October Half Term
Spooky fun for all the family during the school holidays
24 October - 01 November 2015
We've got extra family friendly activities taking place at Shakespeare's Family Homes from 24 October - 1 November, so come and join in the fun!
Unless otherwise stated, activites take place from 12pm - 4pm daily and are included in admission, so if you already have a valid ticket you can come along for free!
Meet Shakespeare's Ghosts
Shakespeare's Birthplace is being haunted by some of the spookiest characters from his plays! Beware the ghostly apparitions lurking around the house, reciting the creepiest and most atmospheric excerpts from Shakespeare's plays.
All Hallows Week
Carve your own pumpkin* and bring it with you to hear the Legend of Stingy Jack, who ended up being known as 'Jack o' the Lantern' after playing tricks on the devil. Make scented beads to ward off evil spirits at this spooky time of year.
*A small additional charge applies for pumpkin carving
Haunted Hall's Croft: Ghost Stories
Gather round the fireplace to hear spooky ghost stories inspired by some of the objects found at Hall's Croft.
Stratford Town Ghost Walks: 30 & 31 Oct (additional charges apply)
Take a walk around the haunted streets of Stratford-upon-Avon, if you dare. Discover terrible tales of ghosts, witches, murder and misery on the Stratford Town Ghost Walk and finish with a talk at Hall's Croft. For more information or to book a place visit StratfordTownWalks.co.uk
Make a Halloween Puppet
Create your own spooky puppet in our hands on craft activity.