Join in the Pumpkin Trail

We still want everyone to enjoy Halloween this year, but we need to make sure everyone is safe at the same time.  We are not encouraging trick or treating, even though some of us love it – instead we are backing the Pumpkin Trail idea. 

Please put a pumpkin (real or ceramic or other type of material) or a pumpkin image in your window so that children and their families can walk round and spot the pumpkin.  Some parents, grandparents or carers may choose to provide their children with a treat for every pumpkin their children spot, instead of providing trick or treat sweets for children from other families.

Some of us are doing a bit more to decorate our gardens to add to the festive spirit.

Trick or treating is not illegal if walking around in groups of 6 or less, but please consider how you and others will stay safe while exchanging sweets or other treats with different households.


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Pumpkin Picking and Creepy Crawley Trail, October 2020

Pick your own pumpkin from the Stirley Farm gardens and complete a creepy crawly trail with a sweet treat at the end. You can dress up in your favorite spooky halloween costume! Join in the fun from Monday 26th to Saturday 31st October, 10am to 1pm at Stirley Community Farm, off Hall Bower Lane, Huddersfield HD4 6FA.

It’s all outdoors and the organisers, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, have done everything they can to make sure you’ll feel safe and secure while still having fun. Booking in advance is essential.

Book in advance and find out more

Pumpkin Picking poster (PDF)

Walk, move, relax

Do you need time to leave worries behind and reconnect and chat with others? Then come along to this free class, every Wednesday from 9.15am to 10.30am. Includes a chance to chat, breathing exercises and gentle yoga moves. Meet at the entrance to St. John’s Church, Jackroyd Lane, Newsome. Walk sets off at 9.30am.

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