Pumpkins on parade for town carnival’s 50th anniversary celebrations

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

Creepy characters ranging from vampires, ghosts and ghouls, to witches, werewolves and skeletons marched through Cromer, in a pumpkin parade held as part of the town carnival's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

More than 40 youngsters and their families took part in the illuminated procession, which was organised by Cromer Voluntary Entertainments Organisation (VEO) committee members, who also lined the route in fancy dress, played spooky music and handed out sweets, glow sticks and prizes for best costume and best carved pumpkin.

VEO member Claire Claxton, who sported a pumpkin costume on the day, said: "We had a great turnout and even had several holidaymakers take part, some of whom are going to take the idea back to their own towns."

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

For more information about Cromer VEO events, including a Christmas tree festival running at the parish church from November 27, visit www.cromercarnival.co.uk

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

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Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town

Cromer pumpkin parade, which saw more than 40 youngsters and their families parade through the town to the pier.Photo: ANDREAS YIASIMI - Credit: Archant