Spooky half term events to entertain your little terrors

There are a host of local Halloween events for children lined up during the October half term. Milton Keynes mum Susie Lodge has picked out five of them from her fabulous website http://www.wikiplacesforkids.com just for you.

We’re well into the school term now and hopefully we’ve all recovered from the mania of the summer holidays.

But here we go again, another week to fill at the end of the month!

Well, do not freak dear parents, the excitement and preparations for Hallows’ Eve are enough to keep your little people busy, and for the half term break I’ve got a great selection of spooky suggestions to keep them thrilled from skull to claw!

Stanwick Lakes are hosting a wicked week!

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There’s an outdoor trail (pictured above), Halloween crafts, an opportunity to meet creepy animals and a new Spooky Lantern Walk event.

This includes crafting lanterns, a guided lantern walk around the lakes and a warm tea (modest charges or donations for some activities).

See more online at http://www.wikiplacesforkids.com

If you’re frighteningly quick you’ll also get the chance to see lots of fiendish frolics at this year’s Halloween Circus at Frosts Garden Centre.

Bippo and his scarily talented team return once again to startle you with their performances.

Frosts are also hosting Pumpkin scooping all week (pictured top), which comes with a sickly sweet glass of Witches’ Gruel to keep you going! Booking is recommended.

Thrift Farm have a Spooktacular week planned with ghoulishly great face painting, animal handling, games and crafts, pumpkin carving and a chance to meet Thrifty.

There’s also a pumpkin hunt and a best-dressed competition.

See http://www.wikiplacesforkids.com for the full week’s schedule so you don’t miss out!

PK Kids Zone in Buckingham are holding a freakishly awesome UV party on the 31st from 4-6pm, with fancy dress, food, games and music.

These tricks and treats are too good to miss and will save you from knocking on your neighbour’s door! See our site for full details.

For younger kids up to age 6, the Doodle Caboodle Café is hosting a devilishly good day on the 31st, with crafts, themed cakes, fancy dress and soft play (9am-3pm).

Then they are holding a Fancy Dress Party from 4-6pm with a disco, hot dogs, drinks and more soft play fun. See all prices on http://www.wikiplacesforkids.com

This column was first published in the October issue of Celebrate:MK lifestyle magazine. Read the full magazine below…

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