Autumn Show Schedule

AUTUMN SHOW 2016 - Sat. 24th September

SLINFOLD VILLAGE HALL

EVERYBODY IS INVITED TO ENTER

Please read the "Hints for Showing" and "Rules" sections before entering, and contact the Show Secretary, or email us if you have any queries

DIVISION I - VEGETABLES AND FRUIT

  1. Four dessert apples.
  2. Four cooking apples.
  3. A plate of any other fruit
  4. Three onions, each not exceeding 250g (8.5oz).
  5. Three onions, each over 250g (8.5oz).
  6. Six shallots
  7. Four potatoes, one variety (white or coloured).
  8. Four of any other one type root vegetable
  9. Four tomatoes (regular).
  10. Four tomatoes small-fruited
  11. Three of any one type of pepper
  12. Three courgettes.
  13. One edible squash or pumpkin.
  14. Three of any one variety other vegetable.
  15. Three jars, each containing one different variety of herb.
  16. Gardener's Choice - a basket containing potatoes and any 2 other vegetables, sufficient to feed 2 people (parsley garnish allowed).
  17. DIVISION II - FLOWERS (A) Dahlias

  18. One vase of three, cactus or semi-cactus.
  19. Vase of five pom-pom dahlias, not to exceed 50mm (2") dia.
  20. One vase of three, any other one flower type, which could not be entered in class 17 or 18
  21. One specimen dahlia bloom, must exceed 127mm (5") dia.
  22. One vase of three, mixed varieties.
  23. (B) Chrysanthemums

  24. Three blooms, any variety/ies.
  25. One specimen bloom.
  26. 3 sprays, one or more varieties

    (C) Other Flowers

  27. One stem rose (red/orange/pink).
  28. One stem rose (yellow/cream/white).
  29. 5 blooms of Japanese anemones
  30. 6 fuchsia blossoms, displayed on a plate of damp sand
  31. One vase, any type of annual
  32. One vase of any one type of flowering shrub.
  33. One vase of mixed flowers (not shrub).
  34. *A Flowering Orchid
  35. *A flowering pot plant.
  36. *A foliage pot plant.
  37. *1 pan cactus or succulent.
  38. * Please note that Rule 4 applies to the above 4 classes and all are subject to a max. 23cm (9") diameter pot.
  39. The best flower from my garden (1 stem, single bloom or multiple florets acceptable).
  40. A bonsai (max. height 60cm)
  41. A plant grown from the cutting supplied by us at the Spring Show or April meeting
  42. DIVISION III - FLORAL ART

  43. An arrangement of foliage, berries, seedheads etc, but no flowers (45cm [17½"] table length allowed)
  44. An Exhibit 'By the Pool', to include water. (59cm [23"] table length allowed).
  45. Novice Class, a small arrangement in a basket ( not to exceed 30cm [12"] in any direction). Open only to anyone who has never won first prize in a Floral Art class at a Slinfold Show
  46. DIVISION IV - PRESERVES

  47. One jar of strawberry jam.
  48. One jar of stone fruit jam.
  49. One jar of any other fruit jam.
  50. One jar of fruit jelly.
  51. One jar of lemon curd.
  52. All the above exhibits must have a waxed disc & cellophane cover or new metal or plastic screw cap
  53. One jar of sweet pickle (branston type) - new plastic, glass or coated metal screw-cap.
  54. DIVISION V - CHILDREN'S SECTION

  55. a. Age 8 and under. Any article of handiwork of your own choice, including knitting, needle-work, woodwork etc.(no kits)
  56. b. Age 9 to 16. Any article of handiwork of your own choice, including knitting, needle-work, woodwork etc.(no kits)
    (This item should have been completed this year and not shown before)
    A trophy is awarded for the best entry in the above 2 classes, age will be taken into consideration
  57. An edible necklace (string need not be edible)
  58. Complete and colour in, by hand, the drawing attached.
  59. PICTURE
  60. A miniature garden in a standard seed tray (Trophy awarded).
  61. Cook your favourite dessert (please state recipe)
  62. Largest sunflower face grown from seed supplied by us at the Spring Show (or contact Show Secretary soon after)
  63. The above classes may be divided into age groups depending on entry numbers

    DIVISION VI - COOKERY

  64. A Cornish Pasty
  65. A rich fruit Cake
  66. A bread-and-butter pudding
  67. 2 stuffed tomatoes
  68. DIVISION VII - HANDICRAFT

  69. A painting or drawing - "Seascape"- not to exceed A3 size
  70. A dressed doll
  71. An item of knitting or crochet
  72. 3 photos of 'Holiday Memories' each max. size 13cm x 18cm (5"x7") to be fixed to a single sheet of paper
  73. Exhibits in this division must have been made by the exhibitors, finished in the last twelve months, and not shown before.

    DIVISION VIII - WINES, BEERS ETC.

  74. A bottle of red wine (may be from a kit but please state if so).
  75. A bottle of white wine (may be from a kit but please state if so).
  76. A bottle of liqueur.
  77. A bottle of old-fashioned lemonade
  78. All above exhibits to be shown in a clear glass, full size wine bottle (except liqueur may be in a half bottle) with a flanged cork (not a plastic stopper).
  79. A bottle of home made ginger beer.
  80. Beer to be shown in plain glass bottle with 'marble' type stopper or crown cork.

To enter
Entry forms to Mrs Janet Walker at 12, West Way, Slinfold, before 9pm on Thursday 31st March. (Late entries - [double fees!!] up to 9pm Friday)
You may enter online by clicking Entry Form on the left, this will open in a new window.
Entry fees per class: Members - 25p; non-members - 35p; children's classes free
Exhibits to be staged between 8am and 10.15am on the morning of the show

Prizes in adult classes first prize only of £1;
in children's classes: 1st - 50p; 2nd - 40p; 3rd 30p

Find out about TROPHIES you could win

NEW MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO OUR SHOWS AND MEETINGS

Usual rules for shows apply (please see "Rules" section) If in doubt, ask the Show Secretary