FREE Halloween half term fun at Cheltenham's Regent Arcade

Experience a wicked week of family-friendly Halloween fun at Cheltenham's Regent Arcade this October half term, with everything from face painting and trick or treating to the chance to meet The Gruffalo!

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
All was quiet in the deep dark wood... Don't miss the chance to meet The Gruffalo at Cheltenham's Regent Arcade this October half term.

Cheltenham's Regent Arcade is welcoming a very special guest this year, with The Gruffalo himself making an appearance on Saturday 29 October 2022 as part of the shopping centre's Halloween activities.

Throughout half term week, excited visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of activities including a trick or treat trail across its stores, as well as magical story time sessions from Julia Donaldson's iconic book on Friday 28 October 2022. 

Plus, children will also be able to enjoy free spooktacular face painting on Sunday 30 October 2022, to kick off the Halloween festivities early - and look the part too!  

Cheltenham's Regent Arcade trick or treat trail starts on Monday 24; storytelling takes place on Friday 28; meet and greets with The Gruffalo are on Saturday 29; and free face painting sessions take place on Sunday 30 October 2022.

For more information, including scheduled times of The Gruffalo storytelling and meet and greets, visit


Regent Arcade Halloween week


Monday 24 to Sunday 30 October 2022


Times vary per activity


Free of charge


(01242) 521345

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