Laxton wins inter-village award
Organisers pleased as new names added to cups and trophies at 33rd Bulwick Show
The show is open to residents of Bulwick, Blatherwycke, Deene, Deenethorpe, Harringworth and Laxton and despite the vagaries of the weather the exhibits were all of a good standard as stated by the judges.
The organisers were pleased to note new names being added to the cups and trophies and most certainly the juniors had put in a very good display of exhibits.
The Best in Show from the Fruit and Vegetable section Dolby Cup was awarded to Mrs Lyn Saunders of Harringworth for her exhibit of Tydeman’s Early Worcester apples; the best Conant Cup senior Art exhibit was awarded to Mrs Vivien Harvey of Laxton with the junior Conant Cup art award given to Sebastion Beckwith of Laxton. The highest number of points in the Show overall was achieved by Pat Teall of Blatherwycke. Other winners from the 33rd Show:
Queen’s Head Trophy for the best vegetable tray - Antonia Gould, Novice Award in Fruit and Vegetable - Alan Wordie, Singlehurst Cup for the highest points in Fruit and Vegetable section - David Haines, Glithero Trophy runner-up in Fruit and Vegetable section - Jane McCrone and Bill Lockwood, J Ireland Trophy highest number of points in the Floral section - Rosemary Ireland, Garden Trowel Award highest number of points for external containers and garden - David Haines, Lambert Shield for photography Tom James, Duffin Rose Bowl highest points in floral art - Pat Teall, E Simpson novice cup for floral art - Kate Goodison, Howe Plate highest points in knitting - Vivien Harvey.
H Singlehurst Cup for the highest points in the craft section - Pat Teall, Mitchell Plate highest points in cookery - Pat Teall, R Ireland Cup runner-up in cookery - Rosemary Ireland, O’Neill Tankard for the Gentleman’s Challenge - Brian Gretton. Juniors - MacVarish Pre-School award - William Tyers, Children’s Cup highest points in the 5-9yrs group - Harry Kinnear, Wilson Tankard highest points in the 10-15yrs - Matilda Sommerville-Cotton. The Eastland Family Cup awarded to the family with the most aggregate points awarded to the Gould family of Laxton for the second year running and the much coveted inter-village award The Walmsley Shield awarded to Laxton village for the highest number of points achieved by their residents and was very well deserved. The senior competition for the Best Scented Rose was won by Gill Smith of Deenethorpe for her exhibit of Compassion Rose and Beatrice Goodison of Harringworth took the Junior Competition award for her Decorated Flowerpot.
The organisers thanked all those who helped in anyway and to those who donated prizes for the raffle, cakes for the teas and tombola.