Shrewsbury’s Museum & Art Gallery will be hosting a Halloween weekend of mystery and magic on 28th & 29th October.
Visitors to the historic town centre venue will have the chance to have their very own personalised spell written for them, make a magic wand using simple woodworking tools and create their own magic potion. The first fantastic adventure in the Harry Potter series; Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (PG) will be shown on both evenings in the magical setting of the museum balcony.
The weekend of activities is part of the national ‘Museums at Night’ programme.
In addition to the wealth of hands-on activities available, on Saturday 28th October bestselling author and illustrator Matt Sewell will showing visitors how to create their own beautiful bird book in his Spot and Jot Owl’s Workshop. Visitors will also be treated to a chance to see some live Owl’s courtesy of Battlefield Falconry Centre.
On Sunday 29th October magician Rob Chapman will mystify and delight with his super magic show suitable for all ages.
STOP Café will be putting on a special spooky menu for children and hot chocolate and themed treats will be available to buy throughout the film screenings.
Visitors are invited to come along in fancy dress.