There's some fangtastic events lined up for you this October - join us for some skele-fun in Mole Valley!
Coady's Halloween Hunt
23 - 30 October, self-guided activity
Coady's creepy creature friends are coming to his Halloween feast at Deepdene. They are each bringing a spooky treat. Put your costumes on and explore the Gardens of Deepdene to find out who is bringing what and which spooky treat is left for Coady to bring. Take your answer to Dorking Halls and collect a treat of your own!
Activity booklets will be available to download from mid-October and to pick up from Dorking Halls, and the Trail entrance.
Deepdene History Detectives Walk
Wednesday 25 October
10.30am, meet at The Deepdene Trail main entrance
Price: £3 per ticket, under 5s go free.
Join us for the Deepdene's History Detectives Walk, perfect for those fascinated by mysterious maps, ancient remains and a cursed gem. This walk is ideal for families, lasting around 1.5 hours around the Gardens and Terrace of Deepdene and led by Gail Mackintosh our Activities Co-ordinator. Gail will provide a fun, mini-adventure for all ages and light refreshments will be provided.
Deepdene Bat Walk
Saturday 28 October
5.15pm, Duration: up to 2 hours, Meeting point: On the Village Green outside The Royal Oak, Brockham, Surrey, RH3 7JS.
Price, £5 per person, £3 under 14's. Not suitable for children under 8 years old.
This walk explores the nocturnal world of the Deepdene's landscape using professional bat detecting equipment to attempt to spot these fascinating creatures as they emerge at night. This walk includes an atmospheric visit to Betchworth Castle, the perfect eerie backdrop for spotting bats.
Jim Storrar, an independent field ecologist, will lead you on this exploration tracking these often-misunderstood mammals. Jim is an experienced group guide, with a personal passion for the countryside.
Visit www.deepdenetrail.co.uk for more information.
Leatherhead Spooky Halloween
Tuesday 31 October, 3 - 6pm
The Swan Centre, High Street and Theatre in Leatherhead
With floating ghosts and jumping devils roaming the High Street, will you be able to stand the heat? Trick and treat around the shops on our skeleton trail, hold a tarantula in your hands in the Swan Centre or take a trip on the screaming steam train down the haunted mall.
Visit the free photo booth in Leatherhead Theatre to get a souvenir of your chilling night before entering our freaky dress competition or win a prize on the (not so) revolting raffle. With side stalls and magic shows, free popcorn and candyfloss will it be a trick or a treat?
Visit the Swan Shopping Centre Facebook page for more details or call 01372 376358.
The Shining film screening
Tuesday 31 October, 9pm, tickets £6.50
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
For more information and to book, visit the Dorking Halls website or call 01306 881717.
Looking for more to do? Take a look at Events in Mole Valley.