KFHS Summer Show

 

 

 

Summer Show 2019

 

05, 06, 07 July 2019

 

Kent County Showground, Detling, Kent, ME14 3JF

 

The show is to be held at the kind invitation of the Kent County Agricultural Society

 

 

Schedule

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Exhibitors are advised to:

 

 

Ø  Read these rules carefully.

 

 

Ø  Note that General Show Rules also apply - see separate section.

 

 

Ø  Refer to the Printed Schedule or the Exhibitor Entry form, which contain additional details.

 

KCAS Challenge Trophy

Will be awarded by the Kent County Agricultural Society for the Best Horticultural Exhibit in the Show

 

KCAS Challenge Cup

Will be awarded to the winning society in Class 1

 

Inter-Society Challenge

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Class 1 is only open to Affiliated Societies and other organisations affiliated to the KFHS.

All exhibits must be either grown or made and contributed by not less than two members and must be entered in the name of the respective society.

 

 

Choose and exhibit any four items from the following list.

Each item or dish will receive a maximum of 10 points, with a further maximum of 10 points for presentation totalling 50 points overall.

 

 

The display must be presented within a green frame (provided), measuring 60cm (24in) x 75cm (30in).

Minimal garnishing permitted.

 

 

 

Class

1

Member's Choice

 

a

A dish of five potatoes, any one cultivar.

 

b

A dish of vegetables, other than potatoes.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

 

c

A dish of fruit.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

 

d

A 454g (1lb) jar of preserve which may include jam, honey, marmalade or chutney; or a 227g (½lb) jar of any curd or jelly.

 

e

A mounted painting or drawing illustrating a horticultural or wildlife subject or scene.

 

f

A baked exhibit.

 

g

An exhibit of handicraft.

 

h

A potted plant, flowering, fruiting or grown for foliage.

 

i

A show vase of flowers, one cultivar, any number of stems.

 

j

A decorative exhibit of garden grown flowers and foliage.

Exhibitor’s choice of container.

 

Vegetables and Fruit

 

 

Class

2

Five kinds of vegetables, one specimen of each, to be staged on a wicker disc approximately 35cm (14in) diameter.

Wicker disc provided.

Each item will receive a maximum of 10 points.

Large and small onions (250g or under) allowed; long and stump rooted carrots allowed; standard and small fruited tomatoes also allowed.

 

 

 

Class

3

Kitchen Garden

 

 

A standard seed tray of vegetables and/or fruit; number at exhibitor's discretion.

Seed tray provided.

To be judged for quality and visual appeal.

 

 

 

Class

4

Two dishes of potatoes, one white cultivar and one coloured cultivar, five tubers of each.

 

 

 

Class

5

One dish of potatoes, white, five tubers.

 

 

 

Class

6

One dish of potatoes, coloured, five tubers.

 

 

 

Class

7

Onions, three.

 

 

 

Class

8

Twelve shallots, exhibition.

 

 

 

Class

9

Twelve shallots, pickling.

Must not exceed 30mm diameter.

 

 

 

Class

10

Runner beans, nine.

 

 

 

Class

11

Peas, nine pods.

 

 

 

Class

12

Carrots, three.

 

 

 

Class

13

Broad beans, nine pods.

 

 

 

Class

14

French beans, nine pods.

 

 

 

Class

15

Courgettes, three.

 

 

 

Class

16

Beetroot, globe, three.

Approximately 60mm to 70mm diameter.

 

 

 

Class

17

Any other vegetable.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

 

 

 

Class

18

Raspberries, twelve.

 

 

 

Class

19

Gooseberries, nine.

 

 

 

Class

20

Any other fruit, one kind.

See General Rule 12 for quantity.

 

Flowers

 

 

Sweet Peas

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Unless otherwise stated, sweet peas must be staged in 18cm (7in) (approx.) show vases.

All containers, labels and pins are available from the Show Committee.

