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Every year our Show is held annually at St.George’s Hall in August


















 

This your chance to display anything that you have grown well or has simply grown well in your garden or allotment.

A good indication of the schedule of categories can be seen in our 2018 entry catalogue just click here).

The Show is just held for one day and the entry items are auctioned for Society funds at the end of the day.

If you need to know more just drop an email to Jan our Show Supremo, you can reach her on

janferguson@rocketmail.com


Cup  & rosettes  to be won

Winner Roy James 2017

Winner John Lloyd 2017

Meg wins her cup in 2017

Winners Diane Chater
and Margaret Minchin  2017

Winner Dot Hall for Best in 2017 Show

Ivan & Dot with Tom Hall cup 2017

Winner John  Boswell in 2017

Jemma Minchin collecting  2017 Rosettes on behalf of herself, Freya Minchin and Liam Thorntonell

Dot Hall with her cups, Best in Show and Tom Hall Memorial Cup with sponsor Jeremy Hopley & Michael
( 2017)

Prizes and cups presented at the 2017 Show ……

Show glads

Bewdley & District Horticultural Society Show 2018


Hello Everyone,


Well, the show has been and gone and to according to many conversations and reports it went really rather well. I say this because of several reasons: our judges for the Flowers, fruit and vegetables were of one opinion; this has been one of the most difficult growing seasons ever. From a brutally cold winter, you’ll remember the “beast from the east”, to a very late spring that catapulted us into one of the hottest summers and prolong drought for years. After all this our exhibitors managed to produce excellent produce in all classes. We are grateful to our main growers in these sections; as without them the show would be greatly reduced. Once again our other judges in the domestic , handicrafts, children and photography/art and finally floral art were all impressed with the consistently high levels of achievement.

At this point we say well done to all competitors for a great effort.

What really needs to be said now is a huge thank you to everyone who helped in the show preparation: our committee over the year met on many occasions to plan the Schedule, invite Judges, organise the advertising, report to members, book the Hall, etc .etc. But our members were also involved, we had helpers everywhere, organising the tombola, organising the door for admission, stewarding Judges, organising and selling cakes, chaperoning the Mayor and Mayoress, providing nourishment for others, selling of flowers and plants, helping with the auction and finally clearing the Hall at the end of the day. To everyone that helped before or on the day or sponsored a class, or helped by being a member of our little society, Thank You and Thank You again.


The Committee will meet again shortly to look at what we did well, what we could do better, what we might do differently and what we might have missed. It’s important to have these discussions while everything is still fresh in our minds.

So, if you have comments that you might want to talk about please preferably write back to me or mention it at the next meeting.


Thanks again


Stuart


John really knows his onions

Graham the tomato King

The Prize Winners

The Prize Winning Produce

The Prize Flowers

Of Great Interest

As well as Stuart’s pictures many of the pictures shown below have been shot by Colin Hill and some by Meg Clay. Our thanks to both of you for letting us display them on this website.

Discussing the finer points of the 2018 entries

And who’s going to get the glad tidings !!