THRUXTON FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW 2017
SUNDAY 10 SEPT$EMBER
(The 2016 Show was cancelled due to lack of support)
We do know that many villagers proposed to enter, but a day after the last cutoff date we had insufficient entries. The date for the 2017 event has now been decided on Sunday 10th September. Please try to get lists to John Davis early, even if you need to change entries because of the fickle growing season - it happens every year !!
CUPS & PRIZES
THRUXTON FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW
CUPS & PRIZES 2015
TROPHY AWARDED FOR WINNER
AVM White Shield Family with most points in Show Staffords 49 R Oliver 46 C Rome 37
Mc Killop Cup The Best Junior entry Connie Chamberlain
Small Cup Best entry from the School NO ENTRIES
Notley Cup Winner of the “Victoria Sponge or Sandwich” Class Ann McKenzie
Shield 1 Best entry in any Flower Class Heather Bourner
Shield 2 Best entry in any Produce Class Curries
“Football” Cup Best entry in any Handicraft Class Henry Whittington
“Bally” Cup Best entry in “Homemade Drinks” Class Lyn Stafford
President’s Cup Best exhibit in Show Eddie Stafford
(at the discretion of the President)
Home Cookery * Best home Cookery entry (any class) New for 2016
Photographic * Best photograph (any class) New for 2016
Thruxton Village Flower and Produce Show
Sunday 10th September 2017
Welcome to the eighth annual Thruxton Flower and Produce Show. This year there will be a new Cup, for the best photograph. Hopefully the weather will be kind so more fruit, flowers and vegetables will be available. We want this to be a fun show, but there are some rules which will have to be followed and these are listed below.
HOW TO ENTER THE SHOW
1. Entrance is limited to people living in Thruxton Parish, to pupils attending Kimpton Primary School, and to members of village based clubs and societies, wherever they may live.
2. Please follow the requirements of the classes carefully to avoid your exhibit being disqualified on a technicality.
3. Entries will be limited to not more than three from any individual in any class.
4. The entry fee for each item is 50p, but £1 for entries received after Monday 5th September. Entries are free for Children and Young People under 16.
5. Complete the entry form on the back page and return with the relevant fee in a sealed envelope to 8 Lambourne Way by Sunday 3rd September. Late entries will be considered but will attract the higher entry fee.
6. You should bring your exhibits to the village Hall between 10.30-11.30 on Show day.
7. Vases, bowls, plates etc are not provided and so bring your own as appropriate.
8. Photographs may be of any size and should be mounted on card ready for display. Paintings should be ready to display.
9. A card will have been prepared for each exhibit you have entered. Collect these cards from the entry desk on arrival and place face down next to your exhibit.
10. You must have left the main hall by 12.00 when judging will begin.
1. Judging will take place between 12.00 and 13.30
2. Each class will have, at the judges’ discretion, a Winner, Second place and Highly commended entries.
3. Winner, second placed and highly commended certificates will be awarded.
4. Points will be awarded – 3 for winning, 2 for second place and 1 for highly commended. These points will be totalled and the entrant or family with the highest score will be awarded the shield to keep for one year.
5. Classes may be combined, if the judges consider that appropriate.
6. The President will award the Cup to the exhibit she deems to be the best in show. A further cup will be awarded by the President to the children’s exhibit which shows the greatest endeavour. Other cups or shields will be awarded for Handicrafts, Flowers, Photography, Produce and Victoria sponge or sandwich.
7. The judges’ decisions will be final.
1. The main hall will re-open for public viewing at 14.00 with the presentation of prizes at approx 15.45.
2. Exhibits may be removed after the presentation of the prizes and must be cleared from the hall by 16.30. Any exhibits that are not removed by this time will be disposed of at the Committee’s discretion.
3. Exhibitors may offer their exhibits for auction towards Village Association funds - this auction will take place immediately after the Awards have been announced.
