Manor House Museum Turns Spooky at Half Term

Published: Friday, 6th 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,

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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.”