The winners of the 2022 scarecrow competition

Over the weekend of the festival, there was an online voting system which allowed people to vote for their favourite scarecrow. There was a prize for the scarecrow with the most votes. Also there was a prize for a lucky voter chosen at random.

The Winner The winner of the scarecrow competition is the chameleon on Barton Road. A prize is on its way to you.
Notice the fly hanging from a string with real wings.
Second place Second place goes to the cat on the lamppost, with the mice catapulting tomatoes at it. High Street.
Difficult to see from this photo, but the cat is about 20 feet up in the air.
Third placeThird place goes to the demogorgan and other characters from “Stranger Things” (Netflix). Watsons Yard.
An excellent entry from last festival’s winners.
CommendedCommended for Esme and Patrick from “The Great British Sewing Bee”. New Road.
An excellent model of the two presenters.
CommendedCommended for the fantastic coloured cat representing looking on the “Bright Side”. School Lane.
This was just beautiful and fun.
CommendedCommended for “Boris in the Bin”. New Road.
We wondered where Boris is, we have not seen him for some time!
Winner of the lucky voterEveryone who entered their favourite in the online voting system, was entered in to a draw for a prize. The random lucky voter was Hugh D. The prize is on its way.

You can have a look at many of the 2022 scarecrows on the gallery page. If you have pictures of scarecrows which are not in the gallery or your scarecrow has been missed, please send us a photo or two.