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Half Term, Halloween & Bonfire Night

23 October - 7 November 2021

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

Here's a guide to what's on;

Mr Pumpkin - 3 - 31 Oct

Come pumpkin picking, with oodles of varieties to choose from, we know we have your perfect pumpkin. Great fun for all generations!... read more

Scarefest - 8 - 31 Oct

Scarefest - 8 - 31 Oct

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

Floral Pumpkin Workshop - 13 Oct

Get creative and make your own floral display inside an Autumn pumpkin!... read more

Screamfest - 14 - 31 Oct

Screamfest - 14 - 31 Oct

Halloween, School Holidays

Screamfest is resurrected in 2021 for 13 terrifying nights! 5 chilling scare attractions plus live entertainment makes a horribly good night... read more

Halloween Spook-tacular - 16 - 31 Oct

Halloween Spook-tacular - 16 - 31 Oct

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

Hair-raising fun at the Adventure Farm this Halloween.... read more

Halloween Craft Activities - 18 - 31 Oct

Halloween Craft Activities - 18 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Join us in the Denby Craft Studio every day throughout the October half-term holidays for lots of creative Halloween fun.... read more

Derby Family Arts Festival 2021 - 23 - 31 Oct

The Derby Family Arts Festival 2021 will bring a fantastic variety of creative events and activities to families in Derby this half-term. ... read more

Bluebells Halloween Festival - 23 - 31 Oct

Bluebells Halloween Festival - 23 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Festivals, Halloween, School Holidays

A pumpkin picking patch with thousands of pumpkins, Halloween trail, and daily spooky shows, there’s always something frightening for ... read more

Half-Term Halloween Fun - 23 - 31 Oct

Half-Term Halloween Fun - 23 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

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

Half Term Adventures at Kedleston Hall - 23 - 31 Oct

For some autumnal fun this half term, wrap up warm, pull on your wellies, head outdoors and spend time in nature.... read more

Half Term at Calke Abbey - 23 - 31 Oct

Half Term at Calke Abbey - 23 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

From spooky tunnels to woodland adventures, there's lots to do at Calke Abbey this October half term.... read more

Meet a Maker Trail - 24 - 31 Oct

Meet a Maker Trail - 24 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

This half term journey around the Museum of Making to find out about some of the ingenious makers whose creations make up this fascinating c... read more

Frights of Abraham - 24 - 31 Oct

Frights of Abraham - 24 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

The Frights of Abraham returns to Masson Hill this October half term.... read more

Stand Wood Family Hike - 25 - 26 Oct

A fun and invigorating autumn hike, where you will explore our new waymarked trails in Stand Wood alongside our experts.... read more

Crafty Tuesday: Teddy Bear Scarves - 26 Oct

Crafty Tuesday: Teddy Bear Scarves - 26 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House.... read more

Art Hub: Dahomey Figures - 27 Oct

Art Hub: Dahomey Figures - 27 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

At Art Hub we explore different creative techniques and processes – there is always something new to try in this artist-led session.... read more

Wet Felting Workshop - 27 Oct

Wet Felting Workshop - 27 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Explore how to turn soap, water and wool fibres into cloth! In this hands-on session you will learn the process of wet felt making to create... read more

Children's Seed Collecting Walk - 28 Oct

Children's Seed Collecting Walk - 28 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

A fun and educational walk, learning about different types of seeds and how to grow them.... read more

Rocky Horror Murder Show + 3 Course Dinner - 28 Oct

Enjoy a 3 course dinner and a night of comedy, as The Kedleston Country House presents the 'ROCKY HORROR MURDER SHOW', in collaboration with... read more

Drawing for Relaxation: Dahomey Figures - 28 Oct

Drawing for Relaxation is a series of short video tutorials. Take some time out of your day to experience the calm you can achieve by learni... read more

Pickford’s Plot: Nature Creatives - 28 Oct

Pickford’s Plot: Nature Creatives - 28 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join us for this nature-focused session in Pickford’s garden where you can unleash your creative side from observational drawing, poet... read more

Ghost Tours at Bolsover Castle - 28 - 31 Oct

Do you dare explore Bolsover Castle in the dark this Halloween?... read more

Family Friday: Creepy Critters - 29 Oct

Family Friday: Creepy Critters - 29 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

In this session the whole family is welcome to play, make and have fun together.... read more

Halloween Special Disco for Grown Ups - 29 Oct

Get ready to boogie the night away at the Derby beautiful Old Bell ballroom in Derby. Its a Halloween special disco.... read more

Halloween Spooky Tea - 29 - 31 Oct

Halloween Spooky Tea - 29 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Food & Drink, Halloween, School Holidays

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

Hallowe'en Horrors - 30 Oct

Join us for the first part of a very special day of horror writing, with five workshop sessions looking at a wide range of aspects of the ge... read more

Bonfire and Fireworks - 30 - 31 Oct

Wrap up and enjoy a range of live entertainment, as well as the traditional bonfire and two dazzling firework displays.... read more

Halloween Quiz Night-mare - 30 - 31 Oct

Join the Lost Boys for a Halloween Quiz Night-Mare to remember, or rather to forget.... read more

Halloween Special Hocus Pocus: Pop Up Cinema at The Kedleston - 31 Oct

Join us for an outdoor cinema experience under the stars; bring a picnic chair and blanket and enjoy 'Hocus Pocus' on the big screen!... read more

Bats, Bugs & Birds: Woodworking Taster Course - 31 Oct

Create your very own bat, bird or bug house on this woodworking taster day course, perfect for beginners.... read more

Fireworks Night & Fun Fair 2021 - 5 Nov

Fireworks Night & Fun Fair 2021 - 5 Nov

Bonfire Night, Don't Miss, Family Fun, School Holidays

Derby’s biggest Fireworks Night is back on Friday 5 November, with a bumper crowd of more than 10,000 visitors set to enjoy the adrena... read more

Bonfire Night at The Kedleston Country House - 5 Nov

Join us at The Kedleston Country House for a Bonfire Night extravaganza.... read more

Fireworks Spectacular - 5 - 6 Nov

The best Fireworks Display with Laser Dancers and Fire Breathers in The National Forest!... read more

Fireworks at Alton Towers - 5 - 7 Nov

For a fireworks display dazzling enough to make your jaw drop and your eyes pop, there’s only one place to be – Alton Towers Res... read more

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