Plan your days out with us during the half term holidays in Leeds!

Make this half term extra special with our school holiday events and activities. All week long there’s family fun at Leeds Art Gallery, Kirkstall Abbey, Temple Newsam and loads more.

Search for shadows at Leeds City Museum, explore haunted streets at Abbey House Museum, and find fascinating tours and workshops at Leeds Discovery Centre. Get creative with art and crafts activities that will make magical memories to treasure forever.

Half Term Events & Exhibitions

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Abbey guided tour

01 April 2023 - 31 October 2023

Venue: Kirkstall Abbey

Call before visit

Join a guided tour of Kirkstall Abbey with one of our volunteers. Free with general admission. Please call before your visit to check tours are running.

Spooky Streets

28 October 2023 - 05 November 2023

Venue: Abbey House Museum

Experience our Victorian Streets spookily decorated for Halloween and find the creepy creatures with a terrifying family trail!

Shadow Seekers Trail

28 October 2023 - 05 November 2023

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Step into the shadows of the museum this October half term and follow our fun family trail as you explore.

Halloween Hauntings at Temple Newsam

28 October 2023 - 05 November 2023

Venue: Temple Newsam

This half term, get involved with creepy crafts and pick up a camera to track down the ghosts of Temple Newsam House.

Halloween Cellar Tours

28 October 2023 - 04 November 2023

Venue: Temple Newsam

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dare you venture into the cellars of Temple Newsam House? Explore the dark and scary route beneath the creaking floorboards.

Half Term Store Tour

30 October 2023

Venue: Leeds Discovery Centre

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us this October half term for a spooky behind the scenes tour of the Leeds Museums and Galleries Collections collections store.

Haunted Halloween Hunt

31 October 2023 - 05 November 2023

Venue: Kirkstall Abbey

Join us in the spooky ruins of Kirkstall Abbey this half term to hunt for haunted Halloween objects in our family friendly trail.

Halloween Fun Day

31 October 2023

Venue: Leeds City Museum

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us on Halloween to see monstrous magic shows, bat-tastic balloon creations, and get involved in frightening face painting.

Half Term Store Tour

31 October 2023

Venue: Leeds Discovery Centre

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us this October half term for a spooky behind the scenes tour of the Leeds Museums and Galleries Collections collections store.

Pumpkin Carving

31 October 2023

Venue: Temple Newsam

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get in the spooky spirit by carving your own Halloween pumpkin in the beautiful Walled Garden at Temple Newsam.

Spooky Shadows Crafts

01 - 02 November 2023

Venue: Leeds City Museum

10am - 12pm, 1pm - 3pm

This October half term, create spooky shadow puppets and bring them to life with our mini shadow theatre and torches.

Halloween Hats

01 November 2023

Venue: Leeds Discovery Centre

10am - 12pm, 1pm - 3pm

Come and create your very own stylish historic hat inspired by the many amazing hats from throughout history at Leeds Discovery Centre.

Engineery Hackers!

02 November 2023

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum

10.30am - 12.30pm & 1.30-3.30pm

Be inspired by John Smeaton and get creative with this family robot building workshop using Rasberry Pi, BitBots and Lego.

Half Term Store Tour

02 November 2023

Venue: Leeds Discovery Centre

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us this October half term for a spooky behind the scenes tour of the Leeds Museums and Galleries Collections collections store.

Half Term Store Tour

03 November 2023

Venue: Leeds Discovery Centre

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us this October half term for a spooky behind the scenes tour of the Leeds Museums and Galleries Collections collections store.

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