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Tameside Scarecrow Festival 2017

Following it's huge success last year we are proud to announce the return of Tameside Scarecrow Festival to Hyde Park, supported by Hyde Town Council and New Charter Housing with support of local schools, businesses, community groups and individuals. 

To enter a scarecrow please complete this form:

Alternatively you can complete the form on the day, entries will be accepted from 8.30am until 11.30am

This year we are looking for event sponsors to donate prizes for our scarecrow categories and donate directly towards the running costs of the event. If you are interested in sponsoring please contact Cllr Kinsey or Cllr Philip Fitzpatrick. If you'd like to donate a prize please contact Karen Dorney of Paper Tulips, Hyde.

We are also seeking volunteers to help on the day, so if you have a few hours to help on the day of the event, please do get in touch.

SAT 23rd SEPT & SAT 30th SEPT 
10am - Noon at The Grafton
Materials Provided.


Hyde Park, Lodge Lane, Newton, SK14 2JZ

2.37 miles  
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