Durrow Scarecrow Festival

July 24th to August 1st 2016, Durrow Co.Laois

Durrow Scarecrow Festival 2015

SCARECROW PLACEMENT:- Please be advised that for any entries that will be large format, you will need to contact any of the following as soon as possible so that your creation can be placed in the planning for the festival, this would relate to any larger scarecrows or scarecrows in excess of 8, you must contact us asap, your entry will be kept confidential but we will need to know for planning purposes. Please phone Evelyn on 087 9194428, Mary on 086 3055157 or Emer on 087 9626350 ... See MoreSee Less

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Here are the Results 2015 Overall winner: Jurassic World by Conahy Vintage Club. Posted by Durrow Scarecrow Festival on Sunday, 2 August 2015

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Happening at the Scarecrow Festival To-day Outdoor Market 11am-5pm In Scarecrow Village – Music by ‘Squawkabout’ and ‘The Reptiles’ (Emily Brophy and Ian Delaney, Singer Songwriters); Passepartout Circus Art & Street Theatre; The Cube; Wheel of Fortune; Scarecrow Making Workshop; Gary Games Family Fun, Butter Making Demonstration Aghaboe Carriage Driving Club Tours Museum – ‘Durrow of Yesteryear’ Exhibition (Courthouse) 3-5pm Arts & Crafts Exhibition & Sale (Community Centre) Announcement of the Winner of the ‘Makeover’ for Ladies Night at 4pm

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We are delighted to announce that this year’s Programme of Events is now available online.   Find it under ‘Programme of Events’ on the menu.

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It’s Ladies Night… A very exciting new addition for 2015, ‘It’s Ladies Night’ in association with Goods (logo here please) will  take place on Wed 29th July from 7.30-10.30pm in Castle Durrow. The night will include a ‘Dress for your Shape’ talk by Stylefish, bra fitting tutorial (including prosthesis) make-up, hair and eyebrow threading demonstrations and as well as much much more. Tickets are €12.50 each are available here and are limited. All tickets sold before Sat 25th will be entered into […]

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Durrow Scarecrow Festival Winners 2014 Overall Winner No. Name Creator Prize 103 State University Clinic – Anger Mgmt Dept Hugh Sheppard €500   Most Humorous Category Place No. Name Creator Prize 1st 72 Miley Silage Ali Conroy €250 2nd 41 The Motley Crew Irene Phelan €125 3rd 61 Stick Your Water Meter The Delahunty Family €75   Most Topical Category Place No. Name Creator Prize 1st 71 The Great War Durrow Fire Service €250 2nd 43 Kimye HoneyMOONing in Laois […]

Posted by Marian On Aug - 3 - 2014 Comments Off on 2014 Scarecrow Festival Winners READ FULL POST

With the Durrow Scarecrow Festival kicking off tomorrow the excitement around the town is huge today. Make sure you keep up to date and get a sneak peak at some of the entries by liking our facebook page. www.facebook.com/durrowscarecrowfestival

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We are delighted to bring to you the Programme of Events for this year’s festival. Click on  the Programme of Events tab on the main menu to download the brochure. We look forward to welcoming you to Durrow.

Posted by Marian On Jul - 9 - 2014 Comments Off on Programme of Events is now available! READ FULL POST

It’s getting very close to Scarecrow time and preparations are well underway to bring you our biggest and best Durrow Scarecrow Festival yet. We are delighted to announce our Programme of Events for this year’s festival and hope to the have the Festival Brochure available locally and online very soon. In the meantime check out the Programme of Events Listing here on the website. Don’t forget to ensure that you follow our facebook page which the most up to date […]

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The 2014 festival will take place from Sun 27th July to Monday 4th August.

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For the second year the Durrow Scarecrow Festival has been nominated for the ‘Best Festival 2013’ in the Irish Times Ticket awards. Please vote for us before 15th December.  

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