Rose and Sweet Pea Show and Garden Fête 2018

The Rose & Sweet Pea Show and Garden Fête, first took place in 1912 and is traditionally always held on the last Saturday in June in the Church Hall Garden and in the Priory Church. This year's Show will take place on Saturday, June 30th. beginning at 1.00 pm and finishing at 4.30 pm.

The horticultural show, from which the event takes its name, includes competitions for displaying a variety of exhibits from a single rose to a vase or bowl of sweet peas as well as awards for fruits and vegetables and baking a cake. There are competitions for children as well as for adults. Details of classes, competition rules and how to enter are available here.

plant stall
Meanwhile, during the afternoon various activities will take place in the arena, full details of which can be found here.

Full Swing

A highlight of the afternoon will be the crowning of the 2018 Rose Queen and in addition there will be an array of stalls selling things such as plants, cakes, books and toys. There will also be a tombola and white elephant stall.

Towards the end of the Show, the Grand Prize Draw will take place and as usual there will be some magnificent prizes to be won.

During the afternoon refreshments will be available, including tea and cakes, and a bar. So please put this date in your diary. Gates will open at 1.00 pm, so come along on the day and you will be assured of a BIG welcome! There will be plenty to enjoy whatever your age!

For further details, please contact the organisers via our magazine email address here.

(The above photographs were taken during previous Shows.)

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Revised: May 2018