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September 13 2011

Newhaven Fort will be opening its doors this October half term, from Saturday 22nd - Monday 31st October, to brave souls wishing to take part in all manner of ghastly and gruesome activities and events.

There are questions to answer, riddles to solve and prizes to be won in the family quiz trail, running daily. Tread cautiously on your quest and watch out for gruesome characters who will be roaming the vaulted chambers and spine chilling depths of the Fort tunnels.

Spooky storytelling will take place on 24th October at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm * and the ever popular Zoolab return on the 26th and 28th October with the Slithery and Slimy show where visitors will have the chance to meet snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, giant millipedes, toads and even cockroaches! Show times are 1:30pm and 2:30pm. *

Get creative by making spooky and scary treats in our Halloween workshops, taking place on 27th October at 12:00, 1:30pm and 3pm* and there will be free Halloween face-painting during the afternoon of the 29th October.

There are more prizes to be won on 29th and 30th with a Halloween family fancy dress competition and the fun continues with a Halloween themed family disco, in the Romney Hut, from 12:00 - 3pm.

The spooky Searchlight Café will be open throughout the week where you will find a range of wholesome snacks, homemade soups and even Halloween cake, slimy jelly and witches' brew...if you dare!

For more information visit  Spaces are limited and must be booked in advance by calling 01273 517622.