Every exhibit of sweet peas should be accompanied by a neatly printed label bearing the name of the cultivar(s).

 

 

 

Class

21

The Federation Challenge

 

 

Six vases, 7 spikes of not more than 2 cultivars in each vase.

 

 

 

Class

22

The Three Vase Class

 

 

Three vases, 3 cultivars, 7 spikes of each.

 

 

 

Class

23

The Nine Spike Class

 

 

One vase of ‘mixed’ sweet peas, not less than 3 cultivars, 9 spikes.

 

 

 

Class

24

Exhibitor’s Choice

 

 

One vase of one cultivar chosen by the exhibitor, 7 spikes

 

 

 

Class

25

Summer's Bounty

 

 

A basket - 20cm (8in) diameter - of sweet peas, foliage permitted.

Basket provided. Space allowed 45cm (18in) x 45cm (18in).

To be viewed from the front and judged for quality and decorative effect.

 

 

 

Class

26

One vase, mauve and/or cream cultivars, 7 spikes.

 

 

 

Class

27

One vase, any flaked, striped, picotee or bicolour cultivars, 7 spikes.

 

 

 

Class

28

One 10cm (4in) bowl 'old fashioned' sweet peas, foliage permitted.

To be viewed from the front and judged for quality and decorative effect.

 

 

 

Class

29

Novice Class – Sweet Peas

 

 

One vase, one or more cultivars, 7 spikes.

The Novice section is open only to exhibitors who have never gained a First Prize for sweet peas at a National or KFHS County Show.

 

Roses

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Every exhibit of roses should be accompanied by a neatly printed label, bearing the name of the cultivar(s).

 

 

 

Class

30

The John Appleton Class

 

 

Two vases. One vase six blooms, large-flowered. One vase, three stems, cluster-flowered. One or more cultivars in each vase.

 

 

 

Class

31

Two vases, three blooms in each vase - large-flowered. One or more cultivars in each vase.

 

 

 

Class

32

Three 18cm (7in) vases, one bloom in each vase - large-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

33

One vase 18cm (7in) specimen bloom - large-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

34

One vase, one cultivar, three-stages, large-flowered blooms.

One bloom bud stage - one bloom perfect stage - one full-bloom stage.

Stage in one vase, bud at top followed by perfect bloom, then full bloom.

Criteria: Bud to show colour with one or two petals beginning to unfurl above an open calyx.

Perfect stage is half to three-quarters open.

Full bloom stage does not require stamens to show, but if seen, must be fresh and of good colour.

 

 

 

Class

35

One vase, three stems, cluster-flowered, one or more cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

36

One vase 18cm (7in), specimen stem, cluster-flowered.

 

 

 

Class

37

A box of six miniature blooms in the perfect stage. Any cultivar(s).

Box provided.

 

 

 

Class

38

A handled basket 18cm (7in) diameter of miniature roses, any cultivar(s) or number.

Basket provided.

 

 

 

Class

39

Novice Class - Roses

 

 

One vase, three stems or blooms, any cultivars.

The Novice section is only open to exhibitors who have never gained a First Prize for roses at a National or KFHS County Show.

 

Other Cut Flowers & Foliage

 

 

Class

40

A vase of any cut flower, one cultivar, not scheduled, 3 or more stems.

 

 

 

Class

41

A vase of lilium, three stems.

 

 

 

Class

42

A vase of hosta foliage, not less than 12 stems, minimum 3 cultivars.

 

 

 

Class

43

A vase of mixed garden flowers.

 

Decorative Classes

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

Exhibitors may use their own containers for classes 44, 45 and 46.

Classes 44, 45 and 46 will be judged for quality, variety and decorative effect.

 

 

 

Class

44

An exhibit of cut garden grown flowers and foliage staged for all round viewing.

Space allowed 45cm (18in) x 45cm (18in), height unrestricted.

 

 

 

Class

45

An informally arranged exhibit of cut garden foliage staged for frontal viewing.

