Hethersett Horticultural Society Show 2011 - posted September 12th, 2011
Hethersett and District Horticultural
Society held its annual show in Hethersett Village Hall on Saturday, 10th
September with an increased number of entries.
The judges praised the quality of entries
which they felt “had shown improvement over the previous year in a number of
Vegetables and fruit of all shapes and
sizes mingled with top class floral arrangements, scones, cakes and
photographic classes, proving the society's diversity.
Ted Hallett was organising the event for
the first time and expressed himself well pleased with the outcome and
standard of produce, much of which was auctioned off at the end of the show.
"I am very pleased that the overall
number of entries is slightly up and the quality has been good. It has been a
tremendous effort from all the people that have helped to make the show a
success," he said.
It was a good day for the two Paulines -
Harper and Bunn - who between them took many of the top prizes. Pauline Harper
won the President's Cup for Best in Show for her display of grapes which also
won the Best Exhibit in the Fruit Section.
Pauline Bunn was awarded the best exhibit
in both the Vegetable Section with a cucumber and the Domestic Section with a
jar of chutney.
Classes were included for both society
members and non members and for all ages with Juliette Appleby gaining most
points in the class for eight to 11 year olds and Callum Doonan gaining most
points in the class for 12 to 14 year olds.
Main trophy winners were: President's Cup
for Best in Show, Pauline Harper; Emily Knights Memorial Trophy for most
points in vegetable, fruit and flowers, Pauline Bunn; RHS Banksian Medal for
most points in vegetable, fruit and flowers excluding winner in two previous
years, Carol Towells; Peter Bond Trophy for runner-up in vegetable, fruit and
flowers, Pauline Harper.
Chairman's Trophy for Best Exhibit in
vegetable classes, Pauline Bunn; Charles Tudor Challenge Cup for most points
in vegetable classes, Pauline Bunn; Deacon Senior Cup for Best Exhibit in
Fruit Section, Pauline Harper; Deacon Junior Cup for most points in Fruit
Section, Pauline Harper; Burton Fanning Silver Challenge Cup for Best Exhibit
in Flowers Section, Pauline Bunn; Silver Challenge Cup for most points in
flower section, Pauline Bunn; Benjamin Trophy for Best Floral Arrangement,
Crowe Memorial Plate for Best Photograph, Carol Towells; John Howard Memorial
Cup for Best exhibit in Domestic Classes, Pauline Bunn; Abra Trophy for most
points in arrangements, photographs and domestic classes, Pauline Bunn;
Ethel Haywood Memorial Cup for bowl of roses, Carol Towells; Plaque for most
points in classes for 8 to 11 year olds, Julliette Appleby; Plaque for most
points in classes for 12 to 14 year olds, Callum Doonan.
The judges were - David
King for Vegetable and Fruit classes, Brian Ellis for Flower classes,
Catherine Waldron and Gloria Bridge for Domestic classes, Doris Waymark for
Flower Arrangements and Young Peoples Classes and Brian Clark for the