Schools and Youth Groups Scarecrow Competition 2020 at HERALD OF SPRING @BourneHallEwell
10th January 2020
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Schools and Youth Groups Scarecrow Competition 2020


The great scarecrow competition returns again as part of this year's Herald of Spring, 7 March 2020.  Local primary schools and youth groups are invited to enter our competition and create a scarecrow on this year’s theme – this year Bourne Hall is 50 years old and to celebrate its birthday we are going all 1960s. So maybe a hippie scarecrow with flowers in its hair, Beatles or Rolling Stones, or a scarecrow in a mini skirt! Or perhaps 1960s children’s programmes… how about Camberwick Green, Captain Pugwash, Clangers, Fireball XL5, Magic Roundabout, Sooty, or Stingray. Or the Kinks well-respected man!         


Scarecrow criteria:

  • Entries must follow the theme of the 1960s
  • Props may be used with the scarecrow.
  • Scarecrows must include some plant material which can be living, fresh or dried.
  • They should be no taller than 6 feet tall and be able to withstand all weather conditions.
  • The use of recycled materials is encouraged.
  • Scarecrows must be brought to Bourne Hall by Friday 6 March.
  • Prizes:
  • The scarecrows will be judged by the Mayor of Epsom & Ewell on the Saturday of Herald of Spring.
  • 1st place £100 vouchers
  • 2nd place  £50 vouchers

Contact David Brooks on 0208 394 1734 or

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