Last updated: Mon 10 Jul 2017

Nunney & District Flower Show 2017

Visit Nunney is once again sponsoring the Writers Cup, one of many trophies and prizes to be won at the Nunney & District Flower Show on Saturday 2 September.

Nunney Flower Show (photo John Webb)

Nunney Flower Show (photo John Webb)


The show takes place on Saturday 2 September at Nunney village hall, with entries on view from 2.15pm and trophies presented at 4.15pm. Admission is free.

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The Nunney & District Flower Show Committee hopes that participants from both inside and outside Nunney will take part.

There are no fewer than 141 different categories this year, including many new categories. These range from vegetables and pot plants to handicraft and bakery.

Children under the age of 16 can submit entries in 20 categories, including finger painting (3 years and under), plants, handmade birthday cards, drawings, muffins and decorated boxes.

There are many trophies available for the best entries in various categories. Men can receive the Stan Smith Trophy for the best meatballs in tomato sauce.

The judges can also award cups, salvers and trophies for the best flower arrangements, vegetables and many more categories. Rosettes will be awarded for outstanding exhibits in all sections.

This year’s event also features demonstrations, gardeners’ question time and a raffle.

How to enter

The schedule and entry forms for the 2017 Nunney & District Flower Show are available at the SPAR village shop in Nunney and online by clicking the button below.

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You don’t have to be a Nunney resident to enter, except where specified.

Entry fees are 50p per entry or 3 entries for £1. Children’s classes are free. Prize money consists of £2.00, £1.50 and £1.00 for the top 3 entries (except where otherwise stated). Children’s classes have price money of £1.30, £1.00 and £0.75. Prize cards are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each class.

Anyone wanting to take part should first decide which categories to enter. No exhibitor may enter more than one exhibit in each class.

You then take the completed entry form to Nunney village hall on Wednesday 30 August between 6pm and 8pm, where you will be given entry cards.

Alternatively, you can post your entry form with fees to:

Jeff Smith
7 Berry Hill
Nunney
Somerset BA11 4NR
Mobile 07752 638 049

You form should arrive no later than first post on Thursday 31 August 2017. In this case you can collect your entry cards on the morning of the show from the secretary at Nunney Village Hall.

You must then bring your exhibits to Nunney Village Hall from 7.30am on Saturday 2 September. All exhibits must be staged by 10.00am, when the venue will be cleared promptly of all exhibitors and their assistants to allow the judging to take place. No entries will be accepted after 10.00am and this will be strictly adhered to.

All entry cards must be attached to the exhibit to avoid confusion. In the children’s classes the age of the child must be clearly marked on the entry card.

The exhibits will be on view from 2.15pm, with trophies being presented at 4.15pm. Prize money will be payable from 2.30pm.

Exhibitors can collect their exhibits from 5.00pm and those not removed by 5.30pm will be sold.

Admission to Nunney First School is free.

Friends of Nunney Flower Show

Would you like to become a ‘Friend’ of Nunney Flower Show? For just £6 a year you can support your village flower show. You will be invited to enjoy days out during the year with other Friends and Committee members, visiting various gardens and nurseries. You will also receive newsletters.

If you would like to become a Friend of Nunney Flower Show, please ring Heather Brown on 07796 828253 or email [email protected].

Contact information
Jeff Smith
7 Berry Hill
Nunney
Somerset BA11 4NR
Mobile 07752 638049

Venue
Nunney village hall
Off Berry Hill
Nunney
Somerset
BA11 4LX

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