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10 fang-tastic things to do this Halloween

News   •   Oct 10, 2016 14:36 BST

It's that time of year again, and there are plenty of fang-tastic activities around the region for families to enjoy. Have a look at our guide and see what takes your fancy!

You can even save money on your travel with our  Family Ticket - £12.50 on the bus or £10 in advance on our app. Alternatively, anyone aged 18 or under can travel for £1 per single journey on almost all of our buses. 


Centre for Life - Catacombs 4D Motion Ride - until 4 November

  • Feeling brave? Head to Centre for Life and experience their 4D motion ride. You can travel back in time to 19th century Paris where a mysterious darkness takes over the streets.
  • Save money on the entry if you travel with us! One free child admission with a paying adult when you show your key smartcard or bus ticket (from the same day) at Science Centre reception.
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Halloween Evenings at Beamish Museum - 24, 25, 28, 29 & 31 October


Ghoulish Glass Painting at Sunderland National Glass Centre - 24 & 30 October


Make Me a Monster, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art - 28 until 30 October

  • Everyone needs a costume at Halloween including your little monsters! Families can delve into a world of materials and make and create unique costumes with BALTIC artists to take home. Make paws with claws and spikes that fright in this half-term activity.
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Freaky Friday at Segedunum in Wallsend - Friday 28 October

  • With Halloween just around the crooked corner, join the monstrous mood at the fort with some seriously eerie activities. You'll even have the chance to make a roman oil lamp to take out whilst trick or treating.
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Spooky Night at Discovery Museum in Newcastle - Friday 28 October

  • Discovery Museum hosts its Spooky Night on Friday 28 October - creepy crafts, decorate 'gingerdead', explore freaky feely boxes and have a go at Trick or Treat target toss.
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Hexham Spook N
ight - Saturday 29 October


Zombie Takeover at Laing Art Gallery - Saturday 29 October

  • 8-13 years old? Think Halloween is for little kids? Not any more... Work with a professional SFX artist to transform yourself into a zombie for Halloween. 
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Little Monsters Ball at Loveshack Durham - Sunday 30 October

  • A Spooktacular night out for all of the family with fun and entertainment for everyone. Disco, stalls, face painting, games, interactive show and Meet and Greet with the characters.
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The Phantom Pirates of Percy Main at Stephenson Railway Museum - Sunday 30 October

  • An array of phantom pirate games, listen to a scary story or show off your creative skills by making your very own pirate hat or hook. Then why not take a ride on one of our spooky Heritage Trains?
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