Mummy Making Workshops, Pumpkin Curries & More this Halloween

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It all Spooks with us this Halloween, we have ghoulish activities lined up at the ready across our markets!

Oastler Shopping Centre – Saturday 28 October 12.30-4.30pm

The Young Master’s Visual Art School will be running a mummy-making workshop. Under threes will be able to make a masking tape mummy and older children will be able to make their very own 3D repositionable mummy.

Local artist Musarat Raza, who is based at Cartwright Hall, will be running a Halloween mask making workshop for children of all ages.

There will also be a Halloween grotto where children can have their faces painted. Scary ghoulish characters will be parading the market and you may possibly see a witch dance!

Buying a pumpkin from the Oastler market and tweeting or Facebooking us with what you have done with it could win you a mini Autumn hamper!

Oastler Shopping Centre – Friday 27 October 12-2pm

The Ministry of Food will have a live demo in the middle of the market showing people how to make Spinach, Pumpkin & Chickpea Curry. The first 50 people will take a bag of spices used in the ingredients!

Keighley Market Hall – Saturday 28 October 10am-3pm

There will be a Halloween themed grotto where children can have their faces painted and spooky characters will parade the market hall. Traders will also getting into the spirit of the occasion by dressing up and handing out sweets. You could be in for a treat if you catch the witches dance and spot the best dressed stall holder!

Kirkgate Market, Bradford – Saturday 28 October 12.30pm-4pm

Kirkgate Market’s Joke Shop will be creating a large Halloween themed stall in the market providing a wide range of Halloween related items, including great fancy dress and accessories at great prices.

Children will also be able to get their faces painted and scary characters will roam the market floor to bring goose-bumps to shoppers.

Coun Alex Ross-Shaw, Bradford Council’s Executive Member for Regeneration, Planning and Transport, said: “Our markets team have lined up a great range of attractions to help families to celebrate Halloween, with something for everyone at these events.”

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