Half Term & Halloween

24 Oct - 1 Nov

Dare you join in our incredible Half-Term & Halloween events. Derby has something to give the whole family the heebie-jeebies;

Here's a guide to what's on;

The New Derby City Centre Ghost Walk (Covid Friendly) - 30 Sep - 15 Dec

The now legendary city centre ghost walk takes you around Derby city centre.... read more

Moonlight Harvest - 9 - 31 Oct

Moonlight Harvest - 9 - 31 Oct

Don't Miss, Family Fun, School Holidays

Take a moonlight stroll to pick your own pumpkin* and explore the maize maze by torchlight.... read more

Scarefest - 9 Oct - 1 Nov

Scarefest - 9 Oct - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Are you ready to join us at this year’s terrifyingly fantastic Scarefest with spooks, frights and thrills for everyone?... read more

Halloween Spook-tacular - 10 Oct - 1 Nov

Halloween Spook-tacular - 10 Oct - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

All the fun of the farm plus a day packed with spooky Halloween fun!... read more

Mr Pumpkin 2020 - 17 - 18 Oct, 24 -25 Oct

Come and pick your own pumpkin. straight from the farmers field!... read more

WHERE’S WALLY? SPOOKY MUSEUM SEARCH! - 17 Oct - 1 Nov

WHERE’S WALLY? SPOOKY MUSEUM SEARCH! - 17 Oct - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Join us this October half-term for a spooky search across the Museum – where will Wally be hiding in our collections? It’s up to... read more

Toddler Pumpkin Picking - 19 - 23 Oct

Toddler Pumpkin Picking - 19 - 23 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Take advantage of our Toddler Pumpkin Picking offer!!... read more

MinecraftLAB: Map Art (Online) - 24 Oct

MinecraftLAB: Map Art (Online) - 24 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Where to find us

Join QUAD Minecraft staff in creating pixel map art, inspired by current exhibition ‘How We Make Meaning’ by Memo Akten & Mi... read more

Holiday Havoc at Alter Rock - 26 - 30 Oct

Indoor climbing, abseiling, bouldering, caving and Air Walk.... read more

Scare Safari - 24 - 31 Oct

Scare Safari - 24 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Monsters are taking over Gulliver's for a spooky season of Halloween fun!... read more

Half-Term Halloween Fun - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

Enjoy autumnal fun and Halloween horrors at Chatsworth this half-term holiday. There's frighteningly good fun around every corner... join us... read more

Bluebells Pumpkin Festival - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

Bluebells Pumpkin Festival - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Join us this year for our most popular Halloween event!! Back for it's 9th year in 2020!... read more

Frights of Abraham - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

Frights of Abraham - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

This October half term you're invited to join us at the Frights of Abraham for some gory Halloween treats, a frightfully fun pumpkin pebble ... read more

BOO at the Zoo - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

BOO at the Zoo - 24 Oct - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

BOO at the Zoo is back with even more frightful fun for the whole family this October Half Term.... read more

DRAWING FOR WELLBEING: DRAWING TO MUSIC WITH ED BURKES - 26 Oct

Work with exhibiting artist Ed Burkes to explore drawing to music. Join Ed live from his exhibition at Derby Museum and Art Gallery via Zoom... read more

Make and Take - 26 - 30 Oct

Make and Take - 26 - 30 Oct

School Holidays

Join us for some family friendly creativity with local artist Helen Jackson in our highly popular Make & Take Day, to make whatever you ... read more

Halloween Family Crafts - 26 - 30 Oct

Head over to Artcore this half-term and take part in some SPOOKtacular craft sessions suitable for the whole family!... read more

Half Term Family Fun - 26 - 31 Oct

Half Term Family Fun - 26 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Why not come and visit the Cathedral during the half term break?... read more

DBF: Collage Workshop with Illustrator, Jane Porter - 27 Oct

Derby Book Festival Collage Workshop with Illustrator, Jane Porter.... read more

SPOOKY STORYTELLING - 27 Oct

Join our storyteller for some ghostly tales as we celebrate Halloween with this spooky special event.... read more

