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The Burnhams Flower Show, Fete & Carnival


Further info will be available when the schedule is published at the beginning of June

All flowers and vegetables in this section must have been grown by the person exhibiting. Pot plants, if purchased, must have been "grown on" by the exhibitor and been in their possession for at least 6 months.



sponsor Hamilton Antiques & Fakenham Garden Centre

1   A gent's buttonhole.

2   A  lady's buttonhole

3   Four sprays of floribunda roses

4   One hybrid tea rose

5   Vase of four roses

6   Best bowl of roses  (Winner will also be awarded the Tom Tweed cup) 

7   Five pinks                                                         

8   Four kinds of cut flowers, shown in separate containers

9   Vase of ten sweet peas

10  3 stems of any flower (the same variety) in a vase

11  Best bowl of flowers

12  A vase of your favourite bloom(s)


sponsor Clothesline & Fakenham Garden Centre

13  One pot plant (foliage)

14  One pot plant (flowering)

15  One cactus or cacti in a pot

16  One succulent or succulents in a pot

17  One orchid in a pot

18  A favourite pot plant or plants.

19  A patio container


sponsor Lime Green & Fakenham Garden Centre

20  Dish of redcurrants on stalks, ten stalks

21  Dish of blackcurrants on stalks, ten stalks

22  Ten raspberries with stalks

23  Ten green or yellow gooseberries 

24  Ten red gooseberries 

25  Three soft fruits, shown separately, ten of each

26  Any fruit or fruits not mentioned above


sponsor Gun Hill Clothing & Fakenham Garden Centre


27  Collection of five vegetables on a tray

28  Heaviest onion with top as grown  

29  Three courgettes

30  Five white potatoes – any type

31  Five coloured potatoes – any type

32  Ten pods of peas 

33  Ten pods of broad beans 

34  Ten pods of French beans

35  Five carrots with tops – any type

36  Ten dressed shallots

37  Five onions with tops as grown (not peeled)

38  Five beetroot with tops39  Two cucumbers

40  Two cabbages with stalks

41  Five radishes with tops on a plate

42  Two lettuces

43  Five tomatoes (any colour)

44  Three bulbs of garlic 

45  Collection of five pieces of salad on a tray

46  Any other vegetable(s) not mentioned above

47  A mutant or rude vegetable

The Douglas Webdale cup will be awarded to the person scoring the most points in the vegetable section.


Entries for classes 48 to 51 must come from no further than 6 miles from Burnham Market.

48  BEST HANGING BASKET sponsor Brian Rix Ltd

(1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5)

49  BEST GARDEN OR ALLOTMENT sponsor NBS Construction 

1st £25 & the Burnhams Landscape Cup, 2nd £20, 3rd £15)


sponsor NBS Construction

(1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5)

51  A SCARE CROW          

sponsor Whitehall Farm B&B 

(1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5)


sponsor NBS Construction

(1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5)

bucket should not be more than 10 litres in volume) - bring the whole bucket with the potato growing in it.


sponsor Sowerbys Holiday Cottages & Trevor Manning

53  People at Work

54  In the Sky

55  Free choice

56  Water

The Eileen Sibson Trophy will be awarded to the winner of class 56

Photographs may be in colour or black & white, maximum size 7"x5", and NOT framed or mounted.  Each class has a sub-section for 16 yrs and under.


sponsor AURA 37

57  A floating arrangement in a bowl of water (accessories may be used)

58  An arrangement of herbs and weeds

59  An arrangement in a tin can

60  An arrangement including vegetables in any container

61  A petite arrangement, not to exceed 6" overall

Flowers and foliage etc used may be obtained from any (legal) source.             


sponsor Humble Pie

62  A carrot cake

63  5 savoury muffins

64  5 biscuits /cookies

65  A loaf of bread (bread maker) 

66  A loaf of bread (handmade)

67  A sweet or savoury vegan treat

68  Bara Brith loaf (using recipe on page 14)

69  1 jar of jam/jelly 

70  1 jar of marmalade

71  1 jar of chutney


sponsor Satchells of Burnham Market

72  A bottle of homemade wine (still or sparkling)

73  A fruit liqueur (eg sloe gin, plum rum etc) 

74  A bottle of lemonade  

75  A bottle of homemade fruit cordial (eg elderflower, blackcurrant)

76  A bottle of homemade beer    

The Audrey Mahon Cup will be awarded to the person aged 16 or under scoring the most points


sponsor BB Textiles & Urban Armour

77  A piece of jewellery 

78  A handmade candle

79  A greetings card in any medium

80  A bookmark

81  An item of clothing

82  A crocheted or kitted item

83  An item made from soft material

84  An item made from hard material (eg wood, metalwork, stained glass etc)

85  An embroidery picture or sampler (own design)

86  An embroidery picture or sampler (from a kit)

87  A picture or drawing (framed or unframed)

88  A work in progress (any material)

89  Any other piece of handicraft not mentioned above

Items in Section E should not have 

been exhibited previously at this show


The Ivie Garfitt Cup, will be awarded to the best exhibit made by someone 

aged 16 or under



sponsor Gurneys Fish Shop

This year, all age groups have been given the title ‘A Wonderful Garden’ any medium may be used. The age groups are as follows:

90  Nursery (2–3 yrs)

91  Nursery (3–4 yrs)                 

92  Year R (4–5 yrs)  

93  Year 1 (5–6 yrs)

94  Year 2  (6–7 yrs)             

95  Year 3  (7–8 yrs) 

96  Year 4  (8–9 yrs)    

97  Year 5  (9–10 yrs) 

98  Year 6  (10–11 yrs)

99  12–16yrs      


sponsor Boudica

100  Something made from lego (your own design) maximum size 20cm x 20cm

101  A potato head made using fruit and vegetables

102  A junk model

103  A collage

104  An item made from soft material (knitting, crochet, sewing)

105  A limerick, written in your best handwriting (no bigger than A5)

106  A flower arrangement in an egg cup

Each class will be judged in 3 age groups, 5–7, 8–11, 12–14 yrs

107  3–5 yrs – A decorated paper plate


sponsor The Lord Nelson, Burnham Thorpe

108  3 decorated biscuits (3–5 yrs)

109  3 fruit scones (6–9 yrs)

110  3 cheese straws (10–14 yrs).


sponsor Tillys

111  Something I have grown (vegetables)

112 Something I have grown (flowers or pot plant)

113  A potato in a bucket 

(1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5)

bucket should not be more than 10 litres in volume) – bring the whole bucket with the potato growing in it.

114  Tallest sunflower (1st prize £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10)

115  Best garden (1st prize £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10)

116  A Scarecrow (1st prize £20, 2nd prize £15, 3rd prize £10)

Classes 114, 115 & 116 will be judged during the week before the show; can be no further than 6 miles form Burnham Market, please phone Diana Black on 01328 730778 to arrange a time for the judges to visit.

The Burnhams Flower Show

& Carnival

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