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Grand Opera House – October Half Term

Messy Explorers – October Half Term

Sunday 5th November 11am Join us for some messy play at our Bonfire themed session at Rawcliffe Pavilion (St Mark’s Grove)! £8.50 each. Prebooking essential – see the Messy Explorers…

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Makers’ Market & Gift Extravaganza

Saturday 28th October 2023, 10am – 4pm Held at York Racecourse, this shopping event hosted by Infinity Events will bring together a wide range of handmade items and gifts all…

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York Quest – Monster Quest

City Screen – October Half Term

Fairfax House – October Half Term

Appleton Roebuck village – Halloween

Skeleton Roebuck! Tuesday 31st October 2023 4-8pm Visit our spooktacular stalls at Appleton Roebuck school playground: hot dogs – hog roast – cake stall – gin shack – trick or…

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Monk Park Farm – October Half Term

Halloween Spooktacular! Daily until November 5th 2023 – lots of Halloween fun for all ages! Including pumpkin picking, carving and painting, mini pumpkin trail, pumpkin catapult and bowling, witches’ potion…

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York Golf Range – October Half Term

Halloween Crazy Golf 14th October – 6th November 2023 Ideal for families. Open during daylight hours. Adults £4, Children £3, Family (2 adults + 2 children) £12. No need to…

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Lightwater Valley – October Half Term

William’s Den – October Half Term

Better: York Leisure Centre – October Half Term

Wigginton Squash Club – Squash Coffee and Cake Session raising funds for SNAPPY

Monday 30th October 2023, 11am – 3pm Wigginton Squash Club are hosting a Squash Coffee and Cake session to raise funds for Snappy Trust. Our Squash Courts will be free…

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Rhythm Time – October Half Term

Rhythm Time Autumn Halloween/ Bonfire Night Specials! Themed musical fun for 5yrs and under! Saturday 28th October at Acomb Methodist Church: Family class 9.45am, Baby 10.30am Thursday 2nd November at…

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Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate – October Half Term

Fri 27th Oct and Thurs 2nd Nov, 11am – 4pm: Arts and crafts (Pay what you feel) Thurs 2nd Nov, 4.15-4.45pm and 5-5.30pm: Storytelling with Carmel Page (Tickets £3, one adult…

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Star Street – October Half Term

Tuesday 31st October 2023, 2-3pm Elisha will be in the salon from 2-3pm doing face painting appointments. These are available to book online on the Star Street salon website under…

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Camellia Cottage

Tuesday 31st October 2023, 10am – 9pm Open all day for for tiny ones with a witches den and dragons dungeon and stinking spider shack and new this year a…

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Fossiliam – York Family Fossil Hunt

The Potions Cauldron – October Half Term

Music with Cath Smithson – October Half Term

Cath is teaching two Outdoor ‘Family Time’ Music and Movement classes for Mixed Ages. Come and join us for singing, creative movement and instrument play together. Dress for the weather!…

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New Earswick Nature Reserve – Halloween Spooky Trail

Saturday 28th October 2023, 11am – 4pm Come down if you dare and find all the cauldrons to win a prize. Entry is £2 per quiz sheet. Our witch will…

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Halloween Story Time & Coffee Morning (For children with additional needs)

Tuesday 31st October 2023 10.30am – 12.00pm An informal play & story time session for early years/primary age children with additional needs (Adopted & Sen). Venue: Westfield Children’s Centre, Acomb,…

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Disney’s Frozen JR at Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Boston Park Farm – October Half Term

Plush Cafe – October Half Term

Monday 30th October 2023 – Pumpkin Carving Party Tickets cost £15.50 per person (prebook on the website) and include a Halloween milkshake and a pumpkin. Tools supplied.  Prizes for Scariest…

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YHA York Autumn Craft Fair

28th October 2023, 10am – 4pm Visit YHA York’s fabulous autumnal local artisan Craft Fair! Support small, local businesses and enjoy fun seasonal games and Halloween crafts with fresh coffee…

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Enchanting Entertainment: The Villains’ Lair – a Hallowe’en event

