Scarecrow Festival in Emneth brings village to life with community spirit

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo:

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo: Ian Carter. - Credit: Archant

They weren’t your average scarecrows but instead they came in all shapes and sizes with unique outfits to bring Emneth to life.

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo:

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo: Ian Carter. - Credit: Archant

The annual Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend with 45 houses in the village registered to take part.

Dozens of scarecrows were on display outside of houses and in gardens.

Imaginative entries featured a butcher with sausages, hairdresser, pirate and farmer.

The event was followed by a barbecue where the winner of the scarecrow competition was announced.

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo:

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo: Ian Carter. - Credit: Archant


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Carrie Mcnaughton who runs the Slimming World group in the village also made Sally the scarecrow to display outside her house.

Sally wearing red heels was keen on celebrating her weightloss!

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Carrie said: “I run the village group on a Monday morning at the hub of the village the central hall.

“The festival was fabulous and it was great to be part of the community.

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo:

The annual Emneth Scarecrow Festival was held this weekend, with some imaginative creations. Photo: Ian Carter. - Credit: Archant

“Also my son who’s only 10has a passion for his shooting as a hobby so made his very own scarecrow.”

Emneth welcomed some unique characters to their scarecrow display. Slimming World scarecrow Sally. P

Emneth welcomed some unique characters to their scarecrow display. Slimming World scarecrow Sally. Photo: Carrie Mcnaughton. - Credit: Archant

Emneth welcomed some unique characters to their scarecrow display. Photo: Carrie Mcnaughton.

Emneth welcomed some unique characters to their scarecrow display. Photo: Carrie Mcnaughton. - Credit: Archant

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