Scarecrow Festival is back !!!
highly successful 2011 Scarecrow Festival, the
second Festival runs from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th of September
2013. This will take place in the South Staffordshire village
of Pattingham, with a focus on the local church of St Chad's.
The three day event will run from Friday 27th September through
to Sunday evening on 29th September with a Scarecrow
Trail starting at the Village Hall and taking in most village
roads with individual scarecrows displayed in gardens and various
other positions. There will be over 100 scarecrows to visit !!!
2013 Festival News...
of the Scarecrow Festival Raffle
Prize - Scarecrow Cake - S.Turner
2nd Prize - 'Basket of Delight' - Jane Horton
3rd Prize - Lealans Garden Voucher - Kath Jordan
4th Prize - Bottle of Whiskey - Glynis from Shelleys Hairdessers
of the Trail Quiz for children
Cian Kingsley from Wednesfield (Boys)
Jade Nickless from Telford (Girls)
photographs of ALL the 2013 scarecrows - Take a look at the 2013 scarecrows >>
A 2014 'Scarecrow' Calendar - Wall hanging, monthly pages with
Scarecrow Trails from the Village Hall...
with the SCARECROW TRAIL GUIDE...
to buy your SCARECROW TRAIL GUIDE at the START outside the Village
Hall, at £2 per person with children under 16 FREE. This TRAIL GUIDE is
a map showing all 102 scarecrow positions together with their
title and the two suggested viewing routes.
FESTIVAL OPEN TIMES
27th - 12.00 noon to 5.00pm
Saturday 28th - 10.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 29th - 10.00am to 5.00pm
parking near the Church
Hungry or thirsty ?
Refreshments of savoury rolls, homemade cakes
and drinks are available daily in the Village Hall up to 4.30pm.
Festival entertainment is being planned and so far we can tell
you that on Friday evening September 27th there
will be the traditional Harvest Supper with an evening
of slides of old Pattingham being shown by Bob Taylor, and on
Saturday 28th there is to be a Folk Night featuring
"Bedlam", the well known and popular group from
Brewood, with a Harvest Festival services in St Chads
Church on the Sunday evening.
these popular evening events are available from:
SUPPER - SOLD
together with 'Olde
Pattingham' a new slide show by Bob Taylor
27th September 2013 - 7.00 for 7.30pm in Pattingham Village Hall
Tickets £7.50 includes Hot Harvest Supper & Sweet,
available from Liz Sampson on 01902 700823
FUN with BEDLAM - SOLD
28th September 2013 - 7.30 for 8.00pm in Pattingham Village Hall
Tickets £10 includes a Ploughman's Supper, available from
Anne & Ken Scott on 01902 700355
Further details to follow
For up-to-date information of the Festival, call Chrissie Ringrose
on 01902 700340 or visit the Church website at www.pattingham-church.org
Chrissie Ringrose, Liz & Dave Sampson, Dave Challinor, Kath
& Mike Coope
WATCH THIS SPACE for
Helping to make your scarecrow...
Help will be on hand to assist you in making your scarecrow.
Remember to visit the church website at www.pattingham-church.org
for useful information on making your scarecrow, and links to
other scarecrow sites to give you help and inspiration.
of Pew End arrangements in Church...
As at other recent Festivals we are offering people the opportunity
to celebrate their baptism or marriage, or commemorate a loved
one, by sponsoring a pew end. If you would like to do this and
have not already received a letter about it please phone, either
Kath Coope (700043) or Chrissie Ringrose (700340),
to request an application form - again the closing date is
For more details
on any aspect of the Scarecrow Festival, call Chrissie Ringrose
on 700340, Mike Coope (Publicity) on 700426.
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