Sunday, 18 July 2010

Dig In Scarecrow Festival 2010

On Thursday, we had our 3rd Scarecrow Festival at the Dig In allotment. This time the theme was "Space", and we were lucky enough to get a whole host of scarecrows from local schools and uniformed groups, as well as one from our work team.

Pupils from local schools came to put up their scarecrows and then enjoyed a look around the allotment and  tasting food made with produce from the allotment, including Kathy's famous courghette and chocolate cake.

Thank you to all our contributors - Bramcote Park, Foxwood and St. John's Schools, Bramcote Park Guides, Stapleford Cubs and Stapleford Beavers. Thanks also to all the volunteers who helped on the day.

The scarecrows will be on the allotment for the next few weeks, after which we can lend them out to local allotment holders.

Bramcote Park's Spaceman Scarecrow that took 3rd Place in the competition.


Foxwood's winning alien scarecrow, with the 2nd prize winner, St. John's School's first tattiebogle in space behind.



One of the many wonderful aliens supplied by Bramcote Guides.


An alien from the Cubs


Another alien from the Cubs


Kathy risks standing under a flying saucer...


Stapleford Beavers supplied a 2 headed alien


Getting into the spirit with space-themed head-gear!

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