Summer Show, 1st August 2009

The show was held on Saturday 1st August at the popular venue of St. Nicholas Church Centre, Bedhampton. In spite of the rainy weather we had a good turnout of approximately 90 visitors, and although down on last year perhaps because of the difficult season, the 201 entries made a good show. The dahlia section was particularly pleasing.  Thanks go to Geoff Tanton, Show Manager, Mrs Maureen Ballard–Neale, Entries Secretary, and the rest of the team for organising this enjoyable event. And thanks to all exhibitors, judges and supporters, without you the show wouldn’t go on at all!

Trophies & Awards

We were grateful to our President, Mr Brian Kidd, for awarding the prizes.

Mrs Ruth Moore

Kaye Haw Trophy
(Most Points, Vegetables)

Nisbet Rose Bowl
(Most Points, Cookery)

Dewhurst Rose Bowl
(Most Points, Handicrafts)

Southern Electric Flower Cup
(Most Points, Vegetables/Fruit/Flowers)

J.V. Knight Memorial Trophy
(Display of Vegetables & Flowers)

Havant & District Horticultural Society Open Challenge Cup
(Vegetables)

Mr Peter Rogers

Moore Dahlia Cup
(Most Points, Dahlias)

National Dahlia Society Silver Medal
(Best Exhibit)

National Dahlia Society Bronze Medal
(2nd Best Exhibit)

Marshall Cup
(First Prize, Sweet Peas)

Bedhampton Cup
(Most Points, Roses)

Mr D. Hall

National Vegetable Society Medal
(Best Exhibit, Vegetables)

Havant Borough Council Cup
(Best Exhibit Vegetables)

Mr & Mrs Ballard–Neale

Paine Cup
(Most Points, Fruit)

Paul & Jean Harrison Trophy
(Best Exhibit, Fruit)

Mrs A. Barker

Wilson Cup
(Floral Arrangement)

Mrs Vivienne Barber

Langstone Cup
(Best Photography)

Miss Beth Corson

Havant & District Horticultural Society Children’s Shield
(Most Points, Seniors)

Miss Shanai Hoar

Clarke-Jervois Children’s Cup
(Most Points, Juniors)

Miss Linn Corson

Adams Cup
(Best Hand Writing, Children)

Miss Rebecca Hurd

Denvilles Miniature Rose Bowl
(Best Exhibit, Children’s Section)

Show Photos
By John Scott

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