Willersey Amateur Horticultural and Craft Show 2015

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Willersey Village Amateur Horticultural and Craft Show 2015

Our “Horticultural and Craft Show” was held in the Village Hall
August 31st Bank Holiday Monday (2pm to 5pm)

“Plenty for everyone to see and take part in during the afternoon”

• Horticultural Show in the Village Hall (admission 50p children free)      
• Craft Show Exhibition also in the Village Hall      
Grand Raffle      
• Teas and Assorted cakes in the Garage Showroom from 2:00pm to 5:00pm       
Various Stalls and Attractions for everyone on the Village Greens      
• Vintage and Classic Car Display on the Village Greens      
• Vintage Tractor Display      
• Live music during the afternoon with Vintage Entertainer Ruby Lamont.      
Scarecrow Trail around the Village (map available at Village Hall)      
Fun Dog Show on the Top Green      
• Hot Dogs and Ice Creams for sale.      
• At the Jubilee Seat there will be a Plant & Produce Sale.      
• Free Car Parking      

Show Schedules were available from Willersey Stores.

Come along and join in all the fun with your family.

Willersey Show Apples        Willersey Show Roses

The theme for the Scarecrow competition this year was Occupations. This gave plenty of scope to let your imagination run wild with all sorts of possibilities. Entry forms were available from Willersey Stores from Saturday August 1st and they hopefully were returned by Monday 17th August. Voting forms and a map were available from Friday 21st and were returned by Friday 28th August.
£20 Garden Voucher for the winner. The winning Scarecrow was announced on Show Day at 3:00pm in the Hall.

There were four themes for the photography in 2015:-
Alfresco Dining      
Doors and Door furniture      

The Village Hall Management Committee ran the Raffle at the Show. Donations of Raffle prizes and/or help on the day were appreciated. Please contact Jennie Bond on 01386 853430.

Willersey Footlights ran their usual stall at the Show. Donations of Clothes, Fancy Goods, Toys, Books and Bric-a-Brac will be very welcome. Please telephone Mal on 01386 858351 or Sue on 01386 852939. (Sorry but we can't cope with furniture.)

Friends of Willersey School ran some fundraising stalls to raise funds for the playground project.

Other groups such as Sue Ryder and the allotments ran stalls on the day.

Young Artists

We would like to hear from you if you are a secondary school or college student.
We are seeking to showcase young people's art and craft.
As The Show was on Monday, August 31st 2015 work was handed in by Sunday August 30th 2015.
It was returned directly after The Show finished.

Please contact Maggie Topp 01386 858635 for more details.

For all the details for exhibiting at the Show, you could have picked up a Schedule (with a pink cover) from Willersey Stores.
This gave you any rules, guidance notes, Chairman's letter, Show Classes and a yellow entry form. Please read the rules carefully.
(Please note only Willersey residents are eligible to win the Show cups).
Cups were presented in the Village Hall at 3pm on Show Day.
Entry forms and any fees must be submitted in a sealed envelope to Willersey Stores no later than Noon on Wednesday 26th August 2015.
All entries must be brought to the Village Hall on Show Day between 9:30am and 10:30am when the doors will close. No entries will be accepted after 10:30am.
Judging took place between 11:00am and 2:00pm. The winner of the Show was announced on Show Day at 3:00pm in the Hall.

Admission to the Show was 50p from 2:00pm on the day. The entry fee per item in a Show class is 20p.
No entries may be removed before close of Show at 5:00pm. We would ask however that all entries be removed before 6:00pm.

The main classes at the Show are:-
A Vegetables
B Fruit
C Flowers
D Basket/Hamper
E Preserves
F Hens' Eggs
G Photography
H Cookery
J Men Only
K Children
L Wine

To exhibit at the Craft Show please contact Sandy Barnes or Gillian Beale.

Any village organisations or others who wish to run a stall on the day please contact Bill Payne Tel: 01386 858368.

K9 Capers Fun Dog Show
in aid of St Peter's Church Willersey
Top Green, from 2:00pm

Dog with the most Appealing Eyes
Best Rescue Dog
Best Young Dog up to 18 Months
Best Veteran Dog 7 Years or Over
Best Condition
Dog most like its owner (fancy dress optional)
Best Working Dog (no display)
Dog the Judge would Most Like to Take Home
Best in Show - from all 1st Place Winners
£1.50 per entry - Rosettes to 6th Place
Timed Dog Jumping all Afternoon

Willersey Show 2014        Willersey Show Unusual Vegetables

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