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Burley-in-Wharfedale festival offers fun for the family
3:46pm Thursday 15th August 2013 in News
Bumper crowds are expected to flock to Burley-in-Wharfedale this weekend for its fifth annual summer festival.
A film characters Scarecrow trail is set to be even more successful than last year with entries up from 65 to 100 this year.
Trail forms for judging the Scarecrows and for the treasure hunt can be bought for £1 from the Red Lion or the Roundhouse in Grange Park.
Tomorrow the popular dog show will pull in visitors and the annual show of Burley Art Club will be taking place.
Growing fast and ever taller are the large number of sunflowers in gardens across the village. Prizes will be awarded at the annual show on the day after the festival, Sunday, August 25.
Entries for the Burley Classic Show on Sunday now stand at 238, including 17 Aston Martins. Alongside the show there is a craft market with a wide variety of stalls in the Queen's Hall and the food and drinks market in the adjacent Red Lion car park.
Also on Sunday there will be an opportunity to try out bowling in the park, Silsden Town Band will be playing in the afternoon, there will a Healthy Living event in Grange Road surgery, games events in the Church Centre and a further games event in the evening in the Red Lion.
The inaugural concert of the Wharfedale Chamber Ensemble with its conductor, David Greed, begins the series of arts events throughout the week tomorrow evening.
Programmes are available at Burley library or the Roundhouse.
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