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Top 10 autumn half term things to do
AUTUMN half-time got off to a windy start yesterday, but there is still plenty to enjoy. Vibe’s Angie Quinn has picked out 10 of the best.
Ghost Tours and Zombie Week, Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich
In a building inhabited by four ghosts, discover what spirits awaits you in a tour of the museum and Royal Arsenal buildings.
At the end, warm the chills away with bangers and mash and a hot cup of tea or coffee, all included in the price.
Your little monsters can also join a spooky zombie army as part of packed activity program. Visit firepower.org.uk
The Hop Farm, Kent
Kids can enjoy an array of eerie entertainment as the farm is transformed into a spook-tastic feast of fun which includes a Magic Castle, 4D Cinema, Ghoulish Face Painting and much more.
Entry is Free so dress up in your best Halloween fancy dress and join in! Go to thehopfarm.co.uk
Super Scarecrows, The Woodlands Farm Trust, Welling
If you enjoy the outdoors then head to the city farm to help marvel a brilliant new scarecrow to place in the yard or make your own mini scarecrow to take home.
Drop in anytime between 1p and 3pm to join the fun. £2 per child Visit thewoodlandsfarmtrust.org
September in the Rain, Churchill Theatre, Bromley
Older children and adults can get out the cold and watch this hilarious and heartwarming, comedy mapping the life of a Yorkshire couple, played by Claire Sweeney and John Thomson, told through their annual summer holiday trip across the Pennines to Blackpool, which has been tradition for more than 40 years.
Book now at atgtickets.com/bromley
Activity Trail, Lullingstone Country Park, Eynsford
Keep to the clues, answer the questions and complete the trail to receive a prize.
Trail sheets are available from the visitor centre. Available all week, Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm, £2.50 per trail sheet.
Go Batty, Hall Place & Gardens, Bexley
Visit the stunning Tudor House and Gardens and let the little ones get creative by making their very own quick-flying bat to keep. £4 per child, adults free. All tickets need to be purchased in advance at bexleyheritagetrust.org.uk
Leeds Castle, Kent
The whole family can enjoy creepy crafts, face painting, a pumpkin trail through the Culpeper Garden, brave the spooky maze and listen to ghostly tales and stories from Raggedy Jack.
Visitors can also discover a distinctly unpleasant side to “the loveliest castle in the world” on Halloween night with the Blood, Boils and Black Death: Evening Tours running hourly from 6pm. Go to leeds-castle.com
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! Greenwich Theatre
A brand new puppetry production lands in Greenwich as Michael Rosen’s exciting and fun adventure is brought to life by the Little Angel Theatre. Go to greenwichtheatre.org.uk
Despicable Me 2, Odeon, Beckenham
This hilarious family favourite will entertain all and at £3 a ticket won’t break the bank.
For show times and to book visit odeon.co.uk
Ten-Pin Bowling, Bexleyheath
Burn off some energy with a game of bowling then refuel with a delicious burger meal for just £6.99 for kids and £9.99 for adults with this special half-term offer. Book at tenpin.co.uk
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