Children will be able make slippery slime from 10am to 3pm each day. Around the Museum, families can enjoy the spooky trail and creepy crafts. Plus, children dressed up for Halloween get FREE entry* to Shire Hall!

There’s no need to book in advance to visit Shire Hall Museum this Halloween half-term!  

There will also be a selection of Halloween themed treats and autumnal drinks available in the café. With a delicious selection of fresh, locally-produced food, Shire Hall’s airy mezzanine café is a must visit.   

To kick-off the half-term activities, Shire Hall Museum is hosting Pumpkin Carving on Saturday 22nd October! Shire Hall provides the pumpkin and all the tools, you come ready to carve! Enjoy all the fun of carving a Halloween pumpkin to take home, and we keep all the mess! At just £5 a pumpkin, carve one as a family or have more! Booking is essential, with three sessions available at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. 

Alongside its family friendly events, Shire Hall is hosting Spells in the Cells, an evening of magical cocktail making on Saturday 29th September. Taking place in Shire Hall’s historic cells, visitors will be able to make their own transfiguration tonic and cauldron cocktails.