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After Hours: Creepy Carnival


Thu 24 October 2019


6:30 pm–10:00 pm


Get hands-on with two floors of exhibits at our adults-only evening, with a drink in hand and extra activities:

  • The Cardiff Cabaret Club will be taking the stage for a carnival extravaganza with a killer clown and fantastic beasts. Starring GiGi Sextone, FooFooLaBelle and Mario Morris Magic — Spirit Wizard as your Ringmaster
  • Fancy adding a bit of sparkle to your look? Crazy Faces Face Painting will be here with glitter, SFX and face painting designs
  • Test your knowledge on Halloween, Day of the Dead and horror films in our creepy quiz zone
  • What are you scared of? Will it feature in our Science of Fear dome show?
  • Show us your creativity by adding your own flare to our Day of the Dead wall, in our carnival craft activity!
  • Have you got the nerve to set your hand on fire or sit on a seat of nails? (Don’t try this at home…)
  • Enjoy a drink from our fully licensed bar
  • Hungry? Never fear, as we’ll have street food delivered by Epic Caterers
  • Fancy dress is optional, with 2 tickets to the next After Hours up for grabs to the best dressed!


Ticket typeWith donation*Without donation
Adult — Online£11.00 + 77p booking fee£10.00 + 70p booking fee
Adult — On the door**£13.50£12.00
Advance tickets are limited, so we cannot guarantee entry on the door.

Ticket price includes all additional activities — there are no additional fees on the night (except for food and drink purchases).
Book tickets Additional activities have limited availability, and are delivered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that this event is strictly for those aged 18 and above.

Group bookings

Looking to book more than 20 tickets? Contact SeeTickets at or on 0844 412 4650 (7p p/m plus standard network access charge).

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  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

    We regret that there is no parking on-site at Techniquest.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days and Home Educator days.

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