Quiz night to be held at the Bolney Stage on Friday September 11, 7.30pm for 8pm in aid of Brenda and Sarah’s China Wall Challenge for the Chestnut Tree Children’s Hospice. Entry £5.00 per person, come with a team or join one on the night. Chinese fancy dress optional! Raffle etc.
BOLNEY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY/GARDENING CLUB’S annual flower and vegetable show was held for the first time in the new Rawson Hall on Saturday August 29th, 2015 21 exhibitors (which included 7 children) staged 121entries. RESULTS as follows The cup winners were as follows: The Wigan Cup for the most points in floral art - Christine Hunt The Miniature Rose Bowl - Christine Hunt Challenge Cup for most points in flower classes - Nellie Lucas The Society Rose Bowl for most points in rose classes - Annabel Moir The Woodland Cup for best exhibit in pot plant section - - Nellie Lucas The Cottage Flower Trophy for vase of flowers and pot plant - Nellie Lucas Ivy Kennard Rose Bowl for collection of vegetables - Allan Hunt The Bolton Tankard for the winner of Housewife’s Choice (4 kinds of fruit and/or vegetables) - Allan Hunt Challenge cup for the winner of 1 vase of flowers and 3 kinds of vegetables - Allan Hunt Challenge Cup (Dig for Victory) for most points in vegetable classes -Allan Hunt Violet Guiness Cup for best exhibit in children’s section - Millie Abrahams The Colwood Rose Bowl for most points in cookery section - Jo Clement The Photographic Shield for most points in this section - Christine Hunt Best Photograph - Christine Hunt. The President’s cup for best horticultural exhibit in the show was awarded to Allan Hunt The Bolney Horticultural Society Rose Bowl for best floral art exhibit - Christine Hunt The Royal Horticultural Society’s Banksian Medal was awarded to Allan Hunt for largest amount of prize money FLORAL ART Victory (a table arrangement to be viewed all round) 1st Judy Woodland, 2nd Christine Hunt. Dainty (a miniature arrangement) 1st Christine Hunt, 2nd David Kennard FLOWER CLASSES 3 stems of fuchsia - 1st Caroline Evans, 2nd Annabel Moir, 3rd David Kennard 5 blooms of dahlias - 1st Nellie Lucas, 2nd Paul Spain, 3rd Annabel Moir 3 spikes of gladioli - 2nd David Kennard Vase of flowers of any one kind - 1st Nellie Lucas, 2nd Annabel Moir, 3rd Anne Sayers 6 heads of French marigolds - 1st Judy Woodland, 2nd Anne Sayers Vase of 3 stems of ornamental foliage - 1st Annabel Moir, 2nd Nellie Lucas, 3rd Caroline Evans. Vase of mixed flowers from the open border - 1st Nellie Lucas, 3rd David Kennard ROSES 1 specimen rose - 1st Annabel Moir, 2nd David Kennard POT PLANTS Cacti and/or succulent - 1st Annabel Moir, 2nd Paul Spain, 3rd Toni White Flowering pot plant (pot size under 5”) - 1st Nellie Lucas, 2nd David Kennard Flowering pot plant (pot size over 5”) - 1st David Kennard, 2nd Marigold Pym Foliage pot plant (under 5”) - 1st Toni White, 2nd David Kennard Foliage pot plant (over 5”) - 1st Anne Sayers 2nd David Kennard Vase of flowers and one pot plant - 1st Nellie Lucas, 2nd David Kennard VEGETABLES Collection of vegetables - 1st Allan Hunt Housewife’s choice (4 kings of fruit and/or vegetables) 1st Allan Hunt, 2nd Marigold Pym, 1 vase of flowers and 3 kinds of vegetables - 1st Allan Hunt. Runner beans - 1st Allan Hunt, 2nd Anne Sayers, 3rd Nellie Lucas Beet - 1st Allan Hunt 6 pods of French beans - 1st Allan Hunt, 3rd Caroline Evans Carrots - 1st Allan Hunt, Potatoes - 1st Nellie Lucas Cucumbers - 1st Brian Clement, 2nd Paul Spain Tomatoes - 1st Nellie Lucas, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd Brian Clement Courgettes - 1st Allan Hunt, 2nd Paul Spain Onions (less than 250g)- 1st Nellie Lucas Specimen vegetables (3 distinct kinds) - 1st Allan Hunt, 2nd Caroline Evans Squash - 1st Paul Spain Longest runner bean - 1st Allan Hunt Dish of soft fruit - 1st Caroline Evans CHILDREN’S CLASSES Aged 4 - 7 years - a garden on a plate - 1st Daisy Harvey Aged 8 - 11 years - a garden on a plate - 1st Mille Abrahams, 2nd Emily Staples, 3rd Faith Harvey. Up to 16th birthday - a posy or table arrangement - 1st Daisy Harvey, 2nd Millie Abrahams, 3rd Isabelle Beart, highly commended Finn Hale.. COOKERY Pot of marmalade - 1st Marigold Pym, 2nd Jo Clement, 3rd Annabel Moir Pot of jam - 1st Marigold Pym, 2nd Paul Spain, 3rd Jo Clement 3 flap jacks - 1st Caroline Evans. 3 cheese straws - 1st Susan Ayres 3 chocolate brownies - 1st Judy Woodland 3 oat cake biscuits - 1st Susan Ayres 3 cheese scones - 1st Jo Clement, 2nd Susan Ayres Victoria Sandwich - 1st Jo Clement, 2nd Judy Woodland, 3rd Anne Sayers PHOTOGRAPHIC A named National Trust Garden - 1st Judy Woodland, 2nd Christine Hunt, 3rd Anne Sayers. Sunrise/sunset - 1st Caroline Evans, 2nd Christine Hunt, 3rd Toni White Gate(s) - 1st Christine Hunt, 2nd Judy Woodland,3rd Anne Sayers Far reaching views - 1st Judy Woodland, 2nd Christine Hunt, 3rd David Kennard Feeding time - 1st Christine Hunt, 2nd Caroline Evans, 3rd Anne Sayers Pebbles - 1st Christine Hunt, 2nd David Kennard, 3rd Anne Sayers.
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