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Children's Activity Event, Thu 31 Oct 2019, free entry

Halloween Traditions

Halloween Traditions


Carlton Street,
WF10 1BB

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Did you know that Iron Age people celebrated a different type of Halloween and even wore costumes too?

Experience the Gaelic festival of Samhain where the borders of the real world and the spirit world join, and learn learn how Iron Age people not only remembered their dead but also welcomed winter.

This is a free drop in event and there is no need to book.

Education/study areaFacilities for educational visits

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 31 Oct 2019 10:00 to 15:00
This is a free drop in event and there is no need to book.


Free entry

Also see



See location of Castleford Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 429257  Lat: 53.72593 Long: -1.35127

By Road:
Follow signs for Carlton Lanes car-parking, Aire Street. From the car park walk through the Old Market Hall to Carlton Street and turn right.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Castleford Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Castleford Bus Station

Castleford Library is on Carlton Street, next to the Old Market Hall and Opposite the entrance to Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre.


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access