Classes for Grundisburgh Village Show - 15 July 2023
Open to people from all areas
Classes for Grundisburgh Village Show
15 July 2023
Open to people from all areas
1. Petite arrangement. 10cm/4” in all directions.
2. What! No flowers! Arrangement of greenery no flowers. Max 61cm/24”.
3. Floating flower heads in bowl without leaves.
4. Arrangement to commemorate the Coronation of King Charles III, accessories may be used.
5. Bottled Blooms. Three flowerheads displayed as individual blooms in three beer bottles.
6. An arrangement in a brandy glass.
7. Long, Tall & Sassy using 6 blooms and some ribbon.
8. Risen, an arrangement in a small loaf tin.
9. An arrangement of herbs in a jug.
10. A decorative arrangement of sweet peas. Max 46cms/18" (for the Muriel K Lingley Perpetual Challenge Cup).
11. A decorative arrangement of garden flowers. Max 61cms/24" (for the Eileen Goodwin Cup).
* Entries must be kept within size specified. There are no height limitations. The sizes apply to the whole arrangement, including the container.
* Only in class 10 must the materials be grown by the exhibitor.
* The flowers in class 11 must be from a garden.
* The Perpetual Cup is awarded to the exhibitor with most points in classes 1 to 11.
FLOWERS AND PLANTS
12. Mixed garden flowers, max. five varieties, two stems of each.
13. Three stems of the same perennial.
(The Katie’s Gardens Perennial Challenge Trophy will be awarded for the most points in classes 12 and 13).
14. One potted pelargonium (geranium), any colour. Max 23cms/9” pot.
15. One pot plant in bloom (not pelargonium). Max 23cms/9” pot.
16. Six spikes of annual sweet peas.
17. A circular hanging basket. Max diameter 36cms/14".
18. One rose judged for perfume.
19. One specimen rose (for the Major General Gurdon Challenge Cup).
20. Three HT roses, any variety (for the Ivor Marjoram Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup).
21. Six pansies (for the Deryck Gray Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup).
22. Tree grown in a pot from seed or nut.
23. Cacti or succulent. Could be mixed. Max 23cms/9” pot.
24. Three stems of pinks.
25. Potted indoor plant. Max 23cms/9” pot.
26. Three stems of lily. Can be mixed varieties.
27. Three stems of dahlia. Can be mixed varieties.
* The maximum width or depth of plants or pots must not exceed 46cm/18”.
* Classes are judged on the quality of flowers, not the arrangement.
* Where vases are specified, exhibitors may borrow one of the special vases available on entry night or the morning of the show (first come, first served).
* Points gained by the winners in this section go towards the David Warren Perpetual Challenge Cup for Flowers, Vegetables and Fruit.
VEGETABLES & HERBS
28. A pot of any variety of herb grown from seed or cutting. Max 31cm/12” pot.
29. A collection of three bunches of herbs in a container, tied and named.
30. Pot grown edible chili plant. Max 20cms/8” pot.
31. Two Little Gem lettuces.
32. One lettuce, any variety or colour.
33. Five tomatoes of one variety.
34. Five tomatoes of any variety, colour or size. Can be mixed.
(The Richard Garrett Memorial Cup will be awarded for the most points in classes 33 and 34).
35. Five potatoes of one variety.
36. Three carrots, long, with tops tied.
37. Three carrots other than long, with tops tied.
38. Five pods of peas.
39. Five pods of broad beans.
40. Five runner beans.
41. Five French beans.
42. Three onions, tops cut and tied.
43. Five shallots, grown from bulbs, tops cut and tied.
44. Three sticks of rhubarb.
45. Three courgettes, max length 15cms/6".
46. One summer cabbage.
47. One cucumber, any variety.
48. Three globe beetroot with leaves and tops tied (for the Steven Muttitt Memorial Trophy).
49. A decorative pot of Basil for the kitchen windowsill.
50. Longest runner bean.
51. Collection of three kinds of vegetables, three of each (not just those above), displayed on tray, max 61cm x 46cm/24” x 18” (for the John Farrow Cup).
52. Exotic or unusual vegetable.
53. A vegetable disaster, the one that went wrong.
Points gained by the winners in this section go towards the David Warren Perpetual Challenge Cup for Flowers, Vegetables and Fruit.
54. Six raspberries. Displayed with stalks on.
55. Six strawberries. Displayed with calyx on.
56. Six strings of red currants.
57. Six strings of blackcurrants.
58. Six gooseberries.
59. Six berries of same variety (not those listed above).
* The Dunnett Cup will be awarded for the most points in classes 54-59.
* Points gained by the winners in this section also go towards the David Warren Perpetual Challenge Cup for Flowers, Vegetables and Fruit.
HOME MADE PRESERVES
60. One jar of strawberry jam.
61. One jar of soft fruit jam other than strawberry.
62. One jar of orange marmalade (not jelly).
63. One jar of lemon curd.
64. One jar of stone fruit jam.
65. One jar of jelly made from hedgerow or garden fruit.
66. One jar of fruit chutney.
* Entries in classes 60 to 65 should be in plain, clear glass jars with no branding and topped with wax paper circle and cellophane cover. Class 66 should have a white lined or plastic lid.
* A label on the side should give type and date made.
* The exhibitor number must go on the jar, not the cover.
* The Perpetual Challenge Cup will be awarded to the exhibitor with the most points total in classes 60-66.
