Looking for half-term activities inspiration? Shropshire Council has it covered
From sports, arts and theatre to nature and exploring the great outdoors there are a host of activities happening at Shropshire Council’s attractions this holiday.
Some activities are free, some charge and some need booking in advance. Here’s a programme of some of the activities for the week:
Monday 24 October to Friday 28 October 2022 – Shropshire leisure centres are hosting holiday clubs every day. See: www.shropshireleisurecentres.com for details and booking.
Tuesday 25 October – Much Wenlock Library: Spooky split-pin skeleton making will take place during normal opening hours. This event is free and will take place throughout the week up until Saturday 29 October.
Wednesday 26 October – Severn Valley Country Park: River Wildlife, led by Severn Rivers Trust, explore the wildlife found in our river. Booking essential: firstname.lastname@example.org or enjoy a Spooky Potion Scavenger Hunt, 11am-12.30pm, £3.50 per child. Call 01746 781192 to book and pay for your place.
Theatre Severn: Ocean Film Festival, a vast array of films showcasing the beauty of the ocean. Films start at 7.30pm. https://www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/whatson/ocean-film-festival
Library at the Lantern, Shrewsbury: Halloween craft drop-in during normal library hours where families can make a fluffy ghost or a hanging bat craft.
Shrewsbury Library: An interactive session with Corner Exotics, a chance to meet, touch and learn about a variety of animals from cute to creepy. £8 per child. Runs from 3.30pm to 5pm.
Friday 28 October – Severn Valley Country Park: Pumpkin Orienteering, 11am-12.30pm, £3.50 per child. Call 01746 781192 to book and pay for your place.
Shrewsbury Library: Halloween pop-up puppets craft. Free to attend. Runs from 10.30am-11.30am.
Theatre Severn: The Addams Family performed by students from The Phoenix Academy of Film and Theatre Arts Shrewsbury. This event runs from 7.30pm- 9.30pm. To book: The Addams Family / Young@Part at Theatre Severn
Saturday 29 October – Theatre Severn: The Addams Family performed by students from The Phoenix Academy of Film and Theatre Arts Shrewsbury. This event runs from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. To book: The Addams Family / Young@Part at Theatre Severn
Market Drayton Library: Halloween party, fancy-dress parade, face-painting, creepy-crafts and games. Free entry, running from 10.30am-12pm.
Wem Library: Pumpkin carving ready for the big night –£3 per person. This event runs from 10.30am-11.30am.
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery: Museums are Magic, wand making, spell writing, potion making, face painting, storytelling, films and more. £10 per child. This event runs until Sunday 30 October.