Throughout the half-term holidays, Shire Hall will become home to spooky family-friendly fun. We’ll have slippery slime-making workshops and a count the spiders trail. Come around our spooky underground cells at the most haunting time of the year.
Come along to our slime-making sessions on weekdays 11-3pm
After your visit, pop up to our café for some seasonal autumnal recipes and Halloween treats.
Kids who are dressed up go free!*
*2 kids go free with every full paying adult.
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