Chipperfield Horticultural Society
Spring Show on Saturday 24 March in The Village Hall
Our Spring Show has classes for daffodils (19 classes!), all spring flowers including tulips and wallflowers, hyacinths and polyanthus, camellias and heathers and much, much more. There are classes for pot plants, both flowering and foliage, vegetables from rhubarb to cabbages and the popular floral art has 3 classes. Handicraft welcomes exhibits of paintings or drawings, hand knitting, embroidery, soft toys, sewn garments, canvaswork, woodwork, soft furnishing or indeed, any other craft article.
The domestic section includes marmalade, chutney, filled homemade rolls, chocolate sponge, shortbread and a quiche. Photography subjects are: First Sign of Spring; Canal Scene and Cobweb/s. Print size to be a maximum of 7″ x 5″ and may be mounted but not framed.
Our junior section this year has been divided into 2 age groups; up to 10 years and 11 to 16 years. School work may be entered. An Article of Handicraft or An Easter Card in the up to 10 years group and Computer Generated Artwork and A Hand Decorated T shirt for the 11 to 16 years group. This year we are awarding a new Junior Trophy with a £10 W.H. Smith voucher for the junior gaining most points in all 3 shows. There really is something for everyone, whether you knit or carve wood , take photos or make marmalade, so come along and join us, it’s great fun and there is always help and advice for newcomers who will be made warmly welcome.
Entry forms should be handed in by Friday, 23 March to any committee member, at The Post Office Stores or Stanley’s Store. Exhibits can then be brought along to the Village Hall between 10.00a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday. Judging will commence at 12.15p.m. and the doors re-open at 2.30p.m. when you can see how well you did and have a well-deserved cup of tea and a piece of homemade cake! Prize giving is held at 3.30p.m. followed by a raffle and an auction.
Ann Soanes 01923 262756