SLIDESHOW: Collingham Show 2014

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Exhibit numbers showed a growth spurt on the previous year at the annual Collingham Village Show at the end of August.

The produce and craft show, opened by the Rev Sylvia Earle, attracted good numbers of visitors.

NAWN 1408301AM1 Collingham Flower and Veg show.  Chairman Alison Smith.(1408301AM1)

NAWN 1408301AM1 Collingham Flower and Veg show. Chairman Alison Smith.(1408301AM1)

Chairman Alison Smith said: “The weather was fine and there was a good attendance, not only from Collingham residents but from visitors and exhibitors from further afield.

“The number of exhibits was noticeably increased from last year, and the quality of the produce was of a high standard.”

She said that art and embroidery categories were very popular and to a very high standard.

“The children showed considerable imagination particularly when it

came to Lego and vegetable monsters,” added the chairman.

After the presentation of the cups teas and homemade cakes were served to complete the afternoon.

The cup winners were as follows:

Resident’s Cup (vegetables), M Yates; Orchard Garden Cup (Vegetables), W Fawcett; Bill Chambers Memorial Trophy (Flowers and Fruit), G Taylor; Peggy Ramsay Trophy (Flowers), G Taylor; Pamela Scott Cup (Flower decoration), CD Weal; Mary Hall Cup (Flower decoration), Gillian Taylor; Newsome Trophy(Produce), D Lee; Specimen Vase (Produce), J Hawkins; One Cup (Handicrafts), J Hixon and J Hawkins; Springfield Trophy (Handicrafts), D Pattinson; Chairman’s Cup (Photography), S Ball; Rose Bowl Trophy (Lady with most points), W Hartley; Children’s Cups: Peter Robertson, most points and best exhibit age seven and under; Callum Greer, most points age eight and over; Holly Smith, best exhibit age eight and over, and the Eva Ellison Cup; Clifford Gough Cup (Novices), Isabella I’Anson.