Picture gallery: William and Kate among those appearing at village festival at Yaxham, near Dereham

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a clown and a fishermen among the growing number of creations who have been appearing at a special festival at Yaxham, near Dereham.

More than 30 scarecrows have been put out around the village and others include a farmer, a postman, a teacher and a couple of welders.

The Friends of Yaxham School are organising the festival for the fourth year and it has a theme of occupations.

The scarecrows will be on display until Saturday which is the day of the village school fair.

Committee member of Friends of Yaxham School, Liz Hollis, said: 'Yaxham has done itself proud and it is really well supported and people come from far and wide to see the scarecrows.'


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The school fair will run from noon-3pm and people attending the event will have the chance to review all the creations on a photo board and vote for their favourites.

There will be prizes for the top three.

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