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October Half Term and Halloween

October Half Term and Halloween

Looking for somewhere to keep the kids or grandkids entertained this half term? 

October Half Term is full of spooky fun here at Hexham Community Centre with a couple of our regular groups bringing Halloween Specials, we have free crafts in our games room, and let us deal with the mess of pumpkin carving in preparation for Spook Night!

Tuesday 25th October

Baby Bloom Halloween Specials

Join Laurie and Dawn from Baby Bloom sensory classes for a Halloween Special with fiendish photo stations, monstrous messy play, ghostly footprints, and a trick or treat bag of goodies.

For more information, booking and times visit

Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th October

Spooktacular Crafts and Games Room, 10am - 3pm*

Our holiday games room is back with LEGO building challenges, make and take Halloween papercraft decorations and some spooky games. 

The Games Room is free, but donations are welcome. A cash tuck shop is available. Children must be accompanied by adults. No booking required. 

*Games Room will close at 1pm on Friday 28th.

Friday 28th October, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Little Movers Halloween Dance and Disco Party

Join Jodie for a Little Mover Halloween special! Get ready to get moving and have some fun with your little one (the class is suitable for independent walkers to 8 years). Please dress to impress in your spookiest gear, with a prize for best dressed, and look forward to some laughs, games and spooky fun with your child!

To book or for more info visit

Saturday 29th October, 10am and 11am, 45-minute session

Pumpkin Carving

Let us take the mess and stress out of pumpkin carving, we'll provide the pumpkin (one per child), tools, stencils, and then we'll even clear up afterwards too

Sessions start on the hour at 10am and 11am. Tickets are £4 and are avaiable to buy now from Reception. 

Contact us

For further information about any of our Half Term Activities please contact us at:

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Opening times

Opening times

  • Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm
  • Sunday Closed

Evenings and Sundays are open by appointment.

Opening times are subject to change.

Christmas and bank holiday opening times may vary. 

How to find us

Hexham Community Centre,
Hexham & Tynedale Community Trust, Gilesgate, Hexham, NE46 3NP