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Manor House Museum Turns Spooky at Half Term

Published Friday, 06 October 2017

Join in the frightful family fun this Halloween!

Celebrate Halloween 2017 in spooky style with the Manor House Museum’s range of fantastic activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Activities run from Tuesday 24th until Friday 27th October.

Half term craft sessions are £3 per child,

£2 with a Kettering Leisure Pass and

*FREE* to Young Friend members

Workshops last an hour and begin at 10:15am and 11:30am, where you can create:

  • Spooky Sparkling Sugar Skull Masks, on Tuesday 24th
  • Glowing Halloween Lanterns, on Wednesday 25th
  • Spider Plant Spider Pots, on Thursday 26th

The Museum is also hosting a *FREE* Halloween Family Fun Day on Friday 27th, 11am until 3pm.

Come along dressed as your favourite spook, meet the real life ‘jeepers creatures’ from Zoolab and take part in crafts & games, storytelling and face painting!

Limited spaces are available for Jeepers Creatures; please collect your ticket from the museum front desk.

For further information, contact the Manor House Museum on 01536 534219,

Email museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk or

Visit www.kettering.gov.uk/museums.

Guy Holloway, Head of Corporate & Cultural Services at Kettering Borough Council, said: “The Museum and Gallery have a wonderful range of craft activities to keep the children busy, and the Halloween events mean children can celebrate, get creative and have fun at this time of the year!”

Councillor Lloyd Bunday, Kettering Borough Council’s Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Community and Culture, said: “It’s terrific to see the Manor House Museum host yet another family friendly set of activities over the half term. The Halloween crafts and family fun day will be an enjoyable day for all and will give families the chance to make the most of our fantastic museum.”

Notes to Editor

Kettering Museum & Art Gallery

Please note the Museum & Gallery are closed Sundays & Mondays.

Twitter: @KMuseumGallery

Manor House Museum

Open Tues – Sat, 10am – 4.45pm (last admission 4.30pm, closed bank holidays)

Entry is free, donations welcome

T. 01536 534 219   E. museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk

Visit www.kettering.gov.uk/museums

Kettering Museum & Art Gallery is situated on Sheep Street, Kettering, easy to get to by train, bus or by car. It is near the library and close to the parish church of SS Peter and Paul.

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

Email: customerservices@kettering.gov.uk. Telephone: 01536 410333.

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