The East Hendred Scarecrow Trail

18th December 2021 to 8th January 2022


This year's theme was "Christmas Carols ".

Inspired by the seasonal theme, the wonderful
scarecrow builders of East Hendred, from Portway Close
in the north to Newbury Road in the south and including
almost all of the roads in the village, came up with
21 brilliant designs.

Over sixty groups of people took the trail voting for their
favourite scarecrow, and the winner was
The twelve days of Christmas, with joint runners-up
God rest ye merry gentlemen and We three kings,
both just one vote behind.

The competition raised 160, shared between
St Augustine's Church and Save the Children

Thanks to Anne Pappenheim and Val Prior
for organising the competition,
to Nicky and Steve at Hendred Stores
for looking after the entry forms,
to everyone who built scarecrows
and those who took the trail
for making such a success of this excellent traditional event!

 

The 2021 Scarecrows


The Winner!: Twelve days of Christmas
Hilary Davies and Lucy Hughes, Newbury Road
They have very generously donated their cash prize as a
Main Draw prize at the Easter Fair to be held at Snells Hall on
Saturday 9th April, in aid of Snells Hall and St Augustine’s church.
Congratulations and thank you to them both.

The Holly and the Ivy
Steve and Nickie - Hendred Stores


Hark the herald angels sing
Lynn Salt, White Road


Little drummer boy

Love came down at Christmas

We three kings
Val Prior, Coulings Close

When Santa got stuck up the chimney
Kelly Brown, Coulings Close

Little Donkey
The Wilkinson Family, Coulings Close

Deck the halls with boughs of holly
Jill Broadley, Orchard Close

Silent night
The Gale family, Orchard Lane


Christmas is coming
Marion Brown, Orchard Stables

Ding dong merrily on high
Anna Holderness, Mill Lane

Away in a manger
Hendreds Pre-school


I saw three ships come sailing in
The Pappenheims, Horn Lane

Oh Christmas tree

Rudolph the red nosed reindeer

Jingle bells
Oscar and Jasper Roberts, Newbury Road

We wish you a merry Christmas

While shepherds watched

Joy to the world

God rest ye merry gentlemen
St Augustine's Church