Half Term Events

The South of England and East Anglia offers a wide range of activities and events to keep the children entertained during the half term holidays, providing great fun for all the family.

We would like to remind all readers to always confirm event details directly with the event’s organisers.


A brand new spooky Halloween trail for all the family at Blenheim Palace

22/10/2021 – 31/10/2021 @ Blenheim Palace

As Halloween creeps closer and the days shorten, a mysterious mist falls across the gardens at Blenheim Palace. Experience a spooky new Halloween light trail for all the family from dusk until dark. Join family and friends to wander from dusk into darkness between one ghostly space to another…. if you dare! Watch out for […]

Autumn Festival Trail

23/10/2021 – 31/10/2021 @ Hertford Castle

Head to Hertford Castle for some seasonal fun this autumn. Take a breath of fresh air whilst taking part in the children’s autumn trail, snap a photo in front of the seasonal display, and explore the castle rooms and themed basement on the open day (Sunday 31st October – 12pm – 4pm). The castle grounds […]

Amberley Museum October Half Term

23/10/2021 – 31/10/2021 @ Amberley Museum

Join us for Halloween half term fun! Explore Amberley Museum this October Half Term, with 36 acres to discover and plenty of hands-on interactive activities to get involved in. Enjoy rides on our trains and buses, get stuck in with craft activities (weekdays only) or scavenge for potion ingredients on our Autumn-time All Hallows’ family […]

Halloweenies at Kentwell

23/10/2021 – 31/10/2021 @ Kentwell Hall

Kentwell’s School for Sorcery – spooky, safe half-term fun for your little monsters! Bring your family to enter a magical halloween world.  Explore the spooky zones around Kentwell’s Buildings, Gardens and Grounds for immersive Halloween fun, challenges and activities aimed at children from 3 to 14 years of age, and their families.

GoGoDiscover Farewell For Now Event

24/10/2021 – 30/10/2021 @ Norwich Cathedral

GRRREAT LAST CHANCE TO SEE DINOS AT ‘FAREWELL FOR NOW’ EVENT AT NORWICH CATHEDRAL THIS OCTOBER HALF TERM Dino hunters get ready, Break has announced that its GoGoDiscover T.rex sculptures won’t be heading into extinction just yet and will be heading to Norwich Cathedral for a special family celebration event to celebrate Dippy the Diplodocus’s last week at Norwich Cathedral at […]

October Half Term Halloween Themed Arts and Crafts at Mill Green Museum & Mill

26/10/2021 @ Mill Green Museum & Mill

Tuesday 26 October Decorate a Trick or Treat Tote Bag Come to Mill Green Museum and decorate a cotton tote bag to take trick or treating! Will you choose to draw eerie ghouls, spooky pumpkins, evil witches, or something else suitably scream-worthy? We can’t wait to see your designs.   Wednesday 27 October Halloween Wreaths […]

October Half Term Halloween Themed Arts and Crafts at Mill Green Museum & Mill

27/10/2021 @ Mill Green Museum & Mill

Tuesday 26 October Decorate a Trick or Treat Tote Bag Come to Mill Green Museum and decorate a cotton tote bag to take trick or treating! Will you choose to draw eerie ghouls, spooky pumpkins, evil witches, or something else suitably scream-worthy? We can’t wait to see your designs.   Wednesday 27 October Halloween Wreaths […]

October Half Term Halloween Themed Arts and Crafts at Mill Green Museum & Mill

28/10/2021 @ Mill Green Museum & Mill

Tuesday 26 October Decorate a Trick or Treat Tote Bag Come to Mill Green Museum and decorate a cotton tote bag to take trick or treating! Will you choose to draw eerie ghouls, spooky pumpkins, evil witches, or something else suitably scream-worthy? We can’t wait to see your designs.   Wednesday 27 October Halloween Wreaths […]

Curious About Reading

29/10/2021 – 30/10/2021 @ Reading Town Centre

Curious About Reading? Have fun (re-)discovering Reading, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air with your household, whilst staying close to home. Curious About Reading visits not just the obvious places, but some unusual ones too, […]

Curious About Ely

29/10/2021 – 30/10/2021 @ Ely City Centre

Have fun (re-)discovering Ely, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air with your household, whilst staying close to home. Curious About Ely visits not just the obvious places, but some unusual ones too, with hidden treasures […]