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SPOOKY SCARES AT KINGHORN RNLI LIFEBOAT STATION

13/10/2013

Kinghorn RNLI lifeboat volunteers are even scaring each other as they make final preparations for this year’s Spooky Walks at Halloween.

The Spooky Walks are one of the most popular events on the fundraising calendar at Kinghorn lifeboat station. The entire crew, fundraisers, and many other friends help to entertain groups as they are taken on a tour of Kinghorn’s dark past.

The successful Morgue Café returns for 2013 conjuring up more spooky potions for guests, and the dungeon where ghost watchers gather prior to their 45 minute tour.

Last year nearly £3,000 was raised, with over 400 people taken on a walk over three nights.

Volunteer lifeboat helmsman and tour guide, Scott McIlravie said: ‘We have seen some scary sights whilst making final preparations for this year’s walks. Walks will run every 15 minutes between Halloween and the 2nd November.

‘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!. We also have again this year a dedicated Spooky Walk website which has games and colouring diagrams for youngsters!

The spooky walks will take place on Thursday 31 October, Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November, 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 28, Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30th 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).