Down on the farm for Walthamstow shoppers at shopping centre The Mall

Easter shoppers meet and greet farm animals

Robbie, 10, Aris, one and Claudia Abosdol with a baby chick inside Walthamstow's Selbourne Walk

Six year-old Sean Jaggers smiles at the camera as he cradles a duck from Leyton's Brooks Farm

Ainhoa Gutierrez meets an Easter bunny with Alicia Balzarotti-Joseph at Walthamstow's The Mall

Four year old Mishal Batool holds an Easter bunny inside the pen set up by Brooks Farm last week

Vienna (seven) and Ria (four) with Claudia Cruz.

Kreesha Goinden (eight).

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Shoppers were given the chance to meet and greet farmyard animals from an award-winning city farm. 

Brooks Farm in Skeltons Lane, Leyton, set up a large stall in the centre of The Mall in Walthamstow between Thursday and Saturday last week.  

Children and adults were able to hold and feed animals including chicks, rabbits, tortoises, hedgehogs, lizards and a sheepdog. 

The three day Easter event was held to enourage learning about farming. 

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