Last chance to enter scarecrow trail in Backwell

PUBLISHED: 13:40 30 August 2017

An entry from a previous Backwell scarecrow competition.

An entry from a previous Backwell scarecrow competition.


Scarecrows will be popping up all over Backwell over the next week, when a popular trail returns to the village.

This year’s event, which will take place from Saturday to September 10, has a farmers and farming theme.

People can take part in a competition by following the scarecrow route and noting down the letters attached to the creations.

Maps, priced £1, will be available from St Andrew’s Church, in Church Lane, and the Post Office, in West Town Road on Saturday and competition entries must be submitted on September 10.

To submit a scarecrow, simply download an entry form from

The closing date for application forms is today (Wednesday), and paper forms can be returned to St Andrew’s Church office or 5 West Town Road.

Forms can also be emailed to with the subject ‘scarecrow entrant’.

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