Events throughout Festival Week
Scarecrow Trail and Competition
The annual Scarecrow Competition this year is themed ‘1980s’ – this was chosen by you in suggestions made and voted on in February. So many ideas - Back to the Future, Ian Botham, Torvill and Dean, and of course the colourful clothes in wild styles!
Watch out for the Scarecrow at 7, Long Meadows. This year the Summer Festival has sponsored this scarecrow – it will not be in the vote.
The Scarecrow Competition will again be open to residents, businesses and village organisations.
The categories for 2017 will be:
There will be four prizes:
Cost: No cost for scarecrow entries. £1 for Scarecrow Trail judging forms – available during the Festival from the Roundhouse and from the Red Lion.
Booking: Scarecrow entry forms can be downloaded from the website, or collected from the Library or The Red Lion, or by contacting Burleyscarecrows@gmail.com (01943 512015 ).
NB – your entry forms need to be in by Wednesday 9th August
Have a go with family and friends at completing this year’s Treasure Hunt, the 8th to be devised by Janet Ault. You can pick up the list of clues from the Festival office in the Roundhouse during the week and complete the Treasure Hunt at your leisure. Hand in by September 9th.
Information on where to hand in completed forms will be found at the end of the Treasure Hunt form. Prizes for the winners.
Booking: Forms on sale from the Roundhouse from Saturdays 19th to 26th of August during opening hours, 10am-4pm.
How well do you know Yorkshire?
Test your knowledge with the third Yorkshire quiz prepared by Gillian McIntosh.
Some questions easy, some not so easy. How many can you answer? Prizes for the winners.
Booking: Forms on sale from the Roundhouse all week from Saturday 19th August through to Saturday August 26th during opening hours, 10am-4pm. Information will be provided on the forms on where to hand them in.
Festival Week at St Mary’s Parish Centre,
Station Road Open Door (open throughout the year)
Times: 10am – 12 noon and 2pm - 4pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Please come in for a chat and a cuppa. Very informal, friendly place to come and relax and meet others in the community. Just drop in for as long as you wish. You are very welcome.
Cost: No charge but you can choose to make a donation.