Oving Scarecrow Day

Celebrating Our Community

So what's in the pipeline?

Scarecrow Making Workshop

Sat 6 April 2 - 4pm in St Andrew’s Church, Oving. Would you like to make a scarecrow? Are you not quite sure where to start? Come to our family workshop for some really simple scarecrow ideas. Bring any props such as clothes, straw, newspapers, mops, etc., if you have them, otherwise, just bring yourselves.

Currently Confirmed Bookings

the Sussex Steel Band

the Arabesque Dance School

the Chichester and Fishbourne Croquet Club - have-a-go croquet in the Hutton's garden

Earthcycle Seed Potting

Bognor Archery - have-a-go archery at Madam Green Farm

the Wessex Ferret Club - ferret racing

Sundays Choir

the Amberley Bodger

Chichester Quilters

Tractor/Trailer rides courtesy of the Woodhorn Group

the Sussex Saddleback Pig group

Face Painting

Pimms and strawberries, ice cream, cakes, tea and refreshments

Fishbourne Mills Morris Dancing

Local History Walks round the village

Save Tangmere Control Tower

Corn dollie maker

Lace maker

Youth Club

Scarecrows for all... this year we have a guest scarecrow area where anyone wanting to make a scarecrow who doesn't live in the village can join in.

Additionally, residents please note: you are welcome to put your scarecrow on the grass verges around the the village instead of outside your home if you prefer.

Also planned - but watch this space:

Vintage cars - Donkeys - Alpacas - Shopwhyke Nurseries - Slime workshop - Tangmere Military Museum - Chichester Uni Music Group - Raffle - Scarecrow Bake-Off - Craft Stalls - Dog Grooming - Steve the jig saw man - Dance Display - Street Magician - Buskers

Check back here for news of more events and timings nearer the day


ON SATURDAY 11th MAY 2019 - Festivities start at 12 noon