'Haunted' pub is perfect venue for Halloween party
AN ARRAY of spooky characters from wicked witches to vicious vampires will take over the Crown And Anchor pub, at Tetney Lock, on Halloween.
Get your scariest outfit ready in order to party on Wednesday, October 31.
There will be a beastly buffet on offer, as well as competitions for best costume and best carved pumpkin.
The little monsters can try the alcoholic-free frightful fruit cocktails, while you test your vocal skills in the karaoke contest.
Manager Sean Bridgewater has noticed some spooky goings-on at the historic pub.
He said: "I think the pub is haunted because the clock in the bar randomly flew six feet off the wall.
"I thought it was strange because of the distance it launched itself and I don't know what caused it.
"After talking to knowledgeable locals, they believe the pub is haunted because there used to be smugglers' tunnels underneath the pub which reach the sea."
Sean said he has never dressed up at Halloween before. But for once, he is really looking forward to the night.
"I am looking forward to it so much and I feel like a big kid!" he said.
Sean said the reason why they have put on the event is to "put something back into the community".
"We want to be there for local people and this place is a real hub for everyone to get together and socialise," he added.
"We have put up posters around the local schools to get their involvement and I am hoping it will be a great atmosphere.
"There will be a disco for kids and a range of fun activities, which is sure to keep everyone entertained – even the adults."
The pub already has bookings for the festive period. It enjoyed a good summer and it is planning for an even better and bigger season next year.
Sean said: "I cannot wait for Christmas and we have already got bookings for New Year.
"We have even thought about having a cider and ale festival in August next year.
"These kind of events take a lot of planning, which is why we have already started."
For more information, call the Crown And Anchor on 01472 388291.