GALLERY: Spooktacular Halloween events take place in North Somerset

PUBLISHED: 12:04 02 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:14 02 November 2017

Terrifying clowns at the Vee Dub Family's Halloween event. Picture: Steve Wright

Terrifying clowns at the Vee Dub Family's Halloween event. Picture: Steve Wright

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Spooky goings-on have taken place across North Somerset 
this week.

Marmoset's enjoying their jack-o-lantern. Picture: Noah's Ark Zoo FarmMarmoset's enjoying their jack-o-lantern. Picture: Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Halloween has seen the weird and wonderful take over Portishead, Nailsea and Clevedon over the weekend with everything from children’s creepy craft events to spectacular parties.

Families and individuals donned their best and scariest costumes and took part in competitions, trails, pumpkin carving workshops and trick or treating.

A corpse's bride and a doctor at the Vee Dub Family's Halloween event. Picture: Steve WrightA corpse's bride and a doctor at the Vee Dub Family's Halloween event. Picture: Steve Wright

Magical happenings were rife in Pill during the half-term holidays as The Story Cellar led its first Hogwarts Wizard Training Camp for six to 11-year-olds.

The young wizards and witches made potions and learned about transfiguration, as well as braving Defence Against The Dark Arts lessons.

Meerkats enjoying some pumpkin at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm. Picture: Noah's Ark Zoo FarmMeerkats enjoying some pumpkin at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm. Picture: Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

At Tyntesfield there was a wide variety of activities for all the family, with a creepy Halloween trail and workshops.

Families dressed up and visited the National Trust building and carved pumpkins, created bath bombs in the estate’s recently restored Victorian orangery and made hot chocolate.

Guests at the Vee Dub Family's charity Halloween event. Picture: Steve WrightGuests at the Vee Dub Family's charity Halloween event. Picture: Steve Wright

A Halloween Haunt was hosted by the Clevedon Triangle Traders on Saturday. The event saw people of all ages dress up in their spookiest costumes and enjoy a fun-filled day with Polly Pumpkin.

People also took a walk around Portishead’s Spookymarket which was overrun with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.

Clevedon Triangle Traders hosting a Halloween Haunt event.Clevedon Triangle Traders hosting a Halloween Haunt event.

The day included a fancy dress competition and Halloween-themed cake decoration workshops and music.

Even the animals at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm were getting into the Halloween spirit with their pumpkin treats.

The Story Cellar holding a Hogwarts Training School for young Witches and Wizards.The Story Cellar holding a Hogwarts Training School for young Witches and Wizards.

The event kicked off on Saturday with apple bobbing in Elephant Eden and the meerkats and marmoset dug into some pumpkins for their breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Vee Dub Family threw a charity Halloween event in Failand which was a huge success.

The Story Cellar holding a Hogwarts Training School for young Witches and Wizards.The Story Cellar holding a Hogwarts Training School for young Witches and Wizards.

Steve Wright, one of the group’s administrators, said: “We met at The Bristol Camper Comany’s new base and cruised along the A38 to The Failand Inn.

“The event was attended by more than 100 Volkswagen fanatics of all ages.”

A family fun Halloween day was held at North Somerset Birds of Prey Centre.A family fun Halloween day was held at North Somerset Birds of Prey Centre.

The event raised £318.40 for Cots For Tots which has been added to an additional £220 raised from the group’s other events and a £100 donation from the inn.

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