Days out with Skiddle: The best experiences and attractions in the UK

Days Out With Skiddle brings you the best events and attractions for months to come.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 14th Sep 2022

On this week's Days out With Skiddle, we have some amazing events and you can tell that we're approaching Halloween. We have scares courtesy of a Stranger Things-inspired roller disco and a scare park in Blackburn. There are also plenty of Christmas events to look forward to too. 

Here are some of the best events and attractions on the Skiddle site for the weeks and months ahead, we're sure you'll find something that you love here. Click on the event titles for more information.


Sleeping Beauty The Panto

When: Sunday 11th December

Where: Rainton Arena, Houghton le-Spring

Sleeping Beauty is a story that pretty much everyone has heard of before and a children's classic. At Rainton Arena, they're putting on a panto performance of Sleeping Beauty this year and you can be there to watch the drama unfold as the princess edges closer and closer to the poisoned spinning wheel


Find tickets for Sleeping Beauty The Panto - here



Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

When: Tuesday 13th December

Where: Samlesbury Hall, Preston

Samlesbury Hall's 2021 Christmas theatre production was a huge hit, so in 2022 they're tackling one of the most famous Christmas stories of all time. A ghost story for the ages, watch as Scrooge is haunted by ghosts past, present and future. This theatre experience immerses the audience completely.


Find tickets for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - here



Revolucion De Cuba Drag Brunch

When: Sunday 25th September

Where: Revolucion De Cuba, Belfast

Drag brunch returns to Revolucion De Cuba in Belfast and it'll be hosted by the fantastic Rusty Hinges. There will also be performances from Malibu Perry and Tiffany Von Tussle who will be there to thrill you as you drink. there's going to be a wide range of cocktails available and a breakfast-style buffet.


Find tickets for Revolucion De Cuba Drag Brunch - here



Stranger Things Halloween Special

When: Saturday 29th October

Where: Roller Jam, Birmingham

Roller Jam will be channelling Stranger Things for their Halloween special this year, so as you're skating around try not to find yourself face to face with a Demogorgon. With huge stage production, themed dancers and character skaters, you'll be fully immersed in the upside down.


Find tickets for Stranger Things Halloween Special - here



Scare Kingdom Scream Park Halloween Season

When: Friday 28th October

Where: Scare Kingdom Scream Park, Blackburn

Scare Kingdom Scream Park has been haunting Blackburn every Halloween for 14 years now and they're determined to deliver more frights than ever before. With new installations and characters, the special effects will be better than ever and heart-thumping thrills will be waiting around each corner.


Find tickets for Scare Kingdom Scream Park Halloween Season - here




When: Saturday 3rd December

Where: Rainton Arena, Houghton le-Spring

The Grinch has stolen Christmas! At this event, it's up to you to help a host of magical creatures find the Grinch and his Christmas spirit in this interactive trail. With chaos and Christmas crafts in abundance, this one-hour trail will provide your young ones with plenty of entertainment at Rainton Arena. 


Find tickets for Grinchmas - here



Graffiti Art Class

When: Saturday 17th September

Where: Zap Graffiti Arts, Liverpool

If you've ever wanted to know how to create amazing-looking graffiti, then look no further than these classes put on by Zap Graffiti Arts in Liverpool. They'll help you master the art of spray paint in no time at all as you learn various skills and techniques. You'll have the chance to create your own 3x3 foot poster to take away.


Find tickets for Graffiti Art Class - here



Hurlston Hall Bonfire Night Party


When: Saturday 5th November

Where: Hurlston Hall, Ormskirk

The annual bonfire at Hurlston Hall is the perfect opportunity to bring people together. Don't miss out on this chance to see an impressive fireworks display, with a huge bonfire providing you warmth on a cold November night. There will also be various treats and goodies available too.


Find tickets for Hurlston Hall Bonfire Night Party - here



Feastyfest 2023

When: Sunday 10th September 2023

Where: Cheam Park, Sutton

Feastyfest was a huge success in 2022 and you can already secure your place at Cheam Par for 2023. The ultimate meeting ground for foodies, as it provides you with rare tastes and flavours from across the world. The kind of festival that has a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, we can't wait to see what they bring to the table in 2023.


Find tickets for Feastyfest 2023 - here



Summer Closing Party

When: Saturday 17th September

Where: Jacobs Roof Garden, Cardiff

Summer is pretty much over, so Jacobs Roof Garden in Cardiff are throwing one last rooftop party to celebrate the season ending. One last dance before the sun goes down, there will be a delicious range of drinks and bar snacks available. Live music will be provided by a DJ spinning Disco tunes.


Find tickets for Summer Closing Party - here



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.