Spooky Halloween fun takes over town centre

Youngsters perform a musical verison of hit horror film Halloween
Picture: Anthony Carroll

Youngsters perform a musical verison of hit horror film Halloween Picture: Anthony Carroll - Credit: Archant

The spirit of Halloween invaded Lowestoft town centre on Saturday as a popular annual family fun event made its horror-themed return.

Spooky Saturday, organised by Lowestoft Vision, saw a fancy dress competition inspire children and adults alike to don bizarre and scary outfits while a pumpkin trial saw shops get in the ghoulish mood.

The winners were a family inspired by Cruella de Vil from 101 Dalmatians.

Crowds also gathered to watch performances from youngsters from Cantors Theatre School who performed a musical version of the horror film Halloween.

The Wheezers also performed dances and people enjoyed visits to a witches lair at Dunx Cycles. The event concluded with a ghost walk led by historian Ivan Bunn.

The winners of the fancy dress competiton
Picture: Amie Mullen

The winners of the fancy dress competiton Picture: Amie Mullen - Credit: Archant


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Amie Mullen, from Lowestoft Vision, said: 'I would say it was a great day of family fun. Children and adults all dressed up and it was great to see so many visitors to our shops.'

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