IN PICTURES: Weston-super-Mare get into the spooky Halloween spirit

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween high jinks were the order of the day this weekend as people donned their witches’ hats and splattered themselves with fake blood.

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

It was all treats and no tricks in and around Weston this weekend as groups of friends and families celebrated the traditional spooky holiday.

The Helicopter Museum proved only the brave could face the haunted helicopter while over at Puxton Park people were dared to handle some creepy-crawlies.

At the Winter Gardens, even adults joined in on the fun, dressing up as skeletons, werewolves and murderers for the Shuffle event.

While Weston Museum invited children to get creative at its craft event.

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

As the Mercury went to press, children were preparing their buckets and bags to fill with sweets and chocolate as they hit the streets to go trick-or-treating.

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Shuffle Halloween Ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween open day at Avon Owls, in Banwell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween open day at Avon Owls, in Banwell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween open day at Avon Owls, in Banwell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween open day at Avon Owls, in Banwell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween open day at Avon Owls, in Banwell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween open day at Avon Owls, in Banwell. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Halloween day at Helicopter Museum. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant