Autumn Half-Term Fun Autumn Half Term

Tues 24 & Thurs 26 October 2017

Come and have some autumn and halloween themed fun this October half term. Ideal for finding out more about the wildlife at Martineau Gardens with plenty of fun and play along the way. Choose from one of four identical two-hour sessions; each session costs £5 per child (accompanying adults are free). Booking in advance is essential. Sessions are led by Juliette Green, our Education Officer.

Click one of the four sessions below, to be redirected to to purchase your ticket:

Tues 24 October 10am – 12pm [10am on Tues 24 is now sold out]  OR   Tues 24 October 1.30pm—3.30pm

Thurs 26 October 10am – 12pm   OR Thurs 26 October 1.30pm—3.30pm

Activities in each session will include a ‘Signs of Autumn’ trail, leaf art, making a scary Halloween face, smelly potions and games. Wear your best Halloween outfit!

Here’s what you need to know:

This is a family learning event —activities are for supervised children aged 3—12 years. Parents/carers are expected to stay and join in but don’t pay, children’s tickets are £5 per head. Numbers are limited to 20 children per session – book in advance to avoid disappointment. 

Dress appropriately for the weather, since the session will take place outside.

Bring a drink and a snack, or bring your packed lunch if you’d like to have a picnic at Martineau Gardens (after the morning session or before the afternoon one).

Martineau Gardens serves hot and cold drinks (for which donations are welcomed) but not food. You can find out more about the Gardens here.


Tickets will go on sale on 21 September 2017 via

£5 per child  (+ 50p booking fee)  advance booking essential

To book, please select from the four sessions above (choosing a morning OR afternoon session) and you’ll be redirected to to make your payment

More Halloween Activities:

Take your a walk through the woods on Halloween Night, Tues 31 October … if you dare .. click here for details of:

Stories on Halloween Night with the Traditonal Arts Team