'Room on a Broom' Tale Trail in the Woodland Walk

Room on a BroomOct 29th-Nov 6th (self-guided activity, free with admission)

This Halloween immerse yourself in this classic story by Julia Donaldson, and discover the tale of one very clumsy Witch and her gang of new friends as you explore Airfields Woodland Walk.

Suitable for 3-6 year olds.

Craft Club: Halloween and Harvest Decorations

1Drop-in to our craft club where we will have a range of materials for youngsters to get making and decorating some spooktacular and crafty creations.

Time: 12-3pm free with admission

Date: Mon 31st, Wed 2nd, Thurs 3rd, Sat 5th and Sun 6th

Halloween Workshop Mobiles

Halloween 1Design your own monster inspired mobile shadow makers! 

Join the Gruesome Artist Jo May to create unique, Halloween inspired, mobile sculptures.  Using a selection of found and recycled objects children will be able to design and make their very own work of art to take home and hang.

Dates:  Fri 4th November (SOLD OUT)

Times: 11am -12 for 5-7yrs

Cost: Child €10, Airfield Estate member child €8

Halloween Workshop Puppetry

Free-clipart-halloween-clipartCreate your own ghouls, goblins and ghost puppets to animate gruesome Halloween stories!
Imagine and make your own Halloween inspired characters to tell a story through puppetry. Join Artist Jo ‘Macabre’ May to design and realise unique puppetry creatures. These will be inspired by traditional shadow and marionette puppets that have been used in story telling for centuries. The end of the workshop will culminate in sharing and exchanging story ideas with the group.

Dates and Times:  Sat 5th November 2pm-3pm for 8-11yrs

Cost: Child €10, Airfield Estate member child €8

Young Chef Halloween Harvest Feast

Childrens Cooking ClassAll budding young chefs will be taken through fundamentals of cookery. From farm to fork these master chefs will sample some of the freshest and tastiest delights we grow on site. Learning new skills and recipes they will cook up a gruesome storm in the kitchen making tasty mouth-watering Halloween creations!

Ages: For 8-11 year olds

Date: Thurs 3rd November  AND Sat 5th November SOLD OUT

Time: 10am-12pm

Cost: Child €15 / Airfield Estate member child €13.50

Bat Talk


Meet the real Batman expert and ecologist Paul Scott, will hold an engaging and interactive talk aimed for the whole family. He will have some fascinating props and impressive facts on these incredible creatures.

Date: Sun 6th November

Time: 12pm (free with admission ticket)


StorytellingSpooky Halloween stories and Samhain tales

Date: Sat 29th Oct & Sun 30th Oct

Time: 12am, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm (free with admission ticket)