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Woodford Green streets to be turned orange for hospice’s Pumpkin Plod

PUBLISHED: 10:00 10 October 2015

Participants taking part in last year's Haven House Children's Hospice Pumpkin Plod. Picture: Paul Anderson

Participants taking part in last year's Haven House Children's Hospice Pumpkin Plod. Picture: Paul Anderson

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It’s time to bring out the orange for the return of a Halloween event.

Haven House Children’s Hospice, High Road, Woodford Green, is hosting its Pumpkin Plod for the second time on October 25, which will see adults and children alike dress up as pumpkins and wear garments with the bright hue.

The event, beginning at the hospice, has three walking options – a 2k, 5k or 10k.

A warm-up will be delivered at 2pm by Britain’s Got Talent dance crew IMD Legion before the main event kicks off at 3pm.

Members of the charity’s sibling support service “Buddies” will also get to enjoy a workshop with the performers.

Chief executive Mike Palfreman said: “We really want to see as many pumpkins as possible in our annual Pumpkin Plod.

“With three different routes, there is something for everyone.

“It is the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon and to support local life-limited children and their families.

“Our staff and volunteers will be able to provide everything you need to become the perfect pumpkin.”

Haven House will be selling items such as “head poppers”, glow bands and leg warmers.

Everyone who registers will receive a free T-shirt and there will be prizes for the best-dressed pumpkin and the most successful fundraiser.

To book your place, visit entrycentral.com/pumpkinplod, email events@havenhouse.org.uk or call 020 8498 5849.


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