Jubilee Sailing Trust Autumn Pumpkin festival and Scarecrow Avenue
Where & When
Starting: 13 October 2012 12:00:00
A charity festival to celebrate the very best of Autumnal treasures with the spotlight on Pumpkins and Scarecrows!
Ending: 13 October 2012 17:00:00
Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton, Hampshire
In its fifteenth year, we welcome you to the Jubilee Sailing Trust Autumn Pumpkin festival and Scarecrow Avenue. Fun for all the family with Autumnal food, drink, music, dance, Big Draw art and flower arranging workshops, crafts, gardening advice and produce, storytelling, Pumpkin games, stalls and much much more.
Bring your own Scarecrow for our Scarecrow Avenue. Wear a decorated Autumn hat or enter the children's Scarecrow fancy Dress competition. The biggest pumpkins in UK will be paraded, celebrated and serenaded trying to beat last year's winning 1334lb giant pumpkin. Small pumpkins are welcome too! Normal country park car park charges apply. Arrive early and stay all afternoon.
Festival website www.jst.hampshire.org.uk
And why do we do it all every year? To raise awareness and funds for the Jubilee Sailing Trust which enables people of all physical abilities to experience tall ship sailing on an equal basis sometimes changing their lives forever. The fun starts at 12 Noon til 5.30.
Herbie Armstrong (Britain's Got Talent semi finalist 2011) is our special musical guest in our new performance marquee.
Local bands will entertain the pumpkin pageant whilst serenading the sensational Scarecrows. Entry price Adults £2 Children 50p. Normal Country Park car park charges apply in addition to entry fee.