Autumn half-term has arrived and parents are frantically searching for ways to entertain their children.
Luckily, there’s plenty of fun for all the family throughout Redcar and Cleveland. Here’s a list of what’s on in our borough over the coming week…
Ormesby by Candlelight
Experience Ormesby Hall in a different light. With the shutters closed and the lights off, only candlelight will guide you and your family through this historic mansion.
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: Normal admission applies
Saturday 26 October
Enchanted Halloween Ball at North Shire
The enchanted North Shire in Liverton is hosting a magical party. You’ll find fairies and fun-filled festivities for all the family. The evening will include a magical party with a DJ and glowsticks, a wand making workshop, Witches and Wizards Hat workshops, with the opportunity to make your own dream catchers, glitter face painting, a slice of pizza and a soft drink!
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Sunday 27 October
Hallo-teering at Roseberry Topping
Join this fun three-mile Halloween-themed walk at the famous Roseberry Topping. Find the symbols and solve the puzzle to win treats. Feel free to wear fancy dress; there will be a prize for the best costume! All funds raised will go directly to Cancer Research UK’s scientists, supporting their life-saving research.
Time: Come along between 11am and 2.30pm to register and take part
Cost: £5 for adults, £3 for children
Monday 28 October
Marske Junior Brass Band Concert
Join the magnificent Marske Junior Brass Band in Saltburn Library. The band will perform a fun musical concert for families, with lots of audience participation. There will even be a chance to try out some instruments, if you fancy yourself as a musician!
Time: 1pm – 2pm
Wednesday 30 October
Halloween Craft Sessions
Bring the children to Marske Library for this spooky-themed craft session. Get in touch with your creative side and create a ghoulish masterpiece.
Time: 1pm – 3pm
There’s also a session at Loftus Library from 10.30am until 12pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult and booking is advisable. Call 01287 640582.
Thursday 31 October
Scream Factory Twilight Tour
Visit Kirkleatham Museum and Grounds to experience the multi-award winning Scream Factory. The Twilight Tour is perfect for families with young children. Don’t worry, there will be no scares!
Time: Varies (30 minute slots)
Cost: £8 per child, £4 for adults
Saturday 2 November
Redcar’s Alternative Market
The first Saturday of each month brings an alternative town market to Redcar. This crafty market features arts, crafts, collectables, vintage items, antiques, jewellery and anything else that’s a bit different.
Time: 9am – 4pm
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