A traditional village show in the heart of the Brecon Beacons August Bank Holiday Saturday every year
VILLAGE SHOW SATURDAY 26th August 2017
This is a SUMMARY OF CLASSES only . PLEASE REFER TO THE OFFICIAL SCHEDULE FOR FULL DETAILS OF EACH CLASS (available now from the shop and local distributors) (colours refer to colour coding in the schedule)
LOCAL (BLUE) – For members of the public living within a four mile radius of Talybont – on - Usk
LOCAL VEGETABLES. 6 Runner Beans, 6 Pods of Peas, 3 Onions From Seed, 3 Onions (Sets), 6 Shallots (Large), 6 Shallots (Pickling), 3 Beetroot (Globe), 3 Potatoes (White), 3 Potatoes (Coloured), 4 Tomatoes, 4 Cherry Tomatoes, 3 Carrots (Short), 2 Cucumbers, 3 Parsnips’ 3 Leeks, 6 French Beans, 2 Cabbages, 2 Lettuce, 2 Marrows, A Collection of 4 kinds of Culinary Herbs, 2 Courgettes Under 15cm, A Basket of Home Grown Vegetables,
NEW this YEAR for LOCAL BEGINNER / FIRST TIME EXHIBITOR (ORANGE). A Collection of 1 Onion 1 Potato & 1 Carrot, 2 Different Vegetables, 1 Vegetable, Ugliest vegetable,
LOCAL FRUIT. 3 Culinary Apples, 3 Dessert Apples, 3 Plums, 3 Pears, a Plate of Raspberries
LOCAL FLOWERS. Vase of 3 Stems of Asters, Vase of 6 Spikes of Sweet Peas, Vase of 3 Stems of Dahlias. Vase of 3 Stems of Decorative Dahlias, or Ball Dahlias, Vase of 3 Stems of Pompon Dahlias, Vase of 3 Spikes of Gladioli, 6 Pansies or Violas on a Board, Pot Plant (Flowering) Excluding a Fuchsia, Fuchsia Bush, Fuchsia Standard, Pot Plant Foliage, 1 Gent's Buttonhole on Board, Lady's Corsage, 1 Cactus or Succulent in a Container, Vase of 3 Stems of Phlox, Vase of Herbaceous Perennials more than 1 Variety, Vase of 3 Stems of Spray Chrysanthemums Any Variety or Varieties, Vase of 3 Stems of Floribunda Roses, A Single Stem of any Rose judged Only for Scent, Vase of 3 Stems of Hybrid Tea Roses,
NEW this YEAR for LOCAL BEGINNER / FIRST TIME EXHIBITOR (ORANGE). Vase of 1 Spike of Gladiolus, Vase of Cut Flowers More Than 1 Variety, Vase of 1 Stem of any Plant in Flower, A Single Stem of Any Rose
OPEN SECTION (GREEN) OPEN TO ALL IRRESPECTIVE OF WHERE THEY LIVE OPEN: FLORAL ART. ‘Little Beauty’ A Miniature Arrangement of flowers, An arrangement of Cottage Garden Flowers, An arrangement of Coloured Foliage, An arrangement in a Beer Glass
OPEN: DOMESTIC. Bottle of Sloe Gin, Pot of Jam, Pot of Marmalade, Jar of Lemon Curd, Pot of Chutney, A Lemon Cheese Cake, Six Welsh Cakes, Orange Zest Loaf Cake, 6 Savoury Scones, 6 Sausage Rolls, A Traditional Apple Tart / Pie, A Decorated Coffee Sponge , A Victoria Sponge Cake, A Trifle, A Bara Brith, 6 Decorated Cupcakes, A Vegetarian Quiche
OPEN: HANDICRAFT A Knitted Article for a Baby, A Tapestry or Embroidered Article, A Hand Carved Object, A Crocheted Article, Soft Toy, A Walking Stick, A Useful Item in Wood or Metal, A Decorative Item For The Home
OPEN: FLORAL CLASSES OPEN: DAHLIAS A Vase of Dahlias, Vase of 3 Stems of Small Decorative or Ball Dahlias, Vase of 3 Stems of Small Cactus and / or Semi-Cactus Dahlias, Vase of 5 Stems of Pompon Dahlias.
OPEN: ROSES A Single Stem of any HT Rose in a Vase, Vase of 3 Stems of Floribunda Roses. Vase of 3 Stems of Hybrid Tea Roses. Vase of 3 Stems of Roses. Any Variety or Varieties.
OPEN: OTHER FLORAL CLASSES. A Pot of Begonia(s), Vase of 3 Stems of Chrysanthemums, Vase of 3 Stems of Marigolds, Vase of 6 Spikes of Sweet Peas, Vase of 5 Stems of Asters, Vase of 5 Stems of Antirrhinums, Vase of 3 Stems of Phlox, Fuchsia Bush, Fuchsia Miniature Standard , Pot Plant In Flower Excluding Fuchsia & Begonia, Pot Plant – Foliage, Vase of 3 Spikes of Gladioli, Vase of 1 Spike of Gladiolus, A Cactus or Succulent, Vase of Cut Flowers consisting of more Than 1 Variety, Vase of Herbaceous Perennials more than 1 Variety, Patio Container.
OPEN SECTION: VEGETABLES Collection of Vegetables. Four Distinct Kinds. 3 Onions From Seed,3 Onions (Sets), 3 Potatoes (White),3 Potatoes (Coloured), 3 Parsnips, 6 Runner Beans,6 Pods of Peas, The Heaviest Marrow, 2 Cucumbers, 3 Carrots (Short) 3 Carrots (Long), 2 Lettuce, 3 Beetroot (Globe), 4 Tomatoes, 4 Cherry Tomatoes, A Truss of Tomatoes Longest stick of Rhubarb, Longest Runner Bean, The Heaviest Onion, 6 Shallots, 6 Shallots (Large), 3 Leeks, 2 Peppers, 2 Courgettes , 6 French Beans, 2 Cabbages
OPEN: ART A Computer Designed Poster to Promote the Brecon & Monmouth Canal, a Painting, and a Hand Made Card, a Single Colour Drawing, Pencil or Charcoal, a Collage
OPEN: PHOTOGRAPHY: Our Industrial Past, Movement, A Portrait , A Rural Scene
CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE (PURPLE) – Youngsters up to and including 16 years of age irrespective of where they live
Children & Young People: PHOTOGRAPHY A photograph, taken by you of: ‘A Favourite Pet’ Age Group: 5 – 8 years. A Photograph taken by you of: ‘A Welsh Scene’, Age Group: 9 – 11 years. A Landscape Photograph taken by you, Age Group: 12 – 16 years. Manipulated Digital Photograph that you have produced. Age Group: 10 – 16 years
Children & Young People: GARDENING Flowers Floating in a Bowl, An Arrangement of Flowers in a Wellington Boot, A Fruit or Vegetable Animal, Miniature Garden (under 8 years), Miniature Garden (8-16 years)
Children & Young People: WHEELBARROW COMPETITION. Talybont Energy and Skyrme Electrical Solutions have generously provided 20 small wheelbarrows for this competition; and we thank them for their sponsorship. Wheelbarrows can be either Group or Individual entries. They will be available from 1st June by application to Pat Wilkie (01874 676425), on a “first come, first served basis”. The empty barrows should be returned to Craig Burdon at Talybont Mill, (01874 676090) by the end of September 2017. A Small Wheelbarrow Planted Up With Flowers and / or Vegetables. The planting should be just right for ‘A Very Hungry Caterpillar’, Age Group up to 11 years . A Small Wheelbarrow Planted Up With Flowers and / or Vegetables. The planting should depict the theme “A Garden to Attract Wildlife.” Age Group 12 – 16 years
Children & Young People: COOKERY. 3 Decorated Corn Flake Cakes on a plate, Fruit Kebab Skewer, A Scone Based Pizza Decorated in a Child Friendly Style, The Great Talybont-on-Usk Baking Challenge Age: 12-16 years, Signature Bake: 5 Chocolate Chip Cookies on a plate, Technical Challenge: A Loaf of Soda Bread, Showstopper: A Decorated Celebration Cake, using 2 x 18cm Victoria Sponges based on a Welsh Theme, displayed on a plate or cake board
Children & Young People: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS OR COLLAGE . Finger Print Painting, Age Group: under 5 years. Collage of Your Favourite Things, Age Group: 5 – 8 years. A Painting or Drawing of ‘My Favourite Animal, Age Group: 9 – 11 years. A Poster to encourage Healthy Eating, Age Group: 12 – 16 years.
Children & Young People: HANDWRITING . Humpty Dumpty, Age Group: 5 – 6 years. Incy Wincy Spider, Age Group: 7 – 8 years. I Can Sing a Rainbow, Age Group: 9 – 11 years . Children & Young People: MODELLING. A Duplo or Lego Animal, Age Group: Under 5 years. A Model of a Building Made From Lego, Age Group: 5 – 8 years. A 3 - D Model, Age Group: 9 – 11 years. Using a Shoe Box, make a room for you; make and design the furniture / fittings, Age Group: 12 – 16 years. Design and Make a Bird Bath or Bird Feeder Using Recycled Materials, Individual or Group Entry – The judges will take age into consideration FAMILY CHALLENGE Using an APPLE as your main ingredient / inspiration make three different items, culinary or creative, by three different members of the same family – one of whom MUST be a child and one of the family members MUST be an adult, the third member can be either child or adult.