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Destinations – London Earls Court

Feb 9th, 2014 | By

Destnations, Earls Court, London 6-9 February 2014



Spooky Halloween Trail – Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Are you brave enough to take on the challenge of our spooky trail this Halloween? Find the creepy clues hidden around the Castle grounds and solve the challenge to win a terrible treat! Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire, Englandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/events/spooky-halloween-trail-gc-26-oct/Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following
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Spooky Science – Gateshead, Newcastle, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Discover the strange side of science at the Life Centre with their Spooky Science event. The little ones can get stuck into plenty of spine-tingling activities, such as icky slime workshops, jump on the 4D Motion Frankenstein: Escape the Monster for a hair-raising ride and learn weird and magical facts about the moon in their planetarium show. Howling is only permitted once the show has finished. Gateshead, Newcastle, England http://www.life.org.uk/whats-on/october-half-term-2013 Gateshead, Newcastle, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted
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Exbury Ghost Train – Exbury Ghost Train, Hampshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

All aboard for a Phantom-mime! Take the Exbury Ghost Train through pitch-black tunnels and be spooked senseless by skeletons, scarecrows and other ghastly ghouls on route. Wacky hosts Napoleon Bone-aparte and his sidekick Batty the Vampire will be on board to thrill the whole family with strange stories and terrible jokes. Calm your nerves afterwards by taking a peek at some of Exburys most mysterious trees such as the Chinese Coffin Tree, The Devils Walking Stick and Ghost Tree.Exbury Ghost Train, Hampshire, Englandhttp://www.exbury.co.uk/website/ghost_train.aspxExbury Ghost Train,
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Time Travellers GoRoman – Chesters Roman Fort and Museum – Hadrians Wall, Cheshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Could you hack it in Roman Britain? At Chesters Fort on Hadrians Wall, take part in a variety of hands on activities from games to drills and crafts. Hear about Roman life as a soldier and citizen, try on costumes and handle Roman weapons and objects. Chesters Roman Fort and Museum – Hadrians Wall, Cheshire, Englandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/events/time-travellers-go-roman-crf-26-oct/Chesters Roman Fort and Museum – Hadrians Wall, Cheshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to
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Ghostly Gaslight at Blists Hill Victorian Town – Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Don a cape, bonnet and a splash of fake blood and head for Blists Hill to celebrate Halloween in true morbid Victorian style. As dusk falls, the street lamps will cast strange shadows from every corner of this 19th-century town and ghostly figures will replace the friendly shopkeepers and town people. Be sure to keep a close eye and ear out for things that go bump in the night.Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire, Englandhttp://www.ironbridge.org.uk/plan-your-visit/events-and-exhibitions-calendar/ghostly-gaslight/Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire, England There are many organisations in the
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Time Travellers GoVictorian Spooky Fun – Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Yorkshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Meet our costumed Victorian duo for some frightening Halloween fun. Hear Victorian tales of ghosts and strange happenings and take part in the fun Halloween trail in the gardens. Why not also look for fairies in the garden? Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Yorkshire, Englandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/events/time-travellers-go-victorian-spooky-fun-bro-26-oct/Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Yorkshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what
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Victorian Gothic Falconry: Birds in Folklore, Myth and Legend – Audley End House and Gardens, Essex, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Join us for these amazing falconry displays as a spellbinding cast of flying birds are used to reveal the ancient folklore of birds. The Victorian falconers will thrill you with traditional tales of feathered fancy, tragedy and superstition! Audley End House and Gardens, Essex, Englandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/events/victorian-gothic-falconry-ae-26-oct/Audley End House and Gardens, Essex, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available,
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Time Travellers GoVictorian Spooky – Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Northumberland, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Fun Let your little horrors scare themselves silly at Belsay Hall this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore! Meet our Victorian costumed performer for shocking tales of grave robbing! Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Northumberland, Englandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/events/time-travellers-go-victorian-spooky-fun-bh-26-oct/Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Northumberland, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are
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Halloween Festival – Bristol Zoo, Gloucestershire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Come and join in this ghoulish day out at Bristol Zoo with a brand new, spine-tingling trick or treat trail around the Zoo! Prepare to be spooked with creepy animal encounters and join in making Halloween lanterns ready for a spectacular lantern parade.The lantern parade will take place later in the afternoon – a heart-warming glow of halloween lanterns will swarm the Zoo, taking the edge off the seasons ghostly chill!The festival is free with usual Zoo admission plus5 entry for children when you celebrate
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Halloween Ghost Hunting Experience at Eastbourne Forest – Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

