Day of the Dead Celebrations 30th October 2016

Day of the Dead Celebrations – Dia de muertos

Sunday 30 October, 2016 From 2pm until 4pm

Sugar Skulls Workshops for children. Members of the Mexican Community in the Midlands are running a ‘Day of the Dead’ activity to share the tradition with you.

See the altar that will be set up at Martineau Gardens keeping one of Mexico’s most ancient traditions alive here in the Heart of England. Come and decorate a sugar skull, you can eat them or place them on the  altar as a decoration.

The Gardens (normally closed to the public on Sundays) will be open for ticket holders only for two hours – attend one of the 30 minute workshops, visit the altar, explore the Gardens and enjoy a hot or cold drink.

The pre-booked workshops run at:

2pm workshop

2.30pm workshop

3pm workshop  [this session is now sold out]

or    3.30pm workshop

Tickets need to be purchased in advance since places are limited to six children per session, just click on the above time to be directed through to

£3 per child (plus 30p booking fee)

Advance booking only

Our other event in October is …