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Scarecrow Competition

posted 16 May 2019, 04:07 by M Bain   [ updated 16 May 2019, 04:16 by Wellington Heath Cap ]

We are planning to run a scarecrow competition (theme: Fictional Character) for

two weeks from 20th July, in aid of St. Michael’s Hospice.

The idea is for people resident in Wellington Heath to make a scarecrow (identity to be kept secret and named only to the organizer) and put on show in their garden/front of house/window so clearly visible from the road. 

If you live outside the village but have local connections through the church/village clubs/relatives etc, you could find a host in the village for your scarecrow (or ask us to find one for you). 

Once all the entries are in, a ‘Guess the Scarecrow’ question sheet will be on sale, along with a map trail.

Scarecrows can be made using any materials/format and should represent a fictional character (children’s or adults’ book/nursery rhyme/comic/tv/film etc – eg. Harry Potter or Mickey Mouse). 


The term ‘scarecrow’ should be interpreted loosely; maybe ‘a representation’ would be a more accurate definition. They do not have to be made from straw, or even have two sticks!

Closing date for entries will be 28th June. 

For more information, or to enter a scarecrow, contact

Jenny Mackie
Email:whscarecrow@gmail.com
Or
Phone: 01531 632350