Hello, our pretties! T’is the eve of Halloween just a few days beyond, and as the witching hour approaches, we will see many a wicked creation cast a spell across our very newsfeeds.
If you’re brave enough, you can check out some of the spooky events in Solihull below….
Wicked Workshop and Terror Trail on Wednesday 28 October
Follow the spooky terror trail around Elmdon Park from 11.00am to 1.00pm if you are brave enough, then take part in a creepy craft activity and wear your most frightening Halloween costume for a chance to win our fancy dress competition – there are prizes for the most horrifyingly dressed boy and girl! £1.00 per child for the terror trail and crafts. Meet by the car park on Tanhouse Farm Road.
Shirley Spooky Halloween Trail on Thursday 29 October
Starts at Early Years on the Stratford Road. Come along and take the trail around shops and business’ in Shirley collecting treats. Start times are staggered, at 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm and 1.30pm. Fancy dress is optional. No booking needed.
Crafty Drop-in Day on Thursday 29 October
Drop in at The Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, B91 3HW from 10.30am to 12.00pm & 1.00pm to 2.30pm and choose from a selection of crafts. You can make a kite or maybe a glass lantern – the choice is yours! Suitable for children aged 2+. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. £2.00 per craft. Booking recommended – contact the Parkridge Centre on 0121 704 0768.
Prickly Friends for Tots on Friday 30 October
Come along to The Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, B91 3HW from 10.30am – 12.00pm and discover the life of the prickly hedgehog, build a lovely home for them, make your very own hedgehog friend and play lots of prickly games. Suitable for children aged 2-4 – price £4.50 for non-members and £3.50 for members. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Booking recommended – contact the Parkridge Centre on 0121 704 0768.
Haunting Halloween on Saturday 31 October
Make your way to Brueton Park, B91 3HA at 5.30pm, 5.50pm, 6.10pm, 6.30pm or 6.50pm if you dare to join in the Haunting Halloween event. Are you scared of the dark? There are creatures and monsters that could jump out at any time, and our resident witch, Smelly Nelly, will be lurking about! Come along in your most frightening fancy dress for a chance to win our competition, listen to some spooky stories as you walk around the park and take part in a creepy craft activity. Bring a torch and warm clothing. Pre-booking is essential – £3 per adult, £2 per child. Book your tickets via the Contact Centre on 0121 704 8000 as this event sells out quickly! Meet by the car park.
Playhouse Parties on Saturday 31 October (Something for the Adults)
Held at the Tidbury Green Golf Club in Solihull, This event has a minimum age of 18, but Play House Parties promises to be one of the best nights of the year. With 2 Rooms of Music playing House, RnB and Classics prices are £15 per person.
Farmer’s Market on Friday 6 November
Why not support our local farmers by visiting this popular market? Solihull Market opens at 9.00am to 5.00pm and offers a tempting range of local produce sourced from within a 30-mile radius of Solihull, on the first Friday of every month.
For full details visit: Solihull Borough Council