Didn't they do well? Scarecrow festival hails Great Britons

October 06 2017

A SUFFRAGETTE, Mo Farah, Mr Tumble and the late Sir Bruce Forsyth were among the characters spotted in Fishponds in the annual FishFest Scarecrow Trail.

A SUFFRAGETTE, Mo Farah, Mr Tumble and the late Sir Bruce Forsyth were among the characters spotted in Fishponds in the annual FishFest Scarecrow Trail.
Residents enjoyed checking out the creations, who also included Banksy, astronaut Tim Peake, Mary Berry, Quentin Crisp. the Queen, James Bond and Peppa Pig’s Dad.
James McGill, from the Fire Basket, whose Fishponds Road shop participated in the trail, said:"It's great to get involved with the community; it’s been a fun talking point - I saw people putting theirs up and neighbours stopping to help and chat. It’s lovely for the children to do as well, gets families out and about. "
Co-ordinator Kate Brooks said: "It's  always lovely to see families pottering around checking out the scarecrows. This year we had such a diverse range of entries. A particular talking point was ‘St George’s dragon’ - a dragon who actually breathed fire!"