GALLERY: Fittleworth spring show

Fittleworth and District Horticultural Society held its spring show in the Village Hall on Saturday.

Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 8:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 9:02 am
Lou Lou Llane judging the craft section
ks16000555-6 Lou Lou Llane judging the craft section

There were plenty of entries, producing a stunning display of spring flowers, shrubs and pot plants for the visitors.

Cookery was well supported and handicrafts had some really beautiful exhibits.

Floral art and the ‘men only’ entries featured very imaginative displays arranged in saucepans.

ks16000555-6 Lou Lou Llane judging the craft section

The Brownies entered some excellent pictures of butterflies with plenty of design features and vibrant colours.

John Butler said: “Tremendous enthusiasm was shown by all entrants. It was a most delightful show with a bright and friendly atmosphere and a good number of visitors enjoyed the excellent teas and cakes on offer.

“Lindsay Jacobs organised a superb raffle with a good range of very attractive prizes.”

Best in class prizes were:-

ks16000555-6 Lou Lou Llane judging the craft section

Flowers, shrubs and pot plants – Vanessa Mackenzie. Floral art – Brenda Tilbury. Cookery – David Gilders. Handicrafts – Brenda Tilbury. Photography – David Connell. Juniors – Mollie, one of the Brownies, for her butterfly.

First prize winners were:-

Flowers, shrubs and pot plants – Vanessa Mackenzie, Eve Cleeve, Edward Braham, Carole Burne, Cynthia Portus, Eve Cleeve, Sally Tanner, Christine Parker, Anne Waters, Rupert Burne. Vegetables – Edward Braham, Carole Burne, Christine Rosewarn (no best in class award). Floral art – Brenda Tilbury, Wade Houlden.

Cookery – Vanessa Mackenzie, Guy Watkins, David Gilders, Wade Houlden, Max Sellers. Handicrafts – Brenda Tilbury, Christine Parker, Anne Waters. Photography – Wade Houlden, Margaret Welfare, David Connell, Mark Saunders.

Juniors – Sophie Sperring, Patrick Sethi, Mollie (Brownies).

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