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    2018 Prestatyn Flower Show (Day 2)

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    The 2-day annual Flower Show is held in Prestatyn town centre in beautiful North Wales. This year, the 24th annual Prestatyn Flower Show will once again be held within the grounds of Cerrig Llwydion, High Street, Prestatyn on 27th and 28th July 2018. With prize winning exhibits, plants for sale, classic cars, live jazz and brass band music, there is always something for everyone to enjoy and we very much look forward to meeting you at this summer's Flower Show! Day Two - Saturday 28th July 2018 10.00am Show opens Refreshments on the Lawn Classic Cars in Ty Nant and the Civic Square Exhibition Marquees, Specialist Plant Stalls, Craft Marquees, Punch and Judy, Children’s Entertainer - Various times between 12 & 3pm Face Painting, Hotfoot Jazzmen & Rhyl Silver Band to entertain throughout the day 3.30pm Raffle Draw & Prize Giving by the Mayor of Prestatyn and Meliden 4.00pm Auction by Donated Exhibits by Peter Large 5.00pm Show Closes 6.00pm Final Time for Collection of Exhibits
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    2018 Prestatyn Flower Show (Day 1)

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    The 2-day annual Flower Show is held in Prestatyn town centre in beautiful North Wales. This year, the 24th annual Prestatyn Flower Show will once again be held within the grounds of Cerrig Llwydion, High Street, Prestatyn on 27th and 28th July 2018. With prize winning exhibits, plants for sale, classic cars, live jazz and brass band music, there is always something for everyone to enjoy and we very much look forward to meeting you at this summer's Flower Show! Day One - Friday 27th July 2018 8.00am-10.00am Staging of Exhibits 10.30am Judging Commences 12.30pm Show Opens Refreshments on the Lawn Exhibition Marquees Craft and Specialist Plant Stalls 2.00pm Official Opening by the Mayor of Prestatyn 2.30pm A talk by Miss Pam Burne-Jones: "Seahorses" Entertainment by Hotfoot Jazzmen 3.30pm Pirates and Princesses Picnic Party 5.00pm Show Closes
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    Gardens Festival Of North Wales launch

    The 2018 Gardens Festival launch will be taking place at Bodrhyddan Hall, Rhuddlan on Saturday 2nd June. A Grand 17th-century home with historical collections, formal gardens, tea room and guided tours. The gardens of Bodrhyddan Hall offer a variety of different settings. From flowing lawns, formal parterres, woodland walks and the extensive pleasance, the grounds and gardens cover around twelve acres for guests and visitors to explore. The gardens were almost completely overgrown until being restored in the 1970’s Learn more:
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    2018 Gardens Festival North Wales

