Harpenden Lions Club is a service organisation providing practical help and assistance to those in Harpenden, Redbourn, Wheathampstead, and beyond. The Club raises lots of money for many local, national and international charities. We meet two evenings a month in The Harpenden Arms.


Did you take part in our Lion Trail Easter Challenge? Now we aim to spook you with our family friendly Halloween Ghost Trail! With the aid of your phone’s location tracking find places where ghost sightings have been reported and where legends and mysteries abound. Find all of the 13 Ghost Points (clicking on a Ghost icon shows the number and why the spot is ghostly!). You may be asked to answer a question about some sites, so take a pencil and paper and keep your wits about you! After you have visited all of them, please send us an email with your answers to the haunted house (we’ll tell you where after you sign up) and a Halloween prize will be yours! The trail is approximately 4 miles long but does not need to be completed in one go.

Sign up below between 11th and 31st October and you should receive a confirmation email with a GoogleMaps link and clue sheet within 48 hours. If you don’t receive a confirmation email, please send a message to trail@harpenden-lions.co.uk quoting your Transaction or PayPal reference.

Follow the trail in your own time and send us your answers by Friday 5th November to win a Halloween Prize (one prize per entry). Entries cost £5.


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By participating you will also be supporting the Harpenden Lions Life Skills Programme that helps to fund the delivery of PSHE education to 10,000 children in 29 local schools. Since 1991 Harpenden Lions, through our Charitable Trust, have raised and donated over £250,000 to our local schools to help them purchase the resources and services they need.


Topics

Ages 6-10: Write a description or poem of your favourite holiday
Ages 11-14: What does it mean to be a hero today?
Ages 15-18: Is pollution inevitable?

Prizes (in each category)

1st Prize: £50 voucher plus a bundle of books
2nd Prize: a bundle of books

All entries will be independently judged. The competition will run from 1 October to 30 November 2021. Entries should be not more than 1500 words and emailed to competition@harpenden-lions.co.uk or handed in to Harpenden Books at 48, High Street Harpenden, AL5 2SX.

View the rules here 

Download an entry form here, or collect copies (along with an envelope for submitting your entry) from Harpenden Books.


Harpenden Lions is committed to supporting local charities and organisations through both offering help with funding and offing time or manpower where necessary. Harpenden Lions Club is also part of Lions Clubs International. Formed in 1917, it is now the world’s largest service organisation, with well over a million Lions members in more than 200 countries.


Ghost Trail

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