Presentation Evening

The Scarecrow Festival 2018 Presentation  Evening will be held on Friday 26th October, starting at 7pm, at Norland Working Mans Club. The Scarecrow winners will be announced and donations given to the charities who are to be supported this year.

Everyone welcome.

Straw available

Scarecrow makers, if you require a bag of straw for the finishing touches on your scarecrow the lovely people at the bottom of fall lane (by the tip ) have donated a bale! Feel free to call in and collect some of it.

Ark Animal Feeds, 4 Holmes Road, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AU.

Scarecrow winners announced for 2017

Best Scarecrows for 2017, as voted by visitors to the Festival, are:

1st place – Alice and the Queen of Hearts by the Wisniewski family

2nd place – Lego Batman by Nick Fox

3rd place – Heroes We Never Forget by Cath and Rod Hulme

An additional prize for a scarecrow drawn at random went to Wendy & Trisha’s Sowerby Croft Team who made “Hannah Cockroft”

Norland’s Defibrillators

Norland Working Mens Club, HX6 3RF

The New Hobbit, HX6 3QL

St Luke’s Church, HX6 3RN



Norland now has three defibrillators  in place and available for emergency use.






Their positions are:

  • Norland Working Mens Club, Stormer Hill Lane, HX6 3RF
  • St Luke’s Church, Berry Moor Road, HX6 3RN
  • The New Hobbit, Hob Lane, HX6 3QL.


To use them phone the ambulance service and they will provide the access code of the defib unit closest to you.