Brighton Open Market and the Balcony Studios, just pff of London Road, are offering a free afternoon of trick or treating, wicked creative workshops, spooky storytelling, music and awards for the best costumes. This free drop-in Halloween half term family event will take place on Thurs 31 Oct (1-4pm).

They’re welcoming children aged 11 and under, and heir adults to come and take part in a variety of workshops at the Balcony studios, upstairs at Brighton Open Market, as well as spooky storytelling, and trick or treating in the market place.

Up at  he Balcony studios (Arlo’s Cabin, Quiet Down There, Sew Fabulous, and Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage) for free workshops on bat making, Hijack Halloween crafts, Halloween window transfers, badge making and spooky photography.

Local arts organisation Same Sky will mount a creative installation in the market place to create an All Hallows Eve vibe, along with a jam packed afternoon of half term family fun including storytelling, trick or treating (bring a bag!) and music.

Balcony Studios are a group of 12 diverse and creative studios situated on the balcony at Brighton Open Market. For the Halloween event, they’ll be working with traders, artists and other organisations to create an inclusive and lively event attracting existing and new customers and participants.

Brighton’s only covered market destination, The Open Market is home to 45 permanent independent retail units, 12 artists’ studios and an exciting mix of plaza traders. Just off of London Road, it showcases a combination of traditional and contemporary market traders; including cafes, local produce, clothing, toys, art, music, art, live music, workshops, and outreach events for the local community. This event forms part of the Open Market’s 100 year anniversary. They’ll be launching our new open market ‘zine at this event to help share and promote our work. Come and help celebrate the centenary of this landmark site!

Happy Halloween at Brighton Open Market take place on Thurs 31 Oct 2019

www.brightonopenmarket.co.uk