Evil triumphs! The Flamstead Scarecrow Festival results are in... and Darth Vader is the winner!

Flamstead Scarecrow Festival 2014

Flamstead Scarecrow Festival 2014

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Darth Vader has won the Flamstead Scarecrow Festival.

This website reported earlier today that 102 villagers entered this year’s epic straw man contest, which ran from Friday to Sunday

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Flamstead Scarecrow Festival 2014 PNL-140818-000731001

We can now reveal that the arch nemesis of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films won the contest after receiving 1,342 votes. He was created by Andrew Lambourne, of Trowley Heights.

A Lest We Forget tribute to First World War soldiers by Brenda Tibbs, of Vicarage Gardens, came second after winning 1,226 votes.

Jessie from Toy Story lassoing a crow – by Pam and Hartley Dean, of Trowley Heights – achieved third place with 1,171 votes.

You can view the full top 10 list of the most voted for scarecrows by clicking here

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Flamstead Scarecrow Festival 2014 PNL-140818-000247001

To view our picture slideshow of the Flamstead contest, click here

 

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