Manor House Museum Half Term Halloween Activities

Published: Friday, 18th October 2019

Be VERY afraid

With half-term on the horizon, spooky fun awaits at the Manor House Museum. With our popular Craft Activities and a FREE Halloween Play day, there's plenty to keep your young ghouls entertained...

Half Term Craft Activities

Tuesday 29th October: Scary Skull Boxes

Thursday 31st October: Spooky Spectre Mobiles

Friday 1st November: Twisted Tree Decorations

All sessions last an hour, with the first starting at 10:15am and the second at 11:45am. Activities are suitable for children aged 3+ and we ask that all participants are accompanied by an adult.

£3 per child, or £2 with a Kettering Leisure Pass

FREE to members of Young Friends

Booking is recommended for activity sessions as spaces fill up quickly. To secure your place, please contact the Manor House Museum, details are below.

Halloween Play Day

Wednesday 30th October, 10am-3pm

What gruesome delights we have in store for you, as the Museum and Kettering Market Place combine for one horrifying day of Halloween fun!  Creepy crafts, storytelling, face painting, the Circus of Horrors and a ghost train are just some of the FREE activities on offer.

We dare you…. come along in your best fancy dress and see how much you can scare us!

For further information please contact the Manor House Museum on 01536 534219, email or visit

Guy Holloway, Head of Corporate & Cultural Services at Kettering Borough Council, said:

“Halloween is an exciting day for children and families and the Museum and Art Gallery always help make it even more exciting with a range of activities they have on for children. The Halloween Play Day has something for everyone to enjoy. Have a happy Halloween in Kettering!"

Cllr Scott Edwards, Kettering Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community and Leisure, said:

“Kettering Museum & Art Gallery’s recent Play Days have been very popular and our Halloween event promises to be just as entertaining! So bring your family to the Manor House Museum to join in the spooky Halloween activities and enjoy the half term fun.”