67. Four cheese scones, (plain cutter).
68. Gluten free lemon drizzle cake (to recipe).
69. Victoria sandwich, made with a three-egg recipe in approx 18cms/7” dia. tin.
70. Four gingerbread squares approx size 6cm/21/2” (to recipe).
71. A flask of home-made chilled Summer soup.
72. Four chocolate Brownies.
73. Rubbed in fruit cake (to recipe)
74. Four shortcrust pastry sausage rolls.
75. Savoury quiche.
76. Four wholemeal rolls.
77. Men only: Sourdough loaf.
78. Men only: Banana cake in a 2lb (900g) loaf tin for the Andrew Turner Memorial Cup.
Notes * The recipes will be included in the show schedule and on website.
* Entries should be loosely covered by a clear polythene bag, not clingfilm.
* Entry numbers must be on the plates, not on covers.
* Victoria sandwich – no cream, the jam should be raspberry and dusted with caster sugar. The sponge can be made the day before and filled on the day.
* The Perpetual Challenge Cup is awarded for most points in classes 67-76).
79. Three poultry eggs, white, brown, blue or mixed.
80. One jar of honey.
81. One bottle of elderflower cordial.
82. One bottle sloe gin (min size 250ml).
83. One bottle of other fruit based alcoholic drink (min size 250ml).
* Eggs should be displayed in a small basket or similar, and a saucer should be provided into which the judge can crack one egg open.
* Entries in classes 81-83 should be presented in plain, clear glass bottles, and should be filled to within half an inch of the cork or screw top. In the case of class 83, the variety of fruit and type of alcohol should be listed on a label on the bottle.
84. A pencil drawing of Grundisburgh church.
85. A bowl of three different fruits, any medium.
86. A Portrait, any medium.
87. A Seascape, any medium.
88. A computer generated design for Christmas wrapping paper.
89. A flowerhead, in oils.
* Entrants are encouraged to title their work
* Artwork is not to exceed 61cm x 61cm/24” x 24” including the frame, if any.
* The Perpetual Challenge Cup is awarded for the entry judged the best art in show.
90. People at Work – Black & White.
91. Pets out of Control.
92. Mini beasts.
93. Woodland fungi.
94. Village pride.
* Photos must be mounted on card that does not exceed 30cm x 25cm/ 12” x 10”. The card should create a frame around the photo i.e. the photo should not be made of card.
* The Steve Roberts Trophy is awarded for the photograph judged to be best in show.
96. A knitted item.
97. A Lego vehicle.
98. An item of cross-stitch. Max size 60cm x 60cm/24” x 24”.
99. A decorated candle.
100. A quilted wall hanging. Max size 60cm x 60cm/24” x 24”.
101. An insect hotel in a plant pot.
102. A crocheted soft toy.
103. A poem about the Coronation.
104. A handmade note book.
105. A handmade wedding congratulations card (not from a kit). Display with envelope.
106. A Christmas tree decoration, any medium.
Note: * The Joyce Page Perpetual Challenge Cup is awarded for most points in classes 96-106.
OVER SIXTY FIVES
107. A jar of soft fruit jam.
108. Coffee and walnut sponge.
109. Flower arrangement using five flowers and foliage.
110. A knitted hat.
111. An invitation to a ‘special’ birthday party.
* These classes are open to people aged 65 or over on show day.
* The Barber-Starkey Challenge Cup will be awarded for most points in classes 107-111.
112. Handicraft: I do this for a hobby - amaze us!
113. Three stems of the same variety of flowers from my garden.
114. Something I enjoy eating from my garden.
115. Four flapjacks.
* Beginners classes are open to people who have never entered any adult classes in the Village Show before.
* The Gary Cole Memorial Challenge Cup will be awarded for most points in classes 112-115.
116. A piece of art work made from recycled material.
117. A photograph of your pet.
118. A hand-tied posy of flowers from your garden.
119. Four chocolate Brownies, made by you.
120. You’ve made it, let’s see it. i.e. any piece of art or craft (max A3 base).
CHILDREN (8 - 11)
121. A pot of tissue paper pom pom flowers (see guidance) presented in a vase, jug or other container (no bigger than A3).
122. A patchwork tree drawing (see guidance) (no bigger than A3).
123. A garden in an egg box (see guidance).
124. Four Hedgehog bread rolls to recipe (see guidance) (on a paper plate).
125. You’ve made it, let’s see i.e. any piece of art or craft (maximum A3 base).
CHILDREN (5 - 7)
126. Collage ‘Over the rainbow’ (see guidance) (no bigger than A3).
127. An item made of buttons or beads.
128. Four Unicorn biscuits (see guidance) (on a paper plate).
129. A crayon, coloured pencil or felt tip pen drawing- ‘Dinosaur’ (no bigger than A3).
130. You’ve made it, let’s see i.e. any piece of art or craft (maximum A3 base).
CHILDREN (4 and Under)
131. A playdough model of ‘my favourite dinner’ (on a paper plate).
132. A decorated yoghurt pot cress head (see guidance).
133. A crayon, coloured pencil or felt tip pen drawing- ‘Butterfly’ (no bigger than A3). For the Katherine Freeth Cup.
134. Four oaty energy cookies (see guidance).
135. Collage ‘Down on the Farm’ (see guidance).
Notes: The guidance notes for the children’s classes are on the website: www.grundisburgh.show
Enquiries to Show Secretary, 01473 738997, email@example.com
Grundisburgh Burgh & Culpho Horticultural Society.