What’s happening in Ipswich this Halloween?

Enjoy Halloween in Ipswich with these six events. Picture: ARCHANT

Enjoy Halloween in Ipswich with these six events. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Scary stories, pumpkin carving, and trick or treating are just a few things to enjoy during this spooky season. Make sure you celebrate Halloween with friends and family at one of these Ipswich events.

Orwell Lady

Orwell Lady - Credit: Contributed

Halloween Cruise

October 29

Get into the Halloween spirit with a trip on the Orwell Lady.

Sail around the Orwell rivers listening to creepy tales from resident Spooky Skipper.


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Fancy dress is optional and the trip is suitable for all ages. A Halloween themed buffet will be included with the ticket price.

Visit their website to buy your ticket.

Walk through the Maritans Maize Maze, check out Grogs Spooky Barn, conquer Alien Bales, and take a

Walk through the Maritans Maize Maze, check out Grogs Spooky Barn, conquer Alien Bales, and take a slide on a sledge at Hollow Tree Farm. Picture: ANNA WEISS_HINDLE/CITIZENSIDE - Credit: citizenside.com

Holloween at Hollow Trees Farm

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October 20-29

Hollow Trees Farm trail is transformed into a festival of pumpkin fun for the little ones!

There is so much to do; walk through the Martians Maize Maze, check out Grog’s Spooky Barn, conquer Alien Bales, and take a slide on a sledge.

On top of this the NR Exotics team will be bringing their mobile zoo along.

For more information visit their website.

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Horrible History for Families Tour

October 31

Spend your Halloween with the Ipswich Tourist Guides Association taking a spooky walk around Ipswich.

Discover the past, present and future of the town in an exciting way.

It is £4 per person to take part in the walk and you must be eight years old.

To book in advance or for more information visit their website.

Are you ready for a fright? Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Are you ready for a fright? Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Stonham Barns Halloween

October 27

Head to Stonham Barns and be amazed by their laser and pyrotechnic show.

As well as this you can take part in Halloween games and a pumpkin carving competition.

There will also be a magician, a fancy dress costume competition and free face painting.

It is an event you won’t want to miss! For more information visit their website.

Watch the impressive laser show at Stonham Barns. Picture: ARCHANT

Watch the impressive laser show at Stonham Barns. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Who’s Afraid of the Park?

October 29

Get your Halloween outfit on and head to Chantry Park for a creepy night of fun with St Elizabeth Hospice.

Prepare for a UV paint drip pod, UV gunge shooters and a foam cannon.

There will be two events taking place on the day, ‘Spooky Stroll’ which is suitable for children or ‘After Dark’ for those who are 15 and older.

For more information visit their website.

A Halloween character from Whos Afraid of the Park? Taking place on October 29. Picture: ST ELIZABE

A Halloween character from Whos Afraid of the Park? Taking place on October 29. Picture: ST ELIZABETH HOSPICE - Credit: Archant

Halloween Cake Course

October 28

Learn how to decorate a Halloween minion cake with the Outrageous Cake Academy at Suffolk Food Hall.

Everything you need to decorate the cake is provided.

By the time you finish, it will be ready for you to take home and enjoy.

For more information visit their website.

Bake a Halloween minion cake at Suffolk Food Hall. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Bake a Halloween minion cake at Suffolk Food Hall. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Murder Mystery at Christchurch Mansion

October 26

Sign your children up for an exciting day trying to solve a murder mystery at Christchurch Mansion.

The event takes place during the October half term and is designed for children aged between seven and 11.

Find out who killed Lady Catherine Killigrew, was it her mysterious husband?

To find out more and to purchase tickets visit their website.

Apple Day at Holywells Park

October 21

Head to Holywells Park to celebrate the Holywells Park Orchard.

Get into the Halloween spirit with pumpkin carving or have a go at apple bobbing.

It is free to attend and refreshments are available including soup, apple fritters and other apple products.

For more information visit their website.

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