Come along to Louth’s ‘Flares and Scares’ bonfire

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This year’s charity bonfire in Louth will take on a ‘flares and scares’ theme, which will celebrate both Halloween and Guy Fawkes’ Night in one big festive bonanza.

The celebrations will take place on Saturday November 1, at the usual Deighton Close Fields venue off Elkington Road, Louth.

The gates will open at 5.30pm and the bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm, followed by a fireworks display at 7pm.

The event, which is being sponsored by Ruddocks, will also offer hot food and drink stalls, a prize for the best Guy, and a prize for the best carved pumpkin. This will be the first time that the event has combined the Halloween and Bonfire Night themes.

Admission will cost just £3 per adult and £2 per child, and all proceeds will be split between the joint organisers: the Louth Lions, the Rotary Club, and the Round Table.

The three organisations work together each year to put on a spectacular bonfire event, and approach local good 
causes throughout the year to offer their support.

Chris Bayne, from the Louth Lions, said: “Without public support these events wouldn’t take place, and we hope this will be a real focal point for the community where everybody can come together and enjoy the evening in a safe