Go on, have a go!

Have you been inspired by Gardeners World, Kirstie’s Handicrafts or The Great British Bake Off? Then why not enter one of the competitive classes at the Show. 

 We have over 300 classes for Horticulture, Floral Art, Handicrafts, Cookery, Photography, Art.

We also have lots of classes for children to enter from pre-school up and to encourage you please see the feedback we received from the parent of a child who entered the 2023 Show ” It is always the highlight of the 1st week of the summer holidays, a chilled week with the craft box out for my daughter to use her imagination and to get creative. The excitement of the morning to go into the Show tent to see how she has got on it is almost like her face on Christmas Day.  Winning a rosette and some money is always a memory my daughter will cherish…. “

The 2024 Competition Schedule is now available – click on the link at the bottom of the page under the banner photograph of the cakes (it is a very large document as it contains adverts).   Please see what to do before the Show for further information and don’t forget the deadline dates to avoid disappointment.   Schedules are also available to purchase for £1.00 from some local shops including Carey’s and Solelution in the High Street,  Hensons Hobbies on the Marina and Brackenwood Garden Centre.

You do not have to be an expert as we have novice sections    There really is something for all ages and abilities.   We have produced a hints and tips document showing you how to show off your produce . 

– If you don’t have a go – we won’t have a Show

Further Information We have guidance for new exhibitors covering Show planning, preparation, how to exhibit and what the Judges are looking for. 

See our Home page and select drop down box Before the Show or please email the site. See also What to do before the Show for further details.

Something for everyone!

there's plenty to keep children of all ages occupied


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 and

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 show off the produce you have grown there is a class for all.  You can also have a bit of fun by entering the misshapen vegetable!
From novice to expert – all are welcome to join in