We look forward to welcoming you back to Flamstead for the 20th Flamstead Scarecrow Festival on the 16th, 17th & 18th August 2024. 

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Thanks to all those who attended the 19th Flamstead Scarecrow Festival over the third weekend of August 2023.

We’re delighted to announce that the overall winner of the Flamstead Scarecrow Festival was “Bowser – Super Mario”, created by Nicole Murray and Family.

In 2nd Place was Elton John: created by Tim and Sue Wright

3rd Place – was Entry 2 – The Were Rabbit, created by Hartley and Pam Dean

The festival raised £11k for Friends of St Leonard’s and other local charities and organisations.

Find out more about our 2023 Scarecrow Festival Winners and Entrants here.

Register your Scarecrow


Find more info for Visitors on the Flamstead Scarecrow Festival 2024.

Info for our Festival Visitors


Village Residents, register your Scarecrow for the 2024 Festival here!

Volunteer at the Festival


Could you volunteer for the 2024 Festival? Sign up to volunteer here!

Festival Proceeds


In 2023, some of the proceeds from the Flamstead Scarecrow Festival will be supporting Friends of St Leonard’s which aims to protect St Leonard’s Church for future generations. Find out more about how the proceeds from the festival will be spent.

2023 Winners

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View our Scarecrow Winners for 2023

Festival History


Find out about the Festival History

BBC Three Counties 2018 Highlights

Mum's Guide to Harpenden 2018 Highlights

Wicket Brood dances "The Ragged Crow"

Charmborough Ring at the 2018 Festival