Twiickenham: Come and get spooky for Halloween at Squires Garden Centre in Sixth Cross Road. There'll be creepy activities for kids between 10am – 4pm from the 27 to the 31 October. These include: paint a glow in the dark skeleton to scare away unwanted visitors for only £3.50; or paint a terracotta pumpkin tea-light holder with a free battery operated light for £5.50.

Free activities to enjoy – find the names of the pumpkin characters around the garden centre and collect a sticker in pumpkin pursuit, or colour in spooktacular characters for a chance to win a prize and collect a sticker. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Ruislip: If you want to make a splash this half term then get down to Highgrove Swimming Pool where you enjoy their brand new inflatable pool session. The floating obstacle course is a great way to enjoy the fun of the pool with friends and family. All participants must be able to swim 25m to take part and a test will be taken before usage. It is in Eastcote Road, Ruislip, HA4 8DZ, on Saturday, October 25 and Saturday, November 1, 1pm-3pm (1 hour session). Cost is £3 per session, call 01895 630 753 for more details.

Ealing: Performers from all over the world, from Russia to South America, come together to dazzle and entertain at Billy Smart’s circus at  Ealing Common from October 22 to November 2. There will be a spectacular visual display of circus skills combining acrobatics with illusions, comedy, juggling, dance and theatre. Cost is Adults £9-£23, Children £7-£15 Call 0113 260 2444. See