Village Show Schedule

This is a typical example of a full schedule for the Over Haddon Village Show:

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)    Pot Plant in bloom (Max. pot 8”)
11)    Pot Plant foliage (Max. pot 8”)
12)    Collection of 6 different types of veg on a tray, only one of each
13)    3 White potatoes
14)    3 coloured potatoes
15)    3 beets, globe or round
16)    3 carrots any variety
17)    3 parsnips
18)    2 courgette
19)    6 Runner beans
20)    6 Dwarf beans
21)    6 Peas
22)    3 onions from set, dressed
23)    5 shallots
24)    3 leeks
25)    Vegetable Marrow
26)    Vegetable Marrow (weight)
27)    1 Lettuce with root
28)    4 Tomatoes
29)    6 Plums
30)    4 Cooking apples
31)    4 Dessert apples
32)    An unusual shaped fruit or veg
33)    Spray of culinary herbs in container         (min. of 3, max. of 6 varieties)
34)    Any other vegetable
35)    Any other fruit
36)    For the NOT green fingered – the wonkiest vegetable, fruit or flower

SECTION B: PRESERVES AND COOKING

37)    3 Eggs (1 cracked into a saucer)
38)    Marmalade
39)    Jam or Jelly
40)    Lemon Curd
41)    Chutney
42)    Scones plain, fruit or cheese
43)    Fruit Cake (any recipe)
44)    3 Bread Rolls
45)    Loaf of Bread – any variety
46)    Savoury Flan
47)    3 Flapjacks
48)    3 Biscuits and recipe
49)    A Victoria Sandwich cake
50)    Chocolate cake
51)    Shortbread
52)    Any cake of your choice, e.g. carrot, banana, lemon drizzle
53)    3 Buns/Cup Cakes/Muffins
54)    3 Brownies
55)    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

56)    Home made beer
57)    Home made wine
58)    Country Spirit e.g. Sloe Gin

SECTION D: HANDICRAFTS AND ART

59)    Artwork, painting or drawing
60)    An item of needlework
61)    Any handicraft item

SECTION E: FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

62)    Best buttonhole
63)    An arrangement celebrating   100 years of the RAF
64)    A jug of garden flowers
65)    An arrangement using an unusual container, e.g. shoe, wine glass
66)    An arrangement of dried flowers and/or seed heads

CHILDRENS CLASSES

SECTION F: CRAFTS – 10 and under

67)    Favourite book character (model or painting or collage or …)e.g. a unicorn
68)    A painting or model based on a unicorn
69)    An animal made from fruit and/or vegetables and/or pasta
70)    A drawing or painting created at home or school
71)    Any kind of handiwork created at home or school
72)    A poster for healthy eating
73)    A Lego (or similar) trophy, e.g. football

SECTION G: CRAFTS – 11 and over

74)    Favourite book character (model or painting or collage or …)
75)    A drawing or painting on a subject of your choice
76)    An item made from recycled things
77)    Design a hair decoration
78)    Design a football related model
79)    Any kind of handiwork created at home or school
80)    Create an Album cover
81)    Design a sportshoe

SECTION H: COOKERY – 10 and under

82)    Pizza Face
83)    Decorated biscuits
84)    3 decorated cupcakes
85)    My favourite sandwich

SECTION I: COOKERY – 11 and over

86)    3 decorated cup cake
87)    A celebration cake
88)    Non-alcoholic cocktail
89)    3 biscuits (sweet or savoury)

SECTION K: PHOTOGRAPHY

ADULTS
90)       Landscape/Seascape
91)       Funniest – including caption
92)       Buildings/Monuments
93)       Flora and fauna
94)       Gardens
95)       Black & White
96)       Weather
97)       Special occasions
98)       Over Haddon Village Life
99)       A sporting event
100)   Bridges
101)   Human or animal

CHILDREN:
102)   My holiday
103)   A family photo
104)   Funniest
105)   Pets
106)   A selfie
107)   My hobby/pastime

The photograph must have been taken by the entrant.
Please note that only amateur snap shot photographs, no larger than 7×5, will be judged in section K.
We are happy to display larger photographs in a separate area

EXTRA SECTION

108)    A limerick starting with the line
This summer has been a bit hot

 

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.