At the request of an overwhelming number of our members it has been decided to hold the postponed 2020 show this year, providing that we observe the regulations in place both nationally and also within the rules and guidance laid down by the Fairfield Village Hall Management Committee.

This will encompass, Cleanliness, Sanitising, Social Distancing, a one way system, Mask Wearing and anything else that may be appropriate at the time.

The main concern is the SAFETY of Members and Visitors.
We are pleased to advise that the postponed Annual Show has been renamed as ANNUAL SHOW 2021 and held on THURSDAY 26 August 2021.  

The Show Schedule is attached below for you to download in a format for printing as Folded A4.

The Non members / Visitors Class which is very popular and again there is sponsorship by Beechcroft Nurseries and Garden Centre.  We are pleased to hold this popular Special Class for local Gardeners, Visitors and non members.  For this Special Class there will be 6 Prizes of Vouchers/Cash to a total value of £45 and sponsored by BEECHCROFT Nurseries and Garden Centre and members of the Society.

The Special Class is ONE dish of any vegetable(s) grown by the Exhibitor.

As a guide the quantity of vegetables for a dish in this show is generally as indicated, but a differing amount is perfectly acceptable for this Class and as an example 5 matching Cherry Tomatoes would look better than 6 with one a bit wonky.

Runner Beans or French Beans with stalks 6. Beetroot 3. Carrots 3. Cabbage 1. Cauliflower 1. Lettuce 1 head. Cucumber 1. Courgettes 3. Garlic 3 bulbs. Peas 6 pods. Medium sized Tomatoes 3 or 4. Potatoes 3 or 4. Onions 3. Pickling Shallots 6. Peppers 3. Radishes 6. Herbs small bunch.

The main factors that the judge will consider are: Condition, Uniformity, Size, Shape & Colour

All Exhibitors have free entry to both the Show and the Prize Presentation Evening on Thursday 25 November including any associated Evening Talk

If anyone requires further information please contact:
Roy James on Tel: 01527 831508 or email roy_james2 (preferred).

There are 6 prizes for this Class, so if anyone you know may like to have a go and an enjoyable evening please encourage them to come along. It is FREE.

Please Note there is a closing date of FRIDAY 20 August for members entries, late entries may be considered subject to Time Slots available and approval by the Show Organiser.

For Non members / Visitors Class there is less administration involved and entries can be accepted on the night.

There will be a raffle and any prizes would be appreciated.
Look forward to receiving your entries and seeing you on the night.

Click on the download button to download the show schedule
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