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North Leigh Events Group

The principle aim of the group is to raise funds to support community activities in the village, and to provide opportunities for people to meet and get to know each other.



Fawth Festival – thanks!

The North Leigh Events Group would like to say a big thank you to all who joined in with the Fawth Festival activities on the weekend of 4th and 5th June. Quiz winners were Clare and Rob from Perrott Close. Scarecrow winner was number 7 – The Good Shepherd (at St Mary’s Church) Runners up were: Jack the Pumpkin King, Superwoman and Don Quixote

Christine Skeldon (for the North Leigh Events Group)


Scarecrows 2015

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  • Shrek
  • Old Mother Hubbard
  • Big Bad Wolf
  • Humpy Dumpty
  • The cow that jumped over the moon
  • Pinocchio
  • Little Miss Muffet
  • Jack and the beanstalk
  • Little Miss Muffet
  • Gingerbread man
  • Twinkle twinkle little star
  • Little red riding hood
  • Two little dickie birds
  • Shrek & Fiona
  • Rapunzel
  • Tom Thumb
  • Diock Whittington
  • Pinocchio



Scarecrows 2014

In first place winning £25 was:  No 2 – The Pied Piper

In second place winning £15 was:  No 11 – Fantastic Mr Fox (the prize has been donated to the Great Ormond St Hospital appeal in the name of the Taylor family on Park Road).

There were two additional small prizes given to the most popular entries from children:

  • No 9 – Peter Rabbit
  • No 1 – The Gruffalo

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  • Scarecrow 1 - Gruffalo
  • Scarecrow 2 - Pied Piper
  • Scarecrow 3 - Mr Tickle
  • Scarecrow 4 - Count Dracula
  • Scarecrow 5 - Where's Wally
  • Scarecrows 6 and 7 - Gruffalo and Mr Toad
  • Scarecrow 8 - Alice in Wonderland
  • Scarecrow 9 - Peter Rabbit
  • Scarecrow 10 - Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Scarecrow 11 - Fantastic Mr Fox
  • Scarecrow 12 - Paddington Bear
  • Scarecrow 13 - Big Friendly Giant