Enjoy Ghoulish Fun this October Half Term

4 months ago Thu 19th Oct 2023

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Get out and about this October half-term for ghoulish adventures with Grouprider!

The It’s in Nottingham rooftop monsters make their highly anticipated return to the City Centre between Monday 23rd October and Sunday 5th November 2023. There are more monsters to spot this year, as the crazy creatures take up residence on the rooftops of high street shops and businesses across the city.

There’s more to enjoy closer to the ground too with festivities running throughout the two-week school holiday; look out for chocolate-making and craft workshops which the whole family can enjoy, plus pumpkin carving, zombie tea light jar and ghosting milk bottle crafting.

Take a trip into the city on Tuesday 31st October to enjoy live entertainment and spooky activities across the city. Grab a spooky selfie with Ecto-1 and the Ghostbusters on King Street from 10:30 to 16:00. Batman and his Batmobile will be making a special guest appearance on Bolero Square at Motorpoint Arena – with sweets from Treat Kitchen for his first 100 visitors – from 10:30am to 4pm.

More family fun awaits visitors to Nottingham Castle, including a monster mash disco with DJs, pumpkin selfie station and other surprises from 11:00 to 15:00. Entry to Nottingham Castle grounds is also free on Tuesday 31st October 2023.

What is Grouprider?

Grouprider offers unlimited travel for families and couples travelling together at prices cheaper than buying individual day tickets.

Grouprider covers up to 5 people, where there has to be at least 1 adult (aged 19 or over) and no more than two adults. A Grouprider can be used by 2 adults travelling together without any children too. 

How much is Grouprider?

  • Grouprider: £8 all day, every day for unlimited travel in the City Zone
  • Network Grouprider: £12 all day, every day for unlimited travel across all NCT services in the City Zone and Outer Zone, including Loughborough, East Leake, Burton Joyce, Lambley, Woodborough and Southwell

How do I buy a Grouprider?

You can buy a Grouprider:

  • On the NCTX Buses app
  • With your contactless card or device on the bus. When you board, let the driver know you are paying with contactless and present your card/device to the reader when prompted.
  • With cash on the bus (exact fare)