WITH Hallowe'en just around the corner, we put together a list of five events for adults and children taking place across the borough on the day.

From spooky ballet theatre to traditional Hallowe'en party, there will be something for even the biggest children to enjoy.

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1. Windle Witch Lecture at Momos

THIS Hallowe’en, adults who enjoy a good history lesson are invited to attend a talk at community cafe Momo’s discussing Isobel Roby, the Windle Witch.

The talk, which will take place on Hallowe’en, Thursday, October 31, will discuss Isobel's life and how she was involved in the Pendle Witch Trials.

It will start at the Westfield Street venue (inside the former Dali Bar) from 6pm and tickets are £2.50 each.

Book at the venue.

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2. Spooky stories from The Citadel

FAMILIES are invited to listen to their favourite stories told with a bit of a twist this Hallowe’en with a pop up event organised by Citadel Arts.

The event in St Helens town centre on Hallowe’en, will include storytelling with Gav Cross Traditional Tales with a twist.

Organisers say there will be silly stories that guarantee a giggle.

The aim is to bring brilliant children’s theatre and folk tales from around the world to St Helens audiences.

The event is suitable for children aged four and above.

The event will take place from 11am to noon.

Children’s tickets cost £5 and adults go free.

To book and for more info, go to citadel.org.uk.

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3. Dracula Ballet Live

ADULTS looking for something fang-tastic to do at Hallowe’en are invited to watch the Northern Ballet’s performance of Dracula for one night only at Cineworld St Helens.

The live broadcast of Bram Stoker’s original story performed through dance, will start at 7.15pm on Hallowe’en, Thursday, October 31, from the performance at the Leeds Playhouse.

Cinema audiences will be treated to Northern Ballet’s unique blend of sensuous dancing and gripping theatre enhanced by Ali Allen’s gothic set design, Tim Mitchell’s lighting design.

Tickets cost £13.30 each via cineworld.co.uk.

For list of cinemas and info go to draculalivecinema.com

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4. Hallowe'en party fun

CHILDREN, adults, and the odd little witch or tiny ghost are invited to come and celebrate Hallowe’en at these children friendly events on October 31.

In the day, Bocboc cafe on Kiln Lane will be hosting a fun day of with ghoulish games and creepy crafts on Thursday, October 31 for all the family.

It will take place from 10am to 2pm.

Just turn up.

Later on The Game Bird will be hosting a children’s Hallowe’en party including a fancy dress competition.

The event will take place from 5pm to 7pm and tickets are £8.

Ticket prices include food of hotdog and chips as well as juice and access to games and prizes.

To book call 01744 885437.

5. Creepy Library crafts

CREEPY crafty fun is in store for visitors to Haydock Library this Hallowe’en.

The 3pm session includes a food bag of tasty snacks but space is limited so get booking.

To book for the event, on Thursday, October 31, call 01744 67780.

A Spooky craft session will also be held at other borough libraries from Monday, October 28.

These are: Monday, October 28 - Chester Lane Library and Parr Library at 2pm; Tuesday, October 29 - Moss Bank Library and Thatto Heath Library at 2.30pm; and Wednesday, October 30 - Billinge Library and Peter Street Library at 2pm and Chester Lane Library, Eccleston Library and Rainhill Library at 2.30pm.

To book visit sthlibrarieswp.koha-ptfs.co.uk