Austwick Village Show 2022

Saturday 6th August 2022 – Please put your date in your diary. A schedule of classes will be in the Parish newsletter for May and is posted below, but to get your planning going the following themes will be part of the 2022 show:

To get you thinking the following themes will be part of the
2022 Show.
For the Artists:
Photographic class: A single photograph – ‘Stormy Weather’
Photographic class: Four different photographs on the theme
Painting class: A painting which includes people’.
Drawing class: ‘An interior’.

There will also be an opportunity for you to enter photo-
graphs, drawings and paintings on subjects of your own

first time is especially welcome. For the time being, please re-
fer to the 2019 show schedule for details of the various classes

For the Crafters:
A bag, box or bowl. A papercraft item. An item of décor.
An item of feltwork, which can include embellishment.
There will also be an opportunity to exhibit other areas of
handicraft e.g., Knitting, crochet, embroidery etc.
For the Fruit and Vegetable Exhibitors
The 2022 show classes for the fruit and vegetables section are
unchanged from last year and anyone wishing to enter for the

and rules. However, now is the time to start thinking about
what you would like to grow and if you need any advice on
how to exhibit your fruit or vegetables on the day of the show
please contact the show secretary or the chairman for help.
Children’s classes:
A painting or drawing of ‘My favourite animal’
A poster of a tree to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
A photograph: ‘Something slimy’.
A decorated letter of the alphabet.
A decorated balloon.
A vegetable / fruit animal.
A model made from junk.
Four pieces of traybake.
A miniature garden.
‘Anything you like, you made it, let’s see it’.

Flower Section

1. Four roses, on individual stems.

2. Three roses: one in bud, one half-open, one

fully open.

3. Four garden pinks of any variety.

4. Four pansies or violas.

5. Four pot marigolds (Calendula).

6. Four French or African marigolds.

7. Four dahlias.

8. Four phlox.

9. Three stems of a flowering shrub.

10. Nine spikes of sweet peas.

11. A container (max. 8“ high) of sweet


12. A vase of hardy annuals.

13. A vase of hardy perennials.

14. A bowl of roses.

15. A bowl of nasturtiums.

16. A flowering house plant.

17. A house plant grown for its foliage.

18. A cactus or succulent pot plant.

Artistic Flower Section

19. “Home Grown”: foliage,berries etc no

flowers (max. 24″).

20. An arrangement: “In an unusual

container”(max. 24″ ).

21. An arrangement: “ Blue and Yellow”

(max. 24″).

22. An arrangement of seven flowers


23. An arrangement in a basket.

Vegetable and Fruit Section

24. Four white potatoes.

25. Four coloured potatoes.

26. Three carrots.

27. Three beetroot.

28. Three white onions.

29. Three red onions.

30. Seven shallots.

31. Two leeks.

32. Five bulbs of garlic.

33. Six pods of peas (podding).

34. Six pods of broad beans.

35. Six pods of French beans.

36. Six pods of runner beans.

37. Two courgettes of any variety.

38. One cauliflower.

39. One cabbage.

40. A plate of salad vegetables.

41. One cucumber.

42. Four ripe tomatoes.

43. A truss of tomatoes.

44. One flower and one vegetable

45. Four distinct vegetables on a tray (max.

18”x 24″).

46. Up to six culinary herbs – not in flower.

47. A plate (up to 7″ diam.) of onevariety of

soft fruit.

48. A plate (up to 7″ diam.) of two to four

varietiesof soft fruit.

49. Any vegetable or fruit not included


Egg Section

50. Three hen eggs.

51. Three bantam eggs.

52. Three hen eggs (for content).

53. Three bantam eggs (for content).

54. Three eggs from any other poultry.

Cookery Section

55. A hand- made focaccia.

56. Four cookies.

57. Four plain scones.

58. Four almond slices.

59. Four pieces of tiffin.

60. Special item for 2022 “A Cake in Tribute

to the NHS”, to be judged on originality

and artistic merit.

61. Recipe Item: Devon apple cake(recipe


62. Four muffins, sweet or savoury.

63. A named vegetarian savoury dish.

64. A named cold sweet.

65. A fruit pie with crust top & bottom.

66. A jar of jam (labelled).

67. A jar of sweet or savoury jelly


68. A jar of marmalade (labelled).

69. A jar of lemon or other citrus curd


70. A bottle of home-made cordial or non-

alcoholic drink (labelled).

71. A bottle of home-made wine or liqueur


72. A jar of pickle, relish or chutney


73. Men only class: Spotted Dick.


8oz (225g) self raising flour,

sifted with 5ml Cinnamon, 5ml Mixed Spice and a pinch of salt.

4oz (100g) soft light brown Sugar

4oz(100g) butter,

12oz(350g) Cooking Apples

I large egg (beaten)

Grease and line a 7½in cake tin (18/19cms).

Put the sifted flour, spices and salt, and sugar in a basin and rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

Wash, core, and roughly chop the apples, then add these and the beaten egg to the mixture and quickly combine.

Spread the mixture evenly in the tin and Bake at 180 degrees gas 5 for about 30 minutes until well risen and firm to the touch.

Enjoy! Preferably with clotted cream of course.

Art Section

74. A painting in any medium: “A painting

which includes people”

75. A painting in any medium and of any

other subject.

76. A drawing: “An interior”.

77. A drawing of any other subject.

78. Four different photographs on the theme


79. Four different photographs on a theme of

your choice.

80. A single photograph: “Stormy weather”.

Classes 74-80: Items to be titled and

mounted; frames are acceptable.

Classes 78-79: Items on a single mount

up to A3 size (30 x 42 cm; 11¾ x 16½

in) or equivalent area

Class 80: Item on a single mount up to

A3 size (30 x 42 cm; 11¾ x 16½ in) or

equivalent area.

Handicraft Section

81. A papercraft item.

82. A handmade bag, box or bowl.

83. Any item of internal or external decor.

84. Any item using embroidery thread.

85. A knitted or crocheted item.

86. An item of any other needlework (e.g.


87. An item of felt work which may include


88. Any other item unable to be

included elsewhere.

Classes 74-80: Items to be titled and mounted, frames are acceptable.

Classes 78-80: Items on a single mount up to A3 size ( 30 x 42cm: 11¾ x 16½in ).

Children’s Section

89. Artwork, under 5 years.

90. Artwork, 5-8 years.

91. Handwriting: A verse of a poem or nursery


92. A painting or drawing of “My favourite


93. Poster of a Tree to commemorate the Queen’s

‘Green Canopy’ project.

94. A photograph: “Something slimey”(taken

by the exhibitor).

95. A decorated letter of the alphabet.

96. A decorated balloon.

97. A vegetable/fruit animal.

98. A model made from junk.

99. Four pieces of tray bake.

100. A miniature garden.

101. Anything you like. You made it: let us see it. (No larger than you).


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