Wood arrives at the meadow

Guys have been appearing on the streets for judging, pumpkins are adding colour to doorsteps, fancy dress costumes are being finalised, the bonfire is being built and the firework display has been planned.

The weekend sees the Whitchurch Hallowe’en fun get underway. This evening (Friday), if you saw scary youngsters around, they may have been at Chill2this youth club’s party at the Gill Nethercott Centre, where fun was enjoyed by all.

Pumpkins are appearing around town

Saturday sees pumpkin carving down at the White Hart, where children, families, and anyone else can join in to create artistic designs. These can then be taken down the Meadow, where later in the afternoon guys will start arriving in time for the announcement of the winners.

More guys are popping up!

This year’s bonfire is in the form of a castle, with assistance from the Primary School and the Beavers, while the fireworks will be by Whitchurch-based Pyrotastic.
Expect a fantastic awe-inspiring display.

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SCHEDULE FOR THE EVENING
(all times subject to alterations on the day)
5.00pm
Gates open
Entrance will be at the Fish Gates in Winchester Road
5.45pm
Great Guy Competition and Fancy Dress winners will be announced.
(Note, if there are lots of fancy dress entrants the winner of this maybe announced after the bonfire)
6.15 to 6.30pm
Bonfire will be lit
The bonfire will start with a countdown 321… by our Carnival Queen & Mayor.
7.00pm
Fireworks
(The start of the fireworks will be announced 10mins before)
All evening
BBQ and Bar will be available all night.

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