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Family Fun Events For Halloween

English Heritage will be opening the doors of its creepiest castles, frightening forts and haunted houses this October to host events guaranteed to provide tricks and treats for intrepid ghost hunters – young and old! English Heritage is running a ‘ghost hunt’ on Foursquare, where visitors to properties will be able to ‘check in’ at … Continue reading

Spooky Snacks – Halloween Countdown

Frankenstein Fingers and Sheep’s Eyes For a bit of Halloween fun, try these spooky ideas! They are quick and easy and get the kids eating veg too! Fill a small bowl with ready-made guacamole, houmous or other favourite dip. Take 5 baby carrots and take a thin slice off the tip of each. Then use … Continue reading

Spooky Craft Project – Halloween Countdown

Halloween Glow-in-the-dark Cobweb with Spiders Step by Step Scare your neighbours, kids and trick-or-treaters… The spooky and scary night of Halloween which falls on the 31st October is a growing tradition that kids just love! Dressing up as a ghoul, ghost, skeleton or vampire provides fun for everyone whether trick-or-treating for sweets or simply having … Continue reading

Spooky Goings On At Whitby Abbey

WTIME TRAVELLERS GO… GHOSTS & GHOULS Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire Sat 22 – Sun 30 Oct, 11am – 4pm Let your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween with creepy crafts, spooky activities and ghost hunting galore! Meet our Victorian undertaker for secrets of the past and storytelling of scary tales – but not too … Continue reading

Skeleton Biscuits Recipe – Halloween Countdown

Halloween Skeleton Biscuits These biscuits make a great centre piece for a party! The kids will love to help make them too – crunchy chocolate bourbon style biscuits with creamy chocolate filling. Makes approx. 30 biscuits Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients Biscuit 150g (5½oz) butter 150g (5½oz) brown sugar 175g (6oz) … Continue reading

Pumpkin Roll Recipe – Halloween Countdown

CREAM CHEESE PUMPKIN ROLL WITH LOSELEY SUMMER MEADOW BUTTER This recipe offers a quirky alternative to Halloween regulars and is perfect to share as treat not a trick! INGREDIENTS Eggs 3 Sugar 270g Ginger ½ teaspoon Nutmeg ½ teaspoon Lemon juice 1 tablespoon Cinnamon 2 teaspoons Pumpkin 156g Flour 168g Baking powder 1 teaspoon Powdered … Continue reading

Top Tips On Pumpkins

Heather Gorringe owner of natural gardening & living company Wiggly Wigglers(www.wigglywigglers.co.uk) loves pumpkins and wants people to grow their own, here are her top tips and some pumpkin facts for Halloween! 1: Your pumpkin needs plenty of rich food. Dig a hole about 2 feet square and deep, fill with good compost or mix well … Continue reading

Ghost Walks At The Spooky Abbey

SPOOKY ABBEY 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex Sat 22 – Sun 30 Oct, 10am – 4pm Join Professor Midnight for a spine-tingling ghost walk around the haunted grounds of one of the bloodiest events in England’s history. Hear about the site’s sinister past and chilling tales of mysterious monks and spooky … Continue reading

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