What's on this Halloween and Bonfire night in Huntingdon and St Ives
12th October 2016
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What's on in and around Huntingdon and St Ives this Halloween and Bonfire Night.


 The nights are drawing in and the frost is creeping in the air, which can only mean one thing, Halloween and Bonfire night are just around the corner. Here we have listed some fantastic events happening in your area for you to enjoy.



Take you pick from a great range of spooky themed events going on this Halloween, from family friendly parties and activities to adults only scare walks. There is lots to choose from all through half term and right up to all-hallows-eve.

Horror at Hinchingbrooke House. This fantatsic realistic scare walk is back again from Saturday 22nd October through to Saturday 29th October, with several entry times throughout the evening. With new scare zones including The Purge, Jeepers Creepers, The Shinning and more. Be prepared to be scared and watch the horror films come to life.


Halloween Trail – Trick or Treat at Fen Drayton. Take part in this family friendly Harry Potter themed nature trail around Fen Drayton Lakes. Running daily from Wednesday 26th October until Sunday 30th October, 11am – 3pm.


Mini Monster Munch at the Wildlife Trust Centre, Ramsey. Another great family fun afternoon going on at Ramsey’s Wildlife Trust full of lots of spooky fun, munching minibeasts and refreshments. Turn up in your best spooky costume to really get into the Halloween spirit. Wednesday 26th October, 1pm – 3.30pm.


Murder Mystery Drama Workshop at The burgess Hall. Perfect for your budding actors and actresses this Drama Workshop is great fun for children aged 10years and over. As well as learning some all-important drama techniques, they will also have the chance to improve their creativity, confidence and communication skills whilst creating a Murder Mystery plot for the families to enjoy at the end of the day. Thursday 27th October 10am – 4pm.


Derek Acorah – Soul Reunion Tour at the Burgess Hall. The Burgess Hall has something just for the grownups on Thursday 27th October as they proudly present physic celebrity, author and performer Dereck Acorah. Experience this phenomenal event and witness spiritual things.  Show starts at 7.30pm and doors open at 6.45pm.


Fenland Spooktacular at Wicken Fen. Join in with this spooky family fun event at Wicken Fen, for spooky crafts and games. Dig out those Halloween costumes to make it all the more spooktacular. Two sessions times throughout Friday 28th October, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2pm – 4pm.


Halloween Family Disco at Bluntisham Village Hall. Join in with this spooky family fun disco at Bluntisham Village Hall, and help raise money for the Target Ovarian Cancer Charity. As well as a disco there will be games and a raffle, with fun for all of the family. The disco will be from 7pm -9pm on Friday 28th October.


Halloween Comic Book Day at Niche Comics, Huntingdon. Niche Comics in Huntingdon are opening their doors for your chance to view comic books for FREE on Saturday 29th October from 9am – 5.30pm.


Halloween and Bonfire Extravaganza at Huntingdon Racecourse. The Huntingdon Racecourse are hosting their annual Halloween and Fireworks extravaganza once again on Saturday 29th October. With a real ale tent, Halloween costume competitions, fairground rides and much more, not including the spectacular fireworks display. Gates open at 16.30, limited tickets available so book yours now.


Spooky Night at the Raptor Foundation. Visit the Raptor Foundation on Saturday 29th October and see the birds as you have never seen them before – in the moonlight. With a twilight flying display, craft activities, a fancy dress competition and your chance to enter your home carved pumpkin into the jack-o-lanterns competition. Tickets are £8.50 per person and includes a soup and a roll.



Children’s Halloween Party at Godmanchester Comrades Club. A fantastic family friendly event with fancy dress competitions for both children and adults, a disco, games, colouring competitions and much more. Tickets are just £3 for children and £2 for adults and go on sale from Friday 14th October at The Bellman’s and the Piano Café. The fun starts at 4pm on Sunday 30th October and continues until 6pm.




As well as the fantastic Halloween and Bonfire Extravaganza at Huntingdon Racecourse there are lots of fireworks displays going on all over Cambridgeshire. So wrap up warm and find one that takes your fancy.

Kimbolton School Fireworks Display. Once again Kimbolton school opens it’s doors to present this amazing fireworks display on Friday 4th November.  Watch the sky light up in time to the music and make the most of the evening. Enjoy the fair and live music and take your pick from some delicious food stalls and a licensed bar. Gates open at 6pm, fireworks display starts at 8pm. Tickets are £12.50 per adult and under 16’s free. 


Fireworks in Hemingford. For something a bit closer to home, visit the Fireworks in Hemingford for their annual fireworks and bonfire night. With free parking, a fun fair, refreshments and a bar, enjoy your evening with lots of family fun. Saturday 5th November, gates open at 5pm, bonfire lit at 5.30pm and fireworks display starts at 6.30pm.


Cambridge Bonfire Night. This one is a little further afield at Cambridge Midsummer Common, but is a fantastic night and has been running for over 20 years. This FREE event is provided to you by Cambridge City Council and the generosity of local businesses and the community. The event starts at 6pm, on Saturday 6th November, with the fireworks display kicking off at 7.30pm followed by the lighting of the bonfire.


Skylark Fireworks Spectacular.  Based at Skylark Garden Centre, March; this firework spectacular not only provides you with an amazing colourful display to music but also has East Anglia’s BIGGEST bonfire to help keep those winter chills away. With a funfair, food stalls and a licensed bar all for you to enjoy. Gates open at 5pm on Saturday 5th November, bonfire is lit at 6.30pm and fireworks start at 7.30pm.


Grafham Village Fireworks Display. Join Grafham Village as they present another year of fantastic fireworks. With a bonfire and food available to keep you warm from 5pm onwards, the fireworks display will start at 6.30pm on Saturday 5th November. Tickets are just £4 for adults, £2 for children and under 5’s are free, no need to pay in advance, just turn up and pay on the gate.


Godmanchester’s Grand Firework Display and Bonfire. Enjoy fairground rides, food stalls and mulled wine with this firework display presented to you by Godmanchester’s Community Association. Gates open at 6.15pm, on Saturday 5th November, the bonfire will be lit at 7pm, and the fireworks start at 7.30pm. Tickets in advance are £4 for adults and £1.50 for children or if bought on the night will be £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. Tickets can be bought from Bellman’s bakers or GMC schools.



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