Famous film faces cover Witchford as part of scarecrow contest

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Pinocchio, Minnie Mouse, Cruella DeVille and Sully from Monster’s Inc were just a handful of famous movie characters created as part of an annual scarecrow competition in Witchford.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

The winner, with 65 per cent of the votes, was 5 Victoria Green’s scarecrow of Carl Fredericksen from Disney’s ‘UP’.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Second place went to 3 Clover End’s Linguini and Remy from Ratatouille whilst 29 Ward Way’s Broom from ‘Fantasia’ and 186 Main Street’s Cruella DeVille and 101 Dalmatians came joint third.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office, said: “Thank you for an amazing event, without all the scarecrows it wouldn’t happen. Many of you put hours and hours of effort into them (2 Sutton Road) and in their own way they are all winners to me.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

“General feedback was that you loved it, and it was so nice to read some personal comments on the returned hunt sheets, so thank you.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant


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“Thank you for all the suggestions for next year’s theme, too. I had lots which is really helpful. The most suggested were historical figures, Christmas, board games and the 80’s.”

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office.

Scarecrow competition judged by Shelley Davies, of Witchford Post Office. - Credit: Archant

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