Halloween and Bonfire Night will soon be upon us - and there's plenty going on in Doncaster this year to keep you entertained.
Here's your complete guide to what's going on in Doncaster over the coming weeks.
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DONCASTER FEAR FACTORY
The Doncaster Fear Factory Halloween Scream Park will include multiple scare attractions, roaming characters and full on terror. The event runs from Saturday 22 October to Monday 31 October from 6:30pm to 9:30pm daily.
It features two unique and scary walkthrough, horror themed scare attraction experiences which are designed to create panic and fear. Using multiple live actors, detailed sets, special effects, lighting, sounds and psychological fear The Doncaster Fear Factory will take you to the brink of madness and into a whole different level of horror.
The Doncaster Fear Factory is based at Mill Lane, Skellow. Book tickets at http://www.doncasterfearfactory.co.uk/
HALLOWEEN HALF TERM AT BRODSWORTH HALL
Join in with frightening fun and activities this October half term with a spooky trail around the grounds of the historic English Heritage hall. Events run from October 22-30 from 11am to 4pm. Over the weekends (22 & 23 and 29 & 30 October) little terrors can also decorate their own pumpkin tealight holder and make a scary mask to take away with them. More details HERE
DONCASTER LITTLE THEATRE - CABARET OF HORRORS
Carrie-Mai’s life has always been shrouded in mystery. Brought up by highly religious foster parents in a small Massachusetts town, she never really fitted in. But when a curious letter arrives on her 21st birthday informing her that she has inherited the infamous Cabaret of Horror theatre in Lancashire, she knows her life is about to change. The only question is will it change for the better or for the worst?
This musical play with dark comedy,illusions and special effects is at Doncaster Little Theatre on October 22. Not suitable for young children or people of a nervous disposition. Tickets: £4 (0-16) / £6 (Adults). Click for more details and tickets.
CREEPY CUSWORTH HALL
Have you ever wondered whether Cusworth Hall might be haunted? Well, now is your chance to find out! Come and join a family friendly guided tour to hear about some of Cusworth’s most spine-tingling ghost stories! Find out about the strange experiences reported at Cusworth, and the possible explanations for this. There will also be the chance to see and handle some real Victorian objects. Guided tours will run on the hour from 11am on October 22. Admission free, donations welcome.
FRENCHGATE SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN WORKSHOPS
Wednesday 26 October
Join a craft workshop to customise your very own witches hat.
Thursday 27 October
Join in some ghoulish fun and make your very own ghost decoration.
Friday 28 October
There’s something strange in the neighbourhood… who you gonna call? Yes you guessed it, the Ghost Busting Squad will be in the centre. Go along and meet the Ghost Busting team.
Throughout the week, children can take part in the Monster Halloween Treasure Hunt, where a big yellow monster has lost her name. The task for ‘monster hunters’ is to search the Frenchgate centre, find the monsters and, using the answers provided, solver the mystery of the big yellow monster’s name.
All Halloween events will be taking place outside Boots on the first floor.
TENPIN DONCASTER HALLOWEEN PARTY
Doncaster Tenpin bowling alley at Lakeside will be hosting a Halloween party on October 31 from 7am to 11pm.
INTAKE SOCIAL CLUB KIDS HALLOWEEN PARTY
The club in Craithie Road, Intake will be the venue for a children's Halloween Party on October 28 from 1pm with live entertainment and plenty of ghostly goings on.
YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK'S HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE
There’s something magical coming to Yorkshire this October half term! Yorkshire Wildlife Park has been overrun by mythical beasts and magical characters. With family friendly entertainment and activities all day there will be all sorts of Halloween related fun and games to enjoy.
Meet Epico the Dragon, make your own wand and gaze in fear and trepidation at Dr Phantasma’s Ten in One wonder show or the amazing Bubbleman. Events take place from October 27-29.
The Enigma Rooms live escape rooms will be hosting an all-new Ward 13 event across the Halloween Weekend. You have just 60 minutes to escape from a haunted hospital ward. Will you be able to crack the clues and get out? Visit http://www.enigmarooms.co.uk/ for more details and to book. The venue is located on Hall Gate in Doncaster.
