Video; How to carve your Halloween pumpkin

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The night’s are drawing in and as darkness descends that can only mean one thing, Halloween is here again.

Taking centre stage in many homes will be the humble pumpkin, suitably carved for the time of year.



The Yorkshire Evening Post has been getting first hand advice on how to carve your pumpkin from one of the country’s leading experts.

Dave Turner from York based firm Pump’kd will be carving the pumpkins displayed on this weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor TV programmes. He’s also involved with the York Maze which from this weekend will have a Halloween Festival. That’s where the Yorkshire Evening Post caught up with him. Click on the video to see him in action.

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