COMPETITION 2021

Below is a list of classes for competitions in 2021 A copy of the entry form can be downloaded here
You can pay your class entry fee via paypal

You will be asked to add a note and it would be useful if you could put your name in here which helps us with the admin. If you then press continue, you will go through to the page where you will actually pay. Once we have been notified of the payment, you will be sent an individual code which will be checked on the gate and ticked off against a list to avoid duplication. Please remember to bring the email along with you with the code. Tickets will be available to purchase with cash only on the day of the show itself.

Classes


  • Floral art – Theme “Surviving Lockdown”
    • 101: “In Praise of the NHS” – an exhibit with fresh and ⁄ or dried plant material
    • 102: An exhibit of fresh flowers and foliage depicting “A Staycation”
    • 103: “The Future is Bright” – A centrepiece for a round table.
    • 104: A miniature exhibit not to exceed 10 cm in width, depth and height – theme “In a Box”.
    • 105: “Box Set” Novice class. An arrangement of fresh flowers and foliage linked to a television series

  • Vegetables
    • 201: The ugliest vegetable
    • 202: Four white potatoes
    • 203: Four coloured potatoes
    • 204: Three beetroot
    • 205: Tomatoes – one truss any variety, as many ripe as possible
    • 206: Three onions over 230g each
    • 207: Three onions under 230g each
    • 208: Three red onions
    • 209: Six tomatoes (not small fruited)
    • 210: Eight tomatoes (cherry miniature type) (max. 35 mm diameter)
    • 211: Six runner beans
    • 212: Longest runner bean
    • 213: Six french beans
    • 214: Four chillies
    • 215: Three carrots
    • 216: Longest stick of rhubarb (with foliage removed)
    • 217: A collection of three vegetables. Displayed within an area 46 cm x 61 cm
    • 218: Three courgettes
    • 219: Collection of three kinds of named fresh herbs
    • 220: Two marrows
    • 221: Heaviest marrow
    • 222: Two sweet peppers (not chilli peppers)
    • 223: Six shallots
    • 224: One kind of vegetable (labelled)
    • 225: One flower and one vegetable
    • 226: One cucumber

  • Fruit
    • 301: Four dessert apples
    • 302: Four cooking apples
    • 303: Four plums any variety (stems left on)
    • 304: Dish of fruit, one variety, excluding apples and plums

  • Flowers
    • 401: One gladiolus – any variety
    • 402: Alstroemeria – three stems, same variety, in one vase
    • 403: Rose – one bloom with own foliage
    • 404: One specimen dahlia
    • 405: Three small (100mm-150mm) or medium (150mm-200mm) decorative dahlias
    • 406: Three pompon dahlias not exceeding 55 mm
    • 407: Three small (100mm-150mm) or medium (150mm-200mm) cactus dahlias
    • 408: Three large (200mm-250mm) decorative dahlias
    • 409: Mixed vase of dahlias
    • 410: Three asters, any variety
    • 411: Four pansies or violas in a container
    • 412: One fuchsia (label variety)
    • 413: Collection of cut garden flowers in a vase – 5 different flowers, one stem of each
    • 414: Sweet Peas – vase of 5 stems any one variety
    • 415: Four rudbeckia any one variety
    • 416: Three hosta leaves – any combination in a vase
    • 417: Vase of flowers, one kind other than above
    • 418: “All green”, a vase of mixed green garden foliage (can include variegated greenery)
    • 419: Vase of garden flowers
    • 420: My favourite flower

  • Preserves and sundries
    • 501: One jar blackcurrant jam
    • 502: One jar strawberry jam
    • 503: One jar stone fruit jam
    • 504: One jar any other variety jam (no chilli jam)
    • 505: One jar marmalade
    • 506: One jar lemon curd (190g small jar is acceptable)
    • 507: One jar jelly (190g small jar is acceptable)
    • 508: One jar chutney, any variety
    • 509: One jar of honey
    • 510: One jar of pickle – any variety
    • 511: One bottle cordial (e.g. elderflower)
    • 512: Four hens eggs – all the same colour

