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About this event

About This Event

Join in the fiendish fun at our Halloween Fair.

Enjoy the Halloween Fair with the whole family. Meet creepy crawlies, go on our Halloween trail, hear spooky storytelling, and browse for gifts and treats at our arts and crafts markets and food stalls.

Come dressed in your best costume! 

Full programme below.

'The Pied Piper' storytelling performances by Sandal Sticks Theatre

A Little town by a big mountain has a terrible, terrible problem... the town is overrun by rats! There are rats round every corner and rats round every street. The Mayor puts the word out that help is needed and a Pied Piper steps up. He is promised a large sum of money, but the mayor goes back on her work and the Pied Piper seeks revenge.

Saturday and Sunday

Each performance lasts 30 minutes

£5 per child, £2.50 per adult (max two adults per child)

Suitable for families with children aged 3+

Halloween Trail

Follow clues round the Gardens on the Halloween trail and collect your spooky prize.

Saturday and Sunday 

10.30am - 4.30pm

£1 per person from the Halloween trail desk outside the Museum entrance

Suitable for families with children ages 3+

Wild Fangs Creepy Creatures Cave 

Meet and handle some creepy critters from the Wild Fangs collection including Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches, Emperor Scorpions, a Chiliean Rose Tarantula, Corn Snake and Giant African Millipede!

Saturday and Sunday

10.30am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm

£3 per person

Pavilion

Not recommended for under 3s. All children must be accompanied by an adult

Halloween Parade with Copperdollar

Join the Halloween Parade through the Gardens led by our scary skeletons and show off your costume!

Saturday and Sunday

12.30pm and 2.30pm

Free

Meet on the Avenue

Suitable for all ages

Arts and Craft Market

Discover handmade products by local designers and makers in the Arts and Crafts market.

Saturday and Sunday

10.30am - 4.30pm

Free

Conservatory 

Horniman Market

Our weekly food and produce market selling locally sourced, locally sold vegetables, meat, bread, hot food and much more

Sunday

10am - 4pm

Free

Bandstand Terrace

Facepainting and Balloons

Saturday and Sunday

10.30am - 4.30pm

Various prices

Conservatory Terrace

Teacup Ride and Bouncy Castle

Saturday and Sunday

10.30am - 4.30pm

Various prices

Bandstand Terrace