Covid-19 might be putting a stop to Trick or Treating as we know it this year, but it won’t spoil all our seasonal fun. We’ve got some great halloween activities perfect for the kids from some lovely Devon independents.
If you fancy a bit of trick or treating without knocking on people’s doors, have a read of our Pumpkin trails post.
Pottery painting at Something Lovely Pottery
Book a table at the studio for Halloween fun – special treats for fancy dress! With over 100 items to choose from and prices starting at £6- there is something for everyone!
Read our review of pottery painting with a 3 year old at Something Lovely Pottery here. Em also offers a lovely Little Devon Discount.
More info on their facebook page here
Spooky pompom craft workshop at Pom Stitch Tassel
Top floor Vintage Now Interiors, East Street, Newton Abbot
Saturday 31st October 2020 10am – 12pm or 2pm – 4pm (two sessions)
At the Studio
Come and join us for our spooky pom pom themed workshop! Create pom pom bats, cats, eyeballs, pompkins, ghost tassels and much much more! Adorn these on a headband, garland or keep them as hanging decorations. Included in the cost is a 2 hour craft workshop, a treat bag to take home and a party game with prizes to be won at the end of the session, if time permits. Children age 5+ male or female welcome. Parents/Guardians are not expected to stay but can if they want too. Maximum of 6 children per session. We are abiding by social distancing guidelines and Government guidance at all times. Our venue is Covid secure and you can find out more about our Covid-19 policy by contacting us directly. Pre-booking essential, to secure your place.
£15.00 per person. (Little Devon Discount of 10% – Either purchase it on the website and contact Pom Stitch Tassel (PST) for a refund of the difference or contact PST first off and we will organise the discount/invoice etc.
Can’t get to our craft workshop, or looking to have a small gathering at home, then why not try one of our party boxes! They are the best way to throw your own, safe Halloween Party and great fun for children and adults. Choose from three craft activities; pom pom creatures, mask making or ghoul tassels! Receive in your box everything you need for crafting including equipment, halloween themed party bags and fillers and four party games to play to continue the spooky fun! Party box works in three simple ways:
1. Order your party box from the website link below.
2. PST handmake everything to order, pack it into a lovely presentable box and send it from our door to yours.
3. Your party box arrives and is ready for party time!
Please order your party box in advance to ensure it arrives ready for Halloween.
Party box of 5 – £65.00
Party box of 6 – £78.00
Party box of 10 – £130.00
Plus delivery or collection in store.
Order your Halloween party box here: https://www.pomstitchtassel.com/shop/HALLOWEEN-Party-Box-p157009222
Little Devon Discount of 5% off the party box. Again either purchase it on the website and contact PST for a refund of the difference or contact PST first off and we will organise the discount/invoice etc.
Crafting with Art Club Exeter
Saturday 24th October
Kids’ Hub Coffee Exe, 11 Paris Street, Exeter
Art Club Exeter is hosting a Special Halloween Session
Saturday 24th October
Kids (4-11) 1.00-2.00 or 3.15-4.15
Toddler (2-5) 2.15-3.00
£5 per child
Limited spaces, early booking is advised:
Paint Pots of Devon
If you are looking for a mobile pottery, then Paint Pots of Devon run from a small studio in Bow. There’s takeaway kiln fire pottery packs, which are loaned out for one week -all prices include glazing and kiln firing. Items are collected and returned to Bow, however a delivery service is also available subject to a mileage charge. There’s also acrylic painting packs or foam clay decorating, which are perfect for gifts and can also be posted.
Trick or Treat alternatives
Dartmoor Activity Centre – Covid safe Trick or Treating!
Dartmoor Activity Centre, Broadleas, Haytor, Newton Abbot, TQ13 9XS
29th 30th and 31st October, 4pm
£5.00 per person
Here’s what they say:
Take a spook-tacular walk through our ancient woods, follow the pumpkin lit trail and see what else you may find along the way!
Covid safe staggered start times, maximum groups of 6 (or larger if same household, please contact us directly about this) All treats will be handed out in a contactless fashion! Fancy dress encouraged (children under 3 years of age are free). This event will go ahead whatever the weather come dressed warm, wellies advised! At least one adult in each group of 6.
Ticket Includes: Treats, BBQ Burger and hot chocolates to round off your evening!
Be prepared to be SPOOKED!!!
£5.00 per person From 4pm on 29th 30th and 31st, book your starting time slot. Trail lasts approx. 30 minutes plus time for hot chocolates and burgers
Thursday 29th October, 10-11, 11.30-12.30 and 1 – 2
Rowcroft Hospice Orchard.
£4 for the first child and £2 for the second, which includes a Little Devon Discount (normally: £5 for the first child & £2.50 for the second child)
Halloween session out in the woods of socially distanced games, fun, craft, songs and story. All fully outdoors.
Merry Go Round Community Ventures CIC Fancy Dress
6 Market Street, North Tawton EX20 2ET
Wednesday ~ Saturday 10am ~ 5pm
Even more pre-loved Halloween fancy dress stock, ready for sale. Please call us during shop opening hours, with any queries. Proceeds of sales benefit local primary schools!
The Puzzled Sweet shop
Torquay: 9 Foxlands Walk, St Marychurch Precinct (opposite the pet shop), TQ1 4NL
Dawlish: 24 The Strand, Dawlish, EX7 9PS
There may not be trick or treating this year, but there certainly are treats. Yum! Perfect for after spotting pumpkins on a Pumpkin trails – read our article here.
Spooky cones are £1 & £2
500g boxes are £5
1kg boxes are £10.
Little Devon Discount of 10% off too. Yum
Rosie’s Cakes and Treats
Little Devon Discount of 10%
I’m doing a special offer:
6 cupcakes for £8
Stall 6inch £45 (vanilla, chocolate, coffee, lemon)
Marshmallow & Chocolate crispy brain £10
Milk Chocolate crispy Large spider £10
Coffin cake £15