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    2018 School Competition





    Local schools were invited to enter the competition. This year the theme is ‘A Mythical Beast’ and the challenge is to create a Mythical Beast, its habitat and give it a name.

    Winning entries will be displayed in the town throughout the summer.


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      All classes in the show are open to amateur exhibitors only. An exhibitor may have not more than TWO exhibits in each class. All Flower, Herbaceous and Vegetables (including Junior Classes) must be the property of the exhibitor and must have been in his or her possession for at least 3 MONTHS prior to the show All entrants in the Junior classes must declare their age on the entry form. A Novice is a person who has not won a first prize in a floral category at any show prior to the current year. Artwork and Crafts must have been made in the last 12 months. Entries to class 65, 85 & 86 - Saturday 21st July 2018. Class 83 & 84 - Monday 9th July 2018, all others close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 25th July 2018 The Judges will take into consideration the quality of the exhibit and in respect of plants/flowers the quality of the blooms and foliage.  Once staged, an exhibit must not be moved without the consent of the show secretary The Judges have the authority to award, withhold or amend prizes; their decision is final in all matters. All exhibits must be clearly labeled with the section and class on a sealed envelope containing the competitor’s name and address. Please indicate on the envelope if you wish the exhibit to be auctioned for charity ALL PLANTS ARE TO BE IN AN APPROPRIATE CONTAINER WITH A SAUCER Staging of exhibits may only take place between 7.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. on Thursday evening 26th July 2018 and between 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. on Friday 27th July 2018. Entries brought outside these times will not be accepted.  Judging will commence at 10.30 a.m. prompt on Friday 27th July 2018. All persons other than Judges, Show Secretaries and Stewards must leave the marquees whilst judging is in progress. Winners of perpetual trophies shall hold them for 11 months and should ensure that they are returned to the Show Secretary not later than Monday 2nd July 2018. Whilst every precaution will be taken the committee does not hold itself responsible for any loss or damage to exhibits, accessories or personal belongings, before, during or after the show. Entrance Fees 25 pence per entry for each class, Junior classes 10 pence per entry , Classic cars - free No exhibit to be removed before the end of the auction or 5 p.m. on Saturday 28th July 2018, which ever is the later. DURING THE AUCTION, NO ENTRY IS PERMITTED INTO THE ADJACENT SHOW TENT TO COLLECT EXHIBITS OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON without the consent of the Show Secretaries. Any exhibit not collected by 6.00 p.m. on Saturday 28th July 2018 or one hour after the end of the auction, whichever is the later will be disposed of at the discretion of the show secretaries.  No livestock may be incorporated into any exhibit. All prize money not claimed during the show may be claimed from the Show Secretary at “Bon”, 121, High Street Prestatyn until Monday 6th August 2018 unless prior arrangements have been made. After that unclaimed prizes will be donated to a charity chosen by the Show Secretaries. The Show Secretaries will deal with any matters not provided for in these regulations and their decision is final.
    • By Graham
      2018 Prestatyn Flower Show
      Competition Class Information
      3 Bulbs of Garlic 1 Green Cabbage any variety, with at least 2" (5cm) of root 3 Carrots with 3" (8cm) foliage. 3 Beetroot with 3" (8cm) foliage. Dish of 5 tomatoes. The heaviest truss of tomatoes.     6 pods of broad beans. 6 pods of peas. Collection of home grown culinary herbs (clearly labeled).      Dish of 5 Potatoes. A Cucumber. A salad collection of 5 varieties. Space 2' x 1' 3" (60cm x 38cm). A model of a monster vegetable for adults 3 Onions 6 Runner Beans. The longest runner bean. 3 Courgettes A basket or trug containing a minimum of 5 varieties of fruit and/or vegetables max size 2' x 2' (60cm x 60cm) Junior Class 8-16yrs A basket or trug containing a minimum of 5 varieties of
      fruit and/or vegetables max size 2' x 2' (60cm x 60cm) Dish of soft fruit any variety.. Local Gardener Class
      An  arrangement of between 3 and 6 species of vegetables and/or fruit of your choice and a vase of flowers in a box not exceeding 2' x 1' 6" (60cm x 45cm) Any vegetable not in schedule.  
      See Regulation 12
      Bowl of Roses. Vase of  roses not less than 3 varieties. Vase of 3 roses, any colour. 3 specimen stems miniature roses any variety 1 specimen stem floribunda roses any variety 1 Specimen rose, any colour. Vase of mixed cut flowers.    . Vase of one species excluding shrubs.     Vase of mixed flowering shrubs Largest diameter Hydrangea head. Vase of Carnations or Pinks. Vase of 12 Sweet Peas. Vase of 3 spikes of Gladioli. Vase of  Dahlias. 1 Orchid. 1 Fuchsia in flower, excluding standards     1 standard Fuchsia. 1 Pelargonium / Geranium any variety         1 specimen Cactus/Succulent A Collection of 3 Cacti or Succulents in a container 1 Hanging Basket or Pot up to 18" (40cm) in diameter. 1 Hanging Basket or Pot up to 8" (20cm). 1 Patio Container, any size. Any plant not in schedule.  
      “From the Pages of History” An elaborate design using flowers with or without accessories in a space of 2' x 2' (61cm x 61cm) “Steptoe’s Yard” using flowers with or without accessories in a space of  2' x 2' (61cm x 61cm) “Escape to the Country” An arrangement using Foliage with or without accessories in a space of 2' x 2' (61cm x 61cm) A miniature exhibit of fresh material not exceeding 4" x 4"x 4" (10cm x 10cm x 10cm)  
      “Novice” see regulation 5
      “Fun on the Beach” An arrangement using flowers with or without accessories in a space of 18"x 18" (45cm x 45cm) An arrangement in an unusual container using flowers with or without accessories not exceeding 12" x 12” (30cm x 30cm)  
      see regulation 4

