‘Ingenious and very amusing’ creations on display around village as part of scarecrow festival

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

An astronaut, pirate and Minion were just some of the “ingenious and amusing” creations on show at Little Downham’s scarecrow festival.

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The festival, organised by the Parish Magazine, had 58 entries - all of which are still on display around the village until August 31.

Mark Hebbard, assistant editor, said: "The response was impressive and the entries have been both ingenious and very amusing.

"In all 58 entries were received representing over 65 individual scarecrows. "There will be a prize giving in Little Downham Village Hall followed by a scarecrow party after the festival has closed.

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

"The magazine committee would like to sincerely thank all those who took part in the festival."

For more information visit www.littledownham.net

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August

The Parish Magazine published in Little Downham organised a Scarecrow Festival to run between August 16 and 31 for the Parish magazine distribution area to participate in. These are just some of the creative entries. Picture: MARK HEBBARD. - Credit: Archant