    The 2018 Gardens Festival launch will be taking place at Bodrhyddan Hall, Rhuddlan on Saturday 2nd June. A Grand 17th-century home with historical collections, formal gardens, tea room and guided tours. The gardens of Bodrhyddan Hall offer a variety of different settings. From flowing lawns, formal parterres, woodland walks and the extensive pleasance, the grounds and gardens cover around twelve acres for guests and visitors to explore. The gardens were almost completely overgrown until being restored in the 1970’s Tickets for this unique and exciting event, which will include a walk around the gardens with the gardener, afternoon tea on the lawn, talk by the owner and a guided tour of the house are available for only £30 per person buy online or call 01492 539058 or emailing [email protected] Please note that admission to this event is by ticket only and tickets are limited, so early purchase is recommended to save disappointment. Sources: Gardens Of North Wales and Bodryddan Hall
  6. Entry Forms for Prestatyn Flower Show 27th and 28th 2018 You can download a copy of the Entry Form for the 2018 Prestatyn Flower Show directly from this page. IF YOU WON A TROPHY LAST YEAR, PLEASE RETURN IT BY 2nd JULY 2018 - THANK YOU! DOWNLOAD YOUR FORM 2018 Competition Entry Form (PDF) Please send the completed Entry Form to Ann Williams, c/o Bon, 121 High Street, Prestatyn, Denbighshire LL19 9AS. CLOSING TIMES FOR 2018 ENTRIES: CLASSES 83 & 84 ON MON 9th JULY 2018 CLASSES 65, 85 & 86 ON SAT 21st JULY 2018 ALL OTHER CLASSES CLOSE AT 5PM ON WED 25th JULY 2018
  7. 2018 PRESTATYN FLOWER SHOW REGULATIONS PLEASE READ THE SCHEDULE AND REGULATIONS CAREFULLY FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION 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.
  8. 2018 Prestatyn Flower Show Competition Class Information VEGETABLES, FRUIT AND HERBS 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. FLOWERS AND HERBACEOUS CLASSES 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. FLORAL ART “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) FLORAL ART NOVICE CLASS “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) JUNIOR CLASSES 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 DOMESTIC CLASSES 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. CRAFTS 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 BEST GARDEN 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) ART 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) GARDEN PHOTO COMPETITION (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 BUSINESS IN BLOOM Shops and Offices. Public Houses, Clubs and Nursing Homes. Holiday Camps (Entrances and Reception) CLASSIC CARS 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 Best Plant Stall at Show JUDGES 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
  9. Prestatyn Flower Show 2018 Trophies List Trophy Titles and Classifications 1 The Hazeldene Trophy Best collection of herbs 2 The Prestatyn Horticultural Soc. Trophy Best exhibit in the local gardener class 3 The Dennis Parry Cup Best exhibit in the vegetable classes 4 The Ron Gray Memorial Cup Most points in the vegetable classes 5 The Wilf Storey Rose Bowl Best exhibit in specimen rose class 6 The E. Jones & Son Cup Best exhibit in the rose classes 7 The Prestatyn Horticultural Soc. Cup Best exhibit in the cut flower classes exc roses 8 The Norman Cumberlidge Cup Most points in the cut flower classes exc roses 9 The John Lewis Cup Best exhibit in the pot plant classes 10 The Mrs Mabel Williams Trophy Most points in the pot plant classes 11 The Lobitos Cup Best exhibit in hanging basket / patio container 12 The Mesie Birch Rose Bowl Best exhibit in “From the Pages of History” arrangement 13 The Joan Walkden-Williams Cup Best exhibit in “Steptoe’s Yard” arrangement 14 The Joan Gray Cup Best exhibit in “Escape to the Country” arrangement 15 The England Cup Best exhibit in “A miniature exhibit of fresh material ” 16 The Beach Club Shield Best “Fun on the Beach” arrangement 17 The Wynyard Cup Best exhibit in floral art novice class 18 The Prestatyn Town Council Cent. Cup Best exhibit in the floral art classes 19 The Chamberlain Cup Best decorated wooden spoon 20 The Glyn Jones Cup Best alien vegetable 7 years and under 21 The Radcliffe Trophy Best vase of flowers made from recycled materials 22 The Mr & Mrs Isfryn Ellis Trophy Best children’s miniature garden 7 years and under 23 The Pearl Stephenson Plate Best rubbing of something in the garden 24 The Carol Fogerty Cup Best birthday card for a family member 25 Hallmark Gold Crown Cup Best children’s miniature garden 8-11 years 26 The Morris Cup Best Decorated Pebble 8 - 11 years 27 The Joe Irving Trophy Best 3 decorated cupcakes 8-11 years 28 The Prestige Carpets Trophy Best bug box 29 The Prestatyn Flower Show Cup An animal made from an egg box or egg tray 30 The Prestatyn Flower Show Cup Best alien vegetable 8 to 11 years 31 The Q Care Trophy Best 3 decorated cupcakes 12 years and over 32 The Prestatyn Flower Show Cup Best photograph 12 years and over 33 The Jean O’Reilly Trophy Best Lunch for a walk on Snowdon 34 The Bon Cup Best exhibit in the domestic classes 35 The Ruth Hunt Cup Most points in domestic classes 36 The Richard Davies Cup Best exhibit in the craft classes 37 The Ellen Jevons Cup Best basket or trug of fruit and/or vegetables 8-16yrs 38 The Cyril Taylor Cup The best rear garden 39 The Guy and Ann Horobin Cup “Wales in Bloom” front garden competition 40 The Erica Edwards Trophy Best exhibit in the art class 41 The John Thompson Cup Garden photo competition 42 The Prestatyn Business Assoc. Cup Business in bloom (Shops and Offices) 43 The Gift Shop Trophy Business in bloom (Pubs, Clubs & Nursing Homes) 44 The Bancroft Leisure Trophy Business in bloom (Holiday Camps) 45 The Prestatyn Flower Show Cup Best judged motor vehicle pre-war - 1939 46 The Prestatyn Flower Show Cup Best judged motor vehicle 1945 – 1960 47 The Les Edwards Memorial Cup Best judged motor vehicle 1961 – 1975 48 The Peter Roberts Cup Best judged vehicle in show 49 The Bonne Amie Cup Best exhibit in show 50 The Powell Cup Exhibitor with the most points in show
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    Where to find us!

