Thursday 24 October 2013 Updated: 24/10 15:05
THERE will be plenty of fun activities across Bromsgrove and Rubery for youngsters to enjoy this half-term.
► THERE will be spooky goings-on at Sanders Park's Jubilee Bandstand on Monday and Tueaday (October 27 and 28) when pumpkin carving workshops will be taking place ready for Halloween.
The sessions, from 11am to 4pm, are being run by Phil Dent from D'entertainment UK and there are a number of devilish designs for participants to choose from.
Each carved pumpkin will cost £3 and LED lights are available at an extra cost.
Fully-trained supervisors will oversee the sessions and all children should be accompanied by an adult.
For more, call 07979 270874 or visit www.dentertainment.co.uk.
► BROMSGROVE District Council is teaming up with local club of the year, Bromsgrove Gymnastics Club, to put on the camp.
The cost of the camp is £38 for three days.
For more information call 01527 881234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be henna hand-painting, colouring, puzzle sheets and Indian sweets to try at Bromsgrove Library at a Diwali Celebration on Thursday (Octoberr 31).
Traditional Indian dress is optional at the event, which takes place between 2pm and 4pm,
All children should be accompanied by an adult.
For more, call 01905 822722.
► A MULTI-SPORT, dance, arts and crafts camp takes place at Balaam Wood Academy, New Street, Rubery Rednal, over half-term.
The sessions, which run from 9am to 3.30pm between Monday (October 28) and Friday (November 1), are for five to 15-year-olds and cost just £3 per day.
They have been organised by Step2Sport, in association with Focus Through Football and are carried out by fully-qualified and CRB checked coaches.
The venture has also had substantial support and backing from Frankley Parish Council and West Midlands Police.
Anyone wanting to find out more should call 07794 777151 or email email@example.com
► A DIWALI celebration will be held at Bromsgrove Library between 2pm and 4pm on Thursday (October 31).
Those who go along to the event can enjoy henna hand-painting, colouring and puzzle sheets and can also try Indian sweets.
Traditional Indian dress is optional and all children should be accompanied by an adult.
To find out more, speak to staff at the library or call them on 01905 822722.
► DROITWICH Heritage Centre will have a whole host of Halloween themed activities for youngsters during half-term.
The St Richard's House in Victoria Square will be holding events from Monday to Saturday (October 28 to November 2) between 10am and 4pm on weekdays and from 10am to 1.30pm next Saturday.
Visitors will be able to learn about Droitwich's rich history as well as take part in quizzes, complete creepy crafts and compete for prizes.
► THERE will be piles of pumpkins at Webbs garden centre in Wychbold, with carving workshops scheduled between 11am and 4pm, everyday from Monday to Thursday (October 28 to 31).
Youngsters will be able to don an apron and scoop out a pumpkin so Webbs' staff members can carve a Halloween face on it for them.
Tickets, which include a pumpkin and a battery tea light, are £4.99 and can be bought on the day.
Other attractions at Webbs include children's fair rides and face-painting. Activities incur a small charge.
For more, visit www.webbsdirect.co.uk
► THE FIRST LittleWORDS, featuring children's writers Tracey Corderoy and Ceci Jenkinson, will take to the stage at Artrix on Saturday (October 26).
LittleWORDS is a new venture being set up by Bromsgrove’s WORDS which has brought a host of literary speakers to the town over the last 35 years.
At 2pm, Tracey, who has written Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble, will read from her book and bring a bit of magic - that is suitable for those aged over three.
Then, at 3pm, Ceci will read from her books, such as Gnomes Forever - that event is suitable for six-year-olds.
There will also be fairy cakes on sale in aid of the NSPCC and craft activities will be taking place in the foyer.
For more call Kate on 01527 831426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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