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Thumbs Up It's Thursday

Bring your kids along for lots of fun and educational, spooky entertainment this Halloween half term.

Join us on Thursday 29 October across the Town Centre!

Enjoy host of great activities from free river cruises, to storytelling sessions, arts and craft workshops, spooky Halloweeen hunts and much more at 14 venues.

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @Kingstonfirst for the latest updates and tweet us your pictures using hashtag #TUIT

To see the full programme of activity - download our event timetable or view it online.

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All Saints Church

All Saints Church

Arty Party

11am – 2pm

Learn all about All Saints arty history and create your own masterpieces at our drop-in activity day!Free admission with some small charges for individual craft activities. Accompanied children only.

For details email heritage@allsaintskingston.co.uk or call 0208 541 5371.

Boat trip

Turk Launches

FREE travel for children aged 3 – 11 yrs on the 10.30am and 12.00pm round trip river cruise from Kingston to Hampton Court Palace.

Departure: Turk’s Pier, Thames Side, KT1 1PX at Kingston Bridge, behind John Lewis. Please note that pick up for the free trip is from Kingston only, NOT Hampton Court).

To: Turk’s Pier, Hampton Court next to the Palace gates. Please note that the free trip is for a round trip or one-way only. If you would like to get off and explore Hampton Court Palace, you will need to buy a ticket for the return trip.

Face painting

Kingston Children's Library

Halloween Craft

10am – 11am

For ages 3+, £1.50

Kingston Museum

Kingston Museum

Soap carving

1pm – 4pm

Kingston Museum has a soapy guest! Come along to learn about the art of soap carving and have a go at making your own scented creation!

FREE, drop-in, limited availability

PLUS Saturday 31 October

Halloween Saturday Special!

2pm – 4pm

Join us for an afternoon of creepy and scary crafts themed on Halloween and take away lots of beautiful ideas to decorate your Halloween party!

FREE, drop in

Cass Art

Cass Art

Mask Making Workshop

10am – 12noon, in the shop (drop in session).

Bentall Centre

The Bentall Centre

Spooky Storytelling with Waterstones

11am – 4pm

Sit back and enjoy classic Halloween tales for children beautifully read by our interactive storyteller Hallows Eve.

Stay tuned to www.bentallcentre.co.uk and our social media pages for more details.



Roald Dahl Story Time

1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Come along to hear ‘The Witches’ plus James and the Giant Peach being read in celebration of Roald Dahl’s birthday and the launch of a new range of Roald Dahl children’s linens.Join in the Kids’ Trail, take part in our Design a Dream Bedroom competition, plus enter a Prize Draw to win tickets to the Roald Dahl Museum.

Linens - 2nd Floor

Kids Spooky Cookery Workshops

12pm – 2pm & 2.30pm – 4.30pm for 8 – 11 yrs, £15 each

Cook up tricks and treats with a spooky Halloween theme such as ghost pretzels, pumpkin pop tarts, sausage ‘mummy’ dippers, bubble & squeak and fruity butterscotch sticks.Lower Ground Floor – Living KitchenBooking essential at Fenwick.co.uk

PLUS Saturday 31 October

Horror Halloween Make-Up

11am – 3pm

Kids’ face painting in time for trick or treating.
3rd Floor – Childrensworld

£1 suggested donation to Momentum.

Eden Walk

Eden Walk Shopping Centre

Spooky Halloween Mask Workshop

12pm – 4pm

Looking for a fun-filled day during half term? Come along to our spooky Halloween themed workshop and make your very own spooky mask! There’s lots to choose from – a pumpkin, a skull, a vampire or even a witch!

Face Painting

12pm – 4pm

Don’t forget to visit our Spooky Face painters and transform yourself into a different character this Halloween. You could be a vampire or a skeleton or even a black cat!

john lewis

John Lewis

Make Your Own Halloween Creepy

2pm – 4pm

For the over 7’sGet creative in the haberdashery department by making monsters, spiders and creepy things!

Halloween Storytelling

1pm, 2pm & 3pm

For the under 7’s3rd Floor – each session 20 minutes


The Rotunda

Snoopy and Charlie Brown

In anticipation of the upcoming ‘Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie’ see Charlie Brown and Snoopy at the Rotunda on Thursday 29th October at intervals from 12pm until 4pm. What’s more you can design your very own Peanut Gang tote to take home, all for FREE.

For more details, please visit www.therotundakingston.co.uk

Taking Shape Kingston

Taking Shape

Halloween Scary Bat Hunt

Find the hidden bats around the store to win prizes and goodies. Plus colouring competitions and sweeties for children while Mum shops!

White Stuff

White Stuff

Super Spooky Halloween Spiders Hunt

Find the hidden spiders around the store to win prizes and goodies.

Comptoir Libanais

Comptoir Libanais

Kids eat FREE

1 child eats for free with every adult main menu purchased until 6pm.

La Tasca

La Tasca


Valid when an adult spends £10 or more on a main course. Offer is valid for 1 child and 1 adult.