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Spooky events at Landguard, Felixstowe

There are lots of spooky things happening at Landguard Fort and Felixstowe Museum this Halloween.

Landguard Spooky Day 2012 takes place on Saturday 27th October starting at 12pm. The day promises to be full of Halloween fun for all of the family, with Spooky Crafts and a Spooky Disco. There will be a spooky trail, spooky face painting and spooky ghost stories.

The fun and games will be hosted by skeleton ‘DJ Bone Shaker’ and friends – as seen on CBBC, plus lots of spooky party games. There will be prizes awarded for the best Halloween fancy dress, so dig out your spookiest costume and join in the fun.

Landguard Spooky Day 2012 will run from 12pm until 5pm on Saturday 27th October, advance bookings cost £6 per child and £1 per adult – gate prices on the day are £7 per child and £2 per adult. All the activities are included in the admittance cost and all children must be accompanied by an adult. To book tickets contact Felixstowe Tourist Information Centre on 01394 276770.

With a rich military and maritime heritage Landguard Fort is one of England’s best-preserved coastal defences, with a history spanning almost 450 years. It is also the site of the last opposed seaborne invasion of England in 1667. Experience the dramatic story of this important fortification through both audio guides and guided tours. With a maze of rooms and passageways, bastion view points, artifacts, displays, exhibitions and special events, Landguard Fort offers something for all ages and interests.

Next to Landguard Fort is Felixstowe Museum where you can discover the fascinating artifacts and collections of Felixstowe, which brings alive the military and social history of this seaside town. A real ‘hidden’ treasure – adults and children alike can explore all sorts of amazing stuff in fourteen different rooms, from costumes and model planes, to fossils and toys. There are also special events, learning activities and new themed exhibitions each season to enjoy.

To find out more about the Landguard Peninsula and information about other special events visit www.discoverlandguard.co.uk

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