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What's On In Thanet: Halloween Edition

It's that spooky time of year again, and Thanet Star has you spoiled for choice with activities for adults and families alike...

Thursday 31st October

  • Halloween all-day and night event at Margate Old Town!
    • 3-5pm Halloween crafts at Rough Trade on Fort Hill “with quartet in the communities”
    • 5-6pm Trick Or Treat Trail beginning at Rough Trade on Fort Hill, hot soup at Margate Retro General Store on Fort Road, and face painting at Punkaboo on King Street.
    • 6-7pm “Party In The Market Place” with apple bobbing, Fancy Dress Competition, and Ghost Walks with Margate Museum, plus bring your pumpkins to light up the square!
    • 7pm onwards at The Bulls Head with tarot and clairvoyance with Guardian Angels full reading for £10
    • Shops are open late!
  • Spooky Family Disco in aid of Westgate-On-Sea Community Centre Building And Repair Fund held at Westgate Pavillion, Westgate-On-Sea from 6-8pm. Fancy Dress Competition, Carved Pumpkins Competition, lucky dip, apple bobbing, tombola and more! Tickets are £2.50 for adults, £1.50 for children which can be purchased from Edwards Store, 51 Station Road, Westgate-On-Sea.
  • Half Term Halloween at The Powell-Cotton Museum at Quex Park, 3:30-5pm. Lantern crafting, a spooky tour and a scary story. £5 per child, one accompanying adult is free, with a maximum of twenty children allowed per tour so advanced booking is recommended.
  • Broadstairs Trick Or Treat Trail from 3-5pm for ages 0-12, dressed in Halloween costumes and possessing a pre-purchased £1 token. Tokens can be purchased from “Helter Skelter, Bay 158, Cuts Inc, Expressions Of Broadstairs & Malcolms”. The trail goes throughout many Broadstairs shops on Broadway, High Street, Nelson Place, Albion Street, Charlotte Street and York Street.
  • Late Night Halloween Party at The Cupcake Cafe in Margate Old Town from 5-8pm
  • Scandalnights Presents: Day Of The Dead live production at The Theatre Royale in Margate at7:30pm. “Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, three storytellers dig deep into their potent repertoires to dance hand-in-hand with that dynamic trio - God, the Devil and Death.” Tickets £8, Concessions £10. Recommended for ages 14+.

Friday 1st November

  • Halloween Masquerade Ball at Morgan's in Margate. “Live music from Note to self With Richard Savage on vocals and trumpet playing the best in up-beat jazz, swing blues and soul.“ Free entry. Costumed entrants receive a free glass of “Witch's Punch”. No time provided, call for further details.

Saturday 2nd November

  • Half Term Halloween at The Powell-Cotton Museum at Quex Park, 3:30-5pm. Lantern crafting, a spooky tour and a scary story. £5 per child, one accompanying adult is free, with a maximum of twenty children allowed per tour so advanced booking is recommended.
  • Bonfire, Fireworks and Funfair at Quex Park Estate in Birchington from 4-10pm. Two fireworks displays, two live music performances, a fun fair (extra cost), stilt walkers, fire jugglers and magicians! No pets or personal fireworks permitted. Prices from £6.50 for children, £8.50 for adults if buying tickets in advance, higher price for on-the-door entry.
  • An Evening With Celebrity Medium Grant Colyer at Paragon House Community Center in Ramsgate from 6:45pm. Tickets £8. A very special three hour “mediumship” appearance from a famous medium! All profits go to Thanet Families In Need.

Hopefully we will see you there. Send us your event pictures via facebook or twitter.

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