2.30pm Saturday 29th August 2020 at the Village Hall

entry form

Prizes to be presented by Mr Rod Heal

Admission – Adults £1, accompanied children free

Refreshments and Raffle


John Stevens Memorial Trophy to the top-scoring exhibitor across all sections

Perpetual Cup to the winner of Section A

Rose Bowl to the winner of Section B

Photography Rose Bowl to the winner of Section C

Handicraft Rose Bowl to the winner of Section D

Floral Art Trophy to the winner of Section F

Cookery Salver to the winner of Section G

W.I. Cup to the top-scoring W.I. member in Section G

Cookery Tankard to top-scoring male exhibitor in Section G


A trophy to the top-scoring exhibitor in each age group in Section E

Entrants finishing 1st, 2nd or 3rd in each class will receive a cash prize

A rosette will be awarded to each prize-winner.



Tips for exhibitors may be found on this page.


Section A – Vegetables and Fruit – Judge: Roy Gunning

All classes to be a single variety, unless otherwise stated and named if known.

  1. Noah’s Ark Collection – 4 pairs of different vegetables presented on tray max 24” (60cm) square
  2. Five potatoes (white)
  3. Five potatoes (coloured)
  4. Five onions - trimmed
  5. Five shallots – trimmed
  6. Five carrots – trimmed
  7. Five runner beans
  8. Five french beans
  9. Three globe beetroot – trimmed
  10. Two courgettes (up to 15cm/6” in length)
  11. One squash/gourd (not marrow/courgette)
  12. Five round tomatoes
  13. Five plum tomatoes
  14. Seven cherry tomatoes
  15. A collection of three types of home grown fruits (not tomatoes)
  16. Three dessert apples
  17. Three cooking apples
  18. A specimen single vegetable not included elsewhere in Section A
  19. This year’s worst failure
  20. Three types of herbs – 3 stems of each in a container

    Section B – Flowers and Plants - Judge: Sidney Painter

  21. One specimen rose in vase
  22. Two sprays of multi-flora roses in vase
  23. One most fragrant rose in vase
  24. Three cactus dahlias in vase
  25. Three dahlias (any other variety) in vase
  26. Five stems of sweet peas in vase
  27. Three hydrangea flowers in a vase
  28. Five stems of scabious in vase
  29. Two shrub sprays in vase, any variety, one in flower, one with berries
  30. One specimen flower – any cultivar not included elsewhere – in vase
  31. A vase of mixed flowers
  32. A vase of ornamental grasses
  33. Three stems of mixed foliage in vase
  34. A vase with bee friendly flowers
  35. A flowering fuchsia in pot*
  36. A flowering pelargonium in pot*
  37. A flowering plant in pot* (not fuchsia or pelargonium)
  38. A foliage plant in pot*
  39. A single variety of cactus/succulent in pot (any size)

    *Note Classes 35,36,37 and 38 - Pots must not exceed 30cm internal diameter

    Section C – Photography – Judge: Derek Richards

    All photos to have been taken since August 2019. Entries to be forwarded to Mrs D Creed, Springfield Stores, Hardington Moor by 12 noon Wed 26th August. Maximum 7” x 5” (18cm x 13cm) unmounted, black & white or colour print.

  40. Water
  41. Garden Wildlife
  42. A Book Title
  43. New Life
  44. Celebration

    Section D – Handicraft – Judge: Beryl Baker

    All entries to have been completed since August 2019. Please state on entry form size of exhibit. Handmade may involve use of a machine - if so, please state on exhibit.

  45. A seascape (painting)
  46. A Hardington building (drawing)
  47. A Christmas Card
  48. An item of knitting or crochet (state if using pattern or own design)
  49. An item of handmade needlework (state if own design)
  50. A Christmas decoration
  51. Something new from something old
  52. You’ve made it, let’s see it (anything not included in above classes)

    Section E – Junior Classes – Judge: Sheila Carpenter

    4 years and under (on 29 Aug 2020)

  53. A painting of a wild animal
  54. Four decorated biscuits
  55. Miniature garden on a tray/plate (max. size 30cm diameter/square)
  56. Decorate a flowerpot (max. size 15cm)
  57. Grow cress in an unusual container

    5-8 years (on 29 Aug 2020)

  58. Three decorated fairy cakes
  59. Make a sock puppet
  60. Miniature garden on a tray/plate (max. size 30cm diameter/square)
  61. A painting of a flower/flowers
  62. A vegetable or fruit animal

    9 to 13 years (on 29 Aug 2020)

  63. A decorated chocolate cake
  64. Miniature garden on a tray/plate (max. size 30cm diameter/square)
  65. Decorate a T-shirt
  66. Youve made it, lets see it

    Section F – Floral Art – Judge: Sylvia Dunsdon

  67. An arrangement in shades of pink & purple (max. overall size 60cm square)
  68. A arrangement in a wine glass
  69. Natures Bounty - an arrangement using fruit, nuts, seeds, foliage etc. (no flowers)
  70. An arrangement suggesting a booktitle (accessories may be used)
  71. A modern arrangement using five flowers only, plus foliage

    Section G – Cookery, Preserves and Wine – Judge: Ann Mumford

    All cookery entries to be covered with clingfilm
    Preserves to be in plain jars, clearly labelled incl. date made

  72. A carrot cake
  73. A fruit pie
  74. Four cheese scones
  75. Four shortbread finders
  76. Four flapjacks
  77. A jam Swiss Roll (please use recipe provided) here
  78. A loaf of white bread (handmade only)
  79. A soda bread (any flavour)
  80. A jar of blackcurrant jam
  81. A jar of any other jam
  82. A jar of marmelade (any variety)
  83. A jar of jelly (any variety)
  84. A jar of chutney (any variety, min 3 months old)
  85. A half bottle of liqueur
  86. A 500ml bottle of Kombucha

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or via this link.


Chairman: Stewart Ogdan
Secretary: Rachel Moulden
Treasurer: Rose White
Members: Mike Bickerton, Bob Brittle, Val Marden, Peter Riddell, Joanna Szmaj and Tim Watkins