October Half Term Fabulous Family Fun

Bust that half term bordom with plenty of exciting events, activities and workshops to choose from every day of the October school holiday.

Looking for something spooky? Have a frightful day out at one of the many Halloween themed special events held at places throughout the district.

From conker clashing and creative crafts to hunting bats and halloween hats, you'll find something for the whole family to enjoy.

Just take a look below and explore some of our inspiring ideas, then it's over to you to get planning your fun packed October half term...

Free entry for everyone

Summer @ The Pit

Seaside @ Pit

National Coal Mining Museum for England
National Trust Nostell

Summer Holidays

National Trust Nostell
National Trust Nostell

Summer of Sport

National Trust Nostell
Medieval Tournaments

Medieval Tournaments

Pontefract Castle
Forest Fridays

Forest Fridays: Woodland Tools

Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Theatre

Theatre

Castleford Museum
Dahlicious Family Workshop

Dahlicious Family Workshop

Wakefield Library
Music

Music

Castleford Museum
Seaside in Castleford

Seaside in Castleford

Castleford Precinct
Family Fun

Family Fun

Pontefract Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Wakefield Museum
Family Fun

Family Fun

Castleford Museum
Nature Collages

Nature Collages

Castleford Museum
Marvellous Magic

Marvellous Magic

Pontefract Castle
Create, Make and Take

Create, Make and Take

Wakefield Museum
Holiday Memories

Holiday Memories

Castleford Museum
Family craft activities

Summer Holiday Family Activities

West Yorkshire History Centre
Bright Light Sculptures

Bright Light Sculptures

The Hepworth Wakefield
Arty-facts

Arty Facts

Wakefield Museum
Retro Retail: Fashion

Retro Retail: Fashion

Pontefract Museum