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Dickinson's Real Deal

The mullet-headed antiques expert leads a team of dealers assessing the worth of items brought by you, the ever-hopeful public.

Hinckley Leisure Centre

Sat 15 Nov

Free

Tatton Park, Knutsford

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Doctor Who Experience

Located close to the studios where Doctor Who is filmed in a specially constructed facility, this celebration of the long-running sci-fi series includes an exhibition hall containing the world's largest collection of Doctor Who memorabilia and a live action interactive experience including filmed segments starring the…

The Doctor Who Experience, Cardiff

Thu 30 Oct

£16 admission plus TARDIS Studio Tour £25, family £78, ages 5-16 £18.75, under 5s free, online adv £21.50, family £65, ages 5-16 £15.25; £14 online… / 0844 801 2279

Fri 31 Oct

£16 admission plus TARDIS Studio Tour £25, family £78, ages 5-16 £18.75, under 5s free, online adv £21.50, family £65, ages 5-16 £15.25; £14 online… / 0844 801 2279

Sat 1 Nov

£16 admission plus TARDIS Studio Tour £25, family £78, ages 5-16 £18.75, under 5s free, online adv £21.50, family £65, ages 5-16 £15.25; £14 online… / 0844 801 2279

…and 74 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Follow A Trail To Santa's Grotto

Follow our Christmas trail in the 17th-century gardens to Santa's grotto where every child will receive a Christmas gift.

National Trust: Ham House & Garden, Richmond

Sat 6 Dec

£3.50 plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

Sun 7 Dec

£3.50 plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

Sat 13 Dec

£3.50 plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

…and 5 more dates until 23 Dec

Great British Bioscience Festival

Over 20 displays help bring biology to life, with this event showcasing British bioscience.

Museum Gardens, London E2

Fri 14 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

Sun 16 Nov

Free

College Lake Nature Reserve And Environmental Education Centre, Tring

Sat 15 Nov

£3 donation, adv booking essential / 01442 826774

  • 10:30 – 12:30 Guided walk College Lake Nature Reserve And Environmental Education Centre, Tring
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Half Term Craft Activities

An opportunity to try out a range of craft activities.

National Trust: Trerice, Newquay

Thu 30 Oct

£1 plus admission £7.65, child £3.80, family £11.45 & £19.20 / 01637 875404

Fri 31 Oct

£1 plus admission £7.65, child £3.80, family £11.45 & £19.20 / 01637 875404

Sat 1 Nov

£1 plus admission £7.65, child £3.80, family £11.45 & £19.20 / 01637 875404

Sun 2 Nov

£1 plus admission £7.65, child £3.80, family £11.45 & £19.20 / 01637 875404

Half Term Fun

Families are invited to complete the trail around the garden and grounds every day of half term, with a special spooky event on Friday 31 October.

National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Thu 30 Oct

£1.50 / 01647 433306

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Half Term Fun National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Fri 31 Oct

£1.50 / 01647 433306

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Half Term Fun National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Sat 1 Nov

£1.50 / 01647 433306

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Half Term Fun National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Sun 2 Nov

£1.50 / 01647 433306

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Half Term Fun National Trust: Castle Drogo, Exeter

Halloween Activities

Spooky Half Term Halloween Activities at West Dean Gardens.

National Trust: Clandon Park, Guildford

Thu 30 Oct

Children £2 plus admission £9.20, child £4.40, family £22.80 / 01483 222482/225971

Sun 2 Nov

Children £2 plus admission £9.20, child £4.40, family £22.80 / 01483 222482/225971

National Trust: Croome Park, Severn Stoke, Worcester

Fri 31 Oct

£3 / 01905 371006

Sun 2 Nov

£3 / 01905 371006

West Dean College, Chichester

Thu 30 Oct

£8.50 (Children £2.50) / 01243 811 301

Fri 31 Oct

£8.50 (Children £2.50) / 01243 811 301

Halloween Bats

Celebrate Halloween, by finding out more about some of St Fagans' more mysterious residents.

St Fagans: National History Museum, Cardiff

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 029 2057 3500

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Halloween Bats St Fagans: National History Museum, Cardiff

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 029 2057 3500

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Halloween Bats St Fagans: National History Museum, Cardiff

Halloween Crafts For Children

Make Halloween-themed crafts before it gets dark. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Assistance dogs are welcome.

National Trust: Nostell Priory, Wakefield

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.45, child £4.70, family £23.60 / 01924 863892

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Halloween Fun

Take part in themed activities around the property.

National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Thu 30 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Sat 1 Nov

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Sun 2 Nov

Free, plus admission £9.50, child £4.75, family £23.75 / 01342 323029

  • 11:00 – 16:00 Halloween Fun National Trust: Standen, East Grinstead

Halloween Half Term

A week of spooky activities this half term.

