Spooky Shakespeare at Mary Arden's Farm

Part of  October half term

Halloween-inspired fun at Mary Arden's Farm

27 October - 04 November 2012

Mary Arden's Farm

  • Family Fun

27 October - 4 November*

10.30am - 3.30pm - Pumpkin Carving (available from 20 October)

11am & 2pm - Make a Plague Charm

11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.00pm - Falconry displays

From 3pm - Make a Soul Cake

4pm - Spooky Halloween Storytelling

All day - Halloween trails

All day until dusk - Have a go archery

Plus 20% discount in the shop during these 2 weeks.   Not valid with any other offer.  


Friday Fright Night 2 November, 6pm

Join us for some fiendish fun as the ghoulish farm hand will lead you through the candle lit farm and house stopping on the way to hear myths and legends from Shakespeare's time.  Listen to stories that may have inspired Shakespeare to create his three witches or the feat of fairies stealing children in the night, all culminating in a Witch Trail.  Be careful along the way as there may be creatures lurking in the shadows!

This is a unique evening event set in the ground of Mary Arden's Farm where you can experience the house as it would have been seen in Tudor times, lit only by candle light.  Don't forget to wrap up warm. 

Tickets: £5, includes mulled wine and nibbles.  Booking is recommended to avoid dissapointment and available from Mary Arden's Farm, or phone 01789 293455 to make a reservation and pay on the night.   Not recommended for children under 10 years of age.

* FREE ENTRY with our Will-i-am promotion (day time only). Any child (five to 12 years) named William or Anne will enjoy free entry to our houses over the half-term period.

*Proof of identity required.