Saturday 2nd September 2017 – Avebury Social Centre

Please bring entries to the Social Centre between 10.30am and 12 noon on 2nd September. The doors will open to all from 1.30pm, with the results of the judging and prize giving at 3pm.

Rosettes will be awarded for 1st in each class; certificates for 2nd and 3rd place. There will be an overall prize for best in show (the entrant with the highest number of points, each 1st place is 10 points, 2nd is 6 points and 3rd is 4 points), plus overall prizes for entries from children under 8 and for entries from children aged 9-16.

Tea and refreshments will be available from 1.30pm.

Download the show schedule and entry form.

List of Classes


V1 – Collection of any three vegetables

V2 – Three carrots

V3 – Three potatoes

V4 – Three courgettes

V5 – Longest runner bean

V6 – Heaviest marrow or squash

V7 – Misshapen vegetable

V8 – Heaviest onion

V9 – Collection of herbs in water/oasis

V10 – Selection of salad leaves

V11 – Trug of vegetables

V12 – Six tomatoes – cherry/ordinary/novelty


F1 – Three dessert apples

F2 – Three culinary apples

F3 – Three dessert pears

F4 – Six stoned fruit

F5 – Twelve berries

F6 – Any other fruit


F7 – Three roses

F8 – Three dahlias

F9 – Six sweet peas

F10 – A vase of mixed annuals

F11 – A vase of mixed cut flowers

F12 – Single bloom – any flower

F12 – Six asters or zinnias

Handicrafts and Photography

H1 – A hand knitted item

H2 – A piece of tapestry or embroidery

H3 – A piece of patchwork or quilting

H4 – A handmade card

H5 – An artwork, any medium

H6 – A photo of Avebury

H7 – A photo of wildlife

Cookery and Preserves

C1 – Victoria Sandwich

C2 – Five decorated biscuits

C3 – Four cupcakes

C4 – Jar of soft fruit jam

C5 – Jar of chutney/pickle

C6 – Sloe or damson gin

Children’s Classes

Under 8

K1 – Garden on a tray

K2 – A model made from play dough or lego

K3 – Four decorated digestive biscuits or fairy cakes

K4 – A drawing of your garden

Age 9-16

K5 – Garden on tray

K6 – Decorate a jar to make a tea light holder for the garden

K7 – Cake or cupcakes of any flavour

K8 – Arrangement of garden flowers

Entry Cost

To enter the show costs £1 for first entry, 50p per additional entry in any class for adults. 50p per entry for the children’s classes.