2024 Entry Classes

The theme of the show for 2024 will be Hooked on Books.

Section AClassVegetables
1Collection of Vegetables (one each of four distinct kinds)
2Five Potatoes
3Five Runner Beans
4Five French Beans
5Three Chillies
6Three Onions (dressed)
7Five Radishes (with leaves)
8Three Carrots
9Two Squashes
10a Truss of Cherry Tomatoes (ripe, unripe or mixed)
11Five Tomatoes
12Two Cucumbers
13A Collection of Fresh Herbs (three distinct kinds in a half pint glass)
Section BPlants and Flowers
14Vase of Roses (no more than 5 stems)
15One Buttonhole Rose (in a small vase)
16Vase of Dahlias
17Vase of Mixed Garden Flowers
18Ten Stems of Lavender
19Three Hydrangea Heads
20One House PlantUp to 7″ / 18cm Pot
21One Cactus PlantUp to 7″ / 18cm Pot
22A Vase of Mixed Foliage
92A Plant in Pot that Produces Edible Produce e.g. Tomato, Chilli or Pepper from a seed or plant from any source
(Sponsored by SusWoT – Section O)
Section C Fruit
23Four Dessert ApplesUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter Plate
24Four Cooking ApplesUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter Plate
25A Plate of Four PearsUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
26A Plate of any Red FruitUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
27A Plate of any other FruitUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
Section DJunior Gardeners
Up to Age 1628Cress Grown in a Container of Your Own ChoiceUp to A5
Up to Age 1629Sunflower Head
Up to Age 1630A Container of Floating FlowersUp to 6″ /15cm Dish
Up to Age 1631Hungry Caterpillar’s Feast on a Dinner PlateUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
Up to Age 1632A Vase of Named Herbs (3 or more Varieties)
Up to Age 1633Mr Man or Little Miss Character made from Fruit and/or Vegetables
Section XXLBig is Beautiful
34Heaviest Three Cleaned Potatoes (weighed together)
35Best Big Onion
36Heaviest Pumpkin
37Longest Runner Bean
38Longest Carrot (root not foliage)
39Longest Stick of Rhubarb
Section SpecialArthur Brice Trophy
Age 16 & Under40Mr. McGregor’s Garden – a Growing Garden in a 2 litre Ice Cream Tub
Section EFlower Arranging
41Classic Fiction[Up to
42Science Fiction20″ / 50cm
43Around the World in Eighty Daysdeep & wide,
Up to Age 1644The Patricia Smith Award for Children having fun with Flowers
An arrangement on the theme of ‘My Favourite Book’
height unlimited]
Section FArt for All (Any Medium)
Up to Age 1045A Character from a Children’s BookUp to A4/30cmx21cm/12″x9″
Age 11-1646An Illustrated Capital LetterUp to A4/30cmx21cm/12″x9″
Adults47A Book CoverUp to 18″ x 20″ / 45cmx50cm
Section GColouring and Handwriting
Age 3-548See below for Picture to Downloadtbc
Age 6-1049See below for Picture to Downloadtbd
Age 7-1250See below for Poem to Download‘Open a Book’
Section JChildren’s Arts and Crafts
Age 0-451Decorate Wooden Spoon
Age 0-452A Pasta and/or Bean CollageMax. A4/30cmx21cm/12″x9″
Age 5-753A Bookmark Decorated with Pressed Flowers
Age 5-754Make a Scary GhostA4/30cmx21cm/12″x9″
Age 8-1155A Treasure Island ModelA4/30cmx21cm/12″x9″
Age 8-1156Any Items Knitted, Crocheted, Sewn or FeltedMax. 65cm x 65cm / 26″ x 26″
Age 12-1657A Model made from any Construction KitMax. A4/30cmx21cm/12″x9″
Age 12-1658a Decorated Jam Jar Tea Light Lantern
Section KCookery
Preserves should be in a jar up to 1lb/454g, covered with a waxed disc & cellophane top OR a twist-on lid. The month and year of production should be noted on the label. For other classes, exhibits should be covered with a transparent cover (zip lock bag, glass lid or cling film)
59Victoria Sandwich (Jam Filled, no Cream)Up to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
60Plate of three FlapjacksUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
61Plate of Six Cheese StrawsUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
62Plate if Three Chocolate BrowniesUp to 8″ / 20cm Diameter
63Pot of Jam
64Pot of Jelly
65Pot of Marmalade
66Pot of Chutney
67Pot of Curd (made no more than 6 weeks in advance)
93A Vegetarian Dish (sweet or savoury) where the main ingredient is home grown
Sponsored by SusWoT – Section O
Up to 8″ / 20 cm Diameter
Up to Age 1068Three Coconut Pyramids
Up to Age 1069Three Homemade Decorated Bear Biscuits
Age 11-1670Hungry Caterpillar CakeLength Up to 10″/25cm
Age 11-1671Five Meringues (No Cream)
Age 1-1672Three Flapjacks
Men Only73A Cheese and Onion Pastie
Men Only74Parkinin a 1lb Loaf Tin
Section LNeedlework (must not exceed 26″x26″, 65cmx65cm)
75A Cloth Zig-Zag Book for an InfantMax Length 66cm/26″
76An item of Cross Stitch
77Any Article of Embroidery, other than Cross Stitch, by Hand or Machine
78A Book or Kindle Cover – Knitted, Crocheted or Sewn
79A Hat
80A Book Character – Crocheted, Knitted, Sewn or Felted
81Any Item Crocheted, Knitted or Sewn
Section MPhotography
(Black&White or Colour – Unmounted & Unframed)
82‘Bookworm’[Maximum
83‘Library’A5,
84‘Beauty and the Beast’8″ x 6″,
85‘Words’20cm x 15cm]
94‘4 r’s Reduce, Repair, Recycle, Repurpose (or Reuse)’ – a video
Maximum Duration 1.5 Minutes inspired by Al Gore’s Book ‘An inconvenient Truth’
Send to suswot2050@gmail.com by 5pm on the Tuesday before the show
Entry Form & Fee to be in as usual by 5pm on the Tuesday before the show
Sponsored by SusWoT – Section O
Max. 1.5 minutes
Up to Age 1686‘Heroes and Heroines’Max A5
Section NHandicrafts (Must not exceed 26″x26″, 65cmx65cm)
87An Item of Craft from an Upcycled BookUp to 10″/26cm Diam.
88An Item of Pottery
89A Paper ‘Plane made from an A4 piece of paper, judged by design and flight distance in the side garden 7:00 – 9:00 on Friday Night
90A Pair of Book Ends
91An Item from any other non-textile Medium
Section OSusWoT Sponsored – Also Listed in Sections B, K & M
92A Plant in Pot that Produces Edible Produce e.g. Tomato, Chilli or Pepper from a seed or plant from any source
93A Vegetarian Dish (sweet or savoury) where the main ingredient is home grownUp to 8″ / 20 cm Diameter
94‘4 r’s Reduce, Repair, Recycle, Repurpose (or Reuse)’ – a video
Maximum Duration 1.5 Minutes inspired by Al Gore’s Book ‘An inconvenient Truth’
Send to suswot2050@gmail.com by 5pm on the Tuesday before the show
Entry Form & Fee to be in as usual by 5pm on the Tuesday before the show
Max 1.5 minutes

Open a Book

Open a book

 And you will find

 People and places of every kind.

Open a book

And you can be

Anything you want to be.

Open a book

And you can share

Wondrous words you find in there

Open a book

And I will too

You read to me

And I’ll read to you!

Updated by the Webmaster 14 April 2024