PICTURES: 'Marvellous' crowd enjoys Tickenham Flower Show

PUBLISHED: 17:45 20 August 2019

Oilver Garner who designed a garden which he helped build with his Grandad Maolcom Dowling
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19

Oilver Garner who designed a garden which he helped build with his Grandad Maolcom Dowling Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

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Hundreds of people stopped to admire the fantastic work of gardeners in Tickenham at the weekend.

Jack Triggoll 13 with his beans
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Jack Triggoll 13 with his beans Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Tickenham Flower Show drew a huge crowd and more than 1,000 exhibits on Saturday.

Cups were handed out for the best produce, floral art, shrubs, fuchsias, photography and more.

A competition was also run for the village's schoolchildren too.

Show secretary, Ann Loader, said: "We had a wonderful day on Saturday and were visited by more than 600 people.

Peter Trenchard with his salad basket
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Peter Trenchard with his salad basket Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

"We had 1,000 marvellous exhibits in all classes across the show and the standard was very high.

"We were entertained by The Rock Choir and Portishead Concert Band.

"Special mention must go to all our exhibitors without whom we would not have a show. They come from far and wide and we are most grateful to them all.

"A big thank you too, to all our volunteer helpers.

Lynne Purcell with her gladioli
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Lynne Purcell with her gladioli Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

"We are the smallest show in the locality still under canvas and we would not be able to stage the show without the help we receive."

Colin Archer with his fruit cake
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Colin Archer with his fruit cake Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Josh Banks with his rosemary focaccia
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Josh Banks with his rosemary focaccia Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Christine Flook with her watercoulour
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Christine Flook with her watercoulour Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Joseph Flook 14 with his pigs in blankets
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Joseph Flook 14 with his pigs in blankets Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Georgina Flook 10 with her hot air balloon made out of reycyled materials
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Georgina Flook 10 with her hot air balloon made out of reycyled materials Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

The Rock chior entertainTickenham Flower Show
17,08,19The Rock chior entertainTickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Portishead Concert band entertain
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Portishead Concert band entertain Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Portishead Concert band entertain
Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Portishead Concert band entertain Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

Tickenham Flower Show
17,08,19Tickenham Flower Show 17,08,19

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