October Half Term Activities in Lichfield
13th October 2015
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Samuel Johnson Museum

The Big Draw: the story studio
at Samuel Johnson Museum. Daily activities throughout October from 10:30am

Get creative in Halloween-themed arts and craft activities for the school holiday. (Thursday 29th October, 11am)

Beacon Park

Halloween Puzzle Trail -
the trail occurs daily 10am to 3pm. (24th October to 1st November).

National Arboretum

Twilight Trek
- hear the owls awaken and the bats take flight in the moonlight as you explore our grounds with one of our experience guides on this 5km autumnal walk. Saturday 24th October, 5pm

Burntwood Leisure Centre,
Friary Grange Leisure Centre and King Edward VI Leisure Centre half term activities

Special Offer! – Court Savers.
  Courts include badminton, squash, tennis, table tennis, basketball and short tennis.  (All 3 Leisure Centres)

Special Offer! – Footy For a Fiver. Children can play football on our synthetic pitch at the reduced price of £5. (All 3 Leisure Centres)

Football coaching only - five day course that aims to improve your football skills with basic skills including passing, dribbling and shooting being taught (Burntwood Leisure Centre)

Swimming Crash Course - This five-day course is aimed at beginner swimmers from the age of 4 years old or those with little swimming ability (Burntwood Leisure Centre) 

Boot Camp - Boot camp is suitable for 10 to 16 year olds. Booking Essential (Friary Grange Leisure Centre)

Tennis Course - This three day course aims to improve your Tennis skills with tuition on forehand, backhand, volleying and serving all involved. (Burntwood Leisure Centre)

Indoor Cycling Training Camp held over 3 days and incorporates many aspects of cycling. Includes training on rollers, Wattbikes, strength and conditioning (Friary Grange Leisure Centre)

Dance Mats & Sports Wall Session (Friary Grange Leisure Centre) - Go and have a go on the fun and interactive dance mats and sports wall. 27th & 29th October 

Aquascramble Session (Friary Grange Leisure Centre) – great fun and suitable for all ages 27th, 29th, 31st October  

Aquascramble Session (Burntwoood Leisure Centre) – great fun and suitable for all ages - 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st October

Lichfield Garrick Theatre

Peter Pan
- A Musical Adventure – the timeless tale of the boy who never grew up (27th to 31st October 2015)

JC Academy

Halloween themed activity camp
during October half term. 8:30am to 5:30pm


Pear Tree Creperie

Half Term fun
- Treat the kids to these creepy crepes  as part of the fun for Halloween week down at the Heart of the Country Village.


Market Square 

Gruesome and Ghostly Tours
- Hear about the many ghosts that haunt the streets and houses of Lichfield (Thursday 29th October 2015, 7:00pm until 8:30pm)

Gruesome Tales’ Halloween Museums at Night - Family friendly Halloween Stories told in the museum by the costumed St Mary’s Players. (Friday 30th October from 5:30pm)


Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail
at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum - Halloween fun for all the family (Saturday 31st October)


Erasmus Darwin House

Hair-Raising Halloween Party
 for kids (31st October, from 12:30pm)

More Hair Raising fun with spooky cellar tours, ghost stories and haunted goings-on by candlelight. May not be suitable for the very young. (31st October from 5:30pm)


Chasewater Railway

Halloween Special
- go and enjoy the fun. There will be a fancy dress competition on each train plus there will be sweets for all the children. So join us for a spooky night time ride down the old colliery line! (Saturday 31st October from 7pm)


Elford Walled Garden

Enjoy a Family Friendly Firework Display and Bonfire (Saturday 31st October from 5:30pm)


Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Drayton Manor Firework Spectacular
- a great night out (Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November, 6pm to 9pm)

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