Trick or Treat with a Difference thanks to Freshly Greated

How do you fancy playing trick-or-treat with a DRAGON? We know Norfolk is full of fantastic activities to do, but there is an especially fiery trick or treat event coming to Great Yarmouth next week thanks to Freshly Greated.

Join Freshly Greated (a community arts project led by Voluntary Norfolk) as they put on a free family event on Monday 31st October and Tuesday 1st November in Great Yarmouth. It will see people pit their wits and test their nerves against Elsie, a mischievous, fire-breathing animatronic dragon, who has “escaped” from Fire on the Water!

Elsie the Dragon

Elsie is sculpted from formed steel, found objects and surplus technology. She moves extensively: from flapping wings to a snapping mouth, craning neck, dancing feet and flicking tail.

Participants will complete a number of crafty challenges to see whether they can snag the dragon’s treasure. Elsie’s’ environment comprises of more than 30 operable effects including: smoke, light, sound and fire – components that help to define the Dragon’s Lair.

The events will run from 4.30pm – 7.30pm on Monday 31st October at Cobholm Park and again at the same time on Tuesday 1st November on Magdalen Square.

This event is being put on in partnership with Out There Arts as part of ‘Fire on the Water’.

Freshly Greated’s Programme Director, Karen Jeremiah, said:

“Everyone at Freshly Greated is so excited to put on another amazing event. We know it will be fun for all the family. We know that times are hard for so many people as they struggle with the cost of living.

“That’s why these free events are so important – they bring the community and families together and bring joy to neighbourhoods. With such impressive pyrotechnics, this will truly be a trick or treat event to remember. This is certainly one not to miss!”

More information

Freshly Greated delivers a range of excellent and varied community-led cultural and creative experiences of, by and for the people of Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. It  is part of Voluntary Norfolk, funded by Arts Council England. It works in partnership with Out There Arts, Creative Collisions, Jays UK Ltd and Great Yarmouth Borough Council.