Plump for pumpkin

PUBLISHED: 12:26 27 September 2007 | UPDATED: 12:52 04 May 2010

THE annual Pumpkin Fair will take place on Soham Recreation Ground on Saturday. This year there will be special guests from the French twin town, Andrezieux Boutheon near Lyon which has its own pumpkin fair, the Fete de la Courge. They will be showing of

THE annual Pumpkin Fair will take place on Soham Recreation Ground on Saturday.

This year there will be special guests from the French twin town, Andrezieux Boutheon near Lyon which has its own pumpkin fair, the Fete de la Courge.

They will be showing off their produce at the event on Soham Recreation Ground.

The event runs from 1pm to 5pm and visitors will have the chance to view the winning vegetables.

There will also be demonstrations from the Soham Fenlander Majorettes and a Cambridge Boys Brigade Band. The day will round off with a circus workshop by Zac the Clown.

Entry forms can be obtained by emailing office@sohmapumpkinfair.co.uk . The entrant with the winning pumpkin will take home a £500 prize.

Funds raised will go to Soham Dive Club, Soham Twinning Association and Ely Roller Hockey Club. Entry on the gate is a bargain at £1.50 for adults, under 12s free.

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