
26/10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Open House is a group for pre-school toddlers (walkers to 4 years) – all are welcome (including baby siblings). Lots of different toys to play with and a garden for [...] Read More

Language & Signing
Little Linguists
St John’s Community Centre, Hitchin
26/10 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Little Linguists offers fun sessions in Spanish and French in Hitchin and across Hertfordshire for little ones and their parents or carers. Read More

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