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Upottery Flower and Vegetable Show

The 53rd Upottery Flower and Vegetable Show will take place 

Saturday 22nd August 2015 in Upottery Manor Rooms.


FLOWER CLASSES (Open to all ages)

 

        1.       3 blooms of Roses

2.       A specimen Rose

3.       A single rose to be judged for its scent

4.       3 blooms of Dahlias

5.       3 stems of Geraniums

6.       3 stems of Cosmos

        7.       5 Pansies or Violas

        8.       5 stems of Sweet Peas

        9.       3 stems of Fuchsias

10.     3 stems of Penstemons

11.     3 stems of Hydrangeas

12.     Single flower stems of any kind not otherwise listed

        13.     A vase of 5 stems of mixed flowers

        14.     3 stems of RED flowers

15.     3 stems of mixed foliage

        16.     A flower arrangement not to exceed 6”/15cm overall in any container

        17.     An arrangement of 3 flowers and 5 pieces of foliage. Not to exceed 14”x 14”/36cm x 36cm

        18.     A bowl of floating flower heads.   9”/23cm maximum

        19.     An arrangement of flowers and foliage in a tankard OR Coronation mug.  Not to exceed 14” x         14”/36cm x 36cm.          MEN ONLY

20.     A posy for a bridesmaid

21.     A vase of flowers entitled ‘Showstopper

 

          N.B. Classes 1-15:  flowers must have been in possession of the exhibitor for at least 2 months             before the show. This rule does not apply to classes 16-21.

 

VEGETABLE CLASSES

 

          22.     6 pods of Runner Beans

          23.     6 pods of French Beans

          24.     A bowl of salad leaves

          25.     4 Tomatoes with stalks

          26      4 Cherry Tomatoes with stalks

          27.     2 Parsnips

          28.     1 Cucumber

          29.     4 Potatoes of one variety,

          30.    3 Varieties of culinary herbs; 

                   one bunch of each in 3 jam jars

          31.     3 Beetroots

          32.     4 Onion sets

          33.     5 Shallots

          34.     3 Carrots

          35.     2 Courgettes under 6” in length

          36.     A pair of any vegetables not listed above

          37.     A presentation of edible flowers

          38.     Longest Runner Bean

          39.     A “Sunday Lunch Collection”.  Presented on a dinner plate.  To include potatoes and 3 other vegetables (uncooked)                      

          40.     3 sticks of Rhubarb with foliage trimmed

          41.     A presentation of 3 different fruits

          42.     Longest dandelion root

          43.     Pototoes grown in a bucket (maximum size of bucket 2

                   gallons):

                   a) Heaviest crop of potatoes

                   b) Single heaviest potato.  Bucket containing potatoes to be delivered to Manor Room by 3.00 p.m. on show day.

 Special prizes:  £3, £2, £1. for both classes.

         

          POT PLANTS

          44.     1 pot plant for foliage

          45.     1 pot plant for flowers

          46.     1 pot of succulents

          47.     A trug or small basket filled with plants in pots not to           exceed 6”/130ml diameter

       

 

COOKERY CLASSES (Open to all ages)

 

          48.     Pot of jam, 1lb approximately  

          49.     Pot of marmalade, 1lb approximately

          50.     Pot of chutney, 1lb approximately

          51.     Pot of jelly, 1lb approximately

          52.     Bottle of home-made lemonade

          53.     A small pot of home-made salad dressing

          54.     Fruit cake in a 7” round tin. 

                   See page 11 for recipe.  Prizes:  £3, £2, £1

          55.     4 cup cakes, decorated

          56.     A chocolate cake

          57.     4 rock cakes

          58.     A lemon drizzle cake

          59.     A Victoria sandwich with fat, no filling

          60.     4 pieces of shortbread

          61.     An apple cake

          62.     4 plain scones

          63.     4 pieces meringues

          64.     2 hard-boiled eggs, shelled

          65.     A quiche

          66.     4 chocolate brownies (MEN ONLY)

          67.     5 pieces of fudge

          68.     A machine-made loaf

          69.     A hand-made artisan loaf

          70.     ‘What a disaster!’ (Entries may be submitted on the day)

         

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS CLASSES

          71.     A knitted item

          72.     A felted item

          73.     An item of patchwork or quilting

          74.     A decorated photo frame

          75.     A poem entitled ‘Upottery’ (maximum of 4 verses)

          ART CLASSES

          76.     A watercolour painting

          77.     An oil or acrylic painting of a landscape

          78.     An oil or acrylic painting on any other subject

          79.     A drawing

          80.     A sculpture

          PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES. 

          Maximum size:  8” x 10”/20.5cm x 25.5cm

          81.     Country Lanes

          82.     Flowers Galore

          83.     A Single Flower Head

          84.     Devon Coastline

          85.     Laughter

         

OPEN TO ALL AGES.  ALL ARTICLES TO HAVE BEEN MADE BY THE EXHIBITOR AND NOT PREVIOUSLY EXHIBITED IN THE UPOTTERY FLOWER SHOW.

          

CLASS  54 FRUIT CAKE RECIPE

          8 oz (225g) self-raising flour             2 large eggs

          ½ tsp ground mixed spice                 4 fl oz (100ml) milk      

          4 oz  (100g) sugar                    4 fl oz (100ml) oil

          12 oz (350g) dried fruit                     2 oz (50g) glace cherries          ½ tsp almond essence                             (optional)

          Method

          Grease and line a 7” (18cm) round cake tin.  Set oven at 160C.       Sieve the flour and spice into a bowl.  Beat in remaining ingredients until evenly combined.  Spoon into the tin, level the      top and bake for about 1½ hours or until a skewer pushed   into   the centre comes out clean.  Cool, then  turn out.

 

CHILDREN’S and TEENAGER’S CLASSES 

 

          AGE 5 YEARS AND UNDER

          86.     Best dressed teddy bear

          87.     4 decorated boiled egg

          88.     A multi-coloured hand print picture

          89.     A picture of a farm animal

 

          AGE 6 to 9 YEARS

          90.     2 gingerbread men

          91.     Something you have created of which you are proud.  This

                   could have been done at school

          92.     A model made from lego

          93.     An animal made from fruit and/or vegetables

 

          AGE 10 to 16 YEARS

          94.     ‘Look at what I have grown.’

          95.     ‘You made it. You like it.  Let’s see it.’

          96.     How many things can you get starting with the letter P  in a match box measuring not more                 than 5.5cm x 3.5cm x 1.5cm

          97.     A drawing or painting

                                     

          A Cup will be awarded to the exhibitor in each of the age groups gaining the most points.

 Use the link below to download an entry form 

Good Luck


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Graham Long,
17 Jul 2015, 13:43
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