Halloween Fundraisers This Year

Spooky season has returned, so get your costumes ready and sinister voices on because Halloween is right around the corner. Outlining some of the charitable events this year is FMB Radio’s Eda Onay.

Children’s Halloween Charity Garden Event (31st October)

4pm till 8pm on Tuesday 31st October, so bring your children right after school, to fundraise on behalf of the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Services. A money donation of your choice is required to participate to find the treats hidden in the garden. Not only do you get to find treats on the hunt, but participants get to explore the gorgeous Garden in Clifton, Nottingham. 

Green’s Windmill Half Term Fun

The Green Windmill’s Trust is a charitable company created to help preserve the milling heritage. This trust has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award for voluntary groups. For Halloween the Mill will be holding… 

  • Halloween mask making: Wednesday 31st October
  • Halloween Biscuit making: Friday 2nd November

Booking is essential for these activities, so get going and book ASAP, so you and your family can have a fun day out, being creative in the name of Halloween!

Nottingham Halloween festival (Monday 23rd October – Sunday 5th November)

There will be lots to do at the traditional Halloween Festival in Nottingham. 

  • Zombie Tea Light jars Workshop in Beeston, on the 25th of October
  • Ghosting Milk Bottles in Beeston, on the 27th of October
  • There will be a pumpkin carving workshop on the 28th of October
  • A colouring Station in Nottingham on the 1st of November.
Past Events
Half-term Halloween fun in West Bridgford (Tuesday 24th October)

The free family friendly event takes place from 11am to 4m on Tuesday 24th October at the Croquet Lawn in West Bridgford where there’ll be…

  • Street performers
  • Biscuit decorating
  • Potion making workshops 
  • Games
  • Storytelling 

This event is supported by Shared Prosperity Funding for the UK Government and a fun evening for the family to get involved with arts and crafts. 

Girls Gone Sober: Halloween Meal (Saturday 28th October)

This is a sit down alcohol free meal where participants can chat and get to know people in the community. 

Kinga (girlsgonesober Founder), founded the organisation in July earlier this year. In an interview, Kinga stated that ‘the aim was to create a safe, judgement free space for girls/women who are sober/sober curious and are looking to make friends and enjoy alcohol free events.’ This led to Kinga organising the first meal in October and a pottery painting event in November. 

These events are open to anyone who identifies as female, however Kinga is looking to expand this to include others, or have specific events that are open to anyone in the future.

There are plenty of choices this Halloween, so get involved and raise money for charity whilst filling your buckets with delicious treats and help create positive change this Halloween.

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