Binbrook Village – Past, Present and Future

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18 September 2021

A celebration of their village, over the weekend of the 18th to the 19th September.
Scarecrow competition with displays which will be available to view from the 12th September.

The village will start with a display of scarecrows which will be available to view from Sunday 12th September, cumulating in scarecrows being judged by an independent panel consisting of Father Patrick, Anna Hall, the headmistress of the local school and Marco from Magna Vitae on Sunday 19th September. A prize and a trophy presented to the winner on the day.
Resident Nick Brooks kindly donated the straw for all residents to use for their scarecrow competition.

Binbrook Fire station will be open for a tour, with action packed displays and the fire engine available for those all important family photos!
St Marys & St Gabriels church will also be open, with a chance to view the beautiful interior and learn about its history.  In the afternoon of Saturday 18th September at 2.30pm Decapo will be in church for a short concert.  They kindly given their services free of charge and the church is very happy to be able to welcome them.

Organiser, Kate Collins said "On Saturday 18th September we are hosting a teddy bears picnic on the field with a bouncy castle for the children and face painting too.  It is free to attend, so please join us from 3pm for music and fun.  Don't forget to bring a picnic and your favourite teddy bear!"

The local Bowling Club will be open to try out their bowling agility course, and the Fern Nursery will also be open to visitors for you to enjoy the plants and ask for advice. The Reading Room are hosting a table top sale and the book club have a display and will be selling books too.  Binbrook Parish Council are hosting a raffle in the bus shelter, with amazing prizes all donated.  All proceeds from the raffle will go towards the village friendship bench which has become even more important following the pandemic.  The village mini bus will be in the square with a guess the balloon competition and many local residents are also holding a garage sale.  

Organiser, Rachel Appleton said "We are very lucky to have an excellent committee who have given up their spare time to ensure we have an entertaining event that will showcase our fantastic village - BINBROOK.  We have been overwhelmed by the support from the businesses, clubs and residents and we cannot wait to welcome visitors."

All of the events and areas of interest will be highlighted on a map that will be available for visitors from the bus shelter along with an enquiry station for any questions, help or support needed.
Parking will also be available on a field kindly donated for the weekend by local farmer Mr Mumby.