Top Three Family Outings This Halloween Weekend

National Maritime Museum and The Queen’s House

When: October 31, 2009 11:30-18:00

Price: £5/adult, £3.50/Child (Family ticket £15)

Age: All Ages

Contact:, 020 8312 6608 (Booking Required)

With a full day of events planned for the whole family including story-telling, workshops, performances, music

and even a Halloween-themed live planetarium show, you can make a spooky day of it!  


The Tate Modern

When: October 31, 2009 12:00-17:00

Price: FREE

Ages: 5-10 

Contact:, 020 7887 8687

A ghoulish afternoon of making trick-or-treat costumes, listening to spooky stories, playing

Halloween themed games and decorating the Duveen Galleries with thousands of spiders

and bats.


‘Animal Adventureaaargh’

When: October 31-November 1, 10:00-16:00 (Last entry 15:00)

Price: FREE

Ages: £17.00, £15.50 concs, £13.50 children (3-15)

Contact:, 020 7722 3333.

Get ghostly with the zoo’s packed schedule of daily events including spooky storytelling in the ‘Creepy Tipi’,

take a look at some of the zoo’s creepiest creatures like black vultures, burrowing owls and rats, carve a

Halloween pumpkin and treat the Ring-Tailed Coatis to some Halloween treats.



Posted on : October 30th, 2009 Comments : 0
Category : Travel

Make A SPPPOOOKKKYYY Day Of It At The National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum and The Queen’s House

When: Saturday, October 31, 2009 11:30-18:00

Price: £5/adult, £3.50/Child (Family ticket £15: for 2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)

Location: National Maritime Museum, Park Row, London, SE10 9NF

Transport: Greenwich/Maze Hill rail/Cutty Sark DLR


(Booking Required)

   E-mail: [email protected]
   Tel: 020 8312 6608.
   The Bookings office is open 10.00-16.00


There is quite a lot going on at the National Maritime Museum throughout Halloween day which will surely

keep your youngsters busy until the trick-or-treating begins!


The Halloween events here are appropriate for the whole family and will include story-telling, workshops,

performances, music and much more.


Dress up in your Halloween costume and you could win a prize for best costume! All participants will receive a

certificate to say that they survived the scccccaaaaarrry Haunted House!


Spooky Sounds and Stories

Times: 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00

Description: Spooky music and story-telling for little ones.

Age: Suitable for age 5 and under.

Location: The Queen’s House


Ghastly Masks

Time: 11.30–16.00

Description: Make a ghastly mask of a witch, a devil or a ghostly spook, for the Zombie dance.

Age: Suitable for all ages.

Location: The Queen’s House


Phantom Paintings and Portraits

Time: 11.30–16.00

Description: Use portraits from the Queen’s House to make a portrait with spookily moving eyes.

Age: Suitable for 4+.

Location: The Queen’s House


Zombie Dance

Times: 11.45–12.20, 12.25–13.00, 13.25–14.00, 14.05–14.40, 14.45–15.20

Age: Suitable for all ages.

Description: Join in the dance sessions and learn how to do the moves from Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’.

Location: The Queen’s House


Ghost Encounters

Time: 11.30–13.00, 13.30–14.30 | 12.00–13.30, 14.00–15.00 | 13.00–14.30, 15.00–16.00

Age: Suitable for all ages.

Description: Find a ghost who will tell of some of the mysterious hauntings in the Queen’s House.

Location: The Queen’s House


Halloween Skies

Time: 14.45

Age: suitable for 5+; under-5s not admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Description: Come and find out what the night sky has to offer this Halloween in this Halloween-themed live

planetarium show, presented by an astronomer. Find out what myths and superstitions connect the night sky

and Halloween and why this spooky festival occurs on 31 October.

Location: Royal Observatory Greenwich; Planetarium

Posted on : October 29th, 2009 Comments : 0
Category : Travel


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