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Gracehill Scarecrow Festival

25 Church Road, Gracehill, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT42 2NL
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Gracehill Moravian Church and the Gracehill Village Environmental Committee are delighted to announce that the Scarecrow Festival is returning to Gracehill for its 4th year.

Plans are currently in place to run the Scarecrow Festival alongside our Harvest weekend on the 23rd and 24th September 2023.

The ultimate aim of the Scarecrow Festival is to involve the entire Village and the wider community in a event that is great fun for all, whilst at the same time raising needed funds to help maintain and preserve our historic Church and surrounding grounds of the village for all the community.

The 2022 Scarecrow Festival was a tremendous success with over 59 groups of scarecrows on display. If you would like to participate in the Festival by entering a scarecrow/s, can I ask that you collect a registration form from the entrance hall within the Old School House in Gracehill or download a copy at: complete the registration form and return it to the Moravian Manse at 25 Church Road or simply email a copy to The scarecrows can be based on any character or theme of your own choice.

Even you don't register an entry, please visit the Festival between 11am and 6pm on both days and take a leisurely walk around the village using our Scarecrow trail and record your vote for your favorite scarecrows on display while trying to work out our anagram. Trail guide sheets will be available at the village square with a suggested donation price of £2.00

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Take the road to Ahoghill from Ballymena and you will pass Gracehill Village.

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