December 7 2013 Latest news:
Friday, October 4, 2013
He is a mysterious, sinister-looking clown who has sparked an internet sensation by spooking residents of an East Midlands town with his macabre appearances.
And now the Northampton Clown is set to scare visitors at Pleasurewood Hills theme park in Lowestoft.
The clown first appeared in Northampton last month and people across the globe have been gripped by his ghoulish antics after pictures emerged online of him in various locations around the town.
Mystery surrounds the identity of the clown, who bears a strong resemblance to Pennywise from the 1990 film It, adapted from the Stephen King novel.
And now the mystery will be spreading to Pleasurewood Hills as he will help the park re-brand itself over the Halloween period by becoming Pleasurewood Chills Scream Park.
In a posting on his Facebook page, Spot Northampton’s Clown, he said: “Hey Guys! Just to let you know I am not a publicity stunt.
“Pleasurewood have asked me to attend for Halloween and I said yes.
“Don’t worry, I will always be the ‘Northampton Clown’. I’ll be seeing you all soon!
“I’m going back to the old and not giving away any clues as to where I’ll be next, but just to let you know I’ll be around in the next few days.
“Whoever spots me first will get themselves a T-shirt. BEEP BEEP!”
Pleasurewood Chills Scream Park will be open between Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, November 3 and rides and attractions will include Hobs Pit: X-SCREAM!, Tales of the Haunted Coast, Satan’s Circus Scare Maze and the Horror Express.
Alexis Camelin, general manager at Pleasurewood Hills, said: “It’s incredible to be working with the Northampton Clown as he is the current internet sensation.”