Halloween

31 Oct 2017
On Friday, The British Ironworks literally turned itself into “Hell on earth” for their annual Halloween Spooktacular event. This event was only open to members and saw a limit on the number of passes provided. Visitors, on entering, were subjected to horrific sights, seeing some children furiously reassured before entering the parkland. The Lucky ones that managed to get a pass were warned...
01 Nov 2016
Hundreds of families visited Shrewsbury’s Darwin and Pride Hill Shopping Centres on Thursday and Friday for two days of free Halloween fun. People were lining up for the craft workshops on Thursday as youngsters were able to get messy and carve traditional pumpkin lanterns, with more than 100 being made into all manner of spooky designs. Those with a sweet tooth were also able to make their very...
24 Oct 2016
There will be a spooktacular two days of free family fun at Shrewsbury’s Darwin and Pride Hill Shopping Centres during half-term week – just in time for Halloween. On Thursday, 27 October, free pumpkin carving workshops will have everything children and their families need to create fang-tastic traditional pumpkin lanterns, whilst on Friday the centre will be holding a treat-filled fancy dress...
12 Oct 2016
The British Ironwork Centre’s Halloween Spooktacular returns this October and is set to be bigger and more ghoulish than ever! The family friendly fun day has become an annual favourite for all ages, with members of staff dressed to impress as some of the seasons most loved and terrifying characters, ready to entertain visitors. Join a whole host of spooks and spectres on October 28th to take...
29 Sep 2016
If you’re looking for a genuinely spooky Halloween then Shrewsbury has to be on your list - as a medieval market town, it’s one of the most haunted places in the UK. Newly opened to the public, the famous and feared Dana Prison is launching a Halloween themed zombie chase - ‘Lockdown III – Sanitorium’. Work out the maze of riddles and puzzles within the prison as you are chased by a pack of blood...
Bright Owl languages - half-term workshops for children
08 Oct 2014
A Shrewsbury-based language school is preparing to offer fun, engaging language workshops for children this October half-term. Bright Owls of Wyle Cop, will be delivering French and Spanish workshops for children aged 5-11 years.   The workshops will be running between October 27 and October 31, between 10am and 1pm each day. Children will learn useful vocabulary for holidays and have the...
26 Oct 2012
With pumpkins adorning many a supermarket shelf, deals on bumper packs of sweets and people discussing costumes on Facebook – you know Halloween has come round again! So naturally I got thinking about things that might seem a little out of the ordinary…. On first reflection some tribal masks, just like the ones we have at It’s a nomad life, can appear a little scary, but fear not, they come in...
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