festival gets underway in West Huntspill this week
are appearing along roadsides and front gardens in a village near
Burnham-On-Sea this week.
Huntspill is holding its annual scarecrow festival, with many
of the straw-filled characters going on show.
of the artistic creations will take place this Sunday (20th September)
when the top two scarecrows will win their owners a prize.
criteria have been put in place for the contest, with the scarecrows
having to be orginal designs, have a maximum height of 1.8m, be
made of recycled materials, and withstand poor weather.
characters are on display in gardens, on poles and even on public
benches in the village. A special civic service will also be held
on Sunday afternoon.