Haslingfield Scarecrow Festival 2020

 Friday 11th September - Sunday 13th September 2020

 Picture of little scarecrow

All scarecrow drawings copyright:
Prue Van Der Hoorn

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Results of the public vote for the favourite scarecrow 2018

Thanks to all those who made a scarecrow. There were some really good ones.

And a big thanks to everyone who took the time to vote for their favourite.

The votes have been counted and here are the results:

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First Place
Friends in Watson's Yard A full size set of the cast of the TV programme Friends - in Watson's Yard - A well deserved prize.
Comments from the voters:
"Made us all smile, so much effort"
"Lot's of effort went into it, good detail and realistic"
Second Place
Gift Horse - in Badcock RoadGift Horse - in Badcock Road
Comments from the voters:
"Very well made and clever design. Good detail- eg tarantula in horse's mouth"
"Creative, well executed and fun"
Third Place
Pride come before a fall - in Wells ClosePride come before a fall - in Wells Close
Comments from the voters:
"Loved the use of foliage to create his feathers, the colours and how real he looked"
"A beautiful and clever creation of a peacock in full bloom"

Special mentions (those scarecrows who got an admirable number of votes but not quite in the top three)
Two birds with one stone - Moss DriveKill two birds with one stone - Moss Drive
Comment from the voters:
"The multi-jointed, bandy bird legs"
Apple a Day in School LaneApple a Day in School Lane
Comment from the voters:
"A clever take on the proverb with Dr Who theme and really well executed "
Thanks to everyone who voted online for their favourite scarecrow.
The voter who was randomly chosen to win a prize is Katy from Papworth.

The following village businesses have kindly supported this years festival again, we really appreciate it.

The Little Rose Public House
A great place to drop in for a drink and some food.
Gin and beer festival during the scarecrow festival.
20 gins, 10 beers, 4 ciders
Haslingfield Village Shop
Poppat will welcome you for all your needs: Newspapers, groceries, fresh bread and cakes, fruit and veg, post office, mobile topups, off licence and homemade Indian curry.
Country Kitchen
Delicious deli, homemade food, store cupboard essentials and giftware
The Moringa Tree Cafe
Have a gentle sit down with quality coffee, tea, snacks, brunches and light lunches. A friendly atmosphere for relaxing with friends, family and dogs!

See all the other scarecrows in the gallery