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IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO EXHIBITORS - PLEASE READ
This Show will be at Car Park 1, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. CV8 2LZ. We invite you to participate.
Directions: The Show will be sign posted on B4113. Please also refer to our website giving directions.
Staging of Exhibits:
Friday 7th June 2019 Entries will be accepted between 5.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
Exhibitors wishing to unload directly into the Homecraft Marquee must do so on the Friday. Entrance gates may be changed due to weather conditions.
Saturday 8th June 2019 Entries will be accepted between 8.00am and strictly 8.30am
Exhibits brought on the Saturday will have to be carried from the car park, as no cars will be allowed near the Homecraft Marquee.
Saturday 8th June 2019 Judging will take place from 9.00 a.m.
The Homecraft Show will be open to the public from approximately 11.00 a.m., after the judging has been completed.
Presentation of Prizes and Collection of Exhibits:
Saturday 8th June 2019 Presentation of trophies will take place in the Homecraft Marquee at 4.30 p.m.
Prize money will be available from the Secretary after 5.00 p.m.
All exhibits must be removed by 6.00 p.m.
Secretary: Mrs C. Mold, Home Farm, Pailton Road, Harborough Magna,
Rugby. CV23 OHG.
Tel: 01788 834600.
Show Entry Tickets: Are available from Kenilworth Library or www.kenilworthshow.co.uk at reduced rates.
The Homecraft committee of the Kenilworth and District Agricultural Society wish to convey their gratitude for The Royal Agricultural Society’s kindness in permitting the use of Car Park 1, for the Kenilworth’s Homecraft Show for 2019.
1. Entry Fees:
Children’s Section (Division XI) – 20 pence per entry
All Other Classes 50 pence per entry
2. Your Entry Form:
Accompanied by the correct entry fee must be received by Wednesday 29th May 2019
Confirmation of entry will not be acknowledged.
2a. Due to time restrictions on show day, exhibitors who have not sent an entry form for the homecraft show to the secretary by the closing date, will only be able to enter at the chairman’s discretion, Sections II & III late entries will be accepted due to seasonal growing conditions.
3. Entrants in Division XI must be:-
PART I: 7 years or under. PART II: 12 years or under. PART III: 18 years or under on the day of the Show.
ENTRANTS MUST BE UNAIDED BY ADULTS:
4. All classes are open..
NB - An exhibitor may not enter more than 2 entries per class in Division IV, the Egg Section, Division
VIII, the Handicraft Section, and division IX, the Art Section.
5. Any item may be exhibited in one KADAS Homecraft Show only and must not be re-entered in any other year.
6. The committee has the right to refuse entries.
7. The Judges have the power to withhold prizes. The Judges’ decision is final.
8. Protests or objections to be made in writing by the Exhibitor to the Show Secretary by 1.00 p.m. on the day of the Show, accompanied by a deposit of £5.00, returnable if the objection is held.
9. All entries for the COMPETITION ONLY, AND NO ARTICLE WILL BE SOLD.
10. All exhibits showing more or less than the specified number, greater than the stated maximum dimensions or otherwise not to schedule, shall be disqualified.
11. Cards for each entry to be obtained from the Secretary on arrival at the Homecraft Marquee.
Please note: Entries will not be accepted after 7.30 p.m. on Friday 7th June, and 8.30 a.m. on Saturday 8th June.
12. Exhibitors to provide own materials for staging exhibits and to be responsible for same at close of Show.
New Rule: All exhibits must have exhibitors name on underside. Items not collected after the show will be donated to Charity
13. Although all possible security precautions will be taken, the Kenilworth and District Agricultural Society accept no responsibility for loss or damage to exhibits or the property of the Exhibitor.
14. Placings: Classes with 5 or fewer entries qualify for 3 awards. Classes with 6 or more entries qualify for 4 or 5 awards.
15. Points will be awarded as follows:- 1st - 4 2nd - 2 3rd - 1
16. Where an Exhibitor enters more than one exhibit in a single class, the points gained by the highest placed exhibit ONLY will be calculated towards the ‘Most Points in Division’ trophy, unless there is a tie when points will be taken into account for 2nd & 3rd placings.
17. Trophies are the property of the Kenilworth and District Agricultural Society. They are for annual competition. Winners from the previous show will be notified accordingly, and the trophies must be returned to the Secretary by the 30th April 2020 for presentation at the 2020 show.
