Entry Guide

CHILDREN’S ART

  • Originality and creativity will be rewarded as well as technical skill. Poster designs need to inform as well as appeal

 ARTS AND CRAFTS

  • Must have been made within the last twelve months
  • Most knitting should be lightly pressed

FRUIT

  • Gooseberries, raspberries, currants, loganberries and strawberries should be picked with a good piece of stalk attached, and are best cut with scissors.
  • Raspberries are shown complete with plug.
  • Currants should include all the berries on the stem including the large single ones nearest to the branch.

DOMESTIC

Preserves/Jams

  • These must state type, month and year.
  • Pots must be filled to the top of the jar and the cellophane should be sealed tight and neatly trimmed around the neck of the jar.
  • Wax discs should be trimmed to fit the rim of the jar and the surface of the preserve.

Chutney/Pickles

  • Must be at least six to eight weeks old before showing.
  • All must have vinegar-proof seal, e.g. glass or plastic lid or screw top, not cellophane jam pot cover.
  • All preserve jars for showing should have clear sides, not ribbed, and no brand names or numbers on them.

Cakes

  • Should show no marks on surface from cooking rack, etc.