photos: Brent Knoll Scarecrow Festival draws crowds of visitors
Knoll's annual Scarecrow Festival has been declared an overwhelming
success by organisers, who praised villagers for the ingenuity
of their entries.
popular event - held over the weekend - saw dozens of scarecrows
featuring well-known stars from the movie world installed alongside
roads in the village.
they proved more popular than ever, with hundreds of people visiting
the village to take a look.
winners were: 1st Place went to Wallace and Gromit (pictured right)
by Christine Sandy, 2nd Place to Russell 'scare' Crowe, Gladiator
by The Baker Family, and 3rd Place to Indiana Jones by The Talbot
Commended were Dracula by The Osborns, Mary Poppins by The Cavill
Family, and William Wallace, Braveheart by The Sinnott Family.
The People's Choice awards went to Captain James T. Kirk and Crew,
Star Trek by Team Rees, Wallace and Gromit by Christine Sandy,
and Mr Gru and The Minions, Despicable Me by The Steer\Snellgrove
Family. Trail Sheet winner: Belle Pring.
Pictured: Some of the scarecrows and Brownies who helped to
organise the event in Brent Knoll (pics Dylan Channon / Burnham-On-Sea.com)