Gilbert Stephens goes scarecrow bonkas!

9th June 2022

This weekend East Budleigh will have some new residents as the scarecrows take over the village!   We are excited to see the East Budleigh Scarecrow Festival taking place this weekend and to be a sponsor for 2022!

Running between 11-12th June the event will be based the Village Hall from 11am to 4pm on both days.  Refreshments are available to purchase and there will be a variety of stalls selling homemade cakes, books, local arts and crafts, sweets, local activities, plants and bric a brac.

On the Saturday lunchtime Rock Choir East Devon will be performing and there will be more musical entertainment on Sunday.

The ever-popular Duck Race will sail each day around 2pm with cash prizes to win and there will be a raffle run over the weekend with a selection of great prizes.

The All Saints Church bell tower will be open for tours on both afternoons of the weekend between 2-4pm with a wonderful exhibition of knitted items in the church which will then be sent to Moldova with the charity CR2EE.

The Dog Show will take place on the recreation ground from noon on Sunday.

There will be a parade of rally cars which will be displayed in the Village Hall car park and an exhibition of classic cars on show in the vicarage garden on Sunday.

There’s something for everyone at this popular community event which takes place to not only bring everyone together for some family fun, but also to raise a money to help with the maintenance of their beautiful church.

So come on down, have some fun and support your local community! We hope to see you there!