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 8th June 2018 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 9th June 2018 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 9th June 2018 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 9th June 2018 Presentation of trophies will take place in the Homecraft Marquee at 4.30 p.m.
Prize money will be available from the Homecraft 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 2018.
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 30th May 2018
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 8th June, and 8.30 a.m. on Saturday 9th 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.
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 2019 for presentation at the 2019 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
Cynthia Cook Trophy 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 12
Gerald Geoffrey Trophy Best exhibit in Class 11
Division III - Cut Flowers
Kenilworth Cup Most points in Division III
Roland Powers Cup Best exhibit in Classes 16 & 17
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 31
Joyce Horncastle Novice Cup Best exhibit in Class 30
Janet Lewis Award Best exhibit in Class 35
Sugar Craft Cup Best Exhibit in Class 33
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 53
Kenilworth WI Rose Bowl Best exhibit in Class 57
Catherine Fletcher Cup Best exhibit in Class 58
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 70, 71 and 73
Kathleen Moreton Trophy Best exhibit in Classes 69
Young Farmers Club Trophy Best exhibit in Classes 75, 76, 77 and 78
The Witney Trophy Best exhibit in Classes 74
Junior Sugar Craft Cup Best exhibit in Class 79
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 8th June 2018
1. “Remembrance of the Great War” An exhibit Width 24”
2. An exhibit incorporating a Hat Width 24”
3. Modern arrangement entitled “A Rainbow” Width 24”
4. “Country Life”. An exhibit width 24”
5. A Single Colour Flower Arrangement. Width 18” (Novice- someone who has never won a floral arrangement competition)
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
12. A selection of Alpines growing in a container
13. 3 Sticks of Rhubarb
14. Dish of 10 home grown Strawberries
Entries in this section, except in Classes 13 & 14, 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.
15. Container of variegated garden foliage, mixed types, maximum 5 stems
16. Hybrid Tea Rose/English Tea Rose, 1 stem
17. Rose, any type, 1 container, 3 stems
18. Container of cut flowers, mixed types, minimum 5 stems, no foliage
19. Container of cut flowers, 1 type, minimum 5 stems, no foliage
20. 3 Clematis blooms
21. 3 spikes of Iris, any form
22. 3 Stems of same flower, other than Iris
23. Single Stem, any flower
All flowers 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 24-28 will be judged on appearance only.
24. 3 Hen Eggs, brown
25. 3 Hen Eggs, tinted ie light brown
26. 3 Hens eggs white
27. 3 Bantam Eggs, any colour
28. 3 Waterfowl Eggs, any variety
29. 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.
30. MEN ONLY: Cherry Cake (Recipe given on back page)
31. Gluten Free Cake
32. Cold Homemade Soup in a flask
33. Sugar Craft Cake Topper for 8” Cake. Bring in Airtight container. Will be displayed on Show Day
34. 5 Pieces “baked” Tray Bake
35. Coffee Victoria Sponge. 3 Egg Mix
36. Marmalade Loaf
37. 5 Fruit Scones
38. 5 Ginger Biscuits
39. 3 Mini Vegetarian Pasties
40. Citrus Drizzle Cake
41. Chocolate Swiss Roll
42. 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
43 A jar of Chutney
44 A jar of preserve including ginger
45 A jar of Jam
46 A jar of Lemon Curd
47 A jar of Marmalade
DIVISION VII – WINE
48 Damson or Sloe Gin (any size, clear bottle)
49 Any other flavour of liqueur, labelled. (any size, clear bottle)
50 Bottle of Lemonade
51 Bottle of Diluted Elderflower Cordial, ready to drink.
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.
52 Poppies, any medium
53 Upcycle a Mirror
54 4 Place Mats
55 A Gift Wrapped Bottle
56 A Peg Bag
57 Mini Scarecrow. Max Height 24”/61cms
58 Item of Patchwork
59 Item of Canvas Work
60 Item of Wood turning
DIVISION IX – ART
Classes 62 & 63: 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
61 A Greetings Card
62 Painting in Oil or Acrylic
63 “Landscape”, any other medium
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.
64 “Travelling”– a Colour photograph
65 “After the Rain” – a colour photograph
66 “Woodland View” – A colour Photograph
67 “In the Garden” – A colour photