October Half Term Theatre & Attractions Guide

theatre guide

theatre guide

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer and October half term is nearly upon us. So if you need to keep the little’uns occupied, we have it covered. Give the kids their happiest half term yet, with an amazing theatre show or incredible attraction.


Mister Twister is back with his new show, Mister Twister’s Not So Scary Halloween! A fun-filled Halloween show, full of spooky magic, Halloween music, games and prizes  – suitable for children of all ages.

disney on ice

Get your skates on and travel on a journey through your favourite Disney tales, in Disney On Ice: Passport To Adventure. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy as they take you into the timeless worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, and Disney’s Frozen.

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Join hugely popular author and illustrator, Liz Pichon, as she presents Tom Gates Brilliant Bands and Doodle Live Tour. This fun-packed, interactive monster drawing event with live music requires you to bring a pencil and paper and learn to doodle. DUDE3 – Tom’s favourite band in the whole wide world – will be playing some excellent tunes.

mister maker

Join CBeebies’ Mister Maker and the Shapes Live, where art is at its heart. There’ll be lots of audience participation, where Mini Makers and grown-ups are encouraged to sing, dance and make some noise!


Jump aboard at the Whitley Bay Playhouse for The Night Pirates – adapted from the best-selling children’s book. Tom joins the pirate adventure, using his house as a pirate ship as he sets sail to retrieve stolen treasure from Captain Patch – and the bumbling grown-up pirates.

No matter where you are in the UK, make this a half term to remember.

You can get tickets for all these shows and more here.

Looking for things to do in London? Read our London half term guide!

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