Curlew Fields Dairies – October Half Term

Kids Craft Workshops 30 October 2023 11am – 3pm: Hallowe’en theme 3 November 2023 11am – 3pm: Bonfire Night theme Price: £5 per child, includes a single ice cream of…

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Foss Fairy Trail – October Half Term

Saturday 28th October 2023, 4-5pm Join us for some Hallowe’en fun! All welcome. Story telling – meet scary Hallowe’en characters! Hallowe’en costume catwalk for children, prizes for all. Meet at…

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Haxby & Wigginton Autumn Show

Sunday 22nd October 2023 Held at Haxby Memorial Hall, open to the public from 11am (£1 admission). Various competition categories, including categories for children to enter (£2 per entry) –…

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City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar – October Half Term

The Play Tent: Creative, Sensory Play Sessions – A Celebration of Light and Shadow

Spilmans – October 2023

Theatre@41 Monkgate – October Half Term

York Birds of Prey Centre – October Half Term

Hallowe’en Special Family Fun Weekend – 28th and 29th October 2023, 10.30am – 5pm Every paying child gets a pumpkin which they can carve. Also: fancy dress – birds of…

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Wacky Warehouse (Flying Legends) – October Half Term 2023

Tickets are on sale for these Hallowe’en events: Saturday 28th October 2023, 3.30 – 5.30pm – “Tricks and Treats” show with Professor Dan, £10 per child (includes party food and…

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The Wizard Walk of York – October Half Term

Free Halloween activities for kids from York Mumbler

We’ve created some Halloween activities you can print out and use at home to decorate your house, yourself and your pumpkins! You can pick up lots of fun props, creepy…

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Dark Skies Fringe Festival

Hole in Wand – October Half Term

Yorkshire Air Museum – October Half Term

Yolk Farm – October Half Term

York Minster – October Half Term

The Mumbler Mythical Creature Quest

Download your Mumbler Mythical Creature Quest map for FREE here or pick up your FREE quest map from Visit York Information Centre. Watch our Mythical Creature Quest video on our York Mumbler You Tube…

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Copmanthorpe Spooky Trail

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October 2023, 10am – 7pm Friends of Copmanthorpe Primary School would like to invite you to their fun spook-tacular trail around the village. We expect…

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All Saints Church – October Half Term

Little Paws Creative Club – Saturday 4th November, 10.30am – 12pm Enjoy autumn-themed craft activities and the opportunity to explore our historic church in this relaxed and fun session for…

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Spark* – October Half Term

Barley Hall – October Half Term

JORVIK Viking Centre – October Half Term

The Bar Convent – October Half Term

Beetle Bank Open Farm – October Half Term

Fangtastic Farmyard Fun! 30th October – 3rd November 2023 Activities include*: Fancy Dress Competition (31st October only) – Pumpkin Carving – Ghoulish Games – Halloween Arts and Crafts – Apple…

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York Explore Libraries – October Half Term

Rainbows Ceramics – October Half Term

The Poppleton Centre – October Half Term

York’s Chocolate Story – October Half Term

York Maze – October Half Term

HallowTween @ York Maze! 28th – 31st October 2023, 12.30-5.30pm The multi-award-winning Halloween event for 10-15 year olds returns for another year! Are you ready for the fright of your…

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Roko – October Half Term

Group Swimming Crash Courses: 30th October – 3rd November 2023 Help your children progress their swimming confidence and skills with a week’s crash course with Jo Archer at ROKO this…

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The Balloon Tree – October Half Term

York Army Museum – October Half Term

Murton Park – October Half Term

RHS Garden Harlow Carr – October Half Term

DIG: An Archaeological Adventure – October Half Term

Yorkshire Pumpkins

Fountains Abbey – October Half Term 2023

Mansion House – October Half Term

Yorkshire Museum – October Half Term

Beningbrough – October Half Term

Castle Howard – October Half Term

Humble Bee Farm – October Half Term

Northwood Trail – October Half Term

National Railway Museum – October Half Term

Harrogate Indoor Funfair

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Do you have something going on in the School Holidays that you want local families to know about? Contact us to let us know [email protected] We can then get it…

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York Art Gallery – October Half Term