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GATHER ROUND, GATHER ROUND FOR HALLOWEEN SHOUTS

20/10/2010

Kinghorn RNLI Lifeboat volunteers are busy preparing for their annual Spooky Walks at Halloween.

This annual event is one of the highlights of the fundraising calendar at Kinghorn Lifeboat Station when everyone gets dressed-up, not in the usual drysuits and lifejackets, but as ghosts and ghouls from Kinghorn’s dark past.

The lifeboat crew aim to beat the grand total of £1300 raised during last year’s walks, and to take over 350 people on a tour of Kinghorn’s past over the three night run.

Chief Spook, lifeboat helmsman Keith Hay continues, “This is a highlight of the fundraising calendar with many of the crew donning ghostly dress rather than drysuits and lifejackets.”

“This year we have some of the old favourites and also several new stories, many of which are inspired by Kinghorn’s murky past...”

“It would be great to see as many people as possible joining us for a spooky walk – it is fundraising events like this which allow the RNLI to maintain the volunteer-run service, and being one of the busiest lifeboats in Scotland it is crucial we continue with fundraising events such as the spooky walk.”

“There will also be activities in the boathouse including dooking for apples and face-painting, and any children who come along in fancy dress will be rewarded with free sweets!”

The spooky walks will take place on Thursday 28th, Friday 29th and Saturday 30th October starting at 7pm with tours leaving every 20 minutes from Kinghorn Lifeboat Station.

Tours can be booked by phoning the boathouse on 01592 890663 between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th October where volunteers will be taking bookings. Further details are available online.
Adults £5
Children £2.50 (Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult).