Family Fun Weekend: Witches, Wizards and Goosebumps

Saturday, October 28, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017



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 to book) – Leawood Pump House (11am-4pm) – St Mary’s Church Open Weekend….and more!