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What’s On For Kids : October Half Term Surrey 2024

26 October - 3 November

The October Half Term holiday falls just before Halloween and there are lots of spooktacular events happening in Buckinghamshire.   If you’re looking for ideas of what to do with the kids over October Half Term and family friendly Halloween events, then look no further.  Just click on any of the links in red for more information.  There’s also a handy guide for Berkshire  too if you’re looking to venture a little further.

If you’re looking for WHERE TO GO PUMPKING PICKING go straight to the PYO pumpkin patch guide.

October Half Term Activities in Surrey 2024

Halloween Trail at Kew (Richmond) 18th October – 1st Nov








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Halloween on the Priory Farm Estate (Redhill) from 7th October

From immersive Halloween trails that unravel bewitching tales to pumpkin picking experiences filled with excitement at every turn, embark on a journey of spine-tingling fun and unforgettable memories for all the family this October.

Howl’O’Ween at Chessington World of Adventures  7th – 8th + 14th – 30th October

Things are getting spoOoky once again at Chessington this October, with a Fa-BOO-lous Halloween event for the whole family!

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Sports Generation half term holiday intensive swim lessons (multiple locations around Surrey with warm luxurious swimming pools)

Halloween Trail at Claremont (Esher) 14th – 29th October 

The Wandering Witch is organising an All Hallows Eve party for all the magickal creatures that live at Claremont. Some of the creatures are helping with the party planning – can you find what the different creatures are bringing to the party?

Halloween Crafts & Pumpkin Carving at G Live (Guildford) 20th October FREE

If you’re a ‘blood sucker’ for Halloween then the G Live Craft Cafe session will be right up your street with pumpkin carving and Halloween themed crafts. All equipment will be provided so you can get carving to your heart’s content and show off your frightening masterpiece.  No need to book – just drop in.

October Half Term Fun at Elm Nursery (Sutton Green, near Guildford) 21st – 31st October

Enjoy freaky scenes and ghost hunting on the children’s farm at Elm Nursery this October Half Term. See the animals and the freaky scenes, hunt for ghosts, complete the challenge and collect your prize! There is also a fancy-dress competition and homegrown pumpkins to buy.

Halloween Extravaganza at Godstone Farm 21st – 29th October

Master the art of broomstick flying and don’t miss out on Rosina the fortune teller’s mystical predictions. Leave time for the kids to putt their way throughout the Halloween mini golf course and explore the bone-chilling skeleton scavenger hunt.

Autum Magik at Winkworth Arboretum 21st – 29th October

Willow the Witch is busy helping turn Winkworth into an autumnal colour explosion. Can you become her witch apprentice?

Hobble’Ween at Hobbledown (Epsom) 21st – 29th October

There’s only one place to be this October Half Term and it involves spooky science workshops, pumpkin trails, a Halloween show and monster ball

October Half Term Activities at Brooklands Museum (Weybridge) 21st -29th October

Brooklands Musem have got October half term sorted with a wide range of activities for kids. From an activity trail to vintage bus rides and more

Witches & Wizards Week at Bockett’s Farm (Fetcham, Leatherhead) 21st – 29th October

Bockett’s Farm have a packed programme of spooky kids October half term activities.  Encounter reptiles, science & slime shows, tractor trailer rides, spooktacular Halloween trail and pumpkins on sale all week too.

Fairy Door Trail at Painshill (Cobham) 21st October – 12th November

Walk around the Painshill landscape and discover a series of secret doors – there are fairies living in the gardens!

Tall Tales, Mouse Tails and pumpkins  at Birdworld (Farnham) 21st – 29th October

Songs, storytelling, Halloween fun, pumpkins and crafts

Halloween Half Term at the Rural Life Living Museum (Farnham) 23rd – 29th October

There are spooky things afoot at the museum this week. Take a ride (or several) on the train on 25th October for Railway Wednesday or pop along on Thursday 26th October for our ever-popular Activity Thursday.

Fireman Sam at G Live (Guildford) 24th October

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus.

Halloween Craft Workshops at The Lightbox (Woking) 24th – 26th October

Get creative at The Lightbox this October half term with spooky crafts. The session on the 25th is a free family drop in.

Boogie Monsters Haunted Halloween Party at The Harlequin (Redhill) 26th October

The multi-award winning live and interactive rock and pop band for kids present their Haunted Halloween Party.

G Live Family Fun Day (Guildford) 28th October FREE

Come and immerse yourself in a huge range of creative activities from Craft Tables to Face Painting, Drumming and Dance and Reading Corners to spark the imagination and a Sensory Spectacular area and games for the little ones.

Low Bang Fireworks at Godstone Farm (Godstone) 27th – 28th October

With less noise than a traditional display, this Surrey fireworks event is the ideal choice for little or sensitive ears. Enjoy our unforgettable pre-show entertainment while you’re waiting to be wow-ed by the bright lights and sparkles!

Munchkins Play Cafe Halloween Party (Byfleet) 31st October

Packed full of Halloween activities for little ones from face painting and glitter tattoos to craft, music, games and a disco at the afternoon session.

Shrek The Music at New Victoria Theatre (Woking) 30th October – 4th November


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