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The Children’s Areakids-halloween

A dedicated children’s area will provide a wide range of activities designed to entertain and educate. It will give children, parents and teachers from different communities the opportunity to learn and be enthused by food and nature through planting workshops and hands on cookery classes.


colourful-mindsdod-skullsColourful Minds

Come along and get creative this Halloween and make yourself a Day of the Dead (Dias de la muertos) style Sugar Skull Colourful Shadow Puppet to brighten up your home  (£1 suggested donation)

pumpkin-lanternsEnjoy making your very own spooktastic halloween lantern, guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Each one comes with a reusable LED light so you can enjoy the glow of your creative talents at home.
Suggested donation £2
Free activities include colouring sheets and a giant Halloween Fuzzy Felt!

wilf-keysWelcome to Wilf Keys’ Pavement Street Theatre of Wonder!

Come and experience the seemingly impossible occurring right before your own eyes and witness a show that quite literally makes the Queen both smile and frown. All is not what it seems! 

Wilf Keys is a travelling magician from the Lost Corner of Cornwall. He performs hundreds of shows every year in Bristol, and across the rest of the UK and Europe. You can regularly see him performing his classic street show for families, as well appearing in cabarets and at festivals and private events. He’s just back from the Edinburgh Fringe, so watch out for his show and some mysterious surprises at the Love Food Festival Halloween Special.


magic-breakfastHealthy Tuck Shop

We’re working with Magic Breakfast, raising funds to ensure that every child can get a healthy breakfast before school. We need you to help out too; by bringing along some healthy tuck shop goodies, which can be sold on the day. Keep an eye on the Facebook page, we’ll be posting loads of ideas for seasonal spooky eats, which are not only fun, but also healthy.
Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing!
Halloween Treats For Kids
64 non candy halloween snack ideas
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31 more ghoulish treats for your halloween-feast

pumpkin-carvingPumpkin Carving

Autumn = pumpkins! We’ve got some awesome pumpkin carvers joining us for the day. Come and be bedazzled with their creative genius. You can bring your own pumpkin or buy one from the lovely lot at the Community Farm, who’ll be joining us in the market.

fancydress-halloweenFancy Dress Competition

Spooky skeleton, warty witch, cute cat? The options for Halloween are endless! We’re challenging you to come with your best foot forwards for our fancy dress competition. Prizes for the best (or scariest) dressed.

face-paintingFace painting

Wanted to be a witch, but ended up in a pumpkin costume? No worries – our warts and all face painters will be here to transform you!

garlic-plantingGarlic Planting

What’s the best thing to stop vampires? Garlic! Come and plant your own at Love Food Festival, to keep those monsters at bay.