By Danielle Quijada
With October half term days away, we’ve gathered some options from our East Sussex i-go partners for families with children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to enjoy together this Autumn!
From spooktacularly themed farm trails to haunted Halloween parties, there are many ways for families to share seasonal scares, laughs and memories together over the October half-term.
Blackberry Farm Spooktacular – Spend a spooktacular time at the farm
Get into the autumnal spirit at the Blackberry Farm Spooktacular in Hailsham. You can ride a scarecrow tractor ride, pick a pumpkin, make your way through the mystery maze and more! The spooktacular festivities will be available from October 22nd to October 30th with a wide variety of activities for everyone to enjoy.
Aldingbourne Halloween Events – Zombies and witches and ghosts, oh my!
Take in the autumnal air on a Woodland Walk with surprise visits from zombies, witches, ghosts and more at Aldingbourne Country Centre in Chichester to get into the Halloween spirit! Aldingbourne is also hosting non-scary Woodland Walks as well as pumpkin judging and fancy-dress competitions from October 22nd to October 30th with no need to book ahead.
Butser Ancient Farm Half-Term – Travel back in time with the turn of the seasons
Join Butser Ancient Farm in Waterlooville to experience the turning of seasons at this “magical” time of year for our ancestors from thousands of years ago with fun activities and a specially themed trail! The farm is also hosting a special event on their final open weekend of the season to participate in hands-on Roman activities for their Romans in Residence events.
True Crime Museum Halloween Movie Night – Movie night at the museum for young people
Grab your go-to blanket and favourite Halloween treat for a Halloween movie night at True Crime Museum in Hastings on October 28th or October 30th. The movie nights are perfect for young people who are at least 16 years old to get into the Halloween spirit with some classic scary movies. You can also explore the museum and check out the immersive crime-related exhibits during their regular opening hours.
The White Rock Theatre Haunted Halloween Party – Have a hauntingly good time at the Hastings theatre
Have a fun-filled afternoon with UV face painting, a glow-in-the-dark disco and ghoulish games at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings on October 29th! The theatre will be hosting two sessions in the afternoon for different age ranges to get fully lost in a hauntingly good time.
Many of these exciting, autumnal events are accepting i-go offers, so make sure to find out more on the i-go website.
You can also find more ideas and opportunities on the Local Offer page.