Get stuffing the scarecrows

Fleetwood Scarecrow Festival
Fleetwood Scarecrow Festival

Everything is set for this year’s annual Fleetwood Scarecrow Festival, which starts on July 3, and the message is simple - get stuffing!

Like previous years there will be a competition which is being supported by the Fleetwood Weekly News.

The categories this year are individuals and families, schools and groups, businesses and streets (minimum of ten houses).

The committee have secured some great prizes this year too. For the winners of the individuals and families, there’s a £50 Freeport voucher and a meal voucher for four at the ‘The Little Restaurant’ in The Steamer.

Schools and groups winner can enjoy a trip to Farmer Parrs for up to 50 children.

The business winner will receive £50 behind the bar at the Strawberry Gardens for an after work drink and the streets winner will receive a case of wine to share.

Entry photos should be posted on Scarecrow Festival Facebook page by July 10. The best from each category will judged and printed for voting in the Weekly News on July 13. Visit