Spring Show

The 2020 Spring Show of Flowers, Vegetables, Floral Art, Cookery and Photography 
will be held on the 28th March in the Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, RH15 8DX, between 1:30pm and 3:45pm.
During the show, Afternoon Teas will be served and there will be a Produce Stall and a Tombola
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Highlights from Spring 2019

Photos © Tim Kendell (2019)

Members can enter the following Classes which will be judged to RHS standards. The full show rules are in the Show Schedule.

The Classes for the 2019 Spring Show were: (2020 Classes will be announced in January)

 

NARCISSI/DAFFODILS – MINIATURES - All exhibits must be classified as ‘miniature’ form(s). No bloom to measure more than 50mm diameter.
1     THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 1 - one or more varieties
2     THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 2 - one or more varieties
3     THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 3 - one or more varieties
4     THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 4 - one or more varieties
5     THREE BLOOMS, ANY DIVISION OTHER THAN 1 - 4 - one or more varieties
6     FIVE BLOOMS, ANY DIVISIONS - two or more varieties
7     ONE BLOOM, ANY DIVISION OTHER THAN 1 - 4

 

NARCISSI/DAFFODILS – ALL OTHER FORMS/VARIETIES, EXCLUDING MINIATURES
8     ONE BLOOM, DIVISION 1
9     ONE BLOOM, DIVISION 2
10   ONE BLOOM, DIVISION 3
11   ONE BLOOM, DIVISION 4
12   ONE BLOOM, ANY DIVISION OTHER THAN 1 - 4
13   THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 1 - one or more varieties
14   THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 2 - one or more varieties
15   THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 3 - one or more varieties
16   THREE BLOOMS, DIVISION 4 - one or more varieties
17   THREE BLOOMS, ANY DIVISION OTHER THAN 1 – 4 - one or more varieties
18   FIVE BLOOMS, ANY DIVISIONS - two or more varieties
The JOHN KINNEST MEMORIAL TROPHY awarded for the Best Daffodil Exhibit, classes 8 - 18

 

FLOWERS
19   NINE PANSY AND/OR VIOLA BLOOMS – display pots provided by the Society
20   A BOWL OR DISH CONTAINING A FLOATING DISPLAY OF HELLEBORE BLOOMS Any foliage and/or accessories

       may be used. No space or height restrictions. Please note: blooms MUST be displayed floating on water – do not   

       overfill your container!
21   A BOWL OR DISH CONTAINING A FLOATING DISPLAY OF CAMELLIA BLOOMS Any foliage and/or accessories

       may be used. No space or height restrictions. Please note: blooms MUST be displayed floating on water – do not

       overfill your container!
22   ONE SPECIMEN HYACINTH BLOOM
23   WALLFLOWERS – one or more varieties
24   POLYANTHUS OR PRIMROSES - one or more varieties
25   FORGET ME NOTS
26   THREE TULIPS – one or more varieties
27   ANY MIXED FLOWERS
28   FLOWERING SHRUBS – one or more varieties

 

“GROWING” BULBS
29   ONE POT OF DAFFODILS/NARCISSI – pot not to exceed 255mm (10ins) internal diameter
30   ONE POT OF TULIPS – pot not to exceed 255mm (10ins) internal diameter
31   ONE BOWL OR POT, HYACINTHS
32   ONE HYACINTH GROWN IN ANY CONTAINER
33   ONE POT OF MINIATURE DAFFODILS/NARCISSI – one variety – pot not to exceed 255mm (10ins) internal diameter
34   ONE POT OF ANY OTHER FLOWERING BULB/CORM/RHIZOME OR SIMILAR – one variety – pot not to exceed

       255 mm (10ins) internal diameter
The RON AND JEAN TIGG MEMORIAL CUP awarded to the best exhibit in classes 29 – 34


POT PLANTS
35   A FLOWERING PLANT IN A POT
36   A FOLIAGE PLANT IN A POT
37   A PATIO POT – must contain a mixed display of at least four different types or varieties of plants. Pot not to exceed

       350mm (14ins) internal diameter
 

VEGETABLES – Exhibits should be uniform in size & tender. ROOT CROPS to be carefully washed with a soft sponge. CABBAGES AND CAULIFLOWERS should be shown with approximately 50mm (2ins) of stalk.
38   TWO CAULIFLOWERS
39   FIVE SHOOTS SPROUTING BROCCOLI
40   THREE LEEKS
41   THREE ONIONS
42   THREE STICKS OF RHUBARB - natural
43   THREE STICKS OF RHUBARB - forced
44   ANY OTHER VEGETABLE NOT SPECIFIED – quantity as “Single Dish List” Page 16

 

DOMESTIC – All items to be home-made ‘from scratch’ (not from kits) and to be staged by 10 am. Exhibits must be presented on plates, (paper plates acceptable) and displayed under suitable clear hygienic covering. Clear cake domes will be made available for exhibits on show day.
45   A DUNDEE CAKE
46   6 CUP CAKES DECORATED
47   A LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE IN A LOAF TIN
48   A LEEK AND CHEESE FLAN
49   A JAR OF SEVILLE MARMALADE – 450gm (1lb) jar approx.
50   A JAR OF CHUTNEY – 450gm (1lb) jar approx.
51   A JAR OF JAM – 450gm (1lb) jar approx.

 

FLORAL ART – Any natural materials, grown or bought, may be used. No preparation on show tables permitted. Please note the maximum space allowed.
52   AN ARRANGEMENT WITH ANY ACCESSORIES INSPIRED BY A NURSERY RHYME Max. space: 600mm x 600mm
       (2ft x 2ft) No height restriction.

53   A STORM IN A TEACUP Max. space: 450mm x 450mm (18ins x 18ins) No height restriction.
54   A SPRING ARRANGEMENT IN AN EGGCUP Max. space: 300mm x 300mm (12ins x 12ins) No height restriction.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY – all photos to have been taken by the exhibitor within the last twelve months – no previously exhibited photo allowed. Maximum print size A4.
55   ‘SMILES’
56   ‘BIRD OR BIRDS’
57   ‘FIRE & ICE’ – a set of two photos: one depicting ‘FIRE’, one depicting ‘ICE’


CHILDREN’S CLASSES – For children and grandchildren of members.
Age must be stated on entry form. Please use a separate entry form for each child.

8 YEARS AND UNDER
58   COOK AND DECORATE MR AND MRS GINGERBREAD PEOPLE.

9 YEARS TO 16 YEARS
59   COOK AND DECORATE MR AND MRS GINGERBREAD PEOPLE..

‘THE PRESIDENT’S CUP’ – will be awarded at the discretion of the President for the exhibit he considers to be the overall Best Exhibit in the Spring Show.

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