Half Term, Halloween & Bonfire Night

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

Here's a guide to what's on;

Screamfest - 10 Oct - 2 Nov

5 scare attractions, live entertainment plus street food and a bar makes a horribly good night out!... read more

Denby Halloween Craft Activities - 19 - 31 Oct

Denby Halloween Craft Activities - 19 - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Get in the spirit of Halloween and join us in the Denby Craft Studio for freakishly fun ‘make and take home’ activities.... read more

Halloween 2019- Professor Salamander & his Travelling Beasts - 19 - 31 Oct

Join us this October for our most magical and FANTASTIC Halloween event yet as we invite all those wannabee Witches and Wizards to the Farm!... read more

Halloween Spook-tacular - 19, 20, 25 - 31 Oct, 1 Nov

Enjoy a day of hair-raising fun at the farm... read more

Create a Comic - 26 Oct

Create a Comic - 26 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Write and print your own comics with author Emma Pass and artist Duncan Pass as Markeaton Park becomes a printing press for the day!... read more

Diva (Clay Lantern) Making Drop in Sessions - 26 Oct

Lighting up in celebration of Diwali, a collaboration with Surtal Arts brings world renowned Rangoli artist to host a range of activities fo... read more

Kids with Cameras - 26 Oct

Kids with Cameras - 26 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Bring your camera to Calke and have some fun with the photography team on this creative walk in the park.... read more

Dead and Breakfast XI (18) - 26 - 27 Oct

So you should know the format by now, but for the uninitiated.... Five Fearsome Films through the night followed by a breakfast wrap for the... read more

Autumn Half-Term Fun - 26 Oct - 3 Nov

Autumn Half-Term Fun - 26 Oct - 3 Nov

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

TRAIL: JAPANESE GHOSTS AND DEMONS - 26 Oct - 3 Nov

Join us this half term for a ghoulish journey around the Museum, capturing demons of all shapes and sizes lurking where you least expect the... read more

October Half Term Craft - 26 Oct - 3 Nov

Join us this October half term for creative fun.... read more

KidsQUAD October Half Term: Miniature Masterpieces - 28 Oct

Inspired by our current exhibition, join one of our artists to create your own mixed-media miniature masterpiece.... read more

Safer Together - 28 Oct

Safer Together - 28 Oct

Don't Miss, School Holidays

Where to find us

We are holding an event during next week’s half term when the area around the Knife Angel and down Irongate will be filled with differ... read more

Rangoli Drop in Sessions at Kedleston Hall - 28 - 31 Oct

Discover the art of Rangoli and help to create a large outdoor installation using natural materials gathered from the parkland.... read more

CRAFTY TUESDAYS: HALLOWEEN PUPPETS - 29 Oct

CRAFTY TUESDAYS: HALLOWEEN PUPPETS - 29 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Crafty Tuesdays is our crafty holiday session at Pickford’s House. This half term have a go at making some Halloween puppets and creat... read more

MinecraftLAB Micro Macro World - 29 Oct

Take part and collaborate with others in building a world that makes the small big and the big small. Use your imagination and all of Minecr... read more

It's time to meet the heroes - 29 Oct

Is your little one a PJ Masks super-fan? Catboy, Owlette and Gekko are coming to visit intu Derby on Tuesday 29 October to meet our little s... read more

ART HUB: ORIGAMI - 30 Oct

ART HUB: ORIGAMI - 30 Oct

Halloween, School Holidays

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

Be a Young Ranger for the Day - 30 Oct

Be a Young Ranger for the Day - 30 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

A fun event for families this October - come along and spend a day working with the rangers in the parkland.... read more

DigisQUAD October half term: Manga! - 30 Oct - 1 Nov

Join our brilliant artist, Katy, to create some beautiful Manga and Anime styled artwork using traditional drawing techniques and Photoshop.... read more

PICKFORD’S PLOT - 31 Oct

PICKFORD’S PLOT - 31 Oct

Family Fun, School Holidays

Join us for this nature-focussed session in Pickford’s garden during the holidays.... read more

The Big Trick or Treat at intu Derby - 31 Oct

The Big Trick or Treat at intu Derby - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Sharpen your claws, shine your teeth, brush your fur and make your way to our centre this Halloween for the big trick or treat!... read more

Annie's Burger Shack Spooktacular Halloween Half Term - 31 Oct

Annie's Burger Shack will be having a spooktacular half term week!... read more

Dracula Live - The Northern Ballet - 31 Oct

Imagine a world where you can only go out after dark, where you feel a constant hunger for human blood but where for all eternity you will a... read more

Pumpkin Party - 31 Oct

Pumpkin Party - 31 Oct

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Get in the spooky spirit at Calke's pumpkin party in the walled garden.... read more

Dinky Disco Halloween Special for Mini Ravers - 31 Oct

A mini rave for little ones and grown-ups with DJs, dancing, smoke machines, disco balls, creepy crafts and make your own goo!... read more

Haunted Live - 31 Oct

Join us this Halloween at the Old Bell Hotel as we stream live from some of the most Haunted locations in Derby and this time it’s you... read more

Halloween at The Shiny Tap - 31 Oct

For Halloween this year we’ll be transforming the Taproom into a little spooky house of horrors!... read more

Stick Man - 31 Oct - 2 Nov

Stick Man - 31 Oct - 2 Nov

Family Fun, School Holidays, Theatre

Celebrating 10 Stick-Tacular Years!... read more

Shiver Your Timbers This Halloween - 31 Oct - 3 Nov

Shiver Your Timbers This Halloween - 31 Oct - 3 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

The Heights of Abraham Estate tops off their 35-year cable car birthday celebrations with a four-day long Halloween adventure from Thursday... read more

FAMILY FRIDAY: GHOSTS AND DEMONS MASK MAKING - 1 Nov

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

Oxygen Freejumping Halloween Party - 1 Nov

Oxygen Freejumping Halloween Party - 1 Nov

Family Fun, Halloween, School Holidays

Our Halloween Disco is our best one yet!... read more

Make and Take Day - 1 Nov

Make and Take Day - 1 Nov

School Holidays

Join us this half term for some family friendly creativity with local artist Helen Jackson in our highly popular Make and Take Day, where yo... read more

Luminate Lantern and Light Festival 2019 - 2 Nov

On Saturday 2 November 2019 starting at 5pm, Friends of Derby Arboretum, Spiral Arts, Rotary Club of Derby and Derby City Council Parks are ... read more

Bonfire and fireworks - 2 - 3 Nov

Bonfire and fireworks - 2 - 3 Nov

Bonfire Night, School Holidays

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

Fireworks Night & Fun Fair - 3 Nov

Derby’s biggest and best fireworks display returns to The Pattonair County Ground on Sunday 3 November.... read more

Fires and Fairy Tales - 5 Nov

Fires and Fairy Tales - 5 Nov

Bonfire Night, Family Fun

Join us in our stableyard for a bonfire night with a difference, warming fires and magical stories await you.... read more

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