Members can enter the following Classes which will be judged to RHS standards. The full show rules are in the Show Schedule.
Classes for the 2024 Summer Show will shown in January 2024.
The Classes for the 2022 Summer show were:
FLOWERS – Roses should be exhibited with foliage intact.
1 ONE SPECIMEN H.T. ROSE
2 ONE SCENTED ROSE: TO BE JUDGED ON PERFUME ALONE
3 THREE H.T. ROSES – three stems of one variety
4 THREE H.T. ROSES – three stems, three varieties
5 FIVE H.T. ROSES – five stems, two or more varieties
6 FLORIBUNDA ROSES – three stems of one variety
7 FLORIBUNDA ROSES – three stems, two or more varieties
The JOY BARCLAY PARKER MEMORIAL TROPHY awarded for the best vase of roses, Classes 1 – 7
8 NINE PANSY AND/OR VIOLA BLOOMS – display pots provided by the Society.
9 ANNUALS – one variety (excluding Sweet Peas)
10 ANNUALS – mixed (excluding Sweet Peas)
11 FLOWERING SHRUBS AND/OR FLOWERING TREES: one or more varieties
12 HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS – one variety (excluding Roses)
13 HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS – mixed (excluding Roses)
14 SWEET PEAS – nine stems, two or more varieties
15 ANY OTHER FLOWER – not listed above
16 AN ARRANGEMENT OF ANY MIXED FLOWERS IN YOUR OWN CONTAINER
17 A FLOWERING PLANT IN A POT
18 A POT OF FLOWERING BULBS, TUBERS, RHIZOMES, CORMS OR SIMILAR
The RON WALLIS TROPHY awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 8 - 18
FLORAL ART – Any natural materials, grown or bought may be used. No preparation on show tables permitted. Please note the maximum space allowed.
19 ‘JUBILEE’ A FOLIAGE ONLY ARRANGEMENT WITH A CELEBRATORY THEME. Any natural materials allowed - including grasses/dried materials. Maximum space: 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft) No height restriction.
20 ‘CHEERS’ AN ARRANGEMENT IN A WINEGLASS Arrangement may be any size - no space restrictions.
21 AN ARRANGEMENT IN A BASKET USING FLOWERS, FRUIT AND GRASSES. Any accessories may be incorporated. Maximum space: 600mm x 600mm (2ft x 2ft) No height restriction.
The LT. COL. S.T. MAYNARD BOWL awarded for best exhibit in Classes 19 - 21
22 ONE DISH OF BLACKCURRANTS – on strigs. Max. dish size 180mm (7ins) dia.
23 ONE DISH OF REDCURRANTS – on strigs. Max. dish size 180mm (7ins) dia.
24 TWELVE GOOSEBERRIES – one variety. Stalks attached
25 ONE DISH OF ANY OTHER FRUIT – one variety with stalks or strigs. Maximum dish size 180mm (7ins) dia.
The ERNEST J. PUTLAND CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 22 – 25
26 FIVE POTATOES – one variety
27 THREE CARROTS – one variety
28 NINE PODS OF PEAS – one variety
29 TWO LETTUCES – one variety with washed roots intact
30 THREE BEETROOTS – one variety
31 NINE PODS OF BROAD BEANS – one variety
32 RADISHES – bunch of twelve
33 SPRING ONIONS – bunch of twelve
34 ANY OTHER VEGETABLE NOT SPECIFIED quantity as “Single Dish List” Page 16 of the Schedule
35 FOR FIRST TIME EXHIBITORS ONLY – any one class from Classes 26 – 34 inclusive. Entries must conform to the
stated class, e.g. three carrots – one variety
36 VASE OF MIXED CULINARY HERBS IN SOCIETY VASE
The A.W. TAYLOR CUP awarded for best exhibit in Classes 26 – 36
37 THREE STICKS OF RHUBARB
The FRED BROCKWAY CUP awarded to the winner of Class 37
HANDICRAFTS – no previously exhibited item allowed
38 ANY HAND CRAFTED ITEM NOT LISTED IN CLASSES 39 - 41
39 AN EMBROIDERY OR CROSS STITCH EXHIBIT
40 A HAND-MADE GARMENT
41 A HAND-MADE SOFT TOY
The PHILLIP CHUBB MEMORIAL BOWL awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 38 - 41
PHOTOGRAPHY – all photos to have been taken by the exhibitor within the last 12 months – no previously exhibited
photo allowed – maximum print size A4.
42 ‘GOLD & SILVER’- a set of 2 photos: 1 depicting ‘GOLD’, 1 depicting ‘SILVER’
43 ‘AN UNUSUAL TREE OR TREES’
The MAURICE WALDER MEMORIAL SALVER awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 42 - 44
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 JAR OF JAM in a 450gm (1 lb) jar approx.
46 A JAR OF JELLY in a 225gm (8 oz) jar approx.
47 A JAR OF MARMALADE (NOT SEVILLE) in 450gm (1 lb) jar approx.
48 SIX CHEESE STRAWS
49 SIX SAUSAGE ROLLS IN PUFF PASTRY. Pastry can be shop bought.
50 SIX CHOCOLATE BROWNIES
51 A LIGHT FRUIT CAKE
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
52 'A FARMYARD FRIEND'. Make a model of a farm animal using any natural materials.
9 YEARS TO 16 YEARS
53 'A FARMYARD FRIEND'. Make a model of a farm animal using any natural materials.
The JAMIE BERRY MEMORIAL CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 52 – 53