Spooky goings on in Ards and North Down this Halloween

Thursday 5th October 2017

Saturday 21 - Tuesday 31 October

Spooky halloween

Saturday 21 October | Shadow Puppet Making: The Big Draw
Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards
Let your imagination run wild… create creatures, monsters, bats, spiders, witches, ghosts and ghouls.
2pm – 3pm and 3pm – 4pm
FREE | Booking essential | 028 9181 0803

Wednesday 25 October and Thursday 26 October | Halloween Walking Tours
Bangor Town - Wednesday 
Newtownards Town - Thursday 
Times for both tours, 7.30pm-8.45pm
An entertaining and spooky experience!
Tickets £6 (Ad) | £4 (Ch). Advanced booking required 

Friday 27 - Tuesday 31 October | Halloween in the Trenches 
Somme Museum, Newtownards 
Join us for ‘Halloween in the Trenches’, a family friendly event full of spooky stories, ghoulish treats and family fun.Booking essential. 
4pm, 4.30pm and 5pm. 
Cost: Adults £4.50 Children £3.50 Family Ticket(2A+3C) £15.00
028 9182 3202

Saturday 28 October | Not So Scary Halloween
North Down Museum, Bangor 
Magic shows, storytelling, creepy crawlies, and crafts
2pm – 4pm 
FREE (Magic show £1) | 028 9127 1200 | northdownmuseum.com

Saturday 28 October | The Haunted Hub
Project 24, Queen’s Parade, Bangor, 
Eerie sounds, freaky fun, bubbling brews and so much more!
6pm – 8pm 
FREE | 0300 013 3333

Saturday 28 - Tuesday 31 October | Spooky Sea Serpents and Scarium Secrets 
Exploris Aquarium, Portaferry 
Spooky Sea Serpents and Scarium Secrets at Exploris Aquarium
Open 10am-5pm  
Our Craken pirate ship has risen from its watery depths this Halloween and the pirate ghosts are having a spookingly good time on their Exploris adventure, so come and enjoy the fun for all the family.  
Admission costs apply | 028 4272 8062 | explorisni.com

Saturday 28 - Tuesday 31 October | Halloween Fun at Mount Stewart
Portaferry Road, Newtownards
Dare to venture to Mount Stewart for four days of storytelling, craft and Hallowe'en Fun
11am – 4pm 
Admission costs apply | 028 4278 8387 | nationaltrust.org.uk/mount-stewart

Sunday 29 October | Halloween Fun at Cockle Row Cottages
Groomsport
Glitter Tattoos, 'Tales of the Wild' Animal Road show, Plant and Play and creepy crafts 
1pm – 4pm
FREE

Sunday 29 October - Tuesday 31 October | Castle Espie Spellbound Festival
WWT Castle Espie, Ballydrain Road, Comber
Join us for 3 days of monstorous fun this Halloween at Castle Espie! 
10am – 5pm
Prices vary | 028 9187 4146 | wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/castle-espie

Monday 30 October | Halloween Arts Scheme       
Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards
Fun packed day of spellbinding artistry, jaw dropping jumping clay and spine tingling drama.
Suitable for ages Age 6 - 14
10am – 3pm
Cost: £15

Tuesday 31 October | Halloween Family Festival
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
Join us in celebrating the ancient festival of Hallowe’en with
a range of traditional activities. Don’t forget to come dressed up to take part in the popular fancy dress competition.
10am-4pm
Admission costs apply | 028 9042 8428 | nmni.com/uftm

Saturday 4 November | Seapark Fireworks**
Holywood
Fun, food and a fireworks finale
4pm – 9pm 
FREE

** Due to current forecasted weather this event has been rescheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017 from Saturday 21 October.