Take a trail if you dare

Enjoy spectacular flying displays at Woodhorn Museum.
Enjoy spectacular flying displays at Woodhorn Museum.

There’s scary stuff and family fun lined up at Woodhorn Museum this half-term.

Every day next week there’s a spooky pumpkin trail guiding families around the museum.

Visitors will also be able to take part in the drop-in Memory Making workshops with Unfolding Theatre where they will make and decorate boxes.

Friday, October 28, sees Woodhorn marking 10 years since its reopening. Visitors can try their hand at letterpress printing between 11am and 3pm; there will be live dance performance with excerpts from Pitman, a new contemporary work, at 11am, 1pm and 3pm; and there’ll be live music from Kiddars Luck in the café between 2pm and 3pm.

On Hallowe’en weekend, visitors will be able to see the birds of prey between 11am and 3pm, with flying displays at noon and 2pm.

Storyteller Gary Cordingly will be chilling visitors with his Terrible Tales at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm and 3pm.