Horticultural Show – Friday 3rd September 2021

      Spennymoor Town Council are once again holding their annual Horticultural Show in Jubilee Park, Spennymoor. All entries are to be benched between 3pm to 7pm on Friday 3rd September […]

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Spennymoor Town Council are once again holding their annual Horticultural Show in Jubilee Park, Spennymoor.

  • All entries are to be benched between 3pm to 7pm on Friday 3rd September 2021
  • Judging will take place following the benching at 7pm prompt, and the winners will be presented at 2.30pm on Saturday 4th September 2019 at the Town Show.
  • Entry to the competition is FREE.
  • Exhibits can be lifted from 3pm to 3.30pm  following the presentations.
  • Prize money will be paid out from the Bowls Pavilion between 2pm and 3pm on Saturday 4th September.

The categories in the competition are as follows:

 VEGETABLES

 JUDGES: R HALL; J VARTY (Crook)

 CLASS

PRIZES (£)
1 2 Pot Leeks (max 6” to tight button; sound all round) 100 50 30
2 2 Long Leeks (min length 14”) 50 30 15
3 Tray of Veg (3) 25 15 10
4 2 long carrots (foliage trimmed to 75mm) 15 10 5
5 2 parsnips (foliage trimmed to 75mm) 15 10 5
6 2 fresh pulled onions (soil washed off) 15 10 5
7 1 head of celery 12 8 4
8 2 stump carrots (3” tops) 15 10 5
9 1 cauliflower (3” stalk) 10 6 4
10 3 beetroot (round) 10 6 4
11 A dish of 4 shallots 10 6 4
12 A dish of 4 tomatoes (ripe with stalk) 10 6 4
13 3 flat bottomed onion sets 10 6 4
14 1 cucumber 8 6 4
15 Dish of 4 potatoes 10 6 4
16 Cabbage (quality) 10 6 4

 

 FLOWERS

 JUDGES: R HALL; J VARTY (Crook)                                                                                   

CLASS        PRIZES (£)
17 Vase of 3 chrysanthemums REFLEX 30 15 10
18 Vase of 3 chrysanthemums INCURVE or INTERMEDIATES 30 15 10
19 Vase of 3 dahlias (decs) 25 15 10
20 Vase 3 dahlias (cactus) 25 20 10
21 Vase spray chrysanthemums (3 stems) 15 10 8
22 Vase 3 gladioli 15 10 8
23 3 pom pom dahlias (2” max) 10 6 4
24 Gents Buttonhole (rose) 8 6 4
25 Gents buttonhole (carnation) 8 6 4
26 Vase 3 carnations (self) 12 8 4
27 Vase 3 carnations (Fancy) 12 8 4
28 Pot Plant Fuschia 12 8 4
29 1 flower and 1 veg 10 6 4

Vases to be provided by exhibitors

HOME PRODUCE

JUDGE: MRS BONNER                                                                                                                                                                                                         

CLASS PRIZES (£)
30 Jar of Jam or Jelly 10 6 4
31 Jar of Lemon curd 10 6 4
32 Jar of marmalade 10 6 4
33 Apple pie 10 6 4
34 3 cheese scones 10 6 4
35 5 ginger snaps 10 6 4

Classes 33 – 35 to be displayed on plates (provided)

CRAFT

 JUDGE: To be provided by the Women’s Institute

CLASS        PRIZES (£)
36 A small item either crochet or knitted

(no larger than 15” square – items outside of this size will be disqualified)

10 6 4
37 A small item made from material either hand or machine sewn 10 6 4

PHOTOGRAPHY

 JUDGE: Mr K Taylor (Spennymoor)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

CLASS        PRIZES (£)
38 Local Scene 10 6 4
39 Wildlife 10 6 4

CHILDRENS SECTION

 (under 16’s only)

 JUDGE: Spennymoor Town Mayor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

CLASS PRIZES (£)
40 Garden Design (In a standard seed tray 14”x 8”) 10 6 4
41 Animal made from Fruit and/or Veg 10 6 4
42 A photograph 10 6 4
43 A poem 10 6 4
44 Any home produce 10 6 4
45 Town Hall Theme (create a model themed on the Town Hall) 10 6 4

The ‘Fred Walker’ Memorial Trophy

will be awarded for the most points in the show

 1st place = 4 points,     2nd place = 2 points,    3rd place = 1 point

 JUDGES DECISION IS FINAL

For further information please contact Spennymoor Town Council on 01388 815276 or email info@spennymoor-tc.gov.uk

 

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