There are some spooky Hallowe’en goings on in West Leeds – from fun Bramley Baths and Kirkstall Abbey to Om Yoga in Farsley and Pudsey Congs Cricket Club.
Here’s our guide to what’s on in West Leeds over Hallowe’en. Guide compiled by Jill Buckley.
Leeds Industrial Museum hosts Hallowe’en Half Term activities over three days, from 29 to 31 October. Among the activities there will be jack-o-lanterns and willow wand making and an opportunity to make bath bombs using herbs from the Autumn garden. 21st century witches from Leodis Pagan Circle will be there too helping you to find out the real stories of Halloween. All activities take place on the three days between 12.30 and 3pm.
Armley Conservative Sports and Social Club has its Hallowe’en party with fun for adults and kids this Saturday 26 October at 3.30pm. They are also looking for donations of wood for their bonfire in November. Get in touch if you have anything to donate.
There’s plenty going on at The Abbey Inn on Pollard Lane. On Hallowe”en itself Thursday 31st October there’s the special Hallowe’en-themed music quiz from 9pm with food, spot prizes and pints to be won.
And of course it’s always worth a trip down during Hallowe’en week to see the fabulous decorations.
Bramley Villagers Club invites you to a Halloween party on Sunday 27th October between 2pm and 5pm. There will be party games and a disco. Tickets are only £2 each but they are limited. You can get them by phoning 0113 2578571.
Bramley Baths hosts a Hallowe’en half-term Splashtacular. There’s the Skeleton Scavenge on Monday 28 and Thursday 31 at 1.15pm when teams will scavenge the pool with the winning team collecting the most skeleton bones. There’s also Hallowe’en fun swims on Wednesday 30 at 1.30pm and on Halloween itself at 2.15pm where the pool will be filled with creepy and spooky inflatables. You are also invited to enter the pumpkin carving competition. Take your carved pumpkin to reception at 1pm on Wednesday 30 and see if you can win a prize for your design. Visit the Baths’ website for more information.
The Little Coffee House is offering spooky afternoon tea every day through the school holidays at a cost of £7.50 per child. To book call 07974413097.
On Saturday 2 November the Bay Horse hosts a Dead and Famous Halloweeen Spectacular from 7pm. Prizes to be won for the best fancy dress and music from DJ Blacka. Then at 10pm there will be cash and forfeits to be won.
For something a little bit different, Om Yoga Works hosts a Halloween Family Yoga Party on Tuesday 29 October between 3.30 pm and 5pm. The yoga workout will be designed for all the family and the dress code is super scary super cute. Cost is £10 per family and booking is essential. Contact Andrea on 07703 325031 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackaboos play gym has its Halloween party on Wednesday 30th from 4pm to 6pm. Tickets are £8.95 and activities include arts and crafts and trick or treating with a raffle for the adults.
The Conservation Trust at Hollybush have been busy creating and hiding spooky creations for their free Halloween trail. The self-guided trail is suitable for children between 2 and 6 years. To take part just pick up an activity sheet from the cafe between Tuesday 29 October and Friday 1 November from 10.30am to 3pm.
There’s all sorts to choose from at Abbey House Museum for Halloween. Activities run from October 29 to November 1. Join in with Halloween themed crafts, a Monster Mashup and Spooky Silly Science. There’s a full list of activities and times on the website here.
Big kids are invited to join Tammy and the team at the West End House for a Halloween spooky quiz night on Thursday 31st from 9pm. Free supper, fancy dress, prize Play Your Cards Right and beer tokens and goodies to be won. The decorations are always well worth checking out too. You can follow the West End House on Facebook and find out all about what’s coming up.
Kirkstall Leisure Centre has its Baby Boogie on Monday 28th October between 10am and 11am. Suitable for ages 4 months to 2 years prices start from £2.50. Call to book on 0113 3782086.
Sneaky Experience are back at Kirkstall Abbey with some spooky offerings for you on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November. There are afternoon and evening showings of Ghostbusters, Hocus Pocus and Interview with the Vampire. Visit their website for details and to book.
The Britannia is having a kids Hallowe’en Party on Wednesday 30th October from 4pm to 6pm. There’ll be a disco, party games and prizes for fancy dress.
Pudsey Congs Cricket Club hosts a Halloween party on Saturday 26th October from 7.30pm. Music, kids games, raffle and prizes for fancy dress.
Rodley Barge has its Halloween party on Saturday 2 November from 7.30pm with music from DJ Chris. Fun and games, food and snacks and prize for the best costume.
Our guide isn’t comprehensive – if you know of any events we’ve missed out, please do add them in the comments section below.