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Dorchester’s first ever scarecrow trail was a runaway success!

37 scarecrows spread the length of the village and, despite 261 maps sold, no one got them all right!

6 people guessed 35 of the films and congratulations to the White family who were picked out of the hat as the winners.

The Best Scarecrow votes went to:
1st: Calendar Girls by the WI
2nd: ET
3rd: Mary Poppins (Manor Farm Rd)

A full set of answers is below

1 89 Abingdon Road Paddington Howells
2 37 Abingdon Road Jaws Peter Andrew
3 1 Abingdon Road ET Rick & Claire
4 2 Abingdon Road (Crossways) Star Wars Fowler
5 1A Oxford Road (Spindle Trees ) Star Wars Lester
6 2 Oxford Road The Hunger Games Lochhead
7 14 Oxford Road Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket) Kellys
8 6 Drayton Road Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Smith (Glyn, Liz, Megan and Tom)
9 72 High Street (the Old Forge) Despicable Me 2 (minion) Alice Hodges and Clara Jones
10 70 High Street Frankenstein Kitson
11 73 High Street (Willoughby House) Monty Python and the Holy Grail Formans
12 65 High Street Hairspray Simmons/Hair of Dorchester
13 30 High Street Harry Potter Alastair Mucklow and family
14 28 High Street (Lily’s Tearoom) Alice in Wonderland (Mad hatter) Lily’s Tearoom
15 Opposite 5 & 6 Beechcroft Calendar Girls Denise Line, for WI
16 8 Malthouse Lane (Bradley House) The Queen Paula Elias
17 The Co-op, High Street Shaun the Sheep Co-op
18 21 High Street Wizard of Oz Florence and Daddy Townson
19 The Pigeons, High Street Alice in Wonderland Helen Russell
20 3 High Street (Dorchester Fireplaces) The Wizard of Oz Dorchester Fireplaces
21 2 Chequers Court, Bridge End Pirates of the Caribbean Winslet
22 End of Wittenham Lane (opposite the Thatched Cottage) Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jane Hill
23 5 Samian Way Alice in Wonderland Adrian & Jane Brooks
24 The allotments scarecrow Star Wars Francis
25 21 Watling Lane (Old Malthouse) Mary Poppins Ian Brace
26 14 Watling Lane Forrest Gump Andersson
27 Dorchester Abbey Evan Almighty The Abbey Family Service Team (Sue & Malcolm Lucas/Rebecca Hind)
28 4 Queen Street Spiderman The Footsteps Centre
29 3 Manor Farm Road Mary Poppins Sadler
30 9 Monks Close Point Break King
31 9A Queen Street Charlie Chaplin (any silent movie) Bristow
32 Dorchester Pre-school, Queen Street The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy) Dorchester pre-schoolSitting on the front wall
33 Dorchester School, Queen Street Harry Potter (Prof Dumbledore) Dorchester School
34 36 Martins Lane The Big Blue (Le Grand Bleu) Astrid Heidenreich Roberts
35 The Meadside Trio at 13 Meadside Star Wars Beaman
36 The Meadside Trio at 13 Meadside Peter Pan White
37 The Meadside Trio at 13 Meadside Red/Red 2 Beland