Flow­ers a big draw for vil­lage’s show

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

ABOUT 700 peo­ple took part in a vil­lage’s an­nual flower show. The 121st Stoke Po­ges, Wex­ham and Ful­mer Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety An­nual Flower Show took place on Satur­day, July 26.

The show took place at Stoke Po­ges School, in Rogers Lane, with award cat­e­gories in­clud­ing fruit and pho­tog­ra­phy.

There was also a raf­fle, a book sign­ing and harpist Bethan Gil­lard and Read­ing Spring Band per­formed.

A range of vin­tage cars were also on show.

Chair­man Ruth Roo­ley said: “It was very well at­tended and there were big crowds of peo­ple en­joy­ing them­selves.

“It does help when the weather is nice as it en­cour­ages more peo­ple to come out.”

Pho­tos by Jon Mikol www.buyapho­totms.co.uk NL201410183

WHAT A SHOW: (Clock­wise from right) Prize scare­crow mak­ers Eloise Tay­lor, seven, and five-yearold sis­ter Honor; Philip Birken­stein with a Theo Fabergé Trem­blant glass vase which was on show; Jenny Harper-Jones with her prize-win­ning cup­cakes; Matthew Har­rod won first prize for his hang­ing bas­ket; Mil­lie Booker, nine, won in the seed tray class; Brian Frith with his 1936 Ri­ley Tourer; and Jonathan Booker, five, with his prizewin­ning cress

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.