Village Show Schedule

This is an example of an Over Haddon Village Show schedule:

SECTION A: VEGETABLES AND FLOWERS

1) 3 Annuals, stemmed in a vase
2) 3 Perennials, stemmed in a vase
3) 3 Pansy heads
4) 1 Rose
5) A perfect but lonely flower in a vase
6) 3 Gladioli
7) 3 Pom-Pom Dahlias
8) 3 Dahlias, any other type
9) 6 Sweet peas
10) 3 Chrysanthemums, any variety
11) 6 Carnations/flowered pinks
12) Pot Plant in bloom (Max. pot 8”)
13) Pot Plant foliage (Max. pot 8”)
14) Collection of 6 different types of veg on a tray, only one of each
15) 3 White potatoes
16) 3 coloured potatoes
17) 3 beets, globe or round
18) 3 carrots any variety
19) 3 parsnips
20) 2 courgette
21) 1 Pepper, any colour
22) 4 Broad beans
23) 6 Runner beans
24) 6 Dwarf beans
25) 6 Peas
26) 3 onions from seed, as grown but clean
27) 3 onions from set, dressed
28) 5 shallots
29) 3 leeks
30) Vegetable Marrow
31) Vegetable Marrow (weight)
32) 1 Lettuce with root
33) 4 Tomatoes
34) 1 Cucumber
35) 6 Plums
36) 4 Cooking apples
37) 4 Dessert apples
38) An unusual shaped fruit or veg
39) Spray of culinary herbs in container (min. of 3, max. of 6 varieties)
40) Any other vegetable
41) Any other fruit
42) For the NOT green fingered – smallest flower you can find in your garden, cultivated or not!


SECTION B: PRESERVES AND COOKING
43) 3 Eggs  (1 cracked into a saucer)
44) Marmalade
45) Jam or Jelly
46) Lemon Curd
47) Chutney
48) Scones plain, fruit or cheese
49) Fruit Cake (any recipe)
50) 3 Bread Rolls
51) Loaf of Bread – any variety
52) Savoury Flan
53) 3 Flapjacks
54) 3 Biscuits and recipe
55) A Victoria Sandwich cake
56) Chocolate cake
57) Shortbread
58) Any cake of your choice, e.g. carrot, banana, lemon drizzle, etc.
59) 3 Buns/Cup Cakes/Muffins
60) 3 Brownies
61) A novelty/celebration decorated cake

Please do not submit more than 2 entries in any one class in Section B for judging although any excess will be gratefully received for the auction & teas

SECTION C: WINE
62) Home made beer
63) Home made wine
64) Country Spirit e.g. Sloe Gin

SECTION D: HANDICRAFTS AND ART
65) An item of needlework or embroidery
66) An item of knitting or crochet
67) Woodwork/metalwork, stonework or similar
68) Painting or drawing
69) Any other arts or craft item

SECTION E: FLOWER ARRANGEMENT
70) Best buttonhole
71) A table decoration
72) A jug of garden flowers
73) An arrangement using an unusual container, e.g. shoe, wine glass
74) An arrangement of dried flowers and/or seed heads

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

SECTION F: CRAFTS – 10 and under
75) Favourite book character (model or painting or collage or …)
76) A sculpture made from socks (clean)
77) An animal made from fruit and/or vegetables and/or pasta
78) A drawing or painting created at home or school
79) Any kind of handiwork created at home or school
80) A poster advertising next year’s show
81) A Lego (or similar) model of a vehicle

SECTION G: CRAFTS – 11 and over
82) Favourite book character (model or painting or collage or …)
83) A drawing or painting on a subject of your choice
84) An item made from recycled things
85) A jug of garden flowers
86) Any kind of handiwork created at home or school
87) An original poem on cyber-security
88) A model of an animal (use of Lego, clay etc. is permitted)

SECTION H: COOKERY – 10 and under
89) Pizza Face
90) Decorated biscuits
91) 3 decorated cupcakes
92) My favourite sandwich

SECTION I: COOKERY – 11 and over
93) 3 decorated cup cake
94) A celebration cake
95) Home made pizza, quiche or flan
96) 3 biscuits (sweet or savoury)

SECTION J: There is no section J

SECTION K: PHOTOGRAPHY
ADULTS
97) Landscape/Seascape
98) Funniest – including caption
99) Buildings/Monuments
100) Flora and fauna
101) Gardens
102) Black & White
103) Weather
104) Special occasions
105) Over Haddon Village Life
106) A sporting event
107) Huts and Sheds
108) Portrait – Human or animal

CHILDREN
109) My holiday
110) A family photo
111) Funniest
112) Pets
113) A selfie
114) My hobby/pastime

EXTRA SECTION
115) A limerick containing the word “Brexit”

SHOWING TIPS: 

SECTION A: VEGETABLES AND FLOWERS

3 Onions – From Seed; Have roots on etc.
3 Onions – Set Dressed; Cleaned up. Tie top down with cotton, clean bottoms with sandpaper
5 shallots, clean up, tie tops bent over with cotton, clean bottoms with sandpaper. Place them on a plate covered with sand neatly set out. Try to choose shallots of even shape

SECTION B: PRESERVES AND COOKING

3 eggs (Not 4), 1 cracked into a saucer
Marmalade; Jam/Jelly; Lemon Curd: the rules on lids have been relaxed, as long as the seal is hygienic and prevents bacteria.
Victoria sponge; Should only have icing sugar sprinkled on top and be filled with raspberry jam.