Fancy trying your hand at pumpkin growing? If so, you might like to know that York Maze is offering free giant pumpkin seeds in honour of it hosting the north of England stage of the International Giant Pumpkin Competition. York Maze gas lots of pairs of giant pumkin seeds to give away to anyone who fancies entering the competition at York Maze on Saturday 25th October. If you’re interested, email with your name, address and brief explanation of why you think you’d make a perfect pumpkin grower. The Maze will pick the winners and post the seeds, along with some instructions.
Anyone who sets a new UK record at the York Maze Halloween event will win £2000. If the record isn’t broken the heaviest pumpkin on display at York Maze will win £500, with £250 for the second and £100 for third places. The biggest pumpkin grown by a child will win £50 with goody bags for runners up and all children entering a pumpkin in the competition will get free entry to the York Maze Halloween festival on the pumpkin competition day Saturday 25 October 2014.