Halloween

24 Oct 2019
A local care company, Bluebird Care Shropshire, has taken a creative and spooky twist in their new recruitment campaign. The company, which is based in Bayston hill, and provides care all around Shropshire, made an adorable Halloween themed video with their company mascot, Ted, a little teddy bear, and local celebrity Martin Wood, otherwise known as the Shrewsbury Town crier. The video depicts...
21 Oct 2019
There’s a ghostly feel to Shrewsbury with Halloween just around the corner and there are no shortages of gruesome tales associated with the town - so for anyone venturing out into the depths of darkness this month, beware!  A guide detailing Halloween happenings, spooky stories and a map of ghostly locations around the town has been produced to help people make the most of Shrewsbury’s night-time...
Join our Rockin Horror Halloween Party
11 Oct 2019
Join Village Water & Rotary Club of Shrewsbury Darwin for a spooktacular night of monster mashin', time warpin', fancy dress, Salopian real ale, wine bar & food - all for a good cause.   Friday 1st November  7.30 - 11:00pm Radbrook Community Centre Fancy dress encouraged - prizes for the best   All ages welcome, tickets:    £12 adults £5 chldren   **Includes food******   Buy online:...
Child playing outdoors in leaves
27 Sep 2019
For parents who want to give their kids a memorable and engaging Halloween day out, Hawkstone Park Follies has the answer with their Spooktacular event this half term. The family day out will deliver some spooky fun, without any nightmare-inducing terror. The themed trail around the follies promises to get imaginations running as children follow a special Halloween trail around the 100 acres of...
Poppy the Pumpkin and friends
24 Oct 2018
Creative spirits will be at work among the independent traders on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop for a Halloween inspired window display competition. The businesses will let their imaginations run wild by carving pumpkins in traditional or contemporary styles and by using spooky seasonal props to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve on 31st October. Stars from this year’s Theatre Severn pantomime, Shropshire’s...
10 Oct 2018
Hawkstone Trails and Terrible Tales is the perfect October Half Term event for the entire family.  Enjoy the stunning Autumnal landscape whilst following the Halloween Trail to find our hidden storytellers throughout the Follies. Follow the trail and meet the characters along your journey. Once you reach the end enjoy a story in the caves with our professional storyteller who will make your...
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...
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