Will you be pumpkin carving or buying Halloween treats this year?
With Halloween nearly upon us, you may soon be heading to the shops to buy a pumpkin for carving into a lantern, or will you?
Halloween will certainly be different this year with different restrictions around the country, and the thought of celebrating during a pandemic can be a little scary.
Going trick-or-treating, throwing parties, and visiting haunted houses are examples of Halloween activities that may be very risky amid COVID-19 or not allowed in your location.
The Governments for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland have all advised against trick or treating, but have not officially banned it.
Some of us never celebrate Halloween anyway, but those of us with grandchildren may in previous years have joined in with the fun.
The good news is that pumpkin picking is still allowed and there are many farms up and down the country that are open including Penyfodau Fawr Farm in West Glamorgan, Secretts in Surrey, Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze in Fife, and Streamvale Farm in Belfast.
What are your plans this year? Will you be pumpkin carving of buying or making Halloween treats? Will you give it a miss this year? Or is this a festival that you prefer not to engage with?
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