View the scarecrows around the village or make one yourself and enter the competition
There are Scarecrows scattered around the village for you to admire. Their locations will be published just before the Barton Gardens Festival weekend. Prize winners will be displayed next to St James's Church door early Saturday afternoon (22nd June).
This year Barton Lions are helping to organise the competition.
If you live in Barton under Needwood, and would like to enter a scarecrow in the competition, please download and use the application form below.
There are four classes for scarecrows:
(classes and prizes to be confirmed)
You can make any scarecrow you like, they will be judged on originality, quality and humour.
CLASS 1. FAMILIES & CHILDREN
First Prize - Family Day Out for 4 at the National Forest Adventure Park
CLASS 2. ADULTS
First Prize - £50 voucher for The Three Horseshoes pub
GROUPS, CLUBS & SCHOOLS
First Prize - £40 gift token
CLASS 4. BUSINESSES
First Prize - Two tickets to the Red Carpet Cinema
We are lining up some great prizes for the winners and there will be Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the top three in each class. The top three in each class will also receive a rosette after judging.
For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scarecrow Entry Form
Scarecrow Entry Form 2019.pdf
Scarecrow Prize Details and Further Information
The awards evening will be held on Friday, 12th July, 2019 at Barton Bowls & Social Club, Dunstall Road, starting at 6.30pm
Winners of the 2018 Competitions
CLASS 1 - Families & Children
|1st||Charlie and Noha Elton||7 Causer Road||Minecraft models|
|2nd||Oliver, Giles, Arabella Taberner||59 Arden Road||Space|
|3rd||Nathaniel and Holly Morris||24 Captains Lane||Rock and Roll Roy ode to Kiss|
CLASS 2 - Adults
|1st||Jim Yardley||29 Efflinch Lane||Happy and Sad|
|2nd||Margaret Wale||68 Captains Lane||Scarecrows around the world|
|3rd||Gordon Parker||34 Captains Lane||Danger man at work|
CLASS 3 - Groups, Clubs & Schools
|1st||Barton Library||Dunstall Road||Li-Bear-Y’s Picnic|
|2nd||Christadelphian Church||Main Street||David and Goliath|
|3rd||1st, 2nd, 3rd Brownies||Spaldings Book Shop, Main Street||Gullivers World|
CLASS 4 - Businesses
|1st||John Waterhouse Studio||Main Street||Mary Poppins|
|2nd||Three Horseshoes||Station Street||Magic Roundabout|
|3rd||Shoulder of Mutton||Main Street||World Cup|