1. Tea, coffee and soft drinks and cakes will be available throughout the afternoon from 14.00.
Section 1 – Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Group A1 Flowers (Home-grown)
1. Vase of 5 different roses
2. Vase of 3 pompom dahlias
3 Single Chrysanthemum
4 Spray of 3 Chrysanthemums
5 Specimen Dahlia
6 Vase of three flowering shrubs
7 Vase of Annuals
8 Vase of perennials
Group A2 - Flower Arrangements (bought flowers acceptable in this class)
1. Table arrangement for a September Dinner party
2. Arrangement of Wild Flowers and Foliage
3. Arrangement in a Wine Glass
4. Arrangement in an unusual container
5. Arrangement using a single colour of flowers plus foliage
Group B Fruit
1 Bowl of 3 apples of one variety
2 Bowl of 3 pears of one variety
3 Bowl of 10 autumn raspberries
4 Bowl of 5 plums of one variety
5 Biggest apple - any variety
6 Exotic Fruit 1or 2 pieces - any variety (Eg: fig, bunch of grapes, passionfruit, melon)
Group C Vegetables
1 3 Potatoes, one variety
2 3 Tomatoes (one variety)
3 Single Cucumber
4 3 Carrots (one variety)
5 Biggest marrow
6 3 Beans (one variety)
7 Longest runner bean
Section 2 – Cookery and Wine making
Group D Cookery
1 Jar of Jam not less than 340g (12 oz)
2 Jar of Lemon curd not less than 225g (8oz)
3 Jar of marmalade not less than 340g (12 oz)
4 Jar of Jelly not less than 340g (12 oz)
5 Jar of chutney or Pickle not less than 225g (8oz)
6 Plate of 4 decorated cupcakes
7 Loaf of bread including Cobs
8 Victoria jam sponge or sandwich – 3 egg mix, not iced
9 Dundee cake
10 Round of shortbread
11 Plate of 4 cheese scones
12 Quiche - any variety
13 Plate of 4 jam tarts
14 Plate of 4 ‘brownies’
15 Plate of 4 Gingerbread men (or animals for children) - no icing
16 Cake to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Village Hall
Group E Homemade Drinks
1 A bottle of red or white wine made from local produce
2 A bottle of liqueur made from local produce
3 A bottle of homemade beer (any strength)
4 A bottle of homemade cordial (any flavour)
Section 3 – Arts and Crafts
Group F Handicrafts
1 Woolcraft – any item made from wool
2 Needlecraft - any item of needlecraft
3 Woodcraft – a decorative item made in wood
Group G Visual Arts
1 A Photograph of a Thruxton Village scene
2 A Photograph of local wildlife
3 A Holiday Photograph
4 A Landscape in any medium
5 A Still life in any medium
6 A local Thruxton scene in any medium
Section 4 – Children and Young People under 16 on 1st September 2017
Group I Flowers and Vegetables
1 Arrangement of flowers in a jam jar
2 Unusual vegetable
3 Wild flowers posy
4 Bowl of blackberries
5 Tallest Sunflower (photograph acceptable but height to be certified by a parent)
Group J Craftwork
1 Any piece of craft work under 6
2 Any piece of craft work between 6 and 11
3 Any piece of craft work over 11
4 Painting or collage ‘my favourite animal or pet’ under 6
5 Painting or collage ‘my favourite animal or pet’ between 6 and 11
6 Painting or collage ‘my favourite animal or pet’ over 11
7 Painting or collage depicting the Commonwealth Games
Group K Miscellaneous
1 A miniature garden in a seed tray
2 A decorated plant pot or painted stone
3 A comic animal made from natural materials – any fruit, nuts, seeds, pasta etc
4 Imaginative model monster
5 A Scarecrow in a plant pot of not more than 9” diameter
THRUXTON VILLAGE FLOWER and PRODUCE SHOW
SUNDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 2017
Please list the class number and name for each entry and send the completed form with the appropriate fee to John Davis at 8 Lambourne Way, by Sunday 4th September 2017. Cheques should be made payable to Thruxton Village Association. Families may use one form providing they clearly indicate the date of birth of any child entering an exhibit in Section 4. Section 4 entries are free – all others 50p each or £1 after 5th September.
(Please add your own columns !!)
Class Number | Class Description | Fee
Name, address, e-mail (useful in case of late changes), phone number,
date of birth of entrants under 16