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2019 Show, 7 September
Report and Main Results
As usual, the team of judges for the Show classes had a very difficult task. The exhibits were of high standard, showing off the exhibitors’ talents of cooking, gardening, art, crafts and photography.
Especially worth mentioning are Stephen Chessum’s huge carrots and onions, Sarah Liebrecht’s beautiful dahlias, Barrie Clifford’s lovely turned wooden bowls, Suzy Stathers’ amazing knitted cottage and garden and Peter Condon’s superb drawing of a child (his grandson). I could go on and on …
The committee is always delighted at the support this annual Show has, both from the many exhibitors and those who come to look and admire, enjoy teas and stalls.
This year the school played a valuable part by agreeing to have 5, 6, 7 and 8 year-olds’ class art sessions choose which Show class to paint, so we had lots of ‘Under the sea’, ‘Hand print pictures’, ‘Scarecrows’ and ‘Colourful snakes’. They all made quite an impact and helped to make the event really special and well worth all the time and effort needed to put it on.
Thanks so much to all our helpers in whatever capacity they contributed to make it all possible.
Thanks, too, to Annie, our vicar, who returned early from her holiday to present the trophies and for allowing this event to be in the church. Also thanks to David Rogers for announcing the winners and winning raffle numbers.
Full results here
(l) Lesley Nelson receiving the Best in Show Trophy from Vicar Annie Goldthorp, on behalf of Stan
(c) Bev and Mark Ryland, winners in the Fruit section, and Best in Show runners-up
(r) Polly Banks (2nd), Jay Cox (3rd) and Becky Skinner (1st), winners of the Children’s trophies (pics courtesy of Bill Jeffries)
A history of the show is here