Craft & Produce Show

Craft & Produce Show 2020 Cancelled

Whissendine Craft and Produce Show – Saturday 5th September 2020 With regret, the committee have had to make the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s show. Taking everything into account we needed to consider the safety of the exhibitors, the visitors and all those involved in the organisation of our show. We feel, reluctantly, [...]

By | 2020-06-18T12:40:31+00:00 June 18th, 2020|coronavirus, Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show 2020

Whissendine Craft and Produce Show – Saturday 5th September 2020 You will be pleased to know that the 2020 show in September is still going ahead as planned! The committee will, of course, review arrangements nearer the time bearing in mind coronavirus regulations. But with all the lovely weather and the ‘imposed’ spare time we [...]

By | 2020-04-15T14:42:21+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft and Produce Show

It’s not long now until our show and we hope all your preparations are going well! We know August is holiday time, so this year up to 4 entries may be registered and staged by a person nominated by the entrant.  Therefore if you are to be away sunning yourself, you can still enter that [...]

By | 2019-08-06T14:57:08+00:00 August 6th, 2019|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Vegetables and Fruit

Last year there were a total of 167 exhibits in the Vegetable and Fruit section of our annual show. That was a great achievement considering the challenging weather conditions in 2018, with a cold wet spell in spring, followed by a long summer drought. This year there are four new classes, Brassica, Dwarf French Beans, [...]

By | 2019-01-03T18:14:48+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Craft & Produce Show|

Whissendine Craft and Produce Show 2019

Thank you for your great support in making the show a success this year. It is wonderful to see so many people taking part. Who knew we had so much talent in the village?! What is special is that this is a community event and not a fundraiser for any organisation. The committee seek sponsorship [...]

By | 2018-12-09T19:18:08+00:00 December 9th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Results of Whissendine Craft and Produce Show 2018

What a great show! Whissendine Craft and Produce Show was held on Saturday 1st September at our village church of St Andrew. It was another record year with well over 700 exhibits from 116 exhibitors! We had lots of new classes including the longest runner bean, the most interesting gourd, the ugliest vegetable and, for [...]

By | 2018-09-05T16:04:35+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show Reminder

Not long now until our 2018 Whissendine Craft and Produce show so we hope all your preparations are going well. Over the past months you have had hints and tips on the show and all the sections, but we wanted to point out some of the things that are new or a bit different this [...]

By | 2018-07-24T13:03:22+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Registration process

Not long now until the show, so we thought we would remind you of the times for you to register and stage all your exhibits as we have changed things a bit this year. Friday evening (31st August) from 4pm – 6pm you can come to the church and register your show exhibits early. This [...]

By | 2018-07-24T12:55:36+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Preserves, Baking and Home Brew

Two of the most popular sections in the Craft and Produce Show are for preserves, chutneys and baking – yummy. And it’s no wonder as we have so many great cooks in the village! The same experienced judges look at both these sections. For the preserves they ask for ‘either 12oz or 1lb jars with screw [...]

By | 2018-07-24T12:41:42+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Arts and Crafts

In previous years the craft section has been so popular with so many entries we have overflowed! So this year we have separated out soft such as embroidery, quilts and lace from hard materials wood, wicker and metal. We have asked the judges what they look for and this is what they said: ‘When judging [...]

By | 2018-05-11T14:18:50+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Flowers and Flower Arrangements

Do you enjoy flowers? How about entering flowers or a flower arrangement in the craft and produce show in September? Here are some hints and tips to help you to get the best from your flowers! • Look at the brief very carefully and make sure you meet the criteria specified - if it says [...]

By | 2018-04-16T14:19:28+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Junior Section

The schedules have now been delivered either through your letterbox or by school email. So why not take a look at some of the activities in the craft and produce show schedule and start planning your entries! The Junior section is packed with ideas to keep you busy on those rainy days. Here's just a [...]

By | 2018-03-12T10:20:36+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Photography

Generally what the judges look for in the photography section is good composition and a shot that is well ‘framed’ and catches the eye. So photos that are unusual in terms of lighting, colour, subject and character are all important. This year the rules for the photographic section have changed. All entries must be the [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:41:02+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show categories announced

The Craft & Produce Show, to be held on Saturday 1 September 2018, is made up of 113 classes across 12 categories or sections (of which 2 categories are for juniors only). For a complete list of classes, show rules, show timetable, hints and tips as well as previous winners, please visit the Craft and [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:29:16+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show tip – Fruit & Veg

Every month in the run up to the Craft & Produce Show, the organisers will share hints and tips relating to one of the categories in the show. Check the Craft and Produce Show page for a complete list of hints and tips. This month Keith Dugmore offers advice about fruit and vegetables … This [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:30:07+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Save the date: Craft & Produce Show 2018

Save the date: Saturday, 1 September 2018 There will be many of your favourite classes and some new ones including the longest runner bean and an item made of recycled materials. We are also introducing a home brew section. For more information contact Sarah (Whissendine 226) or David (Whissendine 008)

By | 2018-02-04T17:25:05+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Craft & Produce Show 2017

Don’t forget the Whissendine Craft and Produce Show, held on Saturday 9th September 2017, St Andrews Church. Click here to see the complete list of classes, rules, tips and sponsors for 2017. Staging of exhibits 8 -10.30am Show re-opens at 1.30pm Every child who enters the show gets a rosette Prizes awarded at 4.00pm followed [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:19:40+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Craft & Produce Show|

Results of the Whissendine Produce and Craft Show 2016

Wow, what a talented village we all live in! 102 exhibitors braved the elements, and an early start, to stage their entries, with even more returning in the afternoon to view the event, and have an excellent afternoon tea. The church was humming with excitement, a few squeals of delight were even heard, and it [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:25:40+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Craft & Produce Show|

Whissendine Annual Produce & Craft Show 2016

The date for the much-awaited Whissendine Annual Produce & Craft Show 2016 has been announced: 3rd September 2016. The show will take place at St Andrew's Church and the 104 classes are open to exhibitor, who must be resident in the parish, a member of a village organisation or the school. For a full list [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:26:10+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Craft & Produce Show|

Whissendine Produce & Craft Show

Saturday 3rd September 2016 We are going to hold the first annual Whissendine Produce & Craft Show next year in St Andrews church. There will be something for everyone, from beginners to the more experienced, with a mixture of fun classes and the more traditional. So start planning and planting now, get the seeds ready, check out [...]

By | 2018-02-04T17:20:33+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Craft & Produce Show|