Stone the crows! It’s Hartshead scarecrow festival

Ross McDermott 7 and his sister Lois 4 meet up with a 'policeman' in Church Lane at Hartshead Village Scarecrow Festival.
Ross McDermott 7 and his sister Lois 4 meet up with a 'policeman' in Church Lane at Hartshead Village Scarecrow Festival.

It was a who’s who of the hay world in Hartshead as the village was decked out for its annual scarecrow festival.

More than 30 familes, groups and individuals created stunning likenesses of celebrities to enter into the festival.

Grace Ellis 7 and her sister Molly 4 with scarecrow 'Sam the Surfer' they made for Hartshead Village Scarecrow Festival.

Grace Ellis 7 and her sister Molly 4 with scarecrow 'Sam the Surfer' they made for Hartshead Village Scarecrow Festival.

Entries included the Royal family, Catwoman, Spongebob Square Pants, Little Red Riding Hood and Rapunzel – with prizes for the best ones.

Charlotte Hatfield with her 'waiting to bat' scarecrow she made for Hartshead Village Scarecrow Festival.

Charlotte Hatfield with her 'waiting to bat' scarecrow she made for Hartshead Village Scarecrow Festival.

Matthew Dacre with the Royal Family entry at Hartshead Scarecrow Festival.

Matthew Dacre with the Royal Family entry at Hartshead Scarecrow Festival.