In 1803 Napoleon was preparing to invade Britain, in response to this threat, the British Government commenced the building of three defence fortresses along the South Coast of Britain.Nelsons victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 ended any risk that Britain could be invaded. By 1859 advances in warfare and artillery meant that a British Government report found that the Redoubts constructed were not a vital element against attack.Following this the Redoubt slowly fell into disuse and it was not until 1804
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Day of the Dead Halloween Festival – Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Bristol Day Of The Dead Festival is a community music and arts festival showcases live bands, dance groups, DJs, salsa, mariachi, competitions and all the fun of Halloween but with a twist!Halloween is a great time where we can come together and party. Day Of The Dead or Da de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday which focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember friends and family members we have lost. This festival brings the spirit remembrance and celebration of life to Bristol
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Halloween Witch Academy – London Eye, London, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

This Halloween, the iconic London Eye invites ghoulish fun at the iconic landmark. On the lookout for new recruits, come dressed to impress with you best pointed hat, broom and dont forget to bring your moggy too!On the Halloween Storytelling Capsule, kids can join the High Witch to take on the ghastly Grimly Grim and help to foil his despicable plans to steal the Crown Jewels. Every graduate of the Witch Academy will receive a special badge of honour to join the Witch Academy Alumni.Witchettes
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Boo at the Zoo at Whipsnade Zoo – ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Join Whipsnade Zoo if you dare for a host of spooky goings on this Halloween half term. Those looking for a ghoul-ishly good time this Halloween half term should head to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for a day of fiendish fun at Boo at the Zoo. From Saturday 26th October to Sunday 3rd November, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo will be creeping to life with a spooky schedule of Halloween themed special activities including creepy crafts, spooky storytelling, bug handling, menacing mask making and much more. If youre
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Halloween at the London Bridge Experience – The London Bridge Experience, 2-4 Tooley St London Bridge, London, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Spend your Halloween at the London Bridge Experience and be frightened to death at the UKs premier scare attraction as they pull out all the stops for this years Phobophobia event during Halloween 2013.The best aroundHaving won the Screamie award for Best Year Round Scare Attraction for the past five years, the London Bridge Experience is known as the UKs number one scare attraction. Taking you through Londons history and into the haunted tombs underneath London Bridge, Halloween at the London Bridge Experience will frighten
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Ghost Walk of Nottingham – Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

The Ghost Walk has become Nottinghams most favourite attraction and what better a day to embark on the night where un-dead revisit and want to walk among the living? Discover the secrets of the ancient city of Nottingham as you peer through the shadows and meander underground through sandstone caves. Pass the age old castle, graveyard and the Galleries of Justice in the sinister Shire Hall. Rich and poor, noble and treacherous, young and old, the stories of Nottinghams ghosts all await you. On other
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Beaulieu Fireworks – Beaulieu, Hampshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Have fun on the Beaulieu Rides & Drives and Old-Time Fairground entertainments including a Big Wheel, Gallopers and Swing Boats, all at good value extra charges. Hot food and drinks are available both inside and out, as well as roast chestnuts and candyfloss.Everyone is invited to get in the spirit of the night…in fancy dress…with prizes going to the best dressed.Beaulieu, Hampshire, Englandhttp://www.beaulieu.co.uk/Beaulieu, Hampshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to
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Hampshire’s Most Haunted – Beaulieu, Hampshire, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Death foretelling incense scents, Gregorian chanting through the lawns and the omnipresent spirit of Brother Simon are just some of the remnants left by the old monks of Beaulieu Abbey. Said to be one of the most haunted buildings in the country, theres nowhere better to spend the scariest night of the year.Theres everything from a spooky stories in Palace House to tours with real ghost hunters in the haunted Abbey. Throw in a Moan-a-Rail ride, with perhaps a few surprise visitors and you have
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London Walk: The Dark Side of the City – Central London, London, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