National Trust: Beningbrough Hall, Beningbrough, York

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (Children £5.30; £24.30) / 01904 472027

Fri 31 Oct

£9.50 (Children £5.30; £24.30) / 01904 472027

Sat 1 Nov

£9.50 (Children £5.30; £24.30) / 01904 472027

Sun 2 Nov

£9.50 (Children £5.30; £24.30) / 01904 472027

Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween night fun and games for all the family.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Lifton

Fri 31 Oct

£8 (Children £6; £6; £25) / 01566 783425

Sat 1 Nov

£8 (Children £6; £6; £25) / 01566 783425

National Trust: Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster

Thu 30 Oct

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

Sat 1 Nov

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

Sun 2 Nov

Free, plus admission £12.50, child £6, family £31 / 01202 883402

Happy Halloween

Pumpkin carving on Friday 31 October only 11am - 1pm. Please bring your own pumpkin.

National Trust: Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming

Thu 30 Oct

Children £0.50 for trail, plus admission £6.50, child £3.25, family £16.25 / 01483 208477/208265

  • 10:00 – 15:30 Happy Halloween National Trust: Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming

Fri 31 Oct

Children £0.50 for trail, plus admission £6.50, child £3.25, family £16.25 / 01483 208477/208265

  • 10:00 – 15:30 Happy Halloween National Trust: Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming

Sat 1 Nov

Children £0.50 for trail, plus admission £6.50, child £3.25, family £16.25 / 01483 208477/208265

  • 10:00 – 15:30 Happy Halloween National Trust: Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming

Sun 2 Nov

Children £0.50 for trail, plus admission £6.50, child £3.25, family £16.25 / 01483 208477/208265

  • 10:00 – 15:30 Happy Halloween National Trust: Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming

Irn-Bru Carnival

From the traditional whirl of the waltzers and the crash of the dodgems to the brand new Voodoo Dancer and equally stomach-churning Matterhorn, Speed Buzz and Extreme. Plus of course there are gentler rides for wee ones such as the Teacups and the Carousel. Entry price is £13 with visitors receiving ten vouchers which can…

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£13 / 0141 248 3000

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Meet Hello Kitty and Celebrate Her 40th Anniversary

Hello Kitty celebrates her 40th with a life size cake complete with an edible ruby bow.

Hamleys, London W1B

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0871 704 1977

Please note: the cake is unveiled around 1pm.

Music Box Open Workshops

Join workshop leader Polly Ives and musicians from Ensemble 360 for a 45-minute workshop exploring percussion and action songs.

Sheffield Theatres

Sat 6 Dec

Crucible Theatre

Children £6 / 0114 249 6000

Naughty Meg & The Christmas Elves

This wickedly comic tale will be enjoyed by anyone who has ever been the slightest bit naughty as the naughtiest girl in the world upsets the Christmas Elves and war is declared.

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Thu 11 Dec

£9–£11 / 01332 255800

Fri 12 Dec

£9–£11 / 01332 255800

Sat 13 Dec

£9–£11 / 01332 255800

…and 2 more dates until 16 Dec

Portobello Road Antiques Market

A huge antiques market with dealers in antiques and collectibles including ceramics, books, furniture, glassware and jewellery.

Portobello Road, London W11

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7229 8354

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7229 8354

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 020 7229 8354

…and 51 more dates until 31 Dec

The Queen's Knickers

  • Directed by: Lee Lyford
  • Written by: John Biddle

This storytelling session is Nicholas Allan's The Queen's Knickers which ponders what Her Maj wears under her fancy dresses and jackets. Fancy dress optional.

Greenwich Theatre, London SE10

Fri 31 Oct

£10 (£7.50) / 020 8858 7755

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The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day

Celebrate Halloween this October half term at the Queen's House, Greenwich.

Queen's House, London SE10

Fri 31 Oct

£12 ( £40) / 02083 126608

St Andrew's Day Celebrations

The capital celebrates Scotland's patron saint with a programme of free events in St Andrew Square. There's storytelling in the Spiegeltent with Jess Smith and Aiden Moffat; Scottish dance workshops led by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society; a Family Ceilidh hosted by the Robert Fish Band and demonstrations on the…

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free

All events are free but some workshops and performances are ticketed. Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

The Tattershall Terror

Events and activities, including a trail, children's crafts and a fancy dress competition.

National Trust: Tattershall Castle, Lincoln

Fri 31 Oct

Free, plus admission £5.64, child £3.27, family £14.54 / 01526 342543

Thumbelina’s Great Big Adventure

Dancing Brick and Mac Birmingham in association with Brewery Arts Centre present a brightly-coloured, action-packed musical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Mon 22 Dec

£15 / 01539 725 133

Tue 23 Dec

£15 / 01539 725 133

Wed 24 Dec

£15 / 01539 725 133

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Wed 3 Dec

£14.50 (£11; £45) / 0121 446 3232

Thu 4 Dec

£14.50 (£11; £45) / 0121 446 3232

Sun 7 Dec

£14.50 (£11; £45) / 0121 446 3232

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