Scarecrows springing up around Misterton ahead of village gala

A Stig-Crow outside KSS Tyres in Misterton is part of the annual village gala's scarecrow competition
A Stig-Crow outside KSS Tyres in Misterton is part of the annual village gala's scarecrow competition

Scarecrows have been appearing all over Misterton, promoting the upcoming village gala.

Entries have included a Stig-Crow outside KSS Tyres and entries from the local primary school.

The winner of the scarecrow competition will be announced at the gala.

A traditional brass band will be one of the main attractions at this year’s gala, along with Ruby Stars Majorettes, who will open the event, as part of a new line-up this year.

There’s an extended range of attractions for children with rides and inflatables, dozens of stalls, and a line-up of old and interesting vehicles.

Refreshments will be on sale and the bar will be open.

The gala is on Saturday, July 2 from 12noon to 5pm at Misterton Sports Social Club.

Entry is £2 for adults, accompanied children are free, unaccompanied children are £1.

A lucky winner will take away the £100 first prize in the raffle, tickets for are still available from the organisers or at The Misterton Centre.

All the event’s profits go to local charities and good causes.