Space allowed 75cm (30in) x 75cm (30in), height unrestricted.

 

 

 

Class

46

An informally arranged exhibit of garden roses or sweet peas, with any other additional foliage, staged for frontal viewing.

Space allowed 75cm (30in) x 75cm (30in), height unrestricted.

 

Pot Plants

 

 

Class

47

Pot plant in bloom, excluding fuchsias and pelargoniums.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

48

Pot plant in bloom, excluding fuchsias and pelargoniums.

Maximum pot size 25cm (10in).

 

 

 

Class

49

Pot plant grown for foliage.

Maximum pot size 25cm (10in).

 

 

 

Class

50

Hosta, miniature.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

51

One Bonsai, displayed in a bonsai container.

 

 

 

Class

52

One cactus.

 

 

 

Class

53

One pot, succulent or succulents.

 

 

 

Class

54

One pan of sempervivum.

 

Fuchsias

 

 

Class

55

Fuchsia, bush or shrub, single or double.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

56

Fuchsia, triphylla type.

Any size pot.

 

 

 

Class

57

Fuchsia, single or double, bush or shrub.

Maximum pot size 10cm (4in).

 

 

 

Class

58

Fuchsia, a hanging pot.

Maximum pot size 23cm (9in).

A suitable stand will be provided.

 

Pelargoniums

 

 

Class

59

Zonal pelargonium.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

60

Zonal pelargonium, bicolour or tricolour.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

61

Regal or angel pelargonium.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

 

 

Class

62

Scented-leaved pelargonium.

Maximum pot size 15cm (6in).

 

Home Economics

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

No meat or fish may be used in any Home Economics classes.

 

 

 

Class

63

A Day at the Races

Make and exhibit three items from the following list. Accessories permitted.

To be displayed on a table measuring 60cm (24in) x 60cm (24in).

White cloth provided.

Each item may be given a maximum of 10 points plus a maximum of 10 points for presentation.

 

a

A cherry cake, approximately 18cm (7in) diameter.

 

b

Five chocolate brownies.

 

c

Three bundles of cheese straws.

 

d

Five Viennese fingers.

 

e

Nine home-made sweets.

 

f

Five savoury scones.

 

g

Three almond slices.

 

 

 

Class

64

A Madeira cake, approximately 18cm (7in) diameter.

 

 

 

Class

65

Three Bakewell tarts.

 

 

 

Class

66

A Cottage loaf.

Breadboard provided.

 

 

 

Class

67

Three Danish Pastries.

 

 

 

Class

68

Novice Class – Home Economics

 

 

Three Blueberry Muffins.

The Novice Class is only open to exhibitors who have never gained a First Prize in a Home Economics Class at a National or KFHS County Show.

 

Preserves

 

 

Notes for exhibitors

 

White lids and labels. Cellophane tops on curds.

 

 

 

Class

69

Take Three Jars

 

 

Three 454g (1lb) jars of preserves, each of a different kind.

Examples: Two jams and one chutney = one jam and two marmalade. Exhibitor’s choice.

 

 

 

Class

70

Wibble - Wobble

 

 

Three 227g (½lb) jars of jelly, each of a different flavour.

 

 

 

Class

71

454g (1lb) jar of Seville orange marmalade.

 

 

 

Class

72

454g (1lb) jar of raspberry jam.

 

 

 

Class

73

227g (½lb) jar of any jelly.

 

 

 

Class

74

454g (1lb) jar of lemon curd.

 

Craft

 

 

Class

75

Sugarcraft

An item of sugarcraft depicting the British countryside.

To be displayed on an iced board measuring 23cm (9in) diameter.

 

 

 

Class

76

An item of bobbin/tatting lace or crochet.

Space allowed 30cm (12in) x 30cm (12in).

 

 

 

Class

77

A framed cross-stitch or counted thread exhibit.

Space allowed 30cm (12in) x 30cm (12in).

 

 

 

Class

78

Any other hand-made craft exhibit.

