Festival 2018

 Friday 14th September - Sunday 16th September 2018


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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
The incredibly tall BFG in Broad Lane The incredibly tall BFG made by the Clark family in Broad Lane - A well deserved prize.
Comments from the voters:
"The biggest BiGGist BIGGESTEST BFG "
"Impressive size, nice face and good details like the trumpet and girl in the hand"
Second Place
Jurassic Park in Watsons YardJurassic Park in Watsons Yard
Comments from the voters:
"A lot of effort went into this scarecrow"
"Fantastic dinosaur, and whole entry was following Jurassic Park theme."
Third Place
Shaun the sheep and friends in Barton RoadShaun the sheep and friends in Barton Road
Comments from the voters:
"They look amazing and made us laugh"
"Best made scarecrow, lots of detail and I loved the whole display"

Special mentions (those scarecrows who got an admirable number of votes but not quite in the top three)
Ewok in Fountain LaneEwok in Fountain Lane
Comment from the voters:
"It looks just like an Ewok - brilliant idea and execution"
Willy Wonka in New RoadWilly Wonka in New Road
Comment from the voters:
"The colours really made it stand out and I can see a lot of effort was made in making the paper mache head which had a good painted face."
The Twits in Wells CloseThe Twits in Wells Close
Comment from the voters:
"Loved the effort gone into the scarecrows and the likeness to the original illustrations."
Haslingfield Rocks in Cantelupe RoadHaslingfield Rocks in Cantelupe Road
Comment from the voters:
"Everyone likes painting stones"
Fantastic Mr Fox in High StreetFantastic Mr Fox in High Street
Comment from the voters:
"Excellent detail, very realistic, brought the character to life."
Thanks to everyone who voted online for their favourite scarecrow.
The voter who was randomly chosen to win a prize is Chloe Pink from Watson's Yard. Chloe says "I'm well chuffed, I never win anything!". We say "You have now!"

Thanks to the village businesses who have kindly supported the festival:

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!