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Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust celebrate Halloween with event at University Hospital Galway

As part of the many Halloween festivities happening around Galway City and County, Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust are excited to hold a special event to celebrate the spooky season for all staff and their children. A family friendly Halloween event will be held in the staff Canteen in the Old Nurses Home at University Hospital Galway on Sunday October 28th running from 3-5pm. The fun packed event is being held to raise funds for Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust with no entry fee, donations if desired to the arts programme. The event is packed with Halloween based activities. Fun games such as bobbing for apples, pumpkin bean bag toss, witch hat ring toss, monster freeze dance, dress your ghost and mummy wrap Halloween game to entertain and amuse all. Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust artists will be on hand to support your little ones to make fun Halloween masks that they can bring home. The event is scheduled to lead up nicely to the legendary Macnas parade. The parade sets off from University Road and the family viewing area is located in the same area, a short walk from University Hospital Galway.

For more information call 091-893191/544979 or email

Location information:

The Old Nurses Home is the large rectangular building to right of the main hospital from the city and Newcastle Road entrance. The staff canteen is located to the left on entering the main door of the Nurses Home.

About the organisation:
Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust run the west of Ireland's leading Arts and Health programme as a means of improving the hospital experience for patients, staff and visitors. The arts trust believes access to the arts promotes well-being and enhances the hospital experience for everyone. Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust nurtures the discovery and development of creative potential, encourages new ways of seeing, and stimulates fresh dialogue – making the hospital a place of possibilities. We provide a multi-disciplinary programme of events and activities, including exhibitions, participative workshops, music, theatre and poetry. GUHAT is a registered Charity (CHY17964).

The article above is specific to the following Saolta hospitals:: 
University Hospital Galway (UHG)