Pumpkin Carving in Dalston, 27th/28th Oct

Via:  http://dalstongarden.org/?p=3310 “Saturday 27 October 1pm – 5pmSunday 28 October 2pm – 8pmHalloween Pumpkin Lantern Showpumpkin carving and pizzas!The Garden will be full of pumpkins waiting to be carved on the weekend before Halloween. Children young people and adults can all come along each afternoon to carve a lantern and help make the Garden’s 3rd annual ‘Halloween Pumpkin Lantern Show’ the best one yet!*On Saturday afternoon we will also be joining in the day long celebration of the opening of ‘ Young Hackney Forest Road‘ a new centre for young people in Dalston and Hackney by lighting the Garden’s outdoor oven and cooking up some tasty pizzas. Once the last pumpkin has been carved on Sunday we’ll start lighting them all up at 5.30pm. There’ll be hot drinks and spicy pumpkin soup from the Garden Cafe to warm everyone up and story-telling and song for adults and children from ‘ The Caravan of Story-tellers‘.So here’s how the weekend will go:Saturday 27 October 1-5pm: Pumpkin carving and pizza-makingSunday 28 October 2-5pm: Pumpkin carvingSunday 28 October 5.30-8pm: Pumpkin Lantern Show and story-tellingThe ‘Pumpkin Lantern Show’ welcomes in the Garden’s ‘Festival of Light’ – a series of events and activities over the coming months to brighten the dark winter days. The next Festival events will take place on the weekends of 17 & 18 November and 1& 2 of December so save the dates! The ‘Festival of Light’ is supported by Hackney Council.* Please note all pumpkins need to be left at the Garden until the day after the Lantern Show when they can be collected in time for Halloween. Pumpkin carving is free but donations towards costs are very welcome. Children under the age of eleven need to be accompanied by an adult.