Ghosts, ghouls and green spaces

THERE are going to be a lot of spooky goings-on at Liverpool’s parks and green spaces as Halloween approaches.

 A series of haunting events ranging from the slightly scary to the downright un-nerving have been arranged including:

 ‘The Garden of Lost Souls’ –at the Walled Garden of Croxteth HallSaturday 26 October daily until Tuesday 29 October Sessions at 7.pm, 8.00pm and 9.00pm 

In keeping with the Lovehistory fashion of bringing history to life, delve into the depths of history to expose the secrets of the night! A special horror themed homage to all those 19th century writers and film makers who made the Horror genre what it is today . . .

!Ticket numbers are strictly limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Special reduced prices just announced!! Adults now only £10, concessions £8. (suitable for children aged eight  and above; children below the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult). For full details and purchasing tickets please visit the LoveHistory Garden of Lost Souls page.

 Children’s Ghost Hunt at Croxteth Hall

Until Sunday 27 October (10.30am to 4pm)

This is a fun event for younger visitors. Find all the ghosts in the rooms of Croxteth Hall; enter the letters on the worksheet provided to reveal the identity of a famous character associated with the Hall’s history. All correct entries will enter a prize draw.

 This is an ‘Added Value’ event, normal Hall admission prices apply (Adults £3.50, concessions £2.70). Book your tickets on-line, or purchase from the Hall Gift Shop on the day.

 

Croxteth Farm Pumpkin Trail – on the Farm

Until Sunday 27 October (10.30am to 4pm)

 Pumpkin carving workshop at Croxteth Country Park. Bring the children to thesecond l Pumpkin Trail ‘down on the Farm’. Its proved hugely popular with the youngsters so why not get into fancy Halloween costume and bring the family and enjoy spotting the pumpkins around Croxteth Home Farm, as well as seeing all the animals at close quarters.

This is an ‘Added Value’ event, normal Hall admission prices apply (Adults £3.50, concessions £2.70). Book your tickets on-line, or purchase from the Hall GiftPumpkin small (2) Shop or Home Farm admission point on the day.

 *As a ‘Halloween Special’ offer Croxteth is offering  a ‘Total Halloween’ ticket which gives access to both Pumpkin Trail and Childrens’ Ghost Hunt for £6. adults and £5. concessions. Family Halloween tickets (£17.00) are also available giving entry for two adults and up to three children to both Children’s Ghost Hunt in the Hall and the Pumpkin Trail on Croxteth Home Farm (a saving of over £13.00 when compared to buying individual event tickets!!). Click on either of the ticket links above and follow the on-screen process. Once you have selected the date you wish to visit, all the ticket options will become available.

 Ottersghoul 2013 at Otterspool Active Adventures

Thursday 24 October – Thursday 31 October (5pm – 9pm)

 Due to the massive success of 2012 first Halloween frightfest special at Active Adventures we will be extending the running time from a couple of days to a couple of weeks £12.50 Adults, £10 Children. More details from http://www.activeadventuresliverpool.co.uk/event/ottersghoul-halloween-spooktacular-2013/

 Lantern Parade Workshops

Thursday 24 October and Friday 25 October(10am – 4pm)

 Come along and enjoy making your lantern for the parade at Sefton Park on Friday t November. There will be a small fee to cover the material used for making your lantern. Please book your place on line booking via http://www.lanterncompany.co.uk/ Places are limited. Free Admission. Refreshments on sale

 Pumpkin Carving Workshops – on the farm at Croxteth Country Park

Friday 25 October (1pm)

Join the Rangers as they help you carve your very own pumpkin to take home with you. Tickets cost £6.00 per child (includes a pumpkin) and £3.50 per adult (sorry adults don’t get to carve their own pumpkin!). For on-line sales accompanying adults must purchase an adult Farm Only admission ticket. These tickets also include admission to Croxteth Home Farm Pumpkin Trail (all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult). Purchase your tickets on-line in advance , or call 0151 233 6930 to book your session. Numbers are strictly limited; places must be purchased / booked in advance. A ‘Halloween Special’ Event

 Haunted Sleep Over at Croxteth Hall

Friday 25 October (9pm to 7.am)

You are invited  to join ‘DeadLive’ in their annual Sleep-over at Croxteth Hall. Is the Hall really haunted ? Tales of hauntings. Vigils throughout the night. Paranormal investigation equipment. ‘Alone in the dark vigils’. We dare you to take part!! You will also be helping support Claire House Hospice charity.

Numbers are strictly limited; tickets are only £69.00 each. There are only 30 places on this hauntingly chilling event so you will need to book early to secure your places. For full details of this event visit the DeadLive web pages. A ‘Halloween Special’ Event

Halloween Themed Murder Mystery Night

Saturday 26 October (7.30pm)

Lovehistory’s Murder Mystery Evening. The event will be held in the old library. Here you will ponder, speculate and try to catch the killer. As you cast the eye of suspicion at each suspect you will be entertained by a team of professional actors who will join you; some will help, some have secrets of their own to hide. You will interrogate them, question them until you begin to put the pieces together and ultimately identify the murderer!

More information can be found on the Lovehistory web pages. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 0151 287 4798 between 10.am and 3.pm. For more information telephone 0151 287 4798 or email LoveHistory. A ‘Halloween Special’ Event 

 ‘The Night before Halloween’ fancy dress party at Sefton Park Palmhouse

Wednesday 30 October (5 – 7pm)

Come along and enjoy our night before spooky Halloween fancy dress party. Lots of fun and games with DJ Steve, who is guaranteed to keep your children entertained with noisy, ghoulish activities. Fancy dress competition, colouring in and have your face painted for a small charge. Recommended for ages 5 and over. Please ensure when purchasing your tickets that you buy one for everyone in your group, all adults, children and babies will need a ticket – for babies under one years you can purchase a free ticket. £5 admission from www.wegottickets.com/seftonparkpalmhouse    Refreshments on sale

 

October Spooky Halloween party with Jumping Jacks at the Palmhouse

Thursday 31 October(5 – 7pm)

The Ghost Busting team of Jumping Jacks will be partying at the Palm House, bringing lots of spooky fun and games for the little ones. Plus they can have their face painted with a scary mask, superhero or princess for a small charge; and some children’s favourite characters will be joining in on the action. Jumping Jacks is aimed at babies, toddlers and children up to six years.

Please ensure when purchasing your tickets that you buy one for everyone in your group, all adults, children and babies will need a ticket – for babies under one years you can purchase a free ticket..£5. admission from www.wegottickets.com/seftonparkpalmhouse. No tickets on sale at the door.Refreshments on sale

 

Pumpkin Carving Workshops – on Croxteth Farm

Thursday 31 October(1pm)

 Join the Rangers as they help you carve your very own pumpkin to take home with you. Tickets cost £6 per child (includes a pumpkin) and £3.50 per adult (sorry adults don’t get to carve their own pumpkin!). For on-line sales accompanying adults must purchase an adult Farm Only admission ticket. These tickets also include admission to Croxteth Home Farm Pumpkin Trail (all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult). Purchase your tickets on-line in advance , or call 0151 233 6930 to book your session. Numbers are strictly limited; places must be purchased / booked in advance A ‘Halloween Special’ Event

 

These  are among the 2,800 plus events taking place in parks this. The programme enriches our parks, providing opportunities for health and wellbeing, developing and strengthening communities, entertainment and education

 

Information about events is available at http://http://liverpool.gov.uk/leisure-parks-and-events/events/park-events/