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Norland Scarecrow Festival 5th Sept - 8th Sept 2014

 

2014

The Norland Scarecrow Trail
Now in its 15th year, the scarecrow trail began back in 2000 as a millennium celebration and proved to be a popular event, organised by the Norland Community to raise funds for the village

SCARECROW EXHIBIT WINNERS 2012

Winner 2012
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Winner 2012
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Winner 2012
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This years theme for 2014 is Musicals 
There are usually about 80 scarecrows and this year every junior school in Calderdale has been invited to add to the scarecrow count.
WE WOULD LIKE YOU ALL TO JOIN IN "HAVE A GO AT BUILDING YOUR OWN SCARECROW" NO NEED TO LIVE IN THE VILLAGE ALL ENTRANTS ARE MOST WELCOME.

The Event
Centred on the playing fields, the event has new improved trail sheets, scarecrow goodies and food and drink for sale, plus lots more including appearances by "Friendly" and "Hebden Junior" Brass Bands.
Added Attractions
Include a Bouncy Castle

The following charities have benefited from funds raised in 2011:-
Yorkshire Air Aumbulance
Overgate
Forget-me-not Trust
Hope
Ward 7b stroke unit.

Local groups have also received funds and these are Norland School, St Luke's Church and The Luncheon Club.

The committee have reserved some funding over the last few years, to provide more equipment in the childrens park by the moor and are currently in talks with Calderdale Council.  We hope we can make this difference this summer.  Also, you may have noticed our boundary stones; these will be painted very soon.

Whilst we are able to give funding to various groups, we are mindful to keep enough money in the bank to run the event the following year.    Also help is always required during the festival weekend.  Remember the festival is for the children and adults to enjoy, to bring the community together, and to raise funds for our village and charities. "Many hands make scarecrow work"!!
Thank you

Contacts:
Andrew: 07973173296
Mike: 01422 835847
Norland CofE School: 01422 831602
For full information and contact please email mindijane@btinternet.com
 

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Cheque Presentation

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Norland School Cheque Presentation

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Norland Church Luncheon Club Cheque Presentation

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Overgate Cheque Presentation

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Norland Scarecrow Festival September 5th - September 8th 2014
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