Virtual Autumn Show

We regret that the 2020 Autumn Show is CANCELLED.

See our Virtual Autumn Show here instead

The 2020 Autumn Show of Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables and Cookery
will be shown here after 1:30 pm on the 5th September
View the Show and enjoy Afternoon Teas in your Living Room
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The Classes for the 2020 Autumn show are:

FLOWERS

1              ANNUALS – one variety

2              ANNUALS – mixed

3              GLADIOLI – one stem

4              HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS – one variety (excl. Dahlias, Chrysanthemums and Roses)

5              HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS – mixed (excl. Dahlias, Chrysanthemums and Roses)

6              CHRYSANTHEMUMS – any variety or varieties

7              THE LAST ROSE OF SUMMER – one specimen bloom

8              ROSES – any type – any variety or varieties

The MRS A. W. McCULLY CUP awarded for best exhibit in Classes 1 - 8

DAHLIAS

9              ONE VARIETY – three stems

10            ONE VARIETY – five stems

11            MIXED – five stems - two or more varieties

12            ONE SPECIMEN BLOOM

The DEREK SEWELL TROPHY awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 9 - 12

 

POT PLANTS

13            ONE FUCHSIA IN A POT

14            ONE FLOWERING PLANT IN A POT (excl. Fuchsia and Saintpaulia (African Violet))

15            ONE CACTUS OR SUCCULENT IN A POT

16            ONE SAINTPAULIA (AFRICAN VIOLET) IN A POT

17            ONE FOLIAGE PLANT IN A POT

The D. H. SMITH CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 13 - 17

 

VEGETABLES

18            FIVE POTATOES – one variety

19            THREE CARROTS – one variety

20            TWO CABBAGES – one variety

21            NINE SHALLOTS – exhibition size

22            NINE SHALLOTS – pickling: under 30mm (1¼ inch) diameter

23            THREE ONIONS – one variety

24            NINE RUNNER BEANS – one variety

25            TWO CUCUMBERS – one variety

26            TWO VEGETABLE MARROWS – one variety.  Not to exceed 350mm (14 ins) in length

27            FIVE TOMATOES – one variety (not cherry-type)

28            NINE TOMATOES – CHERRY-TYPE – one variety. Not to exceed 35mm (1 ins) dia

29            THREE COURGETTES – one variety

30            FIVE LEEKS – one variety

31            VASE OF MIXED CULINARY HERBS IN SOCIETY VASE

32            ANY OTHER VEGETABLE NOT SPECIFIED – quantity as “Single Dish List” Page 16 of the Schedule

33            FOR FIRST TIME EXHIBITORS ONLY – any one class from Classes 18 – 32 inclusive. Entries must conform to the

       stated class, e.g. THREE CARROTS – one variety

The M. W. HAMMOND CUP awarded for best exhibit in Classes 18 - 33

 

34             VEGETABLE ANIMAL / MODEL


35             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.

The HOLLIS CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Class 35

 

36             A VEGETABLE DISPLAY        Any 5 different vegetables – one of each.

The R. W. HAMMOND CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Class 36

 

37            A COMBINED CLASS – a vase of flowers, mixed or one variety using a Society vase plus an exhibit of vegetables,

                one variety as per vegetable section.

The PERCY PARSONS MEMORIAL SHIELD awarded for the best exhibit in Class 37

 

FRUIT

38            FIVE COOKING APPLES – one variety

39            FIVE DESSERT APPLES – one variety

40            FIVE PLUMS – one variety

41            FIVE PEARS – one variety

42            ONE DISH OF ANY OTHER FRUIT – one variety with stalks or strigs

The G. PRINCE CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 38 - 42

 

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.

43            A BAKEWELL TART

44            SIX CHEESE SCONES

45            A VICTORIA SPONGE with jam only filling.

46            SIX ROCK CAKES

47            GINGERBREAD – not biscuits

48            SHORTBREAD – six pieces

49            A JAR OF SOFT FRUIT JAM – in a 450gm (1 lb) jar approx.

50            A JAR OF STONE FRUIT JAM – in a 450gm (1 lb) jar, approx.

51            CHUTNEY OR PICKLE – in a 450gm (1 lb) jar approx.

The ERNIE KNIGHT CUT GLASS BOWL awarded for best exhibit in Classes 43 – 51

NOVELTY    

52            THE LONGEST RUNNER BEAN

53            THE HEAVIEST MARROW

54            THE HEAVIEST ONION

55            THE HEAVIEST BEETROOT

56            THE THREE HEAVIEST POTATOES (any variety or varieties)

The BOB SQUIRES TROPHY will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining the most points overall in classes 52-56.

 

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

57            A MODEL USING RECYCLABLE MATERIAL THAT YOU WOULD NORMALLY PUT IN A RECYCLING BIN

9 YEARS TO 16 YEARS

58            A MODEL USING RECYCLABLE MATERIAL THAT YOU WOULD NORMALLY PUT IN A RECYCLING BIN

The AUTUMN JUNIOR GARDENERS CUP awarded for the best exhibit in Classes 57 – 58

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