Competitive Class Entries

2019 Results

We had over 1,700 entries for the 2019 Show, with some classes being hotly contended.  The RHS Banksian Medal was won by Kelvin Bushell.  Alex McKie who was a novice and had entered for the first time was delighted and astonished to win 4 cups.  Other notable cup winners were Jane Pagano, John Maddocks, Graham Parsons, Judith Sack with Trinity School winning the School Cup.   The three Trader cups were awarded to Industrial Modern Furniture, Mark Rice Inspire, G D Tidball.  A full list of all cups and winners are available on request from the site.

Go on, have a go!

Have you been inspired by the Big Allotment Challenge, Kirstie’s Handicrafts or The Great British Bake Off? Then why not enter one of the competitive classes at the Show. There is a deadline for entry forms to be submitted and for most classes this is by 7pm on the Tuesday before the Show, please see the schedule.  You do not have to be an expert as we have novice sections and we have over 300 classes to enter. There really is something for all ages and abilities.


A pdf of the 2019 Show schedule with full details of all the classes is available here for download  Please note the schedule download is 93 Mb so if you want the simple word document please email the site.  The 2020 Schedule will be available early next year.


We can provide hints and tips on showing vegetables and fruit when you bring in your entry form, but if required earlier please email the site.
See also What to do before the Show for further details.
And finally, if you don’t have a go – we won’t have a Show!


there is always a wide variety of activities to get involved with

Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables, Floral art, Knitting, Textiles, Baking, Poetry and Photography.

Fun for all ages

there's plenty to keep children of all ages occupied

We also have 60 classes for children from pre-school to under 16’s.

Vegetable Creations

come and enjoy the fun

Vegetable creature creations are great fun for kids to enjoy and helps them develop creativity and appreciate freshly grown produce.

Prize Vegetables

champion vegetables

Whether you’re a serious vegetable grower or just want to have a bit of fun this competition is probably for you.
From novice to expert – all are welcome to join in