Spring Flower Competition – March 2021

This competition was held online and now has its own page

ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW 2021 Saturday 7th August

If the government’s roadmap out of lockdown remains on course, this year’s Annual Flower Show should be able to go ahead.
As usual,the Show will welcome entries not only from members, but also from the local community.

So, with the growing season getting under way, it is time to start thinking of your exhibits.
For the Vegetables and Flowers sections, the classes will remain the same as in the 2019 Show Schedule, which you can check out here.

Look back to the previous year’s

Saturday 3rd August 2019

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The 2019 Show was the biggest anyone can remember, with a glorious array of exhibits filling the Hall.

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It attracted a very large number of visitors. The café area & the marquee on the green were full of people chatting whilst enjoying the delicious home-made cake.
2018 had seen a record number of individual entries at 416. However, in 2019 they rose dramatically to 477.
The quality of exhibits was also high, with judges commending the high standards of the Show.
Of the record number of 58 exhibitors, 31 won a first prize in at least one class, whilst 48 won a first, second or third prize.
In spite of the greater competition & wide spread of prize-winners, Michael Kingsford still excelled: not only did he win the trophies for most points in the Show overall, in the Vegetable & Fruit classes and in the Flower classes, but the number of points he accumulated in each of these three categories was twice that of the exhibitor in second place.

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The number of exhibits in the Flower Arrangement classes was double last year’s –

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talks by Lyn Constable and Sarah Newman had clearly inspired many.
Hilary Osgood excelled, winning 3 firsts, a 2nd and a 3rd over the 5 classes.

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Winning Photos click to enlarge

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Autumn Flower Competition
Scheduled for 14th October 2020

Regretfully, this had to join the list of cancellations caused by the ongoing coronavirus situation.

Look back at the 2019
Autumn Flower Competition

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