October may be the month when pumpkins come to the fore, but instead of carving pumpkins and making a pumpkin lantern, how about firing pumpkins from a pumpkin cannon instead?

The Americans are streets ahead of us in the pumpkin stakes, with an annual World Championship Punkin Chuckin event in Delaware.

But The Brits are getting in on the act too…watch the videos below

Or Pumpkin cannons American style