in the sea - what Glaswegians called the "saut water cure" - had become the standby remedy for all sorts of ailments, real or imaginary.
They enjoyed some Halloween songs then played a game of pass the pumpkin before enjoying some traditional dooking
They'll be able to put on their bravest faces as they follow the spooky trails, solve puzzles and try out the terrifying tasks including apple dooking
, grave grabbing and the enormous neep heap, before 'guising' to claim a delicious prize from Stoats.
The winners will be announced and on display at the lantern festival from 6-8pm on Saturday.There will also be dooking
for apples and other fun Hallowe'en activities in the polytunnel.
A "dook" is a dip in open water, often minus a wetsuit.
, getting beaming, clubbing, AND ALL DAYERS.
This weekend I'm sure will be filled with ghoulish parties, dooking
for apples and shrieks of laughter from party pieces.
It takes place on October 27 and October 28 and those attending can take part in apple dooking
, grave grabbing, and the enormous neep heap, before 'guising' to claim a prize from Stoats.
for crisps is not to be encouraged but the subsequent photos were hilarious.
I've always got right into dressing up and dooking
yourself if not your face, dooking
for apples at Ayr's Tamfest which celebrates Halloween with a Tam O'Shanter twist.
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" at a Halloween bash need look no further.