of Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th June was the occasion
of Lubenham's first Weekend of Straw.
All villagers were invited to place a scarecrow at the front
of their house and many gardens were opened to visitors. Other
events that took place were children's sports, tours of the
bell tower, cream teas, steam engines on the green, classic
cars, the school choir performed, tug of war tournament, barbecue
and much more.....
click here to read a full report
on the event!
The weather did its best to make things difficult, however
the village pulled together magnificently and many hardy visitors
joined us to make the event a real success. Even a mindless
act of vandalism which saw one scarecrow doused in petrol
and set alight during the night did nothing to spoil a super
click here to read about the press interest!
There were also rumours and reports of a midnight scarecrow
click here to read the full kidnapping
Why not pay a virtual visit to many of the scarecrows that
popped up in the village overnight, we may not have managed
to capture them all but there are 72 here for you to enjoy
either for the first time or once again!
CD-ROM featuring all 72 scarecrow photographs (full
size) featured on this site run as a slide show is available
for £3.50 from lubenham.org.uk
All profits go to the Weekend of Straw fund.
The CD-ROM will run on any PC with a CD drive and features
72 full size colour photographs of this year's scarecrows.
The CD runs a slideshow which allows you to dictate
how long each picture is shown and transition effects.
Great to show friends and family.
Phone 08701 381 716 to order or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The CD is also available from The Coach & Horses