No tricks but plenty of treats

Lowestoft enjoyed a bumper Halloween as thousands of customers visited the town to take part in the spooky themed events this past Saturday.


As doors opened businesses reported welcoming hundreds of young witches, wizards and wolves into the stores to take part in the Halloween Pumpkin Trail. Over 60 business around the Historic High Street, Station Square and Bevan Street took part in the trail, many reported having to restock with treats as they welcomed over 400 children through the day.

In the Britten shopping centre where Lowestoft Vision had taken over a vacant premises, hundreds of children enjoyed the craft activates as parents viewed the amazing art work provided by Lowestoft College.

The crowds gathered on the Triangle Market Place at 11am for the first performance of the Spooky Samba band. Before the entertainment switch to the town centre for spectacular performance from Cantors theatre school followed by Lowestoft Players performance of Thriller.

Darren Newman Lowestoft Vision BID manager Said “We have had a wonderful event in Lowestoft today, the atmosphere has been electric and it’s been wonderful to see so many children and adults in fancy dress”.

“A Special thank you must also go out to Eastern Foods who sponsored the Pumpkin trail, the art & design students at Lowestoft College, the team at M&S Lowestoft, the team at Store it Right, The Britten Centre as well as Cantors theatre school and The Lowestoft Players”.

The day’s entertainment concluded with a parade through the town which included members of the public as well as those who had made the day
so special.

After the event customers shared their experiences through social media thanking all involved with the event.

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