Halloween bus ads 'too scary'

Adverts promoting a Halloween attraction in Crawley have been deemed 'too scary' by local residents who have filed several complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority.

Halloween event organiser denies ads are 'too scary'

We do not intend to cause offence to anyone. The image of the zombie girl on our advertising is no worse than many images you´ll see at this time of year in newspapers and magazines, on the Halloween costumes in the supermarket isles and even kids TV programmes.

We are waiting for the Advertising Standards Authority to come back to us with their judgement to see if we have to take the ads off the buses.

– Stuart Beare, organiser of the Tulleys Farm Shocktober Fest event

Halloween bus ads 'too scary'

A number of residents have complained that this advert is too scary for children Credit: Partners Group

Adverts promoting a Halloween attraction near Crawley has been deemed too scary.

The Advertising Standards Authority has received a number of complaints from local residents about the Tulleys Farm Shocktober Fest bus advert and is currently investigating to see if any rules have been broken.

The advert is promoting a Halloween attraction in Crawley Credit: Partners Group

The adverts are on the sides of over 100 buses operating across Sussex and South London including Crawley, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames and Tunbridge Wells.

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