Twynholm Tattie Bogle Festival welcomes sporting stars

Open class winner - Show Jumper
Open class winner - Show Jumper

FOR once, the weather was kind to the Twynholm Tattie Bogles last Friday, when the villagers joined in the Olympic celebrations and a host of famous sporting names appeared.

Sir Chris Hoy, Andy Murray, Bradley Wiggins, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Zara Phillips were among the sports stars created for the Village’s annual scarecrow festival.

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps

Judge Bruce McKenzie was amazed and impressed by the effort and detail put in to the creations, and found it no easy task to come up with the winners. However, his final list of winners was announced at the Village Fair on Sunday afternoon.

Tattie-Bogle Results: Open Class: 1st Joan Marshall, (Show jumper, Captain’s Brae); 2nd Janette Henry (Andy Murray); 3rd Van Wellie and Campbell (Show jumper, entrance to village); Highly Commended Cameron and Brogan Burgess (Show Jumper, The Doon).

Junior Class: 1st Ruby, Olivia and Beccy (Sir Chris Hoy); 2nd Nina Clark (Show jumper, Village Garden); 3rd Charlotte and Euan Beattie (Badminton Player, Village Garden).

People’s Choice Winner: Claire McCormick (Usain Bolt).