Hawkchurch Garden Club – 50th Annual Show

The village 50th Annual Show on Saturday 23rd July is now only a month or so away.
To celebrate this special anniversary we hope that you will bring along your veg, fruit, flowers, pot plants, flower decorations, jam, chutney, cakes, art, craftwork and photography. There are many classes to choose from. Anyone over 11yrs can enter and there are specific classes for children aged 5-10.

Show programmes with entry forms will be available in the village shop from the beginning of July. Please remember to return your entry form to the shop by 9.30am on Thursday 21st July.

Here is a reminder of the themes:

The themes for the flower decorations this year are:

a) Your imaginative interpretation of any hit song or album from 1971,
b) A small arrangement in an unusual container,
c) A miniature arrangement in an egg cup of wild flowers/grasses/foliage from your own garden, d)A table decoration for a 50th fireworks Party

For the photographers the images are:

a) “Patterns in nature”,

b)“Rugged coastline”,

c)“My local walk”.

The cookery section consists of the usual pots of jam, marmalade, fruit curd, chutney and cordial, alongside the following:
a) a ginger cake,
b) sweet biscuits,

c) decorated cup cakes,

d)Victoria sponge cake,

e)Dried fruit cake,

f)Cheese scones,

g)Tea loaf (for the men to enter – recipe will be provided),

Chocolate Brownies – 5-7yr olds

Gingerbread people – 8-10 yr olds.

The Children’s craft entry for both age groups is “a decorated hat or cap”.

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