Spooky scarecrows are brought to life at craft event

From left, Skye Tremain (3), Lyra Warner (4) and Alice Gallie (3) from Southsea decorating their mini pumpkins. Picture: Vernon Nash
From left, Skye Tremain (3), Lyra Warner (4) and Alice Gallie (3) from Southsea decorating their mini pumpkins. Picture: Vernon Nash
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LAUGHTER filled the air in Southsea at the weekend as families gathered for an afternoon of crafts and fun.

Southsea Greenhouse in Canoe Lake hosted a Halloween event on Saturday, October 27 – inviting young people and their families to come along and try their hand at making miniature scarecrows.

Co-founder of Southsea Greenhouse, Sue Stokes, said: ‘It was a really lovely event – it was a bit cold but we were lucky with the sunshine, and had quite a lot of families turn up for the afternoon.

‘We used small pumpkins to make the heads of the scarecrows, with pens and clothes for everyone to come up with their own scarecrow designs – the families really seemed to enjoy themselves.

‘It’s nice to put on intergenerational events like this, where everyone gets involved with it.

‘We will definitely be doing this event again next year.’

For more information go to southseagreen.uk.