Darth Vader and Prince Charles star in Foxton Scarecrow Festival

PUBLISHED: 08:43 07 October 2015 | UPDATED: 08:43 07 October 2015

Visitors to the Foxton Scarecrow Festival watch a lawn mowing Darth Vader in action.

Visitors to the Foxton Scarecrow Festival watch a lawn mowing Darth Vader in action.

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Darth Vader and Prince Charles may seem an unlikely pair, but both were depicted in the same village at the weekend for a church’s annual scarecrow competition.

A Prince Charles scarecrow on display at the Foxton Scarecrow Festival.A Prince Charles scarecrow on display at the Foxton Scarecrow Festival.

Foxton Scarecrow Festival saw many different characters displayed across the village on Saturday in an event organised by St Laurence’s Church.

Eagle-eyed visitors were able to spot a lawn mowing Darth Vader from Star Wars, a Rugby World Cup-themed England fan, as well as search for Where’s Wally.

There were fundraising activities along the way, as well as refreshments such as bacon butties, soup, and tea and cakes for the public to enjoy.

The event culminated in the High Street-based church at 4pm with a prize giving ceremony which included judging the children’s mini scarecrows, as well as entertainment from the Foxton Singers and a band performing Disney songs.


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