After the great success of this event in 2021 it is back bigger than ever with a craft market and street-food stalls on:

 Saturday the 10th of September

...and of course lots of scarecrows - all around the village for another week.

great paxton scarecrow festival


Make a scarecrow, display it for the week, and you could win one of these fantastic prizes! Go traditional, or as creative as you want. Free Entry!

1st Prize - £75 cash!

2nd Prize - £50 voucher for The Bell!

3rd Prize – voucher for Ibbetts!

The public will vote for the winner! A completed entry form is required to be eligible for these prizes. COMPLETED FORMS MUST BE RETURNED BY 4TH SEPT

Entry forms: pdf  |  word format Or email

Scarecrow building tips: pdf  |  word format


Food Stalls at the Bell from 12 noon, Saturday 10th.

Great Paxton, scarecrow festival food stalls

5 Choices!

Appy Days Catering
The Bell - Mexican Feast
Confetti Cake Lab
Farley's Foods
Little Dutch Bites


Craft Market at the church, 12 noon to 5 pm, Saturday 10th.

Great Paxton, scarecrow festival, craft market

14 Vendors! (so far)

1,000 Jars for 1,000 Years - Homemade preserves, jams and chutneys
Hannah Kate Makes - Bespoke art
Ideal Chaos - Bottle bags
Lil dino's Clothing - Handmade childrens clothing and accessories
Mini Magick Emporium - Herbs, potions and witching essentials
Overloaded - Wood and metal ornaments
Painted & Personalised4you by Roxy  - Personalised key rings, bookmarks, clothing and more
Paul Ward - Engraved wood and slate items
Sweet Flavours
The Cunningham Candle Company - Candles and more
The Woodland Trust
Wax Emporium - Candles and more
Wildflower Resin & Gifts - Jewelry with natural materials


Some of the scarecrows from the 2021 festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

great paxton scarecrow festival

Entry forms: pdf  |  word format  Or email

Scarecrow building tips: pdf  |  word format