Ted, 91, and his pumpkins help fuel the Collector Village Pumpkin Festival

Megan Doherty
Updated May 3 2019 - 4:06pm, first published 10:00am

The chill in the air, the turning of the leaves, the smoke drifting from chimneys and the pumpkins crowding 91-year-old Ted Birkett's paddock - it must be time for the Collector Village Pumpkin Festival.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.


(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options
Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty


I like telling local stories and celebrating Canberra. Email: megan.doherty@canberratimes.com.au

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.