18. No dogs allowed in marquee, except guide dogs.
Coventry Evening Telegraph Rose Bowl For most points in Division 1 - X
Division I - Floral Art
L. Trietline Cup Best exhibit in Floral Art
The Martin Rose Bowl Most points in Division I
Kenilworth Castle Glass Tankard Best interpretation of a Class Title
Kenilworth Flower Club Trophy Best Exhibit in Novice Class
Division II - Pot Plants/Herbs/Vegetables
McDaide Cup Most points in Division II
Jean Sephton Cup Best exhibit in Class 8
Gerald Geoffrey Trophy Best exhibit in Class 9
Division III - Cut Flowers
Kenilworth Cup Most points in Division III
Roland Powers Cup Best exhibit in Classes 19 & 20
Division IV – Eggs
A Cup Best exhibit in Division IV
Division V - Home Baking
Kenilworth Weekly News Cup Most points in Division V
Alan Davies Bakery Trophy Best exhibit in Class 37
Joyce Horncastle Novice Cup Best exhibit in Class 33
Janet Lewis Award Best exhibit in Class 39
Sugar Craft Cup Best Exhibit in Class 41
Division VI – Preserves
Mary Hill Trophy Most points in Division VI
Division VII – Wine
Peter Davy Trophy Most points in Division VII
Division VIII - Handicrafts
Mollie Lucas Trophy Most points in Division VIII
Joan Holmes Memorial Trophy Best exhibit in Class 63
Kenilworth WI Rose Bowl Best exhibit in Class 59
Catherine Fletcher Cup Best exhibit in Class 62
Division IX - Art
Dorothy Potts Cup Best exhibit in Division IX
Division X - Photography
Tom Lucas Trophy Best exhibit in Division X
Serck Trophy Most points in Division X
Division XI - Children’s Section
The Dixon Cup Best junior exhibit in an adult class
Amy Lilly Cup Best exhibit in Classes 74-77
Kathleen Moreton Trophy Best exhibit in Classes 73
Young Farmers Club Trophy Best exhibit in Classes 79-82
The Witney Trophy Best exhibit in Classes 78
Junior Sugar Craft Cup Best exhibit in Class 84
George Bostock Trophy Most points in Part I
Ivor Moreton Trophy Most points in Part II
Alan Briscoe Cup Most points in Part III
PRIZE MONEY for Divisions I : 1st - £5.00 2nd - £3.00 3rd - £2.00
DIVISION I - FLORAL ART
To be judged in accordance with NAFAS Competitions Manual 2nd Edition 2009.
Tables are 60cms in depth, covered white. All backings are neutral where applicable. Height of exhibits is unlimited. No artificial plant material to be included. Please note that staging must be completed by 7.30 p.m. Friday 7th June 2019
1. “An Asian Wedding” An exhibit Width 30”
2. A Buttonhole for a wedding. (Novice – someone who has never won a floral arrangement competition)
3. “Wind in the Willows” An Exhibit. Width 24”
4. “50 Years of the Moon Landing”. Modern Exhibit. Width 24”
5. Arrangement in a Kitchen Utensil. Width 18”
PRIZE MONEY for Divisions II-X: 1st - £2.00 2nd - £1.00 3rd - £0.50
DIVISION II - POT PLANTS / HERBS / VEGETABLES
Pot Plants must have been the property of the Exhibitor for a minimum of 3 months, and not have been shown previously in the KADAS Homecraft Show. See Note 5
6. Cactus grown in a Pot
7. One Herb grown in a pot – pot to be 7”/18cm Maximum
8. 1 Foliage plant – pot to be 7”/18cm Maximum
9. 1 Flowering Pot Plant - pot to be 7”/18cm Maximum
10. Flowering Orchid growing in a Pot - pot to be 7”/18cm Maximum
11. Hosta grown in a pot – pot to be 8”/20cm maximum. Small & medium leaf varieties.
12. Hosta grown in a pot – pot more than 8”/20cm
13. A selection of Alpines growing in a container
14. 3 Sticks of Rhubarb
15. Dish of 10 home grown Strawberries
16. 6 Stems of Asparagus
Entries in this section, except in Classes 13 - 16, will not be accepted unless - standing in a water retaining dish.
DIVISION III _ CUT FLOWERS
All Cut Flowers must have been grown by the Exhibitor.
17. Container of variegated garden foliage, mixed types, maximum 5 stems
18. Container of cut Hosta leaves
19. Hybrid Tea Rose/English Tea Rose, 1 stem
20. Rose, any type, 1 container, 3 stems
21. Container of cut flowers, mixed types, minimum 5 stems, no foliage
22. Container of cut flowers, 1 type, minimum 5 stems, no foliage
23. 3 Clematis blooms
24. 3 Stems of pinks/dianthus
25. 3 Stems of same flower, other than pinks/dianthus
26. Single Stem, any flower
All flowers/foliage must be in water, in a suitable container.
DIVISION IV – EGGS – An exhibitor may not enter more than two entries per class in this section.
Classes 27-31 will be judged on appearance only.
27. 3 Hen Eggs, brown
28. 3 Hen Eggs, tinted ie light brown
29. 3 Hens eggs white
30. 3 Bantam Eggs, any colour
31. 3 Waterfowl Eggs, any variety
32. 1 Egg, any variety, judged on Internal Quality
All exhibits to be displayed on white plates with sand – supplied by Kenilworth Show
DIVISION V – HOME BAKING
(All exhibits in this division must be covered in clear plastic bags or clear film, and presented on an appropriate dish/plate. Covers will be removed for judging, and then replaced. No Plastic boxes allowed)
Due to the Food Safety Act 1991, we are unable to accept entries containing raw eggs,
Soft cheese, pates and any other pre-cooked meats.
