All Catered for at Chapter this October Half Term

Sharing film, workshops, and packed lunch art packs, Chapter in Canton, Cardiff is catering for all this October half term.

For 31 October to 4 November inclusive, Chapter is sharing a season of free activity, and keeping bellies full during this time with free packed lunches. Free packed lunches are offered by Chapter Caffi Bar, with no questions asked, and a range of options for children and parents alike. This is being offered in recognition of the increased cost-of-living crisis, offered with no qualifying factors, simply take a packed lunch and enjoy at Chapter or at home.

Free family films run until the end of the year at Chapter and to tie in with Halloween, this half term, Chapter has put together a spooky season perfect for all ages. Featuring Hotel Transylvania [U], which follows Dracula’s daughter, Mavis on her 118th Birthday and an unexpected guest; Monster House [PG], which sees DJ, Chowder, and Jenny try to defect the living monster house creature, and The Witches [PG], a 1990’s classic that sees the Grand High Witch revealing a plan to turn all children into mice!

Alongside a spooktastic collection of free films, Chapter’s programming of affordable cinema includes Cardiff Animation Festival’s Spooky Family Animations [adv7+] to get you in the mood for Halloween. On 1st and 3rd November Workshop-leader extraordinaire Matt Beere leads informal drop-in workshops from 10am to 12 noon, and 1pm to 3pm, perfect for all young creatives in these arts and crafts focussed sessions.

Call the Waves, an incredible exhibition of visual art, bringing together artists from Wales, Morocco, and Palestine to celebrate our relationships with water, is free to enter, with no need to book in advance. See more visual art in the colourful works of Carmarthen School of Art graduate, Rithika Pandey, on show in the Art in the Bar exhibition throughout half term too.

Not only catering for younger audiences, the BFI in Dreams Are Monsters season of horror films run throughout half term, including recent Welsh blockbuster Gwledd (The Feast) [18]. Cardiff Animation Festival’s Horror Shorts [ctba] and Prevenge [15] with a conversation between founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies Kier-la Janisse and filmmaker Alice Lowe, plus so much more on