Competitions

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
  • PA Keeling
  • Body4You
  • Ireley Hardy Plant Nursery
  • Winchcombe Antiques Centre
  • Mudways
  • Adams Estate Agents
  • Cotswold Eye Care
  • Cats Whiskers
  • Sudeley Castle
  • Ace Hardware
  • JMB Scaffolding
  • Goffs Brewery
  • Winchcombe Sport sHall
  • Rapport Interiors
  • Just in Case
  • Kenelm Joinery
  • Winchcombe Garage
  • Cooks Builders