5 of the Best, 26th – 27th October

Less than 1 week to go until Halloween and the events just keep on coming! We have included a few of them in this week’s 5 of the Best but there are plenty more Halloween events going on this weekend that you may also be interested in, so do make sure you check them out on our website. We have included a few non-Halloween related events too because we know that it is not for everyone. Don’t forget you can see all the events going on in Doncaster all year round on over our website www.visitdoncaster.com

Vertem Futurity Trophy, 26th October, Doncaster Racecourse

It’s a big weekend for racing in Doncaster with the Vertem Futurity Trophy Raceday this Saturday. It attracts some of the UK’s leading trainers and horses. It is also the last Group 1 race of the season and attracts the best two year olds in the country including horses aimed at next year’s Epsom Derby. Read more…

Backlot Tour Day, 27th October, South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

Visitors to the Museum will have the opportunity to see some of the aircraft and projects not normally available to view. There will be volunteers on hand to explain some of the procedures which are conducted to transform rescued 'scrap' aircraft to museum exhibits. Read more…

BP Toy Collectors Fair, 27th October, Doncaster Racecourse

With 400 stalls selling thousands of collectable toys, trains and models, you'll be spoilt for choice! Whether you're looking for rare 1950's Dinky Toys, model railways, Lego or the very latest Star Wars action figures, the range of items for sale is HUGE! Read more…

Halloween Ghost Hunt, 26th – 27th October, Cusworth Hall

Dare you enter the 'hearse room' on a ghost hunting event at Cusworth hall where on previous occasions the paranormal activity as amazed everyone or find out what spirits still reside in and around this spooky grand building. Read more

Grimm's Scary Tales - Halloween Spectacular, 26th – 28th October, Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Booking required)

Join the Yorkshire Wildlife Park for some spooky Halloween fun!  Inspired by the Brothers’ Grimm, our spooky Halloween creations will include live shows, cooky characters, crafts, face painting and much more. Read more…

For loads more great events and activities going on in Doncaster, please visit our website, www.visitdoncaster.com

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