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HALLOWEEN IN MAIDSTONE

 

This Halloween get out and discover the mysteries of Maidstone, a place known for its spooky stories where the troubled past haunts the heritage of today!

We have a great schedule of Halloween activities going on from ghost hunts and murder mysteries to pumpkin carving and trick or treating. With so much on there is something for everyone to enjoy, but make sure to keep your wits about you.

To celebrate Halloween we even have a special Halloween competition to tell you about!

Read on to find out more.

 

 

HALF TERM HORROR

SPOOK FEST AT KENT LIFE & HAUNTED HALLOWEEN AT LEEDS CASTLE        

SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER TO SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2014 KENT LIFE

SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER TO FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER AT LEEDS CASTLE

 

Spook Fest at Kent Life

This Halloween you can expect some serious scares at England's most haunted museum: Kent Life!

They have planned a Half-Term Spook Fest week of activities including: pumpkin carving, trick or treating, creepy bugs and more.

Explore their grounds and all that they have going on, but while you are enjoying yourself be careful and keep your eyes open for the number of ghosts that lurk in the fields, historic buildings and even the cafe!

 

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Haunted Halloween at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle have a week of thrilling activities planned to give you a bit of a fright this Halloween.

Seize that sense of adventure and head out on their Haunted Halloween Hunt and Spooky Quest around the vast woodlands. Meet scary characters on the way and collect clues for a chance at a prize.

Make sure to wear a good pair of trainers though just incase you stumble across the phantom of a Big Black Dog that haunts the grounds!

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LEEDS CASTLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER 2014

BLOOD, BOILS and BLACK DEATH TOUR

 

 

 

Book yourself onto a special Halloween guided tour of Leeds Castle that will take you on a grisly night-time walk through the dark castle.

Learn about the wonderfully gruesome history, including tales of the time the castle was used as a hospital and the outbreak of the Black Death.

Not for the faint hearted or the young!

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MAIDSTONE MUSEUM

FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER 2014

BUILD A MONSTER FRANKENBEAR!

 

 

 

This Halloween head to Maidstone Museum and make your very own mismatch Frankenbear monster, ready to come alive when the lights go out.

While you are there take the chance to look around at the great exhibits on display and the interesting old manour house building, but a word of warning: stay away from the library!

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HOP FARM UNDER 16'S ARE NOT PERMITTED SCARY EVENTS

FREAK WEEK RESURRECTION SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER TO FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER 2014

 

 

 

This Halloween the Hop Farm have a schedule of events so scary that under 16s are not permitted.

You will feel the true horror of Halloween at their Freak Week Resurrection special night time events. Each evening their will be a different event including: The Asylum, The Creep, The Fun House and more. As darkness falls, the haunting will begin.

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MERCURE MAIDSTONE GREAT DANES  NR HOLLINGBOURNE MAIDSTONE

FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER 2014  MURDER MYSTERY

 

 

 

Try your hand at being a detective this Halloween and solve a mysterious murder that happens right in front of your eyes.

You are invited to the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes for a night of dinner, intrigue and inquest on the spookiest night of the year!

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HALLOWEEN KARTING AT BUCKMORE PARK

SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER 2014, MONDAY 27, WEDNESDAY 29, THURSDAY 30 2014

 

 

 

When Half term and Halloween align, it is time to trick your kids into a treat. Tell them it's homework time, then drag their skeletons down to Buckmore Park to blow away the cobwebs.

Over the half term holiday Buckmore Park will be offering blood curdling Turn Up ‘n’ Drive sessions for all ages. As you floor the peddle on the straight, be careful to keep an eye out for the Bluebell Hill ghost!

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HALLOWEEN COMPETITION VISIT MAIDSTONE AND LEEDS CASTLE

 

To celebrate Halloween and all the amazing events we have on around Maidstone, we are running a special competition with Leeds Castle to give away a family pass to their fantastic Haunted Halloween Half Term event.

If you want to enter the competition, visit visitmaidstone facebook page.

 

 

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For a full list of what's on this Halloween around Maidstone, visit our website www.visitmaidstone.com