Tickenham Flower Show enjoys 70th event

PUBLISHED: 14:13 25 August 2017

Alfie Filliter and his vegetable crocodile.

Alfie Filliter and his vegetable crocodile.

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It is 70 years since the first flower show was held in Tickenham, and the traditional event was shown to still be in rude health when it took place at the weekend.

Emma Pigrem with her flower arrangement in a water melon.Emma Pigrem with her flower arrangement in a water melon.

The village hall was as busy as ever with dozens of colourful displays on show waiting to be judged.

But, despite the name, Tickenham Flower Show is more than just an exhibition of floral arrangements.

Everything from scrumptious sweet honey, through to beautifully baked bread rolls was on show throughout Saturday afternoon.

John Banks and his handmade ale bread.John Banks and his handmade ale bread.

Children were again encouraged to take part in the festival too and Alfie Filliter’s impressive vegetable crocodile won him a well-deserved first prize certificate.

Christine Flook, Georgina Flook and Joseph Flook with their prize winning exhibits.Christine Flook, Georgina Flook and Joseph Flook with their prize winning exhibits.

Annabel Lewis with prizes for her honey and honey comb.Annabel Lewis with prizes for her honey and honey comb.

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