THE Mall Blackburn is creating a Halloween den of wizard workshops, storytelling, treasure hunts, prizes and creepy crafts.

The shopping centre has announced its programme of events for the run-up to October 31.

They will be available during 45 minute sessions from Monday 21st to Sunday 27th October.

Loraine Jones, Mall general manager, said “We’re promising a frightfully fun time for children of all ages this Halloween!

“We understand that parents can struggle to fill the days in the school holidays, so as usual, all our activities are free!”

The den will open 11am to 1.15pm and 1.45pm to 4pm.

The activity line up is: Monday October 21-Witches and Wizards; Tuesday October22 - Ghostbusters; Wednesday October 23 - Princesses v Villains; Thursday October 24 - Witches and Wizards; Friday October 25 -Ghostbusters; Saturday October 26 -Princesses v Villains and Sunday October 27 - Witches and Wizards.