The Anne Arms pub at Sutton will be hosting a kids' Halloween Party on Monday 31 of October. There will be a free buffet from 5pm with 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for the best costumes in a fancy dress contest.
Bring your soul to the dark night of a sinister and horrific journey through fear and see if you can brave the challenge that awaits.
Two nights in October ( 28 and 29) will see a special Halloween Tour in the museum. Cost is £6 for a ticket (regardless of age) which is available at the Barracks in advance.
Starting at 5:30pm the journey into fear will begin every half hour until 8pm. This is not suitable for little people under 5 years of age, or those with a timid or nervous nature.
The cafe will be open for ghoulish treats throughout the event. Ashworth Barracks is located in Balby.
BESSACARR EVANGELICAL CHURCH
Bessacarr Evangelical Church are hosting an Alternative Halloween event, called the 'Light Party' Get away from the scary side of Halloween and go along for fun, games, quizzes and a tasty tea - and it is all free. The event takes place from 5.30pm to 7pm on October 31 at the church on Bessacarr Lane and no scary costumes are allowed.
HEXTHORPE YOUTH CENTRE
A Halloween family disco will be held on October 26 from 4.30pm until 6.30pm. 50p entry to the event which will be held at St Judes church hall, Laughton Road, Hexthorpe. Everyone welcome.
WHEATLEY BAPTIST CHURCH
Wheatley Baptist Church will be hosting an alternative to Halloween, a Light Party featuring fun games, circus skills, refreshments and prizes. The event takes place on October 31 between 6.30pm and 8pm. Free admisson.
MINI MONSTERS HALLOWEEN PARTY
The Old School Tea Rooms in Arksey will host a Mini Monsters Halloween Party from 5pm to 7.30pm on October 29.
HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT THE HAUNTED HUT
The 42nd Scawthorpe Scouts will be hosting Halloween Night at The Haunted Hut from 6-8pm at the scout hut, next to Sunnyfields School, Rose Garth Crescent, Scawthorpe on October 31. Entry is £2 with group discounts, family activities and hot food.
DANUM EAGLES HALLOWEEN HOOPS
Danum Eagles basketball club will be hosting a basketball themed Halloween event on October 29 from 10am to 11.30am at Danum Academy Lower School, There will be lots of prizes to be won, fancy dress and a tuck shop with snacks and refreshments. Entry £3.
THE HARVEY ARMS
The Harvey Arms at Finningley will be hosting a Halloween fancy dress party on October 29 from 9pm.
MOORENDS MINERS WELFARE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
Good Buddies and Cheeky Monkeys parent and toddler group are having a Halloween party for 0-5 year olds on October 31 from 9am - 11.30am. £1.50 per child, food and drink provided, Please book in advance to secure a place.
THE WHITE HART, THORNE
Halloween Party on October 30. The event is free and includes a kids' karaoke party from 4pm with goody bags, a spider hunt, kids punch, party games, apple dunking and much more.
There will be a children and adults costume competition with children's prizes and adult cocktails to be won with an adult party following on from 6pm.
SHRIEK WEEK AT BOSTON PARK FARM
October 22-30 is Shriek Week at Boston Park Farm at Hatfield Woodhouse. Search the maze for hidden pumpkins and make your own lanterns. There will be tricks, treats and face painting and games. The farm trail and tea rooms will be on as usual.
On October 29, 30 and 31 you can search the maze in the dark fro ghosts, ghouls and witches. Booking is required at www.bostonpark.com
Admission is £6 per person or £20 for a family ticket.
KEEPMOAT HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
There will be Halloween fun and games at the Keepmoat Stadium on October 29 when Doncaster Rovers take on Wycombe Wanderers. Kick off is 3pm and there will be a Halloween party for junior members, spectacular dance routines and a chance to dress in fancy dress and parade around the pitch at half time. Contact (01302) 762576 for details.
BONFIRE NIGHT AND FIREWORKS
BIG BANG 2016
The Big Bang is back at the Keepmoat Stadium. The fireworks extravaganza will take place on the evening of Friday November 4.
