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 will be held from 22nd to 24th September.
As part of the Scarecrow Festival there will be several events taking place during the day and in the evenings…
Be sure to order your tickets early for the very popular Friday and Saturday evening events to avoid disappointment.
Friday 22nd September
Harvest Supper with ‘Olde Pattingham’ Slide Show
7.30pm in the Village Hall
Traditional Harvest Supper & Sweet followed by a slide show given by Robert Taylor and Lol Burgess. Licensed Bar
Tickets at £7.50 each from Liz Sampson 700823
Saturday 23rd September
An Evening of Folk & Fun with ‘The Elderly Brothers’ led by Will Morgan,
8.00pm in the Village Hall
including a Hog Roast and a Licensed Bar.
Tickets at £12.50 each from Jill Parker 700755 and Chrissie Ringrose 700340
Sunday 24th September
10.00am – Harvest Festival Service in St Chad’s Church
6.30pm – Harvest Festival Songs of Praise
Saturday & Sunday 12.00 to 4.00pm
St Chad’s C of E First School
Saturday – Be sure to visit the ‘School Country Fair’ at St Chad’s C of E First School with Forest School activities, Open School, BBQ, stalls and games.
Sunday – Craft Stalls
For more information see the Scarecrow Festival website.
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.
There is lots more information on the Scarecrow Festival website.