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The CRAIGMILLAR
COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN EVENT  
Towards the end of 2011, The Craigmillar Archives Trust were proud and  happy to help with this major community event in partnership with The Venchie, KITS, Craigmillar Library, Craigmillar Arts & the Environment Project,  Neighbourhood Alliance , Hunters Hall Co-op, Craigmillar Community Council.

Events included:
OPENING POEM by Craigmillar Makar, Diane Heron, DOUGHNUTS, KITS and the play - “CREATURE FEATURE”  (written by Johnni Stanton, performed by the Kreepy Theatre Company), Story and WALK AROUND THE GARDEN (with Tim Porteous) A FIRE SHOW, LANTERN JUDGING  (turnips only - in keeping
with SCOTTISH tradition!- No pumpkins!) Music -  R & B with Rachael Bell & Bob Urquhart- Guitar & Drums - COSTUME & GUISING JUDGING (by MSP & Councillors) STORY TELLER  - Heather Henderson's Scary Stories -  FIREWORKS! And the LONE PIPER.  Then GRAND FINALE - FIRE SCULPTURE created by Mark Carr to the sound of the BELTANE DRUMMERS
THROUGHOUT THE EVENING: FOOD and MUSIC  and THE SHRIEKING SHACK! With Prizes, prizes, prizes for best guisers; best fancy dress and best turnip lanterns. With dedicated  volunteers  assisting in the kitchen, serving soup, stovies and other refreshments it was a night of screaming fun! Mwa-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha! - with over 500 attending!
Young guisers lining up for judging of the best outfit. And far right - the winner!
Left - volunteers in the kitchen, for the all important stovies and soup!
Right the Creature Feature cast!
Far right - the Lone Piper
The Shrieking Shack - yes, it really was that scary!
Far right: drummers
Left: one of the Giant Puppets, Rachael and Bob providing music and Heather Turner volunteer extraordinaire!
The Fund Raiser - Jumble Sale
In March desperate to raise funs to do a calendar for 2013, we held a jumble sale at the Venchie and raised enough to kick-start the
2013 calendar. It was hard word but great fun - and again an event that showed how BRILLIANT all our volunteers are. More to the point - the jumble sale gave a lot of people a lot of fun and some mighty bargains!
Above left  and above - the volunteer team  and in action...
Read about the Halloween event
Read about the Fund raiser