Basingstoke and District Disability Forum (BDDF) are celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee this half term with the return of their annual Scarecrow Trail community event.

Visit Chineham and Sherfield Park from May 28 to June 5 and see if you can spot the 50 displays themed around ‘A Moment in History’.

A map for the event can be bought at Chineham Christ Church on May 28 and enjoy a jubilee tea party and ‘Bake Off’ competition. On Sunday (May 29), maps can be picked up from Sherfield Park Community Centre where there will be loads of family activities on offer from face painting and tombolas to a petting zoo and singing princess.

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Chineham Shopping Centre retailers are joining in the fun this year.

A thanks has been given to Personal Best Education for building the displays and “all the amazing residents who make the event possible”.

A BDDF spokesperson said: “If you can’t make it down over the weekend, maps will be available online at so you can still stretch your legs or hop on your bike to enjoy all the imaginative displays throughout half term.

“Remember to vote for your favourites as well as funniest and most imaginative displays, with coveted trophies available for the winners.”

You can purchase raffle tickets now for the scarecrow draw with prizes worth more than £1,000 donated by businesses.

Thanks has also been given to Loddon Properties for supporting the event in its third year, and to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.

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