Have a spooktacular Halloween if you dare
There’s plenty of trick or treats taking place this Halloween across the area, so don your favourite witches’ hat and fly off on your broom to enjoy these ghoulish and great events.
Do you dare go on a ghost walk? Prepare to be spooked as ghostly expert Martin Tempest takes willing customers around Stamford Town Centre as part of Stamford Arts Centre’s Halloween Special. There’ll be plenty of ghoulish characters waiting to pounce and make you jump on what will be a fun walk around the town. Ghost walks will take place tonight and tomorrow at 6.30pm, 7.30pm, 8.30pm and 9.30pm. Tours are £6 per person. Call 01780 763203.
l Have a ‘wicked’ time at Sacrewell for its Spooky Spectacular when the wicked witches of Wansford move into the old farmhouse with a few of their creepy crawly friends. Jump on a tractor ride to the house and take the tour of the witches’ lair…but try not to get left behind because you might not make it out the other side. The Spooky Spectacular event is designed for younger children but there are a few surprises and activities that may make them jump. For more details visit Sacrewell.org.uk or call 01780 782254.
l Come for a walk in the weird woods and carve your own petrifying pumpkin to take home at Barnsdale Garden’s Scary Spooktacular on Saturday, midday to 4pm. There’s frightening fun for all the family, and kids in costume visit free. Admission is £7.50 for adults, £3.50 for children (free in fancy dress). Call 01572 813200 for details.
l A devilish disco is being held at All Saints’ Church Hall in Scotgate, Stamford tonight at 6pm. The Halloween Party will include games, arts and crafts, messy play and food. There will also be a prize for the best fancy dress (for both adults and children). Tickets on the door are £1 for adults and £1.50 for children. Call Jenny on 07707251342 for more details.
l Bring your children to make creepy crafts at Love Stamford in Broad Street, Stamford, tomorrow afternoon from 3.30pm. The event will include craft making, monster food and traditional ghoulish party games. The cost is £10 per child (booking essential). E-mail Linda@stamfordsewing.co.uk
l Follow the pumpkin trail around the Sculpture Garden at Burghley this weekend. Tread through the crispy Autumn leaves and find the hidden pumpkins to receive a treat.
l And not forgetting The Wizard Express at Nene Valley Railway in Wansford on Saturday at 7pm. Enjoy an exciting train ride, complete with spooky happenings. For details call 01780 784444.