Pattingham Scarecrow Festival is a bi-annual, 3-day event held in the beautiful village of Pattingham in South Staffs, near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. This extremely popular festival began in 2011 and is a great day out for all the family, especially the children.
The 2017 festival was held from 22nd to 24th September.
Proceeds from the Festival have been dedicated to many local projects benefitting the whole community, including St Chad’s Church, the local School and the Playing Fields.
- 2011 – The total proceeds raised at this first event amounted to £7,000.
This was used to fund the NEW glass doors in the porch of St Chad’s Church in Pattingham.
- 2013 – The total proceeds raised this year was £10,500.
This amount was used as a further contribution to the NEW church glass doors, together with £4,200 given to help fund the development of the new play area on the village playing fields, the Pattingham Regeneration Group.
- 2015 – This 3rd event raised £12,500.
To date this has been used to fund £5000 worth of educational equipment in St Chad’s C of E First School. The remaining amount will be used to finance another modernisation project in St Chad’s Church.
- 2017 – This latest event raised £13,600.
£5,000 has been given to St Chad’s C of E First School. The remaining amount will be used to finance another modernisation project in St Chad’s Church.
There is lots more information on the Scarecrow Festival website.