October Half Term – Big Heart Activity bumper pack!
Oct 26, 2017
The Golden months are here and Autumn half term is well on its way… Here at Big Heart, we know just how hard it can be to keep the kiddies occupied so we have put together a bumper blog to keep you on your toes!
1. Spooks in the city!
Castle Square and Swansea City Centre
28/10/2017 10 AM- 4 PM
Our very own Castle Square is being transformed into a “Scareground”. The fun and games will kick off at 10 AM with a live show in Castle Square! There will be Ghostbuster character meet & greets, flash mobs, Carnival Games, and Stalls…. There will also be a chance for you ( or your children) to be named as “Swansea’s Strongest Screamer”! Activities will continue throughout the day as between 11 AM & 1 PM you can try your hands at circus skills! If that’s not your kind of thing then don’t worry as between 12 PM & 1 PM you can Booo-gey on down and take part in Zumba with Zombies! The grand finale will be taking place at 3:30 PM with a Crazy Carnival Parade. In between all of these activities, there will still be face painting, Circus Jamboree & a Spook Booth to keep your little monsters entertained!
30th– 31st/10/2017 5:30PM- 7:00PM
Plantasia are getting in on the Halloween spirit and are offering an after dark experience! Join in on the Halloween fun including a gruesome trail & creepy storytelling. If you are brave enough to dare you might come face to face with some real-life creepy crawlies thanks to Plantasia!
Price: £5.50 per person ( Children under 3 FREE)
Pre-booking is essential due to popularity & tickets are non-refundable
Book your tickets online at: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/enjoyswanseabay
3. National Waterfront Museum
Oystermouth Rd, Swansea SA1 3RD
Pop on down to the Waterfront Museum to watch young victor conduct a science experiment to bring back his beloved dog! (PG Rated, 2012)
Halloween Spooky Funday! – 31st October 2017- 12 PM- 4 PM
Why not join the National Waterfront Museum for a unmissable day of spooky fun! You can hear ghostly tales, make creepy crafts, meet some unusual characters and discover whether you are in store for a trick or treat after completing their weird trail!
Little Mice Club – Fireworks- 3rd November 2017- 10:30 PM- 12 PM
Check in to the National Waterfront and you can play, make, sing & meet Morys the Museum Mouse with your little ones!
Price: All events are FREE
Find more information & future events please click HERE
4. Swansea Grand Theatre
Singleton St, Swansea SA1 3QJ
Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’ – 30th October 2017- 12 PM & 3:30 PM
The Grand Theatre is bringing to you this musical masterpiece! You will be taken on a journey through the world’s favorite fairy tales.
Price: Adult -£15.50 Child – £14.00 Family- £54.00
Disney’s The Little JR (Arts Wing) – 3rd– 4th November- 7 PM. Matinee 2 PM
The Stage 8 Theatre School Gowerton & Sketty are ready to take you to the magical underwater world where the popular Disney classic will come ALIVE!
Price: Tickets- £11.50 Concessions £9.50
For more information and to book tickets online please visit:
http://www.swansea.gov.uk/grandtheatrewhatson or Call their Box office on 01792 475715
Lazerzone will be holding their own Halloween Party this year. It will include 4 hours of games, including arcade tournaments; team tournaments and your food will also be included! Fancy dress is a MUST!!
Price: £30 Per person ( £15 deposit is required) Age: 8 +
To Book please phone: 01792 653433
6. Vue Cinemas – Mini Mornings
York Street, Swansea SA13LZ
Despicable Me – 28th October- 5TH November – 10AM
Mini mornings is an event which allows small people the big experience. Mini Mornings take place every Saturday & Sunday morning and every day during school holidays.
Price- £2.49 for both adult & Child tickets.
To view full details and information please click HERE
7. Three Discovery Free Workshops
Three stores, Quadrant Shopping Centre, Swansea
Three are giving our younger generations the chance to shoot, edit and put together a movie trailer! A chance to allow the children’s imagination to go wild!
Garageband- 31st October 2017
Garageband is an App, which allows you to create digital sounds from jingles to soundtracks! Pop on down to the three store to get creating!
Podcasting- 2nd November 2017
This is where the little ones can find out everything about Podcasting! There will be a chance to design their own with a “Horrible Histories” style interview process!
Age Restrictions -7-12 Year Olds
Price – FREE
To book your FREE workshop please visit their website!
8. Swansea Indoor Market
Saturday 28th October 10AM-4PM
Swansea market will be taking part in Spooks in the City! Make sure you visit the market for frightful face painting, creepy cooking, and spooky crafts! The perfect opportunity to make the most of the FREE opportunities in the City Centre!
9. Odeon Kids Club
Parc Tawe, High St, Swansea SA1 2BA
A special value screening will take place every day when schools with Odeon Kids!
There is an option of 3 films to pick from every morning at Odeon which are:
- Despicable Me 3
- The Emoji Movie
- The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
For more information, times or to book online please click HERE
10. Tenpin Bowling
Parc Tawe, The Strand, Swansea, SA1 2AX
The offer includes Bowling & A burger. Not just 1 game of bowling but 2!
Price- Child- £8.70 Adult- £11.20
To view full details and to book your tickets online please visit: https://www.tenpin.co.uk/october-2017/
11. LC2 Swansea
Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3ST
31st October 2017
Book a space for LC2’s Halloweenies Party!! They have organized lots of fun & games, fancy dress competitions, squash & biscuits, spooky music, a visit from Tommy & an hour in the interactive play area!
Please contact LC2 on 01792 466500 to book your space!!
12. Swansea Museum
Victoria Rd, Swansea SA1 1SN
Family Friendly Halloween Workshop- 31st October 2017- 10AM-1PM
Family Friendly Fireworks Themed Workshop- 2nd November 2017- 10AM-1PM
Pop on down to Swansea Museum and keep the whole family occupied whilst making your own sparkly rockets!
Visit Their Facebook page for full information & upcoming events NOW!
13. Cinema & Co
17 Castle Street, SA1 1JF Swansea, United Kingdom
Kids Club- The Prophet & LIVE Music- 29th October 2017- 3PM
Kids Club– Minions- 5th November 2017- 4PM
This really is a hidden gem for Swansea. In their high street space, they have a unique 50 seater Cinema! They really have made use of their space as not only is it a cinema but also a gallery! They have also squished in a bar selling snacks, wine, and award-winning beers!
Email: [email protected] OR have a look at their Facebook page for all other films and updates – Cinema & Co.
Swansea City Centre has so many great shops and places to eat. Why not do some discovering and trying a few places you’ve never been to before? And don’t forget there are dozens of discounts you can benefit from when using your Swansea Loyalty Card!
Don’t have a card? No problem! Download our app from Apple App Store or Google Play!
The information provided in this blog is gathered from third party sites and was correct at the time of posting. We (Swansea BID and Big Heart of Swansea) cannot be held responsible for any mis-information and/or cancelling of events. We advise that you contact any third parties for clarification of information (including terms & conditions, opening times, dietary requirements, general business information etc.) to avoid any confusion. The above information does not form an affiliation with these businesses nor does it form a recommendation of services and/or products.
Food hygiene ratings for all food related businesses can be found here: https://www.scoresonthedoors.org.uk/