Doncaster Halloween 2017

Your guide for everything Halloween in Doncaster this October.

Spooky Half Term at Brodsworth Hall & Gardens - 21st Oct - 5th Nov

Autumn is the perfect time to step into history and explore Brodsworth Hall & Gardens. Join them for frightening fun this October half term with a spooky trail around the grounds and some creepy crafts. Dress the kids in their Halloween finest, young or young at heart, beware the shadows and let your imagination run riot, if you dare…

CLICK HERE for Spooky Half Term information.

Skriek Week at Boston Park Farm - 23rd - 31st Oct

Join Boston Park Farm for their Halloween activities from 22nd October – 31st October. They are open each day from 10am – 4pm, entry to the farm and maize maze is £6 per person throughout shriek week. There will be pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, games and other fun on each day. Face painting will be available on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10:30 – 2:30pm. You don’t need tickets for the daytime events, just turn up and pay on the door.

CLICK HERE for Shriek Week information.

Dead Reckoning at Everton Village Hall - 25th - 28th Oct

For their next main production, 25th to 28th October, they will be presenting a gripping psychological thriller; DEAD RECKONING, by Eric Chappell, which sees a renowned artist finding himself caught up in a maze of chilling mind games and deceit.

When the mysterious visitor arrives at painter Tony Reed’s house, Tony is forced to face the past that still haunts him and make a decision that he has only ever fantasised about. This decision leads into a terrifying nightmare from which there seems no escape. Who exactly is the visitor? Just how far is Tony Reed prepared to go? And who really did kill his adored first wife . . . ?

CLICK HERE for Dead Reckoning information.

Half-Term Wonderland at The Dome - 25th Oct - 1st Nov

Enter Wonderland this half term as the Dome puts on a Mad hatters tea and Halloween fun!

The team at the Dome have created a topsy turvy tea party where guests will follow the white rabbit and descend down the rabbit hole.

The events on Wednesday October 25 and Wednesday November 1 will see youngsters have a tea fit for the queen of hearts and then sit back and relax in the upside down umbrella theatre and enjoy Disney's original Alice in Wonderland  film. Tickets cost £2 per child and the events run from 1pm until 4pm.

Other half term events include a Halloween Pool Party from 10am -4pm on Monday October 30 and a Halloween Ice party from 5pm - 8pm Thursday November 1.

CLICK HERE for Half-Term Wonderland information.

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Doncaster Little Theatre - 27th Oct

Follow squeaky-clean sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget, with the scandalous Frank’n’Furter, rippling Rocky and vivacious Magenta.

Get ready for a night of fun, frolics and frivolity in this thrilling cult phenomenon that is bursting at the seams with timeless classics, including: Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp; Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a non-stop party!

Ready to thrill you with its frothy, fun and naughty moments, this is the boldest bash of them all, so sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life!

CLICK HERE for Rocky Horror Picture Show information.

Museums at Night: Cusworth Hall - 27th Oct

Come and join us for an evening of spooky fun as we celebrate the sinister and the spine-tingling! Enjoy a candlelit ghost tour of the Hall, as we uncover some of the mysterious secrets of the past. Also, discover how the rituals of death and mourning were observed in Victorian Doncaster, plus other spooky activities! The evening will also include a selection of refreshments.

CLICK HERE for Cusworth by Candlelight information.

Halloween Spooktakular at Conisbrough Castle - 28th Oct

Dare you venture down to Conisbrough Castle this Halloween? Free Entry to the Castle all day. Spooky activities for your little monsters

CLICK HERE for Halloween Spooktakular information.

Special Experiences at Yorkshire Wildlife Park - 28th - 30th Oct

Inspired by the Brothers’ Grimm, our spooky Halloween creations will include live shows, professional actors, crafts, face-painting and more.

Meet a host of characters inspired by the classic tales: including Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Wolf!

Plus experience all the excitement of a walk-round safari where you might see lions, tigers, zebras, antelope, mischievous squirrel monkeys, the fun of feeding time and the ‘Deadly Bugs’ Show.

CLICK HERE for Grimms' Scary Tales information.

Halloween Scarecrow Display - 30th Oct - 5th Nov

The Walled Garden at Woodfield Park, is inviting local groups, residents and children to create their own freestanding scarecrow for display. All of the scarecrows will go on display in The Walled Garden from October 30, so why not make one now?

All week there will be special tasty treats in the Victorian Tea Room, a Monster Hunt, and homegrown carving pumpkins for sale.

On the day of Halloween itself, we’ll be joined by Ha Ha Productions, a local drama group who will be performing as different characters between 11am -2pm.

CLICK HERE for Halloween Scarecrow Display information.

Pumpkin Halloween Treasure Hunt - 30th Oct - 5th Nov

Frenchgate needs your help! The pumkins of Frenchgate are asking us for your help! Old Papa Pumpkin has forgotten his name!

Your task, as chief pumpkin rescuer, is to search the Frenchgate centre, find the pumpkins and using the answers provided, and solve the mystery of Papa Pumpkins real name.

We don’t how he forgot his name but what we do know, is with your help, we can get it back! The last we heard the Pumpkin Rescurers are assembling at our Guest Services desk, ready to start the quest! Will you answer the call? Will you help us? We sure hope so! 

CLICK HERE for Pumpkin Halloween Treasure Hunt information.

Live Pumpkin Carving at Frenchgate - 31st Oct

Join us outside Debenhams on the upper mall as the Sand in your Eye team carve pumpkins live on the malls. This is a free event and will be the perfect opportunity to get into the Halloween spirt. Make sure you don’t forget the camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to get snapping.

CLICK HERE for Live Pumpkin Carving information.

Get Your Spook On at Lakeside Village - 31st Oct

Halloween will see pumpkin carving classes running from 11am until 4pm, spooky face painting, and cooking demonstrations with Sodexo‘s chef Peter Bartholdy from Doncaster Deaf Trust rustling up a treat with Pumpkin Rescue recipes.

CLICK HERE for Get Your Spook On information.

Trickhill or Treat in Tickhill Village - 31st Oct

Dress up for a fun and frightful time at Tickhill Buttercross this Halloween for a whole host of spooky fun at The Trickhill or Treat Annual Pumpkin Competition. Local busnesses will be fully supporting the event this year, so please come down and support them and their fantastic offerings.

CLICK HERE for Trickhill or Treat information.

Halloween Night at the Museum - 31st Oct

Come to the Museum after hours for a spooky event! Activities include: Spooky stories; disgusting games; challenge room; wound simulation make-up, crafts, object handling, fancy dress competition & trick or treat trails!

CLICK HERE for Halloween Night at the Museum information.

Halloween at Doncaster Markets - 31st Oct

Doncaster Markets are hosting a spooktacular day of including a live performance from Alexandra Parkes, free facepainting, free pumpkin carving and a skeleton treasure hunt. Don't forget to wear your best spooky fancy dress!

CLICK HERE for Halloween at Doncaster Markets information.