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Halloween events in Knowsley
From spooky fun to skating, there’s plenty to entertain you in Knowsley this Halloween!
Knowsley’s Rangers have plenty of Halloween fun lined up for young people, including Halloween Horrors – a spooky afternoon of family fun making ghouls, bats and witches. These take place from 1-3pm at the following venues and dates:
Wednesday 23 October – Jubilee Park Pavilion, Dinas Lane, Huyton
Friday 25 October – McGoldrick Park, Rydal Road, Huyton
Saturday 26 October – Court Hey Park, Roby Road, Huyton
Sunday 27 October – Ten Acre Pits, Acacia Avenue, Huyton
For more information on these events, contact the Huyton Ranger on 443 3114.
There’s more creepy and creative fun at Halloween Crafts at Halewood Park, Okell Drive, Halewood, on Thursday 24 October, from 1-3pm. Take part in the spooky Halloween quiz and make ghouls, witches, and bats in an art workshop. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information about this event, call the Ranger on 488 6151.
Skating fans will love the ice rink which is coming to New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood, on Wednesday 30 October from 6-9pm. Skating is free and suitable for all ages, although younger children should be accompanied by an adult. There will also be a free disco and refreshments on sale at The Green Room cafe during the event.
Then, if you dare, you can take on the Scary Halloween Trail at Stadt Moers Park, Pottery Lane, Whiston, on the big day itself (Thursday 31 October). The fun starts at 5.30pm until 7pm. Follow the trail and see if you can brave the ghosts! Answer questions along the way to claim a prize. For more information, contact the Ranger on 489 1239.
Young people aged 11-19 are invited down to the OurPlace youth facility on Longview Drive, Huyton where a whole host of spooky events and activities are planned. These include Halloween arts, costume making, face painting, apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, making pumpkin soup and a spooky treasure hunt. On Thursday 31 October there will be a Halloween party and disco. Call 0151 443 5323 for more information.
In Halewood, families are invited to take an eerie lantern walk to the Hale O Ween Spooktacular on Thursday 31 October at the Arncliffe Centre, Arncliffe Road. Meet at the Halewood Ranger Centre on Okell Drive where you can collect your Jack o’Lantern and be guided on a lantern lit walk through the woods. At the Arncliffe Centre, the ‘Wonderful Witches’ will be waiting with a warming bowl of Scouse. Then there’ll be Halloween themed fun and games, and prizes for the best Halloween costumes. The event is completely free. For more information, contact Mike on 07731764111.
And you’ll find details of lots of other activities for young people in Knowsley listed on http://youthactivitiesinknowsley.co.uk.

Firework displays in Knowsley
When it comes to spectacular firework displays, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Knowsley this October and November!
In Huyton, a family funfair and firework display takes place at King George V Playing Fields on Wednesday 30 October at 7.30pm.
On Friday 1 November, you can watch the firework display at Bryer Road Community Centre, Prescot.
As well as fireworks, there will be street entertainment and a fun fair to entertain all the family. Organised by local charity Family Voices, the fun lasts from 3-9pm and is completely free.
Meanwhile, Prescot Rotary Club are hosting a firework display on Saturday 2 November, at Whittaker’s Garden Centre, Liverpool Road, Prescot, from 5.30-9pm.
Entrance is by ticket only. These go on sale at Whittaker’s garden centre from October 21, and are priced at £5 for adults, £4 for children. Family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) are available for £14.
While in Kirkby, a public firework display will take place on Tuesday 5 November at Simonswood Playing Fields in Northwood. The event is organised by Quicksilver Productions and is free of charge. Fireworks start at 7pm. Simonswood Lane and Moss Lane will be closed to traffic during the evening to allow people to safely gather and join in the fun. Please note that on-street parking in the area is limited.

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