SPINNING Gate Shopping Centre in Leigh is treating families to free half term fun this week.

The shopping centre is holding children's craft workshops daily from Monday until Friday between 11am and 3pm with lots of Halloween treats ready for the big day on Thursday, October 31.

Today, Monday, families are invited to take part in free pumpkin pom pom-making sessions, where children can create their own pom pom to take away with them.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, youngsters can decorate their own trick or treat bags.

On Wednesday, little ones can get creative and design their very own Halloween masks.

On Thursday, the centre is providing a free creepy crawly petting zoo where little ones can get close up to small creatures.

On Friday, children can create their own pumpkin bunting.

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A pumpkin pom pom

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Youngsters will be able to make their own trick or treat bags at the centre

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Spinning Gate Shopping Centre manager Karen Cox, said: "With Halloween around the corner, join us for lots of treats and fun this half term.

"All our craft workshops and creepy crawly petting zoo are free of charge for families to enjoy.

"Our shops are packed full of Halloween decorations, costumes and treats ready for the big night."

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all the centre's events with all ages welcome to join in.

There are lots of other half term treats for children in the centre during the week too.

For more information visit www.spinninggate.co.uk.