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Monday, 27 July 2015

The Village is Blooming!

The Annual Milford Flower and Produce show was held at All Saint’s Church Hall, Milford on Sea on Saturday 18th July 2015.

The show this year was very well supported with an increased number of entries, including many new entrants and more involvement from the Guides, Cubs, Brownies, Rainbow and Milford Preschool. A large number of people attended the show.

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The Challenge cup for the most points in show was won again this year by Malcolm Alison. He also won the Weatherhead cup for the most points in the Vegetable section as well as the Joanne Weatherhead cup for the best entry for Vegetables.

In the Fruit section Mike Jones won the Polson cup for most points and Rowland Spencer won the Jim Asher cup for the best entry, some beautiful minature oranges.

Amongst several entrants from newcomers one lady, Sally Crumpler, was a clear winner with points in several classes. She was awarded the Liz Jones Cup for best new entrant in Vegetables, Fruit and Flowers

In the Flower section Dennis Eason won the Margaret King cup again for his Roses and Jean Robinson won the Fairbairn Rose plate for her specimen Rose. Jean Robinson also won the Dorothy Nightingale cup for the most points in the Flower section. The President’s cup for Annuals was won by Sue Lee.

In the Floral art section the cups were awarded as follows: Lucey Bowl for ‘Moonlight garden’ to Carole Barnett, against some fine competition, Mollie Miller cup for ‘A Romantic Dinner’ to Alison Abrams who also won the Danby cup for a ‘Posy for a Christening’. The Hatchard Bowl for ‘Fun in the Kitchen’ was awarded to Phyllis Kervell.

In the Produce section there was a large number of fine Flap jacks made by the Young people and some fine baking and jam making. The overall winner was Liz Jones, again, won The Paterson produce cup.

Last year we introduced making a Scarecrow for a family or a school or group. Sadly last year there were no entrants but this year we had seven entries, form the Guides, Cubs, Brownies and Milford Preschool. Milford Preschool won with a lovely original scarecrow. They were awarded the Helen Cookson cup. The George Dowland cup for the most points in show by a child was awarded to Lilly Smith again.

The John Pither cup, for Handcrafts and Photography was won by Marie Rooney. 

Thanks go to all of the organisers for yet again creating such a well run and fun show.

To view photographs taken by Adam Lynk at this years show, please click here.

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