  • Cookery
    • 601: Four brownies
    • 602: Best Baker class: Victoria sandwich
    • 603: Four millionaire’s shortbread
    • 604: Four cookies any flavour
    • 605: Tea loaf using dried fruit
    • 606: Loaf of sourdough bread
    • 607: Four scones (either sweet or savoury)
    • 608: Four pieces of shortbread (fingers or triangles)
    • 609: Four decorated cupcakes (both cake & decoration will be judged)
    • 610: Lemon drizzle cake
    • 611: Four blinis with the same topping
    • 612: Loaf of brown or white bread (not sourdough)
    • 613: Fruit cake Recipe:
      • 113g (4oz) butter, 113g (4oz) sugar, 2 eggs, 170g (6 oz) self-raising flour, 170g (6oz) mixed dried fruit, salt, milk to mix. Mix by creaming method, put in 15 cm (6”) tin and bake
    • 614: Decorated carrot cake
    • 615: Gluten free cake
    • 616: Four macarons

  • Beverages
    • 701: Sloe or Damson Gin – labelled
    • 702: One bottled cocktail or mocktail with decorated serving glass, include title and recipe
    • 703: Homemade lemonade – labelled

  • Crafts
    • 801: A handmade greeting card
    • 802: A stuffed toy, any technique(s)
    • 803: A hand-knitted/crocheted item
    • 804: Paper flowers
    • 805: An item of embroidery
    • 806: Any item of craft (or collection of items) not included in any other class
    • 807: An item of soft furnishing
    • 808: A felted animal
    • 809: Handmade quilted item
    • 810: A gift wrapped present
    • 811: A model – any modelling medium
    • 812: An item of woodwork

  • Art
    • 901: A painting in acrylic or oil
    • 902: A painting in watercolours
    • 903: A sketch in any medium
    • 904: A sculpture or carving in any medium (not turned wood)
    • 905: A Collage – recycled materials
    • 906: Portrait – watercolour, oil or acrylic
    • 907: Abstract piece of art in any medium

  • Photography
    • 1001: Colour or mono “The great outdoors”
    • 1002: Colour or mono “Portrait”
    • 1003: Colour or mono “What a view”
    • 1004: Colour or mono “Creative light”
    • 1005: Colour or mono “It’s not what it seems”
    • 1006: Colour or mono “Pet portrait”
    • 1007: Colour or mono “Mini beasts” (this image can be manipulated)
    • 1008: Colour “Lockdown achievement”
    • 1009: Challenge class, colour or mono – “This makes me smile”

Junior exhibitors


  • Aged 4 and under
    • 1100: Six nature finds on a plate
    • 1101: A hand or finger painting

  • Aged 7 and under
    • 1102: The largest leaf
    • 1103: A Duplo or Lego space ship or rocket – without using a kit
    • 1104: A painted pebble
    • 1105: A pasta picture
    • 1106: A miniature garden on a plate
    • 1107: Decorate a paper face mask
    • 1108: An animal made from vegetables
    • 1109: Draw or colour on a paper plate – “My dinner”
    • 1110: Colour in the picture (available to download here)

  • Aged 11 and under
    • 1111: A photograph – This makes me smile – Maximum of two per competitor
    • 1112: Make a famous person from a plastic bottle
    • 1113: A model made without using a kit e.g. Lego, Meccano etc.
    • 1114: A potato print picture on A4 paper or card
    • 1115: Three cookies, any flavour
    • 1116: Best Baker – Three decorated cupcakes
    • 1117: Handwriting – your favourite poem
    • 1118: “I’m really proud of this” – something you have made
    • 1119: Model made from a kit – e.g. Lego, Meccano, 3-D puzzle, etc.
    • 1120: Upcycle a t-shirt to create something new

  • Aged 18 and under
    • 1125: A photograph – Colour “Action” (maximum of two per competitor)
    • 1126: A photograph – Colour “Floral” (maximum of two per competitor)
    • 1127: Drawing/painting of your choice
    • 1128: Best Baker – Four chocolate brownies.
    • 1129: “I am really proud of this” – something that you have made during lockdown
    • 1131: Make-up application – digital submission
    • 1132: Nail art – digital submission
To view highlights from 2019 show, please click here