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There will be a vote to decide which scarecrow display is the best in the village.

Minions scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley (Peter Byrne/PA)
Minions scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley (Peter Byrne/PA)

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Residents of a Lancashire village have been getting creative for the annual scarecrow festival.

Charnock Richard was ablaze with colour as neighbours tried to out-do one another with figures based around the themes of Willy Wonka and Toy Story, among others.

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A scarecrow during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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(Peter Byrne/PA)

The village also hosts stalls from local organisations for visitors to enjoy, and there will be a vote to decide which scarecrow display is the best in the village.

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A Spiderman scarecrow during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Willie Wonka’s, Veruca Salt entry during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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A scarecrow during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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A Boris Johnson scarecrow during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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A scarecrow during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Willie Wonka, Charlie Bucket and his grandpa during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Willie Wonka themed scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Mechanic scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.
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Scarecrows during the annual Charnock Richard Scarecrow Festival, in Chorley, Lancashire.

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