Space allowed 30cm (12in) x 45cm (18in).

 

Junior Classes

 

 

Class

79

8 Years of Age and Under

 

 

Three decorated digestive biscuits.

Exhibitor’s choice of design.

 

 

 

Class

80

9 Years of Age and Over

 

 

A mini-scarecrow.

Maximum height 30cm (12 in).

 

 

 

Awards - Summer 2018

 

Cups and Trophies

 

 

Kent County Agricultural Society Challenge Trophy

Best Horticultural Exhibit

Peter Aplin, Deal

Banksian Medal - summer award in even years only

Most Points - Classes 2 to 62

Ian Clapp, Herne Bay

Kent County Agricultural Society Challenge Cup

Members’ Choice - Class 1

Mid Kent Fuchsia Group

The Wilson Trophy & Federation Rosette

Most Points - Fruit & Vegetables

Chris Spree, Stockbury

Latter Cup & Federation Rosette

Most Points - Sweet Peas

Peter Aplin, Deal

The June Salver & Federation Rosette

Best Single Vase of Sweet Peas

Dave Fitton, Heathfield

The Swale Trophy & Federation Rosette

Most Points - Roses

Ian Clapp, Herne Bay

The Stuart Ogg Trophy & Federation Rosette

Best Vase of Roses

Ian Clapp, Herne Bay

Kent & Sussex Farmers Trophy & Federation Rosette

Most Points - Cut Flowers

Di Spree, Stockbury

The Evelyn Ogg Trophy & Federation Rosette

Best Exhibit - Decorative Classes

Sheila Smith, Eastry

The Geoffrey Wickham Trophy & Federation Rosette

Best Pot Plant

Sandy Roff, Faversham

Merilyn Trophy & Federation Rosette

Most Points - Pot Plants

Sandy Roff, Faversham

The Ellen Trophy & Federation Rosette

Most Points - Economic Classes

Maxine Budden, Upchurch

 

The KFHS. Craft Trophy

Most Points - Craft Classes

Not Awarded

 

KFHS Certificates of Merit and Rosettes

 

 

Class 2

Best Exhibit

Chris Spree, Stockbury

Class 3

Best Exhibit - Kitchen Garden

Chris Spree, Stockbury

Class 4

Best Exhibit

Not Awarded

Class 5 to 17

Best Exhibit of Vegetables

Maxine Budden, Upchurch

Class 18 to 20

Best Exhibit - Fruit Classes

Bill Wells, Swanley

Class 21

The Federation Challenge

Peter Aplin, Deal

Class 22

The Three Vase Class

Dave Fitton, Heathfield

Class 23

The Federation’s 80th Anniversary Class

Dave Fitton, Heathfield

Class 29

Novice Class - Sweet Peas

Not Awarded

Class 30

Roses - The John Appleton Class

Ian Clapp, Herne Bay

Class 39

Novice Class - Roses

Mrs K Winter,

Class 40 to 43

Best Exhibit

Lyn Everest, Westerham

Class 44 to 46

Best Exhibit

Di Spree, Stockbury

Class 47 to 54

Best Exhibit

Sandy Roff, Faversham

Class 55 to 58

Best Exhibit

Sandy Roff, Faversham

Class 59 to 62

Best Exhibit

Richard Roff, Faversham

Class 63

Home Economics - Peace Tea

Maria Godden, Aylesford

Class 64 to 67

Best Exhibit - Home Economics

Maxine Budden, Upchurch

Class 68

Novice Class - Home Economics

Not Awarded

Class 69 & 74

Best Exhibit - Preserves

Maxine Budden, Upchurch

Class 75

Best Exhibit - Sugarcraft

Sandra Price, Meopham

Class 76 to 78

Best Exhibit - Craft

Shirl Wood, Lenham

Junior Class 79

Best Exhibit

Sophie Boorman, Cliffe

Junior Class 80

Best Exhibit

Not Awarded

 

 

 

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