CLIMATE EMERGENCY: A CLIMATE CHANGE - 28 Oct

Join us to write your words about climate change. Today’s session will help you think about words that you can write to discuss this t... read more

The Furnace Presents Dark Vs Light Mini Beer Festival - 28 Oct - 1 Nov

Gruesome stouts and porters, deadly pale ales & devilish craft beer.... read more

KidsQUAD Half Term Sculpture Workshop ONLINE - 29 Oct

A 90 minunte online workshop (via Zoom) with local artist Helen Jackson.... read more

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: KINDNESS BOX - 29 Oct

Be inspired by Florence Nightingale’s care of others and work with one of our artists to craft your very own ‘kindness box&rsquo... read more

Halloween Spooky Tea - 29 - 30 Oct

Halloween Spooky Tea - 29 - 30 Oct

Family Fun, Food & Drink, Halloween

Get into the spirit of Halloween and join us at Bourne’s Coffee Shop & Bistro for a fun and spooky-themed Afternoon Tea, including... read more

Drive in Films Fright Night - 30 Oct

Drive in Films Fright Night - 30 Oct

Don't Miss, Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Where to find us

It's official we will be back in Mickleover, Derby for a special Fright night - Friday 30th October.... read more

Family Drag Bingo hosted by Kitty Tray - 30 Oct

Family Drag Bingo hosted by Kitty Tray - 30 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Halloween Family Drag Bingo! Hosted by the fabulous Kitty Tray... read more

Drag Bingo Hosted by Kitty Tray - 30 Oct

Halloween Drag Bingo! Hosted by the fabulous Kitty Tray.... read more

Horrors of the Wild - 30 -31 Oct

Horrors of the Wild - 30 -31 Oct

Don't Miss, Halloween

Are you ready to enter the Horrors of the Wild? Journey deep into the wild by torchlight and experience first-hand threats faced by some of ... read more

Annie's Halloween Weekender - 30 Oct -1 Nov

We have lots of family fun happening over Halloween including, film screenings, costume contests, freaky food and a spooky breakfast event.... read more

MinecraftLAB: Halloween Special (Online) - 31 Oct

Join us for our first Halloween themed MinecraftLAB. Use you creepy creativity to spook, scare and conjure in this creative session. Will yo... read more

Fright Club: Dracula Has Risen From The Grave (15) - 31 Oct

The full moon is high in the sky, a lightning bolt strikes the hallowed ground and a hand bursts through the ground. Fright Club has risen f... read more

Dead Before Bed - Zombie Double Bill (18) - 31 Oct

Holding down the fort for the annual Dead And Breakfast (returning Oct 2021), Dead Before Bed brings you a double bill of 70's zombie mayhem... read more

Halloween Session with Quiz Night -Mare - 31 Oct

The Lost Boys invite you to crack their crypt-ic conundrums, probe their paranormal puzzles, and mentally meander through their macabre myst... read more

Haunted House VR Experience - 31 Oct

Haunted House VR Experience - 31 Oct

Don't Miss, Food & Drink, Halloween

Come and join Makeney Hall for a Spooky Haunted House experience.... read more

Spooky Saturday - 31 Oct

Spooky Saturday - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Bring your little monsters to InJoy for a spooky day of fun! Don’t forget about the costumes.... read more

CLIMATE EMERGENCY: A CLIMATE CHANGE - 31 Oct

Join us for our second Climate Change event where we will be inspired by our wonderful Notice Nature Feel Joy gallery to take a sketching an... read more

Halloween Tasting Menu + Wine Pairings - 31 Oct

Halloween Tasting Menu + Wine Pairings - 31 Oct

Don't Miss, Food & Drink, Halloween

No tricks, just treats... discover our 6-course Halloween tasting menu paired with the most exquisite wines from our cellar.... read more

Bonfire Night Tasting Menu - 5 Nov

Discover our 6-course Bonfire Night tasting menu.... read more

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