There will be two fireworks displays, with a children’s one at 7pm – where Doncaster Rovers' mascot Donny Dog will be in attendance - followed by the main event at 8.45pm.
Roger Tuby’s Fun Fair will again be bringing rides to suit all ages, with big screen entertainment and much more.
Tickets are just £3, with entry for children shorter than one metre free. Parking is £3.
DONCASTER TENNIS CLUB BONFIRE AND FIREWORKS
Doncaster Tennis Club in Saxton Avenue will host a bonfire and fireworks display on November 5. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm with fireworks from 7.30pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is £3.50 for adults and £2.50 for children.
PARKLANDS BONFIRE AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY
The Parklands Sports and Social Club on Wheatley Hall Road will host a bonfire and fireworks on November 5 from 7pm. Admission is free and there will be toffee apples, food and a face painter to keep the children entertained. There will also be a disco in the ballroom.
ASKERN FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR 2016
Askern's fireworks event will take place on November 4 from 7.30pm. The display will be free of charge although donations are welcomed and a fun fair will be present. It will take place at Askern Events Field, just off the A19, postcode DN6 0AB.
ROSSINGTON FIREWORK DISPLAY
Rossington Parish Council will be hosting a free fireworks display from 7pm on Saturday 5 November at the Miners' Welfare Ground, Rossington.
THE WHITE HART AT WADWORTH
The White Hart at Wadworth will be hosting a fireworks display from 6pm onwards on November 5.
BARNBY DUN AND KIRK SANDALL SPORTS ASSOCIATION BONFIRE
A community bonfire and fireworks display will take place at the Sports Ground, Doncaster Road, Kirk Sandall on November 4. There will be a funfair from 5pm, food and drink from 6pm while the bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm with the fireworks display at 7.30pm. There is a £1 donation on the gate.
HEXTHORPE FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
Hexthorpe Flatts Park will be the venue for this event on October 29 from 5pm to 8pm.
There will be live music, food, kids' fairground rides, community stalls and more and will close with a fireworks spectacular. £1 per person entry. You can pay on the gate.
Bentley Area Community Partnership will be hosting a fireworks display at Bentley Park on Sunday 6 November. Gates open at 5pm with the fireworks display at 7pm.
ANNE ARMS AT SUTTON
The Anne Arms at Sutton will be hosting a bonfire night on November 4. The bonfire starts at 6pm and the fireworks start from 7pm. £1 for adults and kids go free.
There will be burgers, hotdogs, pie & peas, toffee apples and a Jamaican BBQ on sale.
9th DONCASTER (YORK ROAD) SCOUT GROUP FAMILY BONFIRE AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY
The event will be held at the group's headquarters on November 5 at the rear of the Sun Inn, Scawsby. Gates open at 5pm with the bonfire lit at 6pm with fireworks at 6.30pm, There will be jacket potatoes, hot dogs and burgers on offer. Admission is £4 for adults and £3 for children.
WHEATLEY HILLS RUFC
Wheatley Hills RUFC will be hosting a Bonfire and Firework Display from 6.30 pm on November 5 with a bonfire and then fireworks from 7.30pm.
The event will be bigger and better than before with an indoor and bigger outdoor bar - hog roast - burgers and hotdogs as well as a sweet stall, glowsticks and toys. Pay on the gate.
SPROTBROUGH CRICKET CLUB
Bonfire and fireworks spectacular from 6pm on November 5. £2.50 per person, under fives free. Food will include pulled pork, hot dogs, burgers and hot drinks.
THE HARVEY ARMS
The Harvey Arms will be hosting its annual bonfire and firework display on November 5 from 6pm.
THORNE-MOORENDS TOWN COUNCIL ANNUAL THORNE AND MOORENDS FIREWORK DISPLAY
The annual firework display organised by Thorne-Moorends Town Council will be held on Friday 4 Novembe at Moorends Welfare Recreation Ground commencing at 7:00pm. As in previous years the display is set to music. TMCR FM will be in attendance, and refreshments will be available. Members of the public are reminded not to bring their own fireworks (including sparklers).