    The Flower Show is held annually in the town centre at Cerrig Llwydion, High Street, Prestatyn, Denbighshire, North Wales. Please see our website and our Twitter page for the most up to date details. Visiting Us By Car The postcode to use for 'Sat Nav' programming or route finders is LL19 9AR. Personalised directions can also be calculated by using our map below, just click on the marker pin and click on the Navigation button. There is a FREE car park at the back of the Church, and also 'Pay and Display' Car Parking if the free one is full, again at the rear of the church. There is normally additional free parking in Fern Avenue Car Park, Prestatyn and additional but time limited time parking available at the new Prestatyn Retail Park (please refer to local signage in all cases). Visiting Prestatyn By Train Our local Prestatyn railway station is conveniently located in the centre of town at the bottom of the High Street. Visiting Prestatyn By Bus Prestatyn's bus station is located adjacent to the High Street, on Ffordd Pendyffryn (B5120). Taxi Ranks There are two taxi ranks either side of the Railway Station, and another up the top of the High St by Archie's Bar. Location Cerrig Llwydion is a private house located in the heart of the town centre, opposite the Chynna Garden Restaurant (or head for the largest Church on Prestatyn High Street). The family friendly Flower Show event takes place in the gardens of Cerrig Llywydion by kind arrangement with the property owners, and spreads out into the adjacent area. Please remember to properly dispose of any personal litter (or pet waste). Dogs are welcome in the grounds but should be kept on a lead and under control at all times, especially in the presence of children. Thank you. Parking There is a FREE car park at the back of the Church, and also 'Pay and Display' Car Parking if the free one is full, again at the rear of the church. There is additional free parking in Fern Avenue Car Park, Prestatyn. There is additional but time limited parking available at the new Prestatyn Retail Park. Local Weather You can now view the latest Prestatyn weather conditions on our dedicated weather page, featuring interactive Prestatyn weather observations, forecasts and maps. https://www.prestatynflowershow.co.uk/prestatyn-weather/ Accommodation We have a list of excellent B&B's and Camp Sites upon request. There is also the convenient Beaches Hotel, Beach Road East, Prestatyn LL19 7LG (View map), and also a Premier Inn located in the nearby town of Rhuddlan, approximately 6 miles away (View map). Contact If you require any further information, please e-mail Show Secretaries: Ann Williams - ann @ prestatynflowershow.co.uk
  11. PRESTATYN FLOWER SHOW 2018 SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS 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.
  12. 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
  13. Thursday 26th July - Saturday 28th July 2018 Art exhibits can be viewed in The Artisans Collective from 26th July 2018. (Restricted Disabled Access) Thursday 26th July 2018 7.00pm - 8.00pm Staging of Exhibits Friday 27th July 2018 8.00am-10.00am Staging of Exhibits 10.30am Judging Commences 12.30pm Show Opens Refreshments on the Lawn Exhibition Marquees Craft and Specialist Plant Stalls 2.00pm Official Opening by the Mayor of Prestatyn 2.30pm A talk by Miss Pam Burne-Jones: "Seahorses" Entertainment by Hotfoot Jazzmen 3.30pm Pirates and Princesses Picnic Party 5.00pm Show Closes Saturday 28th July 2018 10.00am Show opens Refreshments on the Lawn Classic Cars in Ty Nant and the Civic Square Exhibition Marquees, Specialist Plant Stalls, Craft Marquees, Punch and Judy, Children’s Entertainer - Various times between 12 & 3pm Face Painting, Hotfoot Jazzmen & Rhyl Silver Band to entertain throughout the day 3.30pm Raffle Draw & Prize Giving by the Mayor of Prestatyn and Meliden 4.00pm Auction by Donated Exhibits by Peter Large 5.00pm Show Closes 6.00pm Final Time for Collection of Exhibits 2018 PFS Schedule Brochure (PDF)
  14. Please find below a copy of the updated 2018 Classic Car Static Display Entry Form for the Prestatyn Flower Show. The static car displays take place on 28th July 2018 at the Town Square/High St area of Prestatyn. Perpetual awards will be presented for the following classes: Best judged Motor Vehicle Pre-war to 1939 Best judged Motor Vehicle Post-war (1945-1960) Best judged Motor Vehicle Classic (1961-1975) Don't forget that there is NO CHARGE for participating in this event, and there is complimentary entry into the Prestatyn Flower Show for two, for each car entered in the show! DOWNLOAD AN ENTRY FORM 2018 Classic Car Static Entry Form (PDF) Simply complete and return to the address on the form. Thank you.
  15. Classic Cars and Vintage Motorcycles at the Prestatyn Flower Show The Classic Cars and Vintage Motorcycles are on display only during the second day of the show (Saturday) of the event, not on the first day (Friday). The cars are displayed in the car park, on the road at the back and side of the Vicarage gardens and are a must see for all. From Model T's to pre and post war vintage motorcycles, you'll be amazed at how well preserved and cherished the vehicles are! Please note that vehicles in attendance may vary from previous years and photographs shown, and are also subject to availability. If you wish to enter in the competition, you can find an entry form here: Have you discovered the annual Prestatyn Classic Car Show? The completely separate Prestatyn Classic Car Show event usually takes place on the last bank holiday weekend in May. The show is held over two days. On the Sunday a Prestatyn road run takes place. Enjoy a tour of North Wales in your classic car, with a choice of 2 runs through our picturesque Welsh countryside and historic towns. Late Bank Holiday Monday May is the static Car Show. Why not visit the Prestatyn Classic Car Show website to learn more at http://prestatyncarshow.blogspot.com A video showing various Classic Cars arriving at the Prestatyn Classic Car Show, kind courtesy of Robin Harrison on Youtube:-
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