Lighting up the night with a free alternative Halloween party

Light Party at St Peter's Church in March

Light Party at St Peter's Church in March - Credit: Archant

A March church is holding a special light party celebration as an alternative for children to Halloween.

Junior members of St Peter’s Church are running two light parties on Saturday October 31 with glow sticks, a glow tombola and games.

The party is a celebration of light and is designed to be a Christian alternative to Halloween.

The parties will include games, food, challenges, a glow-tombola, creative tasks and lots of glow-sticks and torches.

The first party is from 6pm until 7pm. This is for children up to about 11 years old and parents must stay with their children.

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The second party is from 7.30pm until 8.30pm for youngsters of secondary school age and above.

Entry is free with all children receiving a glowstick and a free ticket for the glow-tombola.

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Further tickets will costs 50p each and will win a glowing prize every time.

Groups or organisations are welcome and if anybody would like to get involved please email

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