Spooky Half Term Fun At Cats Protection

Spooky Half Term Fun At Cats Protection

Schoolchildren can beat off the boredom with some spooky Halloween themed fun at Cats Protection’s Visitor Centre this Half Term. Party host Poppy will be holding three action-packed workshops throughout the day at the centre in Lewes Road, Chelwood Gate, on Friday 28 October.

For a suggested donation of £3, children will enjoy exciting story-telling, creative crafts, thrilling drama and a spooky scavenger hunt. Suitable for children aged from 4-10, sessions will be held throughout the day from 9.45am-10.45am, 11am-12pm and from 2pm-3pm.

To book a place, please call the Visitor Centre on 01825 741 370 or email visitor.centre@cats.org.uk

Cats ProtectionThere will be more Halloween fun for all the family on Sunday, 6 November when the centre opens its doors for its annual Black Cat Day from 10am until 4pm. Fun and games will include a children’s fancy dress competition, face painting, tombola, raffle and plenty of other stalls. Visitors can bring along their own carved creation to take part in the best pumpkin competition and staff will be also be offering behind-the-scenes tours of the National Cat Adoption Centre, the largest of its kind in the UK. Entry is free but a donation of a tin of Felix cat food or a cat toy will be greatly appreciated by the 200 cats currently in the care of the centre. Cats Protection’s Visitor Centre Manager Dee McDonald said: “We’re planning lots of Halloween fun to ward off Half Term boredom. Fancy dress is encouraged and we’re looking forward to welcoming your little monsters for some spooky fun!”

Cats Protection’s National Cat Centre is open seven days a week from 10am until 4pm and is a great free day out whatever the weather, including a café, shop and free nature trail.

Cats Protection - LogoThe National Cat Centre is situated in Lewes Road, Chelwood Gate, on the A275 between Wych Cross and Danehill. To find the centre using a SatNav, please use the postcode RH17 7DE or for a map and directions please visit www.cats.org.uk/find-us/find-the-ncc