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Latest News

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Competitions

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Volunteers &
Appeals

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Events

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The 'Orange' Race

Latest News

Festival Schedule

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Click the images above to view the full schedule of events for this year's festival.

See You All There!!!

Check boards by the performance areas on the day for the running times of bands and acts.

Competitions

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Best Pumpkin Pie

Best Chutney
To include either Pumpkins or Apples

Best Pumpkin Cake

Best Autumnal Arrangement
To include either Pumpkins or Apples

Entries to be taken to Minerva Arts Centre between 9am & 10am on 15th October. Judging starts 10am. Public viewing until 4pm when items can be collected.

Please place a card with name & contact details under your competition item.

Best Carved Pumpkin
Take entries to Pumpkin Carving Stall by 4pm on the day

Biggest Pumpkin
Take entries to Pumpkin Carving Stall by 4pm on the day

Best Fancy Dress
Autumn or Pumpkin Themed
(No Halloween Costumes Please)
Entries to meet at the main stage 11am-11.30am on the day

Best Autumn Bonnet or Crown
Entries to meet at the main stage 11am -12pm on the day

PRIZES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Volunteers & Appeals

Banner Sewing & Bunting Making
Join Rita & Helen at their Banner Bants Sewing Club.
Every Tuesday 2pm - 4pm at The Hanging Gardens.

We are in need of fabric samples in greens, browns &  oranges,
if you have any to donate please drop off at The Hanging Gardens


Kids Entertainers
We are always looking for more entertainment for either on the day,
or in the weeks leading up to the festival.


Volunteers On The Day

Marshalls, First Aiders, Race Stewards (for the mornings race), Help with setting up and decorations, cooks, anything you'd like to do to help, WE NEED YOU!

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Events

There will be loads of events happening in the weeks prior to the festival day itself, including:

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The 'Orange' Race

Take part in a race through our beautiful town and its surrounding areas.

Please book in advance using the buttons below.