Thrills and Chills this Halloween in Barrow and Furness!
21st October 2020
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Halloween is looking a little bit different this year...but...there's plenty of great events planned and activities to get your teeth into.

From online events to creating your own scarecrow at home - there's plenty to get the heart racing and blood pumping.

So take a look at what's happening and have a bloodcurdingly great Halloween ghouls and boys!


Barrow Market Halloween Colouring Competition

Spooky fun at the award winning Barrow Market

Free to enter.

Ages 3 - 11 year olds

3 prizes to be won

Please leave your entries at Mammy's Cafe, and don't forget to put your name, age and contact number on the back

Good luck!



Heaths Halloween Colouring Competition

Colouring competition with prizes kindly donated by Heaths Toy Shop on Dalton Road

Either download a copy or collect one from 1st October from Heaths, The Gables Hotel, Springmount, or The Annex on Bath Street.

Once completed take a photo & upload it too this album please.



Barrow Business Halloween Window Competition

Does your business have a window? If so, you could take part in the Furness Scarecrow Street Window Display Competition. All businesses can enter and all you need to do is create your own scarecrow or themed window for your workplace and then upload an image of your window on the Furness Scarecrow Street page...



Apollo's 1st Annual Pumpkin Carving Competition

It’s Apollo Bingo's first Pumpkin Carving Competition 

Have you got what it takes to impress?
Please submit your best pumpkin carving design before 5:00pm on Halloween and you could be in with a chance to win a great prize!


Furness Scarecrow Street Project

Why not get the family together and create your own scarecrow? Place in your garden or front door for everyone to see!

Due to the pandemic a lot of events have changed or been cancelled. 

Halloween is a favourite time of the year for kids and for families too. Due to restrictions and people will not wanting to open doors, Halloween this year may be a little bit different. 

But no one wants to be disappointed with missing out this Halloween, so why not get the family together and create your own scarecrow? 

You can place them in your gardens or outside your front door.

Even if you're unable to do this yourself you can still take part. You could let a local family or a neighbour create one and put it in your garden. 

Let’s make Halloween in Barrow something different this year - for all the right reasons.



Kids Halloween Yoga with Margret Chadwick

The lovely Margaret Chadwick who is based at Walney community Centre has designed a special Halloween yoga session for kids.

Yes adults can take part if you want. We will air it on the date listed but will be available for rewatch.

Get the kids active or relaxed in the half term muwahahahahah

Monday 26th October 10am - 10.30am


Halloween Half Term Events at Busy Kids Creche

Terrifyingly good fun planned at Busy Kids Creche over October Half Term

Busy Kids Creche have some terrifyingly good events planned for October half term!


Kids Pamper Day (Mon 26th)

Halloween Arts & Crafts (Tues 27th/Weds 28th) 

Halloween Sensory Play (Weds 28th)

Halloween Date Night  (Halloween movie, treats and popcorn) (Friday 30th) 

Covid Secure, Busy KIds Creche have taken all reasonable steps to reduce risk of transmission and carried out risk assessments



FREE Spooktacular Animation Workshops

Frighteningly good animation workshops for 8-11 year olds at Signal Film and Media

Get your applications in soon to learn stop-motion animation & make your own film this October half-term with SIGNAL STARTERS - a free filmmaking course for 8-11yr olds!


Free Little Beasties live event

Mandy from little beasties will be hosting a 30 minute live session.

Mandy from little beasties will be on here:

For a 30 minute live session. Get to see and meet the animals and creepy crawlies without having to touch them. A great event for both adults and children.


Orange Marmalade Halloween Photo Shoots 

Orange Marmalade is ready for Halloween and the Studio is all set up and decorated ready for your little monsters!

COVID can’t stop us celebrating one of the best times of the year.  

So, Orange Marmalade Photography studio will be open on Halloween itself and the two evenings before, from 4pm until 8, and there will be treats for your little monsters too

You can book a ten minute slot for £15 and receive a digital image.

Or £20 for an a4 size print and the digital image. 

They are also offering Halloween mini shoots, for £35 where you’ll receive around 8 digital images or £40 for an a4 size print of your favourite picture from the shoot, along with the digital images.

Message to book. Let’s make it a Halloween to remember 



Free Halloween Quiz 

Friday 30th October at 7pm

To get you in the mood for Halloween you can take part in this free interactive quiz.

That’s right, in the comfort of your own home take part and test your knowledge of everything Halloween.

There will be a prize for the winner. The link to the quiz will be posted on here  Two days before for quiz takes place!


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