Spring Show 2018

The 2018 Spring Show of Flowers, Vegetables, Floral Art, Cookery and Photography 
was held on the 31st March in the Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, RH15 8DX, between 1:30pm and 3:45pm.
During the show, Afternoon Teas were served and there was a Produce Stall and a Tombola
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Photos © Tim Kendell (2018)

Highlights from Spring 2018

PRIZE & AWARD WINNER  SPRING SHOW 2018

 

Class           First                                                   Second                                             Third

NARCISSI/DAFFODILS

                                                           

1-4               No Exhibitors                                                                                            

5                  Chris Redknap                                                       

6                  No Exhibitors                                                                  

7                  Chris Redknap                                                        

Best Exhibit in Classes 1-7                  Chris Redknap (class 5)

8                  John Ellis                                      

9                  Charlie Armstrong                        Gill Cooper        

10                John Ellis                                      

11-13           No Exhibitors                                         

14                Charlie Armstrong                                                                                             

15-17           No Exhibitors                                                                                           

18                Gill Cooper                                   David Griffin                             

John Kinnest Daffodil Trophy

Best Exhibit in Classes 8-18                Charlie Armstrong (class 14)

 

FLOWERS

19                Liz Armstrong                                                                                             

20                Charlie Armstrong                         Colin Hewitt                                    Gill Cooper

21                Teresa Welch                                Gill Cooper                                     Chris Redknap

22                Chris Redknap                               John Ellis

23-26           No Exhibitors                                  

27                Gill Cooper                                                                                             

28                John Ellis

Best Exhibit in Classes 19-28              Charlie Armstrong (class 20)

 

GROWING BULBS

29                Charlie Armstrong                                                                                          

30                Ian Parsons                                    David Griffin                           

31                Chris Redknap                               David Griffin                                  Teresa Welch                       

32                David Griffin                                                                                        

33                John Ellis                                                                                        

34                No Exhibitors                                                                                              

Ron and Jean Tigg Memorial Cup

Best Exhibit in Classes 29-34              Charlie Armstrong (class 29)

 

POT PLANTS

35                David Griffin                                  

36                David Griffin                                   Chris Redknap                                                                                            

37                Margaret Prime                                  

Best Exhibit in Classes 35-37              Margaret Prime (class 37)

 

VEGETABLES

38-39           No Exhibitors                   

40                Charlie Armstrong                          Teresa Welch                                 

41                No Exhibitors                                                                                            

42                Margaret Prime                               John Ellis                                                                                      

43                No Exhibitors 

44              John Ellis 

Best Exhibit in Classes 38-44              Charlie Armstrong (class 40)

 

DOMESTIC

45                Janette Hewitt                                                                                             

46                Janette Hewitt                                Joe Tubbs

47                June Sewell                                   Eileen Green                                 Sharon Green                                             

48                Judith Parsons                               Janette Hewitt                                

49                Not awarded                                  Not awarded                                  Margaret Prime    

50                Not awarded                                  Teresa Welch                                 Margaret Prime

51                David Griffin                                   Teresa Welch                                 Margaret Prime   

Best Exhibit in Classes 45-51              Judith Parsons (class 48)

 

FLORAL ART

52-53           No Exhibitors

54                Judith Parsons                                                                                         

Best Exhibit in Classes 52-54              Judith Parsons (class 54)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

55                Judith Parsons                              AmyChaplin 

56                Trevor Green                                 

57                Joanne Chaplin                             Amy Chaplin                                 

Best Exhibit in Classes 55-57              Judith Parsons (class 55)

 

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

58                Iris Barnes                                                                                            

59                Toby Langdown                             Amy Chaplin                                  Molly Barnes                                                 

Best Exhibit in Classes 58-61              Toby Langdon (class 59)

 

Presidents Cup

Best Overall Exhibit as judged by the Society’s President - Janette Hewitt (class 46)

The Classes for the 2018 Spring show were:

 

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 SIMNEL CAKE
46   6 CUP CAKES DECORATED FOR EASTER
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 IN A BASKET OF FRUIT, FLOWERS, FOLIAGE AND GRASSES Max. space: 600mm x 600mm
       (2ft x 2ft) No height
restriction.

53   AN ARRANGEMENT IN A TEAPOT 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   ‘PARTS OF A CAR'
56   ‘INCLEMENT WEATHER’
57   ‘FAT & THIN’ – a set of two photos: one depicting ‘FAT’, one depicting ‘THIN’


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   BAKE AND DECORATE ONE MR AND ONE MRS GINGERBREAD PERSON.

 

9 YEARS TO 16 YEARS
59   BAKE AND DECORATE ONE MR AND ONE MRS GINGERBREAD PERSON.

‘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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