Class Preview

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The Hodder Valley Show
Saturday 8th September 2018


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By Kind Permission of The Slaidburn Estate and Mr & Mrs T Robinson

President: Captain David McNamee AFNI

The Show Schedule will be published shortly but in the meantime we present the Horticultural Preview so that you can prepare early get clicking, stitching, painting etc etc !!

Cakes, Breads and Puddings

CBP 1 Fruit Cake -Not Iced (Must follow recipe detailed at the back of the Schedule)
CBP 2 4 Shortbread fingers
CBP 3 4 Raspberry Buns
CBP 4 4 Pieces of Chocolate Brownie
CBP 5 a Royal Wedding Cake (judged on decoration only)
CBP 6 4 Ginger biscuits (Must follow recipe detailed at the back of the schedule)
CBP 7 A Victoria Sandwich Cake- Jam Filled with Castor Sugar Topping
CBP 8 Date & Walnut cake - follow recipe provided)
CBP 9 Four florentines
CBP 10 Lemon Drizzle Cake (Must follow recipe detailed at the back of the Schedule)
CBP 11 Lemon Meringue pie
CBP 12 a fruit pie with lattice top
CBP 13 A Reject Cake (Entries taken on day by Stewards)
CBP 14 four fruit scones
CBP 15 A Traditional Loaf made in a Loaf Tin (not using a bread maker)
CBP 16 Any other form of Bread (e.g. Plait, Flat Breads, Ciabatta)
CBP 17 two pieces of vanilla slice using ready made puff pastry
CBP 18 4 chocolate eclairs
CBP 19 A ploughman's lunch board. Max area for display 60 x 60cm square , unlimited height
CBP 21 A Cake made by a Gentleman
CBP 22 four decorated biscuits - World Cup theme (16 years & under)
CBP 23 4 pieces of Millionaires Shortbread (16 years & under)

Eggs, Preserves and Fudge

EPF 1 4 Fresh Hen Eggs on a Plain White Saucer, extra saucer to be provided
EPF 4 One jar of Jelly (Savoury or Sweet)
EPF 6 One Jar of Chutney
EPF 7 One Jar of Marmalade
EPF 8 One Jar of Jam- Soft Fruit
EPF 9 One Jar of Jam- Hard Fruit
EPF 10 One Jar of Lemon Cheese
EPF 11 6 Pieces of Fudge to be displayed on a side plate
EPF 13 Home-made Fruit Liqueur - tasting glass to be provided by exhibitor
EPF 14 Jar of Preserved fruit


Floral Art
Flowers may be purchased for this section.
FA 1 Table arrangement for a Royal Wedding
FA 2 in the pink !
FA 3 A hedgerow ring
FA 4 My favourite pastime
FA 5 An arrangement in an edible container
FA 6 Tiny reasures : 8 x 8 x8 max
F 1 Bowl of Mixed Roses (Vases disqualified). Must be grown by exhibitor
F 2 A single bloom - any variety
F 4 Vase of Sweet Peas (5 Spikes)
F 5 Vase of nasturiums
F 6 Basket of Garden Flowers
F 7 Bowl of Mixed Dahlias- space 90cm x 60cm to be arranged by exhibitor for effect- no extra foliage to be used
F 8 A Vase of orange Flowers
F 10 One vase of assorted Perennials or Annuals
F 12 A Planted Unusual Container
F 14 A single bloom in an unusual container (Under 16)
F 16 Planted Welly (U16)
F 17 Necklace of fruit and vegetables
Handicrafts and Art Section
HA 1 Hand felted item
HA 2 item using beads
HA 3 An Item of Needlework
HA 4 Any item or picture in cross stitch
HA 5 A Handmade Wedding Card
HA 6 A soft toy
HA 7 A Handmade Cushion (any medium)
HA 8 Handmad length of bunting
HA 10 Patchwork, Quilting
HA 11 An Item of Dressmaking
HA 12 an item of kniting/crochet/lace
HA 13 A Pencil or Ink Sketch or Drawing (Max. size A3, max. 2 entries per exhibitor)
HA 14 A Painting in any Media ( Max size A3, max 2 entries per exhibitor)
HA 15 a wrapped parcel
HA 16 Any kind of Handicraft to be judged on workmanship and ingenuity
max size 10" x 12" including mount
max 2 entries per class
P 1 Castles
P 2 Agricultural working machinery
P 3 Scene at an Agricultural Show
P 4 Down by the Water
P 5 a Monochrome view
P 6 Down on the Farm
P 7 Birdlife
P 8 The Sky
P 9 A winter scene
P 10 A Bowland View
Vegetables and Fruit
VF 1 Four Pods Of Peas
VF 2 Four Runner Beans
VF 3 Four French Beans
VF 4 Four Broad Beans
VF 5 Six Tomatoes on a Plate
VF 7 One Cucumber
VF 8 One Lettuce with Root
VF 9 One Green Cabbage with Root
VF 10 One Marrow
VF 11 Mustard and Cress grown in an unusual container (under 16)
VF 12 Two Roots of Beet with Tops
VF 13 Three Carrots with Tops
VF 14 Two Courgettes
VF 15 a basket of produce max size 50 x 50cm
VF 16 Misshaped Vegetable (entries to be taken on the day)
VF 17 Four Potatoes
VF 19 A single Entry of Own Choice from Garden or Greenhouse
VF 20 School Gardening Club "Basket of Produce Display" To include anything grown by the children in the school garden.
VF 21 Three Onions
VF 22 Two Leeks
Young Farmers Handicrafts - Open
YFHO 3 A photograph "Farming Life"
YFHO 4 4 pieces of Rocky Road
YFHO 5 A trio of desserts - cutlery to taste to be provided
YFHO 6 A Quiche
YFHO 7 A Decorated Child's Birthday Cake
YFHO 8 A Vegetable Animal
YFHO 9 A Lego Model
YFHO 10 A Sock Puppet
YFHO 11 A Pencil Sketch - not to exceed A4
YFHO 12 A non-alcoholic cocktail - recipe to be dsiplayed
YFHO 14 Special
Young Farmers Handicrafts - Slaidburn Only
YFHS 1 Any other Handicraft Item, Girls only
YFHS 2 Any Other Handicraft, Boys Only

2018 Entries: Watch this space!