This year our Halloween celebrations were focused on raising money for Southampton Hospital’s cancer department. Their oncology unit is a leader in cancer research and treatment development, one of only 12 regional cancer centres in the UK, serving a population of around 1.7 million. Ghoulfest was organised by Sarah Tanner and Sophie Nielson to show our recognition and support of the departments’ services. By the end of the day, we’d raised over £1100!
We kicked off the morning with a highly participated Halloween themed best-dressed competition. Congratulations to the Best Dressed Female, Charlie Irons (Sally, Nightmare on Elm Street) and Best Dressed Male, Luke Percival (Teen Wolf), who won themselves a Thorntons hamper.
The Ghoulfest bake-off saw some impressive creations, but it was the creative baking by Chloe Hawker that took the number one spot. Her gravestone themed cake not only looked good but was a firm winner for taste with the judges.
Apple-bobbing, Splat the Spider, Mummy Ten-Pin and a raffle offered more prizes up for grabs for those who contributed by taking part. We’d like to thank all of the businesses that donated the brilliant prizes in support of Southampton Hospitals cancer department.