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Yelvertoft Village

Event info
Date:October 31, 2020
Time:10:00 am
Location:Yelvertoft Village

To unite their village community during uncertain times, parent-led committee members of the Yelvertoft pre school are calling for entries for the 1st ever pumpkin festival.

Organiser and father of three, Jason Adams, is hoping to see imaginative pumpkin displays created throughout the village, leading up to Saturday 31stOctober, Halloween.

Jason commented that ‘The preschool committee wish to inspire everyone of all ages, to enter the competition and raise funds to provide the children with resources for our countryside setting’. ‘We are adopting the Curiosity Approach ethos, using natural and open-ended resources to invite children to explore, be inquisitive and play.’ ‘We want to wave goodbye to plastic and allow creativity to flow’.

The committee are grateful to B & A Dairies for their sponsorship towards the event. Ian Grimsley of B & A Dairies said ‘We are hugely supportive of the 2020 Yelvertoft pumpkin festival’. ‘The village of Yelvertoft has shown tremendous support towards the company and myself personally’. ‘I have been delivering milk and goods to the community and surrounding villages for the past 25 years.

Pumpkin displays of any shape or size, should be entered into the competition by midnight on Tuesday 27th October by visiting:

On Saturday 31st October between 10 and 4pm, anyone wishing to explore the village displays can pick up a map outside of Elkins Close and cast their vote on who should be crowned the winning display.

For more information on the event, visit Yelvertoft Pumpkin festival 2020 event page:


For more information on this release please contact Milly Fyfe by emailing: [email protected] or call: 07752989544

Yelvertoft pre school is a small, curiosity approach inspired preschool, based in a rural setting on the Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Warwickshire borders. Registered charity number: 1024632

For more information on Yelvertoft preschool please email: [email protected]

Pictured: Young villager Douglas Fyfe is busy tending to his pumpkin ahead of the festival


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