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Halloween 2019: Events taking place in Thetford, Brandon, Watton and Swaffham

Here are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk . Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Here are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk . Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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As October cold nights roll in, East Anglia is preparing for a night of spooktacular proportions as Halloween takes over the region.

Here are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: ANTONY KELLYHere are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Here are the Halloween events taking place in Brandon, Swaffham, Thetford and Watton.

Brandon

Pumpkin Fest 2019, Brandon Country Park, Friday, October 25, 11am-3pm. £2

Try pumpkin carving, watch a magic show, take part in crafts, watch dance demonstrations and explore the spooky woodland trail.

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There is also a Halloween dress up competition, facepainting and a variety of stalls.

Booking needed, call 01284 758000. Tickets will not be available to purchase on the day.

Mundford

My First Halloween, Mundford Village Hall, Thursday, October 24, 1.30pm-2.30pm. £12.50

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Thursday, 24 October 2019 from 13:30-14:30

Tiny Treasures is for parents with babies from birth to six months.

The interactive classes are a relaxed way to meet other parents while having fun with your baby and to be creative.

Tickets at www.thecreationstation.co.uk

Here are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: Nick ButcherHere are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: Nick Butcher

Swaffham

Children's Halloween Party, The White Hart, Thursday, October 31, 5pm-7pm, £10.95

A ghoulish evening full of tricks, treats games and food for youngsters.

Booking is essential and a deposit of £5 per child. Full price, including meal £10.95. Call 01760 724295

Here are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: Getty ImagesHere are Halloween events going on in South West Norfolk and Suffolk. Picture: Getty Images

Thetford

Halloween Fright Night!, Thetford Riverside open space, Wednesday, October 23, 7pm-9pm

Join Battle Stations Activity Centre on the green to test new anti-zombie weapons on live zombies.

Practice with battle sabres and laser tag, there will also be the chance to feed a live zombie.

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This event is recommended for children aged eight and above. Children under the age of 18 will need parental consent.

Halloween Slime, The Guildhall, Thursday, October 24, 10am-11am

Clear slime, glow in the dark slime, fluorescent slime is on offer at the spectacular spooky slime session.

Children must be aged four and above to participate, Gloves and aprons provided.

Halloween Thriller Night, Charles Burrell Centre, Saturday, October 26, 7pm-12am, £5 per adult and £2 per child.

Old Skool bar brings a family friendly spooktacular night with a DJ set and Ransom for a Deadman.

The children's activity room in the former library will be open.

Tickets at leapinghare.org

Spooky Halloween Parkrun, Abbey Meadows, October 26, 9am, free

This free park run will turn into a zombie run as runners are invited to dress up in celebration of the spookiest time of the year.

East Coast Cruiserz Halloween Horror, Forest Retail Park, Saturday, October 26, 7pm-12am

This static car meet has invited clubs from across Norfolk to make this Halloween night any car lover's dream.

Halloween Music and Rum Festival, Hockwold New Inn, Saturday, October, 26, 7pm

Live music will transform the Hockwold New Inn into a Halloween party with a special selection of rums throughout the evening.

Spooktacular Halloween Ride, Great Hockham Woods, Sunday, October 27, 10.30am

Go for a spooky tour of Great Hockham Woods on horseback with Hoofbeats Access and Charity. Fancy dress optional. For more information go to www.hoofbeats-bhs.co.uk/

Messy Play Spooktacular, Abbey Neighbourhood Centre, Tuesday, October 29, 10.30am-11.30am

The event is suitable for children aged six months to five years old. Everyone is welcome to join in including older siblings up to the age of 10, who can participate in the Big Kids Create and Make Corner which includes arts, crafts and junk modelling activities to keep them busy. Bring a towel and a change of clothes.

For more information go to allevents.in/org/mess-around-west-suffolk/15594274

Watton

Halloween Party, McTarggarts, Friday, November 1, 7pm-12am, £10

See who will be crowned the scariest at the pub's Halloween Party with a prize for the best dressed.

Tickets will include a hot and cold buffet.

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