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SPOOKY HAPPENINGS AT KINGHORN RNLI LIFEBOAT STATION

15/10/2012

Kinghorn RNLI lifeboat volunteers are seeking people brave enough to join them on their annual Spooky Walks at Halloween.
The Spooky Walks are one of the most popular events on 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 past.
Last year nearly £2,500 was raised, with 400 people taken on a ghostly tour over three nights. This year’s event promises to be even bigger and scarier, with the new ‘Morgue Café’, and new stories to guaranteeing even more screams!
Volunteer lifeboat helmsman and spooky walk usher, Scott McIlravie said: ‘Planning is complete, and preparations are well underway for this year’s event. Kinghorn’s newest hostelry, The Morgue Café will open on Thursday 25th October for three nights!
‘It would be great to see as many people as possible joining us on a spooky walk – it is fundraising events like this which allow the RNLI to maintain the volunteer-run service. The crew, and many others, are putting many hours into this event; over and above all the regular training and emergency call outs we attend through the year.
‘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!. In the meantime we have a dedicated Spooky Walk website which has games and colouring diagrams for youngsters!
The spooky walks will take place on Thursday 25, Friday 26 and Saturday 27th October, starting at 7pm with tours leaving every 15-20 minutes from Kinghorn lifeboat station.
Booking is essential, and can be done on our online booking page at http://bookings.kinghorn.org.uk/ or by phoning the boathouse on 01592 890663 between 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Monday 24, Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24th October, where volunteers will be taking bookings. Further details are available online.
Adults tickets cost £5 and children's tickets cost £3.50 (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult).