Thursday, 24 June 2021

Organic festival

A SQUASH and pumpkin festival will take place at the Hardwick Estate in Whitchurch on Sunday.

Attractions will include a farmers’ market, craft activities, food tastings, live music, children’s entertainment and a licensed bar.

Visitors are encouraged to bring a carved pumpkin and the best examples will win prizes.

Organic grower and festival organiser Ian Tolhurst said: “The festival will celebrate the harvest of a splendid season and the hard work of growers.”

The festival will run from 11am to 5pm. Admission is £3 for an adult or £5 for two. Children get in free. For more information, visit

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