Pictures: Pumpkin festival in Stratford

Tom Maurice-Williams, six, and sister Mary, four, at the pumpkin festival in Abbey Gardens

Tom Maurice-Williams, six, and sister Mary, four, at the pumpkin festival in Abbey Gardens - Credit: Archant

Halloween might still be a month away, but that didn’t stop the pumpkin fun in Stratford.

A celebration of all things related to the large orange vegetable took place at Abbey Gardens in Bakers Road on Saturday.

The free family event featured a pumpkin carving competition, while children could design their own faces onto paper plates.

The Regent Community Brass Band entertained the crowd, some of whom had their faces painted orange.

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