The Shillington Scarecrow report

Yesterday Helen & I went to a beautiful  village in Shillington, Bedfordshire where they have a Scarecrow Festival.  There are 50 scarecrows in various places throughout the village, and you’re given a list & map to find them all with, and then vote on the 3 best in the adult section and 3 best of the youngsters section. It was a lovely sunny day which threw up a lot of contrasts to deal with in post, but made for a great day to walk around. There are a lot of photo’s obviously in this post as I’m sharing it to the Shillington website, so get a cuppa!

We couldn’t quite get that on the list this was supposed to be The Stig, but it bore no resemblance 🙂 so figure they changed their minds.

The Stig at Dawes Garage
The Stig at Dawes Garage
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where’s the crash helmet??
Guiding in Shillington by The Guides
Guiding in Shillington by The Guides
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scarecrows Secret by Sophie Abbot
Old MAcDonald had a... by Young Farmers
Old MAcDonald had a… by Young Farmers (our No.1)

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loved the cow!
loved the cow!
Udderly brilliant :)
Udderly brilliant 🙂
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Head Over Heels by Mrs Judd
Status Crow by Mrs Ramsey & Family
Status Crow by Mrs Ramsey & Family

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Teenager by Michelle Bailey
Teenager by Michelle Bailey
Shilly Con Carne by Sally & Tom Welsh
Shilly Con Carne by Sally & Tom Welsh
M C Haymer by Liz & Tim Lawton
M C Haymer by Liz & Tim Lawton

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Marvel-lous Scarecrows by Chris Littlejohn
Marvel-lous Scarecrows by Chris Littlejohn
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Be Prepared by Tina Mentor
Space Junk 1 by Zara Kirby & Family
Space Junk 1 by Zara Kirby & Family
On the Road Jack by Louise & Richard Peters
On the Road Jack by Louise & Richard Peters
100 yrs of the WI by Valerie Hill
100 yrs of the WI by Valerie Hill

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making Jam
making Jam
Walks by Julia Clarke
Walkies by Julia Clarke
Sponge Bob Squarepants by Lower School reception year 1
Sponge Bob Squarepants by Lower School reception year 1
Crowseph & his amazing technicolour scarecoat by Sam & Tim Hagan
Crowseph & his amazing technicolour scarecoat by Sam & Tim Hagan
Howzat! by Dawn & Gary Maidom
Howzat! by Dawn & Gary Maidom
118 118 (our No.2)
118 118 by Morgan & Lydia Noble
Gone with the Wind :D by Pauline Haley
Gone with the Wind 😀 by Pauline Haley
Lego Man by Tom & Harry Marshall
Lego Man by Tom & Harry Marshall
C A Tweesal by Liz & Ian Harvey
C A Tweesal by Liz & Ian Harvey

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Mr.Bloom & Veggies by Sam Brigginshaw
Mr.Bloom & Veggies by Sam Brigginshaw
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Don’t drink & Fly by Liliana Granger

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Pansy Potter by The Flower Ladies
Pansy Potter by The Flower Ladies
Wall-E by Tim & Maggie Theaker
Wall-E by Tim & Maggie Theaker
A Minion by Tim & Maggie Theaker
A Minion by Tim & Maggie Theaker
Old School Girl by Ann Meacher
Old School Girl by Ann Meacher
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Last of The Summer Wine by Peter Farmer
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Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon by Jane O’Connor
Is This the Way to Hogwarts by Young Farmers
Is This the Way to Hogwarts by Young Farmers

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Beggars Belief by Steve Ansell
Beggars Belief by Steve Ansell
The Vicar, by Steve Ansell
The Vicar, by Steve Ansell

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You're the one that I want by Joy Robertson
You’re the one that I want by Joy Robertson
King of Shillington by Michael Brophy
King of Shillington by Michael Brophy

Helen & I had Lunch here at The Crown pub 🙂 great salad.

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Mad Dash by The Hazell & Hill Family
Mad Dash by The Hazell & Hill Family

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Scaring The Scouts by Scouts,Cubs & Beavers

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Recycling by Mary Blaxill
Recycling by Mary Blaxill
My Old Man's a Dustman by Marian Smith
My Old Man’s a Dustman by Marian Smith
Horrid Henry by Fletcher,Phoebe & Drew
Horrid Henry by Fletcher,Phoebe & Drew
Vincent by Peter & Maggie Lambert
Vincent by Peter & Maggie Lambert

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Away with the Fairies by David Mott
Away with the Fairies by David Mott
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Batman, don’t know who by as it was a late entry and not on the printed list
Winston Churchill by Margaret Johnson
Winston Churchill by Margaret Johnson
Lavender Lady by Jackie Bowles
Lavender Lady by Jackie Bowles
The Dominoe Players by The Musgrave Arms
The Dominoe Players by The Musgrave Arms

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Oh Mr. Porter by Clive & Linda Butler
Oh Mr. Porter by Clive & Linda Butler
The Happy Couple by Shirley McGrath
The Happy Couple by Shirley McGrath
Super Heroes by The Whitely Family
Super Heroes by The Whitely Family

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Tiny by John Kitchener
Tiny by John Kitchener

Thats the lot 🙂 A great fun day out, everyone we met was lovely and friendly, we spent some time in the beautiful church but I’ll post those at some other stage,

laters gaters

😉

 

 

 

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