ICKLESHAM had perfect weather for its big Flower Show and Fete on Saturday afternoon.
Visitors were enetrtained by live music from Wealden Brass and a display by Rye Dance Centre,
other attractions included a fun dog show and live theatre performance.
Sarah Hudson said: “It was lovely to see a wonderful display of colourful flowers in the hall and there was a beautiful aroma from the roses and seet peas.
“The fruit and vegetables were very well presented and the cookery section made your mouth water as you walked by them.
Congratulations to Richard Sutar, Pete Stunt, John Dunk, Ann Osborne, Pam Lee, Joan Butler, Marie Hayter(Well Done Marie as its your first time entering), Olive Young who won trophies. Also to Kate Mylrea who won a certificate.
“The Horticultural Society Would like to thank all those wonderful people that donated tombola prizes, Special thanks to Judy, Michael and Phillip for helping get the hall ready on Friday afternoon. Also to Helen, Ann and Judy for running the tombola. Many thanks to Kate and Syd for donating the crystal for the best loaf of bread, and thanks also to the judges, Coghurst Nursery for their flower stall. Special thanks to everyone who helped with the tidying up afterwards.
French Beans Marie Hayter
Cucumber Stuart Baker
Onions Lonnie Morris
Tomatoes John Dunk
Runner Beans Richard Sutar
Beetroot ----Carrots ----
Courgettes Dan Cranage
Potatoes Richard Sutar
Shallots - exhibition Pete Stunt
Shallots - pickling Pete Stunt
Miscellaneous any other vegetables Judy Foster
Plate of fruit Pam Lee
Vase of herbs Richard Sutar
Dahlias – small John Dunk
Mixed Dahlias John Dunk
Dahlia – any variety Stuart Baker
Roses – cluster flowered 1 spray Ann Osborne
Roses – Mixed Pam Lee
Rose Christine Knight
Bowl of sweet peas Marie Hayter
Sweet peas 3 stems all 1 colour Judy Foster
Sweet peas mixed colours 3 stems Joan Butler
3 vases sweet peas 3 stems same colour per vase Joan Butler
Any annual Stuart Baker
Mixed perennials John Dunk
Pansies/violas Ann Osborne
Gladioli 3 stems Ann Osborne
1 Gladiolus Joan Butler
Vase 3 different kinds of flowers Stuart Baker
Pot plant in bloom Ann Osborne
Pot plant foliage Judy Foster
Pot plant cactus or succulent Ann Osborne
Vase of mixed foliage Joan Butler
Fuchsia plant in bloom Olive Young
An arrangement using a kitchen utensil Ann Osborne
An arrangement in an egg cup Pam Lee
An arrangement in a wine glass Kate Mylrea
A display of flowers to celebrate queens jubilee Pam Lee
Any arrangement with an Olympic theme Pam Lee
Any loaf of bread – hand made Ann Osborne
Sausage Rolls Christine Knight
Cheese scones Pam Lee
Flapjack Pam Lee
Swiss roll Christine Knight
Fruit cake Christine Knight
1 Jar Lemon curd Pam Lee
1 Jar Soft fruit jam Richard King
1 Jar Stone fruit jam Richard King
1 Jar Marmalade Pam Lee
The Ron Miles trophy for vegetables and fruit: Richard Sutar
Certificate and the Cyril Myles trophy for best exhibit in vegetables & fruit; Pete Stunt. The Dahlia cup for most points in the dahlia section: John Dunk
The Hayman cup for most points in the Rose section: Ann Osborne and Pam Lee.
Certificate and the Roy & Gladys Masters cup for best exhibit in the Rose section: Ann Osborne.
The John Comport cup for most points in sweet peas: Joan Butler.
The Jimmy Young cup for best exhibit in the sweet pea section: Mary Hayter.
The Cris Ford cup for most points in flower Section: Ann Osborne.
The Fred Stunt memorial trophy for best fuchsia: Olive Young.
The Floral art trophy: Pam Lee.
Piece of Crystal kindly donated by Kate and Syd Mylrea for best loaf of bread: Ann Osborne.
The Simpson cup for most points in cookery section: Pam Lee.
The coronation challenge cup for most points in show: Pam Lee.
The Robin Hood cup and certificate for best exhibit in the whole show: Kate Mylrae
Certificate for best in cookery section: Pam Lee.
Certificate for best in Floral Art: Kate Mylrae.
Certificate for best in vegetables and fruit: Pete Stunt.