is not amused! Queen comes second at local scarecrow festival
royal visitor turned plenty of heads in a village near Burnham-On-Sea
at the weekend.
driving through Brent Knoll were forgiven for taking a double-take
when they caught a glimpse of what appeared to be The Queen standing
beside the road, as pictured here.
fact, 'Her Majesty' was one of dozens of life-size characters
on show during the village's first celebrity scarecrow festival!
than 50 scarecrows featuring the Royal family and well-known stars
from film and sports were installed alongside roads through the
Kate Sutton told Burnham-On-Sea.com that fun-loving residents,
clubs and school pupils had really got behind the event.
has been well supported and everyone has had a lot of fun creating
celebrity entries under the theme 'Great British People'."
entries have been fantastic - they've ranged from The Olympics
and Royalty to James Bond!"
life-size version of The Queen, created by Andrea Dyte, was superb
but she came second overall after an entry featuring Horatio Nelson
and his ship created by Peter and Tina Osborn which was the overall
added: "We've had lots of positive feedback and hope to hold
a second event in the future."
proceeds went to Girl Guiding Brent Knoll in support of members
going on International trips to Belgium and Mexico in 2013.
Farah was the subject of another scarecrow created by the Brownies
gymnast Beth Tweddle was the subject of this scarecrow
Nelson, created by Peter and Tina Osborn, was the overall winner
cricketer Ian Botham and Olympic diver Tom Daley
Duchess of Cornwall was the subject of this entry outside Brent
chef Gordon Ramsey waiting next to a bus stop in the village
cyclist Bradley Wiggins was created by Nigel and Sophie Gass
late Adge Cutler from The Wurzels enjoying a quick refreshment
not stirred - James Bond on show during the festival
entertainer Mr Tumble was also among the colourful entries