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What’s On for Families and Children This October Half Term in Salford

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2 Oct 2019
If you’re wondering what’s on during the school holidays in Salford, Family on the Go has lots of ideas for where to take the kids this October half term.
It might feel like the kids have just gone back to school, but yes it’s true, October half term is just around the corner. Entertaining the kids for just one week is a doddle, especially with all the fantastic events going on around Salford during the school holidays. Here’s some of our favourite picks for where to take the kids this half term in Salford.

Screening Of Hotel Transylvania At Salford Museum

19th October 2019
Treat the kids to this Halloween screening of Hotel Transylvania this half term…in the spooky surroundings of Salford Museum. Find out more here 

Halloween Spooktacular At The AJ Bell Stadium

20th October 2019
Salford’s AJ Bell Stadium is hosting a spooktacular family-friendly party this Halloween, with creepy crawlies, pumpkin painting and lots more! Find out more here 

Apple Day At Ordsall Hall

20th October 2019
Families can celebrate the humble apple with games, workshops and lots more FREE family fun. Find out more here

Deadly Dance Camp

21st – 24th October 2019

This half term, children ages 8- 16 can get involved with a dance camp with a difference. Practive some spooky moves and perform at this year’s Witches Walk. Here’s the details 

Let’s Explore Scary Gnome Trail

21st October – 3rd November 2019

Scary Gnomes have taken over Ordsall Hall so this half term, why not bring the kids along to find them? Find out more here


Secret Spell Books

21st and 23rd October

Kids can decorate a keepsake box in this fun half term activity. Find out more here 

Pumpkin Carving At Peel Park

21st October 2019
Get pumpkin-ready this Halloween, with this family event (let’s face it, pumpkin carving is a messy business so this is much better than doing it at home! ) Places must be booked in advance. Find out more here 

You Choose At The Lowry Theatre

22nd -23rd October
A live stage show, based on Nick Sharratt’s favourite picture book You Choose, comes to the Lowry this half term.Find out more here 

Salford Spooktacular At Salford Shopping Centre

24th October 2019
There’s lots of FREE spooky fun going on at Salford Shopping Centre this half term, with slime-making, crafts and more. Find out more here 

Justin Live At The Lowry

25th October
CBeebies favourite, Justin Fletcher comes to the Lowry this half term, which is a must for fans of Justin’s House, Something Special and Gigglebiz. Find out more here 

Halloween Spooktacular and The Witches Walk at Buille Hill Park

25th October 2019
Salford’s Halloween Spooktacular is back at Buile Hill Park this Halloween, offering lots of frightful delights for the whole family, including creepy crafts, spooky storytelling and more. Find out more here. Plus, don’t forget to book your tickets for the Witches Walk, where the family will be able to meet scary characters and enjoy live performances. 

Dear Zoo At The Lowry

25th-27th October 2019
Every toddler and pre-schooler’s favourite tale, Dear Zoo comes to The Lowry Theatre in Salford, in an engaging, live-action stage show. Find out more here

Halloween Disco At Little Hulton Cricket Club

25th October
Salford’s little ghouls, ghosts, monsters and vampires are all invited to celebrate Halloween at Little Hulton Cricket Club this half term. Find out more here

Worsley Woods Den Building

26th October 2019
If you have had enough of Halloween events, and fancy getting out in nature, why not take the kids to this den building session at Worsley Woods. Find out more here

Halloween Pool Party In Worsley

Fancy swimming in an orange-coloured pool this Halloween? If so, this will be right up your street as Worsley Pool gets ready for Halloween. Find out more here

Painted Pumpkin Workshop At Ordsall Hall

27th October 2019
Why not create a pumpkin with a difference this Halloween, with this pumpkin painting workshop at Salford’s Ordsall Hall. Find out more here 

FREE Spooky Storytelling At Ordsall Hall

27th October
This Halloween, families can head to Salford’s Ordsall Hall for some spooky tales. Find out more here

For More Halloween Events For Families In Salford, See Here 

For Details Of The Pumpkin Festival At Cockfields Farm, See Here

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