As its nearly Halloween join Joe Studman on this early evening stroll through the deserted streets as he shares stories of ghosts, terror and crime on the historic streets of London. Central London, London, Englandhttp://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/events/1714624/Central London, London, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Wookey Hole Halloween – The Mill Wells, Somerset, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Kids imaginations will run wild when stepping inside this fantastical collection of the 50,000 year old caves once home to Ice Age beasts. Creep around the witchs parlour, the witchs kitchen and the great hall, all drenched in neon colour and echoing with cackles and the dreary drips of the mysterious river. The Witch of Wookey Hole will be lurking about and will be happy to take you on a tour of her ancient lair, if youre brave enough that is. The Mill Wells, Somerset,
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Strabane Town Halloween Festival of Fun – Tyrone, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Ghosts,goblins and all things spooky are invited along to a week plus long festival of ghoulish entertainment in Strabane this Halloween. We dare you to miss this deadly witches brew !Friday 25th OctoberHalloween Pool DiscoRiversdale Leisure Centre3.30pm-5.00pmAdmission: 1.00Saturday 26th OctoberHalloween Funtime- Childrens Grizzly Arts WorkshopStrabane Community LibraryFree Admission-10.30am-12.30pm -Grizzly arts for younger children,-12 noon Story-telling-12.30 Punch and Judy/ Magic showAll part of the fun and games so kids get into the Halloween mood -wear your scariest costume!Saturday 26th OctoberHalloween ToursThe Old Lifford Court House-Family Dungeon
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North Cornwall Book Festival – Trefelix, Trebetherick, Cornwall, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Three days of talks, workshops and literary fun for all ages, including a Saturday geared to children and young adults over school half term. Delicious hot food, cakes etc, pizzas from a wood fired oven thanks to Kernowforno and drinks from a fully licensed bar.Trefelix, Trebetherick, Cornwall, Englandhttp://www.northcornwallbookfestival.org/Trefelix, Trebetherick, Cornwall, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available,
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Lecture Lunch with Jonathan Worton (University of Chester) – Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Powys, Wales

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

As part of our lecture lunch series, we are joined by historian and researcher Jonathan Worton as he talks about Powis Castle during the Civil War. What affect did the war have on the estate and the family living in the castle? What affect did it have on the local town of Welshpool? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in this fascinating talk. Talks begin at 11am, lunch is served at 12.15pm.9.50 per person including a main meal. Booking essential.Please contact
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Purple Turnip Festival and Hallowe’en Celebrations – Lisburn, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Over Halloween week there will be autumn performers, entertainment and many other spooky surprises in store. At the end of the festival, Castle Gardens will host an Enchanted Food and Garden Market on Saturday 2 November with lots of activities for all the family. Halloween Celebrations will also take place during the festival, so Lisburn City Centre is the place to be this autumn.Visit www.lisburnccm.co.uk or tel: 028 9266 0625 for further information.Lisburn, Lisburn, Northern Irelandhttp://www.discovernorthernireland.com/Purple-Turnip-Festival-and-Halloween-Celebrations-Lisburn-P37630Lisburn, Lisburn, Northern Ireland There are many organisations in the
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Lecture Lunch -Dean Roger Bush – Underneath the spires: Life at Truro Cathedral – Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Truro Cathedral provides an oasis of peace and calm in a bustling city. It welcomes those from every tradition who find stillness in this place of beauty, holiness, music, peace and architectural wonder. But have you ever wondered what makes it tick, who are the people who keep everything going behind the scenes? This talk will give a unique glimpse into the daily life of the Cathedral and explain his vision for its place in the community.Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trelissick-gardenTrelissick Garden, Feock,
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Lecture Lunch- Chris Batters – The World of Film in Cornwall – Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Stories of major film and television productions filmed in Cornwall by Cornish Director, Chris Batters.Over the past twenty years Chris has worked on most of the major film and television productions filmed in Cornwall and has many interesting and amusing stories to tell about the films and their stars. Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trelissick-gardenTrelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links
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Lecture Dinner – The Story of RAF Defford – Croome, near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, England

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Our local archaeologist and historian Dennis Williamsleads a talk on the fascinating development and history ofthe RAF base at Defford. Includes dinner in our 1940s styleCanteen in the wartime buildings.Croome, near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croomeCroome, near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at
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Lecture Lunch – Dave Hart Finnmark: Closer to nature – Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, England

Nov 4th, 2013 | By

Part of the National Trusts Countryside Engagement Team, Dave tells us about his visit to meet the Saami people, the last remaining semi-nomadic indigenous peoples of far northern Europe, renowned for their craft work referred to as Duodji. He is hoping this will permeate his work engaging with the public through workshops and events.Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trelissick-gardenTrelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition
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