Scarecrow Competition

IMEx 2021 – This year the Town Council has again organised the Ilminster Town Scarecrow Competition which all residents and local businesses of Ilminster are welcome to enter

The Theme for 2021 is Break Free

..a brilliant 19 entries this year..


1st Prize – Lady and child on chair (Green Lane)

Lady and child

2nd Prize – The Mermaid (Swanmead Drive)


3rd Prize – Freddie (Sweet Surprise)


Community Prize – Gingerbreadman (Greenfylde School)



With Entry to the Town Scarecrow Competition now closed we have a brilliant 19 entries this year.  Ilminster  Town Council are very excited to see all your creations ..

Scarecrows are being displayed 20th June -23rd June 2021

Click here to download the map:  Ilminster Scarecrow Map 2021 so you can follow the trail and discover them yourselves

Winners of a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and a community prize will be announced Monday 28th June 2021  

Good Luck everyone.  For any further information please call the Ilminster Town Council Office on 01460 52149

This is a great event for all the family..

                                                         Entry form and guidelines here

                                                  Closing date for entries: Monday 7  June

Entry forms are also available from the Town Council offices (open 10am – 12pm Monday – Friday) or calling the Town Council on 01460 52149 or collection from the Ilminster Arts Centre, at the Meeting House Ilminster

Scarecrows should be displayed where they can be seen easily and on view from midday Sunday 20th June until 8.00pm 23rd June 2021. The Scarecrows will be judged during this period.   The locations of the scarecrows will be mapped – so the public can also walk round if they choose

The scarecrow 2021 directory and map will be available from 7 June to  download here

The winners will be informed by Monday 28th June 2021 and there will be prizes to the value of £30, £20 and £15 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and there will be a community prize

Break Free ! and have fun !

Information Panel
Event Name:Town Scarecrow Competition
When:20 – 28 June 2021
Time:from midday 20 June
How Much:FREE
Where:Throughout the Town.



01460 52149      

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