18 spooky events in Berkshire for Halloween

PUBLISHED: 15:52 03 October 2019 | UPDATED: 09:56 17 October 2019

Oakley Court (Photo by Will Johnston)

Oakley Court (Photo by Will Johnston)


Whether it’s a spooky trail or themed afternoon tea, there’s plenty going on in Berkshire this Halloween and October half term. Here is a round up of what’s on

Lord Vampyre's Brick or Treat - 17 October-2 November

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

Enjoy the Creepy Cobweb Castle, Monster Rocker's Dance Party, the return of the Brick or Treat trail, a costume competition and so much more, including the new Haunted House Monster Party Ride! Experience fang-tastic fireworks on 19, 20, 25, 26 October and the 1, and 2 November.


Celebrations of Autumn - 21 October-3 November

Cliveden, near Maidenhead

Woodland walks, workshops to learn new skills, apple harvest and exciting not-so-creepy-crawlies trail.


Halloween Family Concert featuring All Dead Quartet - 26 October

The Alan Cornish Theatre, Woodley

The All Dead Quartet will be providing their own unique interpretation of some great Halloween songs on saxophone, piano and vocals, double bass and drums. There will be prizes for best fancy dress and lots of fun for everyone.


Halloween on the Farm - 26 October-1 November

Bucklebury Farm Park

Brave the haunted house, go on a giant pumpkin hunt, get some ghoulish face painting, have a go at creepy craft, lantern-making and pumpkin-carving (free pumpkin for every child). Enter the critter cave, toast some marshmallows and take your glow-sticks to find the scarecrow in the scare maze. On the 19th, enjoy Woodland Spook Night.


Hallo'welly'ween - 26 October-1 November

Wellington Country Park, Riseley

Enjoy spooky crafts in the Party Room, pumpkin carving in the Pumpkin Tent, see a Halloween show and more.


Minibeasts - 26 October-3 November

Basildon Park, Reading

Pick up a trail leaflet from Visitor Reception and search the parkland for creepy-crawlies to win a prize.


Halloween - 26 October-3 November

Beale Wildlife Park, Pangbourne

Meet the bugs on 30 October, plus enjoy Halloween in the park during half term, when one child goes free in fancy dress when accompanied by one full paying adult.


Run for Halloween - 27 October

Liebenrood Road, Reading

Run for Halloween is a celebration of fitness, fun, fancy dress and wellbeing. Participants of all ages and abilities can enjoy the benefits of exercise with the comforting reward of a medal and bag of treats at the finish. In association with Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity to raise money for sick children.


Trick or Treat - 28 October-1 November

The Lexicon, Bracknell

The Lexicon Brand Ambassadors will be wandering through the town centre's avenues and squares with a host of Halloween treats to share. Easy to spot, in their bright green or purple wigs, the Ambassadors will be handing out trick or treat cards but with a twist to the Halloween tradition, as everyone's a winner at The Lexicon. A treat card will give the recipient a The Lexicon gift card worth £5 and if visitors select a trick card, they will be given a spooky Halloween chocolate coin.


Halloween Special! Face your Fears: Spooky Skeletons & Deathly Drawings - 28, 30 & 31 October

Windsor Great Park and Woolley Firs, Maidenhead

See the fascinating display of skeletons, skulls and bones, and create your own deathly drawing.


Spooky Half-Term - 28 October-1 November

Squire's Garden Centre, Wokingham

Paint a ceramic bat tealight holder, create a Halloween scratch art mask, or take part in a ghost pursuit.


Family Activity Day: Spectacular Skulls - 30 October

Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury RG14 2DR

10am-3.30pm, £2. Drop-in and decorate a craft box in 'Day of the Dead' style to make a spookily good Halloween decoration.


Ashdown House Halloween Tour - 30 October


Explore the legends and ghost stories of Ashdown House in this spooky Halloween-themed guided tour.


Halloween Party Night - 31 October

6.20pm-8.30pm, £6. Join for a night of spooky fun! With Halloween trails, apple bobbing and apple snapping in the grounds plus indoor crafts, ghostly story time and trick or treating throughout the night. Come in fancy dress and please bring a torch! Suitable for ages 4+ but younger children are welcome. Book online or call 01635 279279.


Fun Science at Halloween - 31 October

The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham

Join in some crazy Halloween science fun at the Nature Discovery Centre.


Spooky Sing Along Concertini with Mairi Cowieson and Friends - 31 October

Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Bring the whole family and sing along to a spooky 45 minutes of music from stage and screen. Including songs from The Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Little Shop of Horrors all performed by West End singer Mairi Cowieson and friends.


Halloween Themed Afternoon Tea and Halloween Trail - 31 October-2 November

Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor

Immerse yourself in the spooky world of Halloween with their Afternoon Tea, which includes the cost of the Halloween Hunt taking place in the hotel, including a spooky prize.


Maidenhead Zombie Walk - 2 November

Dress up for this annual Halloween gathering of the horde in Maidenhead town centre.



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