Spooktacular events in borough

Frightfully fun events are taking place during the half term holidays.

There will be tasty treats, ghostly games and creepy crafts at St Mary’s Island from noon to 3pm on Monday, October 28, and 1pm to 3.30pm the following day. Tickets cost £3 per child, who must be accompanied by an adult.

A Hallowe’en Stranding Party is taking place on the island from 10am to 3pm on October 30, and 10.30am to 3.30pm on October 31. Tickets cost £7.50 per child and £2.50 per adult, who must bring a packed lunch. To book contact (0191) 200 8650.

At Richardson Dees Park, in Wallsend, there will be a Little Spooks Pumpkin Parade on October 31 from noon to 3pm, and then a Freaky Hallowe’en Fair from 5pm to 8pm. For more information contact (0191) 643 7897.