Spring Show News

TIPTREE GARDEN CLUB is holding their Spring Show on Sat.17th March at Thurstable School opening at 2 p.m.Admission £1.

There will be classes for flowers, vegetables, photography, cookery, handicrafts, floral art and for children to take part in.

The local junior schools compete in an inter-school challenge for The Schools Shield, more information about this challenge will be available from the schools.

There are classes for children individually, up to the age 16, with £10 prize money for the child with most points. The some classes change each show see the current schedule for new challenges

There is always help available with setting up exhibits for new exhibitors.

Millins of Tiptree sponsor a class in the daffodil section, Staines and Brights Home and Hardware sponsor a class in the Cookery section and The Cheap Shop sponsor a class in the Handicraft section; the prize money for these classes are £10-00, £5-00 & £2-50 being awarded to 1st -2nd & 3rd

The title of the sponsored cookery class is:- 3 types of cake suitable for an 'Afternoon Tea' For the sponsored handicraft class :- A Springtime Collage. See the schedule for more details. Schedules are available on the Web Site www. tiptreegardenclub. com also from some local shops from mid February or by contacting the Tel. Nos listed below.

Have a look at the schedule and see what you have in your garden, in your cookery books, craft boxes or photo albums, for items that can be entered.

There will be refreshments available, a raffle. Also stalls selling-Paul and Pat's honey , Phoenix greeting cards, Farleigh Hospice handicrafts, there a spare tables available for other stalls, for more information contact either of the first two Tel Nos. For general information phone 01621 813040, 01621 817203 or 01621 818056