Sunnycroft Produce Show

Sunnycroft, the National Trust villa in Wellington is preparing to host its second Produce Show which is to be held in the gardens.

Once again local people are invited to enter the small scale show with their home grown produce and offer it for display for the weekend alongside the other entries. There are categories for all the family to enter including; a basket of four vegetable varieties, longest runner bean, floral arrangement in an unusual container, jar of fruit jam, jar of marmalade, Victoria sponge cake, and homemade fruit wine. There will also be a men only class of cupcakes on a plate as well as children’s classes of a mini garden, a monster made from natural materials and fairy cakes on a tray.

All entries must be registered between 8-10am on Saturday 30th August and all categories and classes are free of charge.  Judging will take place at 12noon on Saturday. Prizes and certificates will be presented by Wellington Mayor Karen Tomlinson at 3pm on Sunday 31st August on the main lawn.

Sunnycroft gardener and event organiser, Joel Richards says: “This is the second time we have run this event and we are looking forward to seeing some of the creative entries that people have made. We have entertainment for the whole weekend including cooking demonstrations in the Conservatory each day from our friends at the Aga Factory Shop in Ketley and activities and stalls including the Wildlife Trust and Vicky’s Preserves. As well as cane work and wood turning demonstrations there will also be folk music playing between 12.30 and 2pm on both days to really bring the main lawn to life.”

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