October kids: Hankering after a good Halloween haunting?


The Mystery of Halloween
starts Oct 21, ends Nov 1, shows at 10:00, 12:00 & 14:00 on Sat and Sun; Valby Kulturhus, Valgårdsvej 4, Valby; tickets 55kr, musicalteatret.dk/billetter; 60 minutes; +3 years old

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.”

Yes, October is all about Halloween: scary costumes, spooky plays and of course candy!

Kids love getting dressed up and collecting lots of sweets around the neighbourhood, but there is more to the tradition, and you don’t want to end up paying a visit to the dentist after all that sugar!

Musicalteatret together with Valby Kulturhus invite you and your children to unveil the mystery of Halloween in a musical called Halloween Mysteriet.

Written by Rasmus Mansachs, the creator of the successful 2013 musical I dine drømme and its 2014 follow-up I dine juledrømme, it’s hard to argue that he knows what kids enjoy.

It’s a relatively simple plot: the king’s magical pumpkin has been stolen, so he sends his childhood friend on an adventurous journey around the kingdom to find the responsible thieves. Will he bring the pumpkin safely back to his king? And what is the mystery behind this magical pumpkin?

There’s lots to enjoy watching this educational family musical, and your kids will no doubt have a fun scary time!

Schools, kindergartens and institutions get discounts. To find out more, contact billet@musicalteatret.dk.

Halloween Workshop
Oct 31, 11:00-14; Ahlmanns Allé 6, Hellerup; bibliotek@gentofte.dk

Have a frightfully spooky Halloween with your kids! At Gentofte Hovedbibliotek’s workshop, kids will unleash their creativity with cardboard, brushes and paint in order to make the best Halloween masks before you take them trick or treating.

It’s an opportunity to  finish that costume you have been postponing or to take home a scary souvenir to celebrate the ‘double, double toil and trouble’ night.

The event is free of charge and is aimed at kids of all ages. So what are you waiting for? Go and create that creepy face!

Witches attack

Family Day
first Sat of the month (Nov 7), 10:00-12:00; Grøndal Multicenter; Hvidkildevej 64, Cph NV; 50kr per kid + 1 adult

Various activities, sports and music for the whole family. Join their Facebook group, ‘Familiens Legedag i Grøndal MultiCenter’, for more information.

family day


There was a Gorilla 
ends Nov 1; Det Lille Theater, Lavendelstæde 5-7, Cph K; Fri 10:00 & 11:30, Sat & Sun 13:30 & 15:00

A gorilla and his identity crisis will make your children laugh and enjoy this 50-minute performance. Targeted at kids aged 4 to 10, they’ll be beating their chests with joy.

gorilla play


360˚ – The blackest white lie
Oct 19-23, 10:00 and 12:00; Dansekapellet, Bispebjerg Torv 1, Cph NV; tickets from 40kr; 12 years +

An ice-cold tale of what happens when a white lie turns black with modern breakdance by choreographer Stephanie Thomasen and music by Efterklang for the teens.

Art performer juming in the air

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