      7 years and under
      A decorated wooden spoon. An alien (model made from vegetables) A vase of  paper flowers made from recycled materials. Miniature garden on a standard seed tray  9.5" by 15" (24cm x 38cm). A rubbing of something in the garden.    
      8 to 11 years
      Design a birthday card for one of the family Miniature garden on a standard seed tray  9.5" by 15" (24cm x 38cm). A decorated pebble 3 decorated cupcakes Design and build a bug box An animal made from an egg box or egg tray An alien (model made from vegetables)  
      12 years and over
      3 decorated cupcakes Unframed, untitled photograph titled “My Favourite Sunset”. Max size 7" x 5"
      (Entries in by 21st July 2018) Please note the Junior Class basket or Trug 8-16 years Class 18a above
      5 Fruit scones on a plate. Traditional Victoria sandwich cake (6ozs Flour, 6ozs Sugar, 6ozs of butter and 3 eggs). Jar of home made jam   (to include waxed disc) Jar of home made marmalade (to include waxed disc) Jar of chutney 6 chocolate brownies A lemon meringue pie A traditional Bara Brith in a loaf  tin An apple Pie A small hand made loaf of bread ‘Lunch for a Walk on Snowdon’ to be presented in a suitable container to include a savoury pie, a scone, a small cake or slice of cake and a jar of chutney or jam.  
      See regulation 6
      A piece of creative embroidery or beadwork Any sample of patchwork (3 layers)  3ft x 3ft maximum A knitted garment A crochet item A cross-stitch picture. An article in wood or metal A decorated cushion—any medium—not exceeding 18 ins square  
      The best private rear garden within 3 miles of the Town Centre, Prestatyn Wales in Bloom Front Garden Competition

      (Closing date for both 9th July 2018)  
      See regulation 6
      Framed Picture, any paint medium.
      (frame size not to exceed  2' x 2' (60cm x 60cm)

      Entries by 21st July 2018

      Art work to be exhibited from 26th July in the Artisans Collective (Old library building)  
      (See also class 63)
      “Wood you believe it?” taken this summer in your garden/allotment, not to exceed 40 square inches (260 sq cm) e.g. 7" x 5"

      Photos to be unmounted and untitled.
      Entries to Show Secretary by 21st July 2018  
      Shops and Offices. Public Houses, Clubs and Nursing Homes. Holiday Camps (Entrances and Reception)  
      The best judged motor vehicle Pre-war up to 1939 The best judged motor vehicle Post-war up to (1945-1960) The best judged motor vehicle Classic up to (1961-1975)  
      Best Plant Stall at Show  
      Flowers and Vegetables Mr. J Edwards Herbs & School /Community Group Miss P. Burne-Jones Junior classes Mrs. B Newell & Miss P. Burne-Jones Domestic Classes Mrs. J. Cook & Mrs. C. Squire Crafts Mrs. V. Harrison-Jones Art Mr. K. Millward Garden Photo Competition Mr. C. Porteous Business in Bloom The Mayor of Prestatyn & Meliden Classic Cars Mr. R Newby Best Garden Miss J. Espley & Mrs. J. Richards Floral Art Mrs. R. Roberts  
    • By Graham
      2018 Prestatyn Flower Show
      Prize Money
      The following table shows the prize money allocated for the various competition classes:-
      Classes First Second Third ALL except £2.00 £1.00 £0.50 9,12,18,18a,42,49,51,55,58,61,65,76,86. £5.00 £3.00 £2.00 20,44,46,47,48,50. £15.00 £10.00 £5.00 83, 84. £25.00 £15.00 £10.00 90. £25.00

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