Garstang Scarecrow Festival lands £1,000 developer sponsorship

Posted on - 14th July, 2022 - 1:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Garstang, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston, Wyre News
The McCarthy Stone display

A retirement community developer awarded £1,000 to the Garstang Scarecrow Festival to offer it a boost during its event last weekend.

This year’s festival was the town’s third Scarecrow Festival, first held in 2020, and it received funding from McCarthy Stone.

The theme, voted for by the community, was fairy tales and book characters, with Dorothy, Mary Poppins and the Three Little Pigs in attendance.

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The McCarthy Stone scarecrows

Fiona Brooks, Divisional Sales and Marketing Director for McCarthy Stone, said: “We were thrilled to sponsor the Garstang Scarecrow Festival this year.

“This event has brought the community together and celebrated the great people of Garstang.

“We’d like to thank all the volunteers for all the effort put into the event – It was great to be a part of such an amazing event, and the scarecrows were fabulous!”

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The McCarthy Stone team were on hand at the festival to build a closer relationship with the local community, handing out branded items and getting involved with activities across the weekend.

The stall featured two scarecrow builders in a nod to the McCarthy Stone team.

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