Event details

  • Sat 19 October 2019 to Sun 3 November 2019
  • All day
  • The Beaney, 18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA
  • 01227 862 162
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Entertain your little monsters this half term with our spooky Halloween activities!

Mother Crawe and The Crows’ Curse – Family Halloween Trail
Discover the story of the witch Mother Crawe, and explore The Beaney as you help us deal with the ominous birds that have taken over the museum this Halloween! Find out more about the persecution of the witch and the events that lead to the crows’ curse. £5 per trail.
Complete the trail successfully for your chance to win an Amazon Fire tablet!
Pick up your trail from our Visitor Information Desk any time from Saturday 19th October to Sunday 3rd November (closed Monday 28th).

Potions and Pumpkins Workshops
Why not try carving a pumpkin or create a potion at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge this Halloween! Find out about the history of pumpkin carving. Learn about potions and charms and how different ingredients and materials have been used in the past!
Available on selected dates. More information coming soon!

Pumpkin Carving

Dates and Times:
Friday 25th October 10:15 – 11:00; 13:00 – 13:45; 14:45 – 15:30
Saturday 26th October 10:15 – 11:00; 13:00 – 13:45; 14:45 – 15:30
Sunday 27th October 11:15 – 12:00; 13:30 – 14:15

Cost: £5 per child, 1 free adult

Potion Making

Dates and Times:
Saturday 19th October 10:15 – 11:00; 13:00 – 13:45; 14:00 – 14:45
Sunday 20th October 10:15 – 11:00; 13:00 – 13:45; 14:00 – 14:45
Monday 21st October 10:15 – 11:00
Tuesday 22nd October 10:15 – 11:00
Wednesday 23rd October 10:15 – 11:00
Thursday 24th October 10:15 – 11:00
Friday 25th October 11:05 – 11:50; 13:50 – 14:35; 15:35 – 16:20
Saturday 26th October 11:05 – 11:50; 13:50 – 14:35; 15:35 – 16:20
Sunday 27th October 12:05 – 12:50; 14:20 – 15:05

Cost: £5 per child, 1 free adult

Sessions are available to book in person at our Visitor Information Desk.