Wirksworth Becomes Spookytown in Spookyshire


This weekend why not bring the family, as Wirksworth becomes Spookytown in Spookyshire with a range of scary events aimed at adults and children alike!

The weekend starts with a Ghost Walk around Spookytown Wirksworth  Come and join us on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October for a spooky night walk around our historic town. 7.00pm start – to finish at the Heritage Centre for soup and hot drinks. Numbers are limited so please book in advance call 07966 741518 or get your tickets from Ian’s Hairdressers on Coldwell Street.

For the kids – On Saturday 27th, join in Wirksworth’s Trick or Treat! Buy your Trick or Treat bag and clues from Scrumdiddlyumptious for just £3. Take your goodie bag around the town answering questions in return for sweets and toys.  The last question can be found at the Spookhous Disco at Country Kitchen.  Trail is from 10am to 4pm and the Ghoulish disco from 4pm to 6pm.

For kids young and old at Wirksworth Heritage Centre on Saturday 27th – Find the Witches Competition and Spooky Crafts and Cave.  Free Spooky crafts for children and dare you enter the Spooky Cave (entry just 50p per child).  Pick up your ‘Find the Witches’ competition entry form, find the witches around the town and post your completed entry in the Spooky Postbox at the Heritage Centre for a chance to win £20 – event sponsored by the Leek Building Society. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes available from 10am to 4pm.


Note to News Editors

For further details, visit www.storyofwirksworth.co.uk  or contact  Joanna Faulkner, Chair of Trustees, Wirksworth Heritage Centre on 07966 741518 or at joannalfaulkner@btinternet.com

Wirksworth Heritage Centre, Crown Yard, Market Place, Wirksworth, DE4 4ET

Tel: 01629 825225  Email: enquries@storyofwirksworth.co.uk



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