FAMILY FUN WEEKEND: WITCHES, WIZARDS AND GOOSEBUMPS
FREE ENTRY (small charge for some activities)
Join us for a weekend of all things spooky. From witches and wizards to dragons and curses, dust off your broomstick and join in the fun!
Dragons, Geckos and Other Fantastic Creatures – Meet an unusual collection of animals from Bearded Dragons and Leopard Geckos to snakes including a Royal Python and a Bosc Monitor, Chincillas, a Giant Sulcata Tortoise, White Tree Frogs, an African Pygmy Hedgehog, and more! There will also be the opportunity to handle some of the animals in these interactive sessions.
Traditional Games – Join in with a variety of different games including some spooky ones
Spooky Trail – Find where all the spooky characters are hiding…if you dare! Find them all and win a prize.
Fancy Dress – Come dressed as your favourite Hallowe’en character and enter the free prize draw!
Spooky Snacks – Lots of spooky treats to choose from in Arkwright’s Café including cauldron broth soup, magic candied wands, witch’s hat cookies and spooky witches’ fingers.
Lantern Making Workshop – Make your own colourful lantern to keep the ghosts and ghouls at bay Drop in anytime between 11am-3pm. £3 per child (accompanying adults free).
Face Painting (£3) – Barbeque – Guided Tours – Celebrating the Cromford Canal Stalls and Demonstrations – Model Boats – Horse Drawn Canal Boat Trips (departs 11am and 2pm – visit www.birdswood.org to book) – Leawood Pump House (11am-4pm) – St Mary’s Church Open Weekend….and more!