33. MEN ONLY: Apple Plate Pie
34. 5 Savoury Muffins
35. 5 Pieces “unbaked” Tray Bake
36. Chocolate Victoria Sponge. 3 Egg Mix
37. 5 Chelsea Buns
38. Pound Cake (Recipe given on back page)
39. Selection of cookies in a jar
40. 5 Blondies
41. 5 Decorated Cup Cakes
42. 5 Viennese Fingers
43. Pecan Pie
44. 5 Coconut Macaroons
45. 1 Shelled, Uncut, Hard Boiled Egg, to be judged on internal appearance only, presented on a plate.
DIVISION VI - PRESERVES
Jars & Bottles should be of clear glass and free from commercial markings, with new lids. Lids for Jams should be metal twist tops, plastic tops or cellophane covers.
Lids for Chutneys and Pickles should be plastic lined twist tops or plastic tops, cellophane covers should not be used.
All must be clearly labelled and dated
46. A jar of Piccalilli
47. A jar of Mint Jelly
48. A jar of Jam
49. A jar of Lemon Curd
50. A jar of Marmalade
DIVISION VII – WINE
51. Damson or Sloe Gin (any size, clear bottle)
52. Any other flavour of liqueur, labelled. (any size, clear bottle)
53. Bottle of Lemonade
54. Bottle of Ginger Beer
DIVISION VIII - HANDICRAFTS
(An exhibitor may not enter more than two entries per Class in this section) All entries to be the work of the exhibitor.
55. A Heart, in any medium
56. An item for the home, any craft
57. A Tablet Case
58. An item of Patchwork
59. An item of Canvas Work
60. An item of Wood Turning
61. Create a shopping bag from upcycled material
62. Xmas Table Runner
63. Hand Knitted Article (Not a toy)
64. Handmade Toy, any medium
DIVISION IX – ART
Class 66: Entries can be framed, but will not be accepted unless fixed for hanging with a securely attached cord or wire.
An Exhibitor may not enter more than two entries per class in this section
65 A Greetings Card
66 A Country Scene, any medium
67 An item of Clay work
DIVISION X – PHOTOGRAPHY
Images taken with a non-digital camera will be accepted. You may use digital manipulation to optimise an image but you are not permitted to add or remove key elements of the composition. Composite or montage images, from more than one original image, are not eligible.
All digital images must be submitted as prints and must be clearly marked as digital images. Entrants of all photos will be required to declare the location the photograph was taken, on the front of the exhibit where applicable.
Images must be mounted on card, not in a frame. Maximum print size 12” x 8½” (30.5cm x 21.5cm) exclusive of mounting.
68. “On Holiday”– a Colour photograph
69. “End of the Day” – a colour photograph
70. “A Close Up” – A colour Photograph
71. “Discarded Implement” – A colour photograph
72. “Historic Building” – A Black & White phtograph
DIVISION XI - CHILDREN’S SECTION
PLEASE READ THE RULES regarding ages as shown below, also rules on Page 2.
Please state your date of birth on the entry form. - Exhibits must be the work of the entrant.
Entry Fee - 20p/entry Prize Money - 1st - £1.50 2nd - £1.00 3rd - £0.50
Classes, 73,78,83 & 84 – Must be covered in a clear plastic bag/film. Covers will be removed for judging and then replaced. No plastic boxes are allowed.
PART I - Children to be aged 7 years or under on the day of the Show.
73. 5 Chocolate Crispies
74. A Wooden Spoon Person
75. A Lighthouse, made from recycled materials
76. A Finger Painting, size A4
77. Miniature Garden in a seed tray
PART II - Children to be aged 12 years or under on the day of the Show.
78. 5 Jam Tarts
79. A Decorated Hard Boiled Egg
80. A Robot, made from predominantly plastic bottles
81. A Puppet, any medium
82. Something I’ve made
PART III - Children to be aged 18 years or under on the day of the Show.
83. 5 pieces of “baked” Tray Bake
84. A Novelty Cake
85. Decorate a Mirror
86. Something I’ve Made
Children may enter more than one section as long as they are within the age limit.
8oz / 225g Soft Margarine
8oz / 225g Light Muscovado Sugar
8oz / 225g SR Flour
8oz / 225g Raisins
8oz / 225g Sultanas
4oz / 100g Glace Cherries quartered, washed & dried
½ Teaspoon Mixed Spice
1 Tablespoon Brandy
Oven Temperature 150˚C 300F Gas Mark 2
- Lightly grease and line 8”/20cm deep round tin with greased greaseproof paper.
- Measure all ingredients into a large bowl and beat well together until thoroughly combined.
- Turn the mixture into the prepared tin and level the surface.
- Bake in pre-heated oven for about 2-2¼ hrs, covering the top with paper after an hour to prevent the cake becoming too brown.
- When cooked the cake should be firm to touch, and a skewer inserted into the centere will come out clean.
- Leave the cake to cool in the tin for about 30 mins, then turn out to cool completely on a wire rack.