Family Friendly October half-term activities in Hounslow

The school half-term is approaching which can be an expensive time for those with young children to entertain. But don’t worry if you’re looking for family friendly things to do to keep them busy if your budget is tight because we have found a selection of FREE activities for you to consider.

From parkour to a spooky Halloween fancy dress and craft session, there’s something for everyone taking place across Hounslow over the week. But if your budget can stretch a little further, check out a few of the paid activities further down the page.


Monday 24th October 2022

Park-Parkour at Boston Manor Park. Want to try out some parkour moves? Head down to Boston Manor Park and give it a try! For more information contact:   

Tuesday 25th October 2022

Recycled Crafts (5+) at Feltham Library. Create using different recycled materials together in a fun and inspiring way.

Tuesday 25th October 2022

Draw and paint together in a fun and inspiriting way at the Little Artists (5+) session at the Meadowbank Adult Education Centre.

Wednesday 26th October 2022

Ever wondered what the different creatures of the park get up to when you’re  not there? Come and Meet The Park Night Life at Boston Manor Park! For more information email Manor Park.

Thursday 27th October 2022

Using the latest virtual reality equipment, take a journey through our wonderful world with your children at the Meadowbank Adult Education Centre.

Friday 28th October 2022

Learn some basic clay modelling techniques to create a piece of decorative clay art which you can take home at the Meadowbank Adult Education Centre.

Friday 28th October 2022

Put on your spookiest costume and join the fun at the Treaty Tricky Halloween at the Treaty Centre! Create something spooky in the crafts workshop or take part in the terrifying talent show!

Saturday 29th October 2022

Come on down to Lampton park for a special evening with fireworks, food, and more! Fun for all the family, there’s something for everyone!


In addition to the free activities taking place in the Borough, there are others which charge a fee including the selection below:

14th – 16th & 20th – 31st October 2022

Halloween  is right around the corner! Chiswick House and gardens are hosting a range of spooky Halloween themed activities including a walk through the haunted woods, to book your tickets, visit: 

26th – 30th October 2022

Wear your creepiest costume and take the kids to Syon House to meet a host of spooky characters and help Gory Gertie find out how she became a ghost.

Sunday 30th October 2022

Enjoy Halloween movies and the outdoors? Why not combine the two and watch Hocus Pocus 2 at the outdoor cinema at Osterly house! Book your tickets.

Monday 31st October 2022

Halloween is here! Join the fun at Pilot in Chiswick where there will be Kids Disco, Snacks, Smoky Punch, Kids Entertainers and a Spooky Vibe!