fundraising aims





Scarecrows at the Harpole village scarecrow festival

Over the last few years the Scarecrow weekend has supported major projects within Harpole, while also donating funds to individual organisations within the community. Some of the larger projects are listed below:


Old School Hall - Kitchen Refurbishment

Harpole School - Outdoor Performing Arts Stage

Church - Church Yard Memorial Renovation

Bowls Club - Extension Project


The projects within Harpole that have been major beneficiaries are:-


Play Equipment for Harpole Playing Fields
Harpole Pre-School Charity - Expansion Project

Playing Fields - Replacement Tractor/Mower


Whilst the following organisations have benefitted:-

Girl Guides – Camping Equipment    
Boys Brigade – New Band Equipment
Harpole Primary School – Outdoor Games/Furniture
Old School Hall – Fire Alarm and Maintenance
All Saints Church – Repairs and Maintenance














festival organising committee:


Chair:  Miriam Jepson 
Vice Chair: Kirsty Harris
Treasurer: Ricky Vallance
Secretary: Kirsten Grundy
Parish Council Reps: Colin Wilkinson, Michael Marketis and Jeremy Calderwood


The Organising Committee have representatives from the following village charities and organisations...

Harpole Playing Fields Association

Harpole Football Club

Old School Hall Committee

Friends of Harpole School

Harpole Rangers

Harpole Brownies

Harpole Boys Brigade

All Saints Church

Methodist Chapel

Harpole WI

Harpole Heritage Group

Gardners' Association

Harpole Allotments Association





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