Things to do at home

Guide to things to do at home including virtual tours and experiences, boredom breakers, and more.

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Carers Bucks Pumpkin Competition

Carers Bucks are running a pumpkin decorating competition. Get creative with your pumpkin! Carve it, dress it up, paint a picture or make a papier-mâché pumpkin. Closing date 31 October.

BBC Good Food 60 Halloween recipes

Make your Halloween party ghoulishly good with our scary selection of cupcakes, creepy cookies, spooky sweets and devilish dinners that the kids will love.

8 Virtual Halloween activities and games while social distancing

Looking to celebrate on the safer side this Halloween? By utilising things like Zoom and Face Time, your family can still have a Halloween to remember—that's a little less trick and a little more treat.

Diwali – Festival of Lights 2020

It is getting to that exciting time of year again – Aylesbury’s annual Diwali festival!! In light of the virus, this year’s activities will be heading online as they prepare to give you a digital festival of lights, with the same infectious energy and celebration, with song, dance and cultural activities.

Gothic Virtual Halloween tour

Enjoy this one-off opportunity to go on a virtual after-dark historical tour of Abney Park and experience the sinister side of 19th Century London as we go back in time to the era of the Gothic novel, the heart of Victorian darkness. 29 October at 7 pm, book online.

Spooky Virtual tours

If you’re looking to combat quarantine boredom, why not try something different with some exciting and spooky virtual tours. One for the older members of the family.