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Children's Activity Event, Sun 29 Oct 2017, free entry
Back for its fourth year, this free city centre event celebrates all things otherworldly and is for anyone who enjoys sci-fi, comic books, gaming, magic, illusion, Halloween and all things spooky.
Spread across the city centre, it attracts thousands of adults and children (many in costume), who come to see and enjoy this weird, wonderful and wacky event.
Sci-Fi, Comic and Gaming Zone: across the Winter Garden, Town Hall, Tudor Square, Millennium Square and Peace Gardens
Home to arcade and board games, comic book artists and displays. You'll encounter your favourite heroes and villians including Darth Vader, Batman, Iron Man, a Stay Puft and The Superheroes. Keep an eye out for the Tardis and Darleks, Lego displays and roaming Jurassic Park dinosuars, enjoy sci-fi, music and dance displays - and even meet some well-loved children’s TV characters too!
Magic Zone: Town Hall Square and the Town Hall
A programme of mystifying illusion and magic with some of the UK’s best magicians and illusionists will be in this zone. Magic that will astound you - from sleight of hand to the weird and wonderful! lOOK OUT FOR Ramona Gypsy Queen on The Ladder of Swords, Dr Diabolo, Sam The Scam and Professor Jon's with his amazing Flea Circus. See if you can learn a few tricks in the magic workshops, or maybe just try and work out how they are done.
Halloween Zone: The Moor
Little Monsters will be running loose on The Moor, so get your Halloween fancy dress on and enjoy all sorts of spooky attractions! This zone is all set up for younger children and families to get into the spooky spirit. There will be face painting, street entertainments, craft sessions, music and dance, apple bobbing, a fancy dress catwalk and children's funfair rides.
|Sun 29 Oct 2017||10:30 to 17:30|
This event is completely FREE to attend.
SK 353871 53.37958 -1.47080
Approach Sheffield city centre from the M1 junction 33 following signs for Sheffield. Once in the city centre, follow signs for Heart of the City. Parking is available at various locations in the city centre and all car parks have dedicated disabled spaces.
By Public Transport:
By Train: Sheffield has a central train statio, which is within walking distance from all city centre attractions. Trains run regularly to all local and national ciites and towns. Check the National Rail Enquiries Website for train information - www.nationalrail.co.uk
By Bus: Most buses in Sheffield travel via the city centre. Visit the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive's webiste for information on buses in the area. - www.travelsouthyorkshire.com
By Tram: The Sheffield Supertram covers a significant area of Sheffield and is a good way to travel in and out of the city. Catch the tram from Meadowhall, Sheffield Arena, Halfway or Hillsborough, to name just a few. For more informaion see the Supertram website www.supertram.com
: 0 miles from Sheffield station