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LDF Entertainment Hub events manager, Val James, gets into the Halloween spirit with Charlie (aged 30 months) ahead of the October half term ‘Spooktacular’ at Lower Drayton Farm..

‘Spooktacular’ celebrations at Lower Drayton Farm this Halloween half term...

There’s plenty to occupy the kids this October half term at Lower Drayton Farm’s LDF Entertainment Hub near Penkridge – including the opportunity to win a fantastic prize for the whole family!

Spooky festivities begin in the daytime on Thursday 28th October and continue for the next four days. If you visit between 11am and 4pm you’ll be able to get lost in the ‘mystical maze’, wander round a haunted wood and take a terrifying trailer ride before trying your hand at apple bobbing and playing ‘splat the bat’. When you’ve finished exploring, children will have the chance to take part in a pumpkin carving workshop; after which their creation will be entered into a competition to win a family ticket to see ‘Mother Goose’ in Panto, courtesy of Stafford’s Gatehouse Theatre.

The highlight of the week will be an evening celebration on Sunday, 31st October where the winner of the pumpkin carving competition will be announced ahead of a fabulous fireworks display to celebrate the spooky season. With fairground rides, pumpkin bowling, a bouncy castle, face painting, a terrifying trailer ride, splat the bat and apple bobbing on offer there will be plenty to keep the whole family entertained; while refreshments will be available in the form of farm fresh beef burgers, hotdogs and a bar.

Fancy dress will be actively encouraged and will help raise funds for a worthwhile local charity - as LDF Entertainment Hub events manager, Val James, explains:

We really want to make Halloween fun this year and we’ve already had great interest in the events we’re organising. We’d love for everyone who attends the Sunday evening ‘spooktacular’ to come in fancy dress to add to the atmosphere so, to encourage people to join in the fun, we’re offering to donate £1 to the Staffordshire Air Ambulance for every person who attends in full fancy dress. Barclay’s Bank has kindly offered to match our donation, so we could help raise a good amount for a very worthy cause.”

The ‘Spooktacular’ celebrations start on Thursday, 28th October and run for four days, culminating in an evening celebration with two fireworks displays, one at 7.30pm and another at 8.45pm, on Sunday 31st October.

Gates for the evening celebration open at 5pm; ‘on the gate’ entrance will cost £8 per adult and £5 for children and concessions, with under-3s free (some rides will be subject to additional charge). Advance family tickets, costing £20 for two adults and two children, are available to purchase from Lower Drayton Farm as well as The Coffee Shop in Market Street, Penkridge and SP Plastics in Tilcon Avenue, Stafford or via email - lowerdraytonfarm@btinternet.com. For more information visit www.lowerdraytonfarm.co.uk or call Val on 07817 691352.



Charlotte at Squash PR & Marketing

E: charlotte@squash-pr.co.uk

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