Wellingborough House of Horrors scares trick or treaters for a good cause

A house in Wellinborough truly embraced Halloween by turning their garden into a walk-through maze of Horrors.

Friday, 1st November 2019, 10:05 am

Jackie Mayes transformed her home in Askham Avenue, Kingsway, into a House of Horrors complete with scary characters who jumped out at willing victims.

Trick or treaters who were brave enough to enter the House of Horrors walked through a dark and cramped spooky maze complete with bats, scary clowns, zombies and a chainsaw.

The House of Horrors was also raising money for a good cause through donations by trick or treaters to We Mind and Kelly Matters, a charity set up to remember Kelly Hewitt, who had struggled with mental health issues.

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Those who entered the House of Horrors were greeted by a chainsaw

Jackie's family knew Kelly and said they hoped fundraising for the charity would help tackle the stigma around mental health.

The House of Horrors raised a total of £169, which Jackie said was not bad for a few hours work.

They raised £132 from the House of Horror, including a £50 donation from Sarah O'Grady.

There was also a raffle for Fright Night tickets which raised £37.

Jackie Mayes was dressed at a zombie nun

Jackie said she wanted to say a big thank you to everyone that helped her out on the night, as she would not be able to do it without them.

You can see our full walk-through video of the House of Horrors on our Facebook page and you can see a photo gallery here.