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Last Updated: Thursday August 19 2010 11:44 GMT

In pics: Scarecrows taking over Yorkshire village

Scarecrow dressed as a witch at the annual festival in Kettlewell

Does this all look a bit hocus pocus? Something spooky is going on in a Yorkshire village...

Scarecrow dressed as Wayne Rooney at the annual Scarecrow festival in Kettlewell.

It's Wayne Rooney? Or is it? Meet Wayne the scarecrow... he isn't so good at scoring goals...

Scarecrows having a barbecue at the annual Scarecrow festival in Kettlewell.

They are all part of the annual Kettlewell Scarecrow festival which has just kicked off in Yorkshire. I hope these guys don't get too close to the barbecue!

Scarecrow on a bicyle at the annual Scarecrow festival in Kettlewell.

Visitors will be able to spot loads of weird and wonderful scarecrows all around the village. Looks like this one might need a push!

Scarecrow dressed as Robin Hood at annual festival in Kettlewell

The scarecrows are dotted around the village as part of a treasure hunt. Visitors have to see how many they can find! Would you have spotted this guy lurking in the forest?

Scarecrows dressed as Olympic rowers at annual festival in Kettlewell

These two probably aren't going to make it to the 2012 Olympics... row faster!

Scarecrow dressed as Scouts overlooking a camping site.

There are over 100 scarecrows all around the village. These scout-crows look like they're here to stay!

Scarecrow dressed as an Olympic skier.

Doesn't look like this ski-crow will be going anywhere fast!

Scarecrows recreating a wedding scene at the annual festival in Kettlewell.

Even the local church gets involved with this lovely wedding scene! We wonder if there's still a cake?