Flowers a big draw for village’s show
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.”
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