Blood, Guts and Ghosts

Blood, Guts and Ghosts


Horrible October half-term activities

Hear grisly, gory stories inspired by this most deadly collection.
Join our ghost hunters to save the museum from the forces of darkness.

Craft activities including pumpkin carving and ‘The Big Draw’ animation workshops.

Half-Term Activities Include:

The Ghost Hunters Tour
Meet the museums expert ghost hunters – they are on a mission to find the most haunted of the Royal Armouries’ exhibits and objects! Participants will be awarded a Halloween goody bag at the end of the tour.

Tours on the 24th-27th October & 30th-31st October.

£3.50pp. Suitable for ages 5+ (lasts approx.20 minutes)
Limited places available, book a place at the museum reception

The Surgeon!
Join the surgeon as he performs gruesome operations to explain historic medical techniques.

Free. Not for the fainthearted, parental guidance recommended!

Pumpkin Carving
Visitors can come and carve their very own Halloween pumpkin inspired by the museums famous Horned Helmet.

Workshops on the 26th-27th October & 30th-31st October.

£3.50pp. Suitable for ages 7+

Pumpkin Paper Crafts for Little Visitors
Visitors can decorate their own pumpkin to take home.

Workshops on the 26th-27th October & 30th-31st October.

£2.50pp. Suitable for ages 3-6

The Big Draw: Living Lines – ‘Awful Animation’ with InspirEd
Visitors can design and draw their own gruesome, ghostly or ghastly story using flip books, thaumatropes or stop motion.

Drop-in workshops on the 25th-27th October & 30th-31st October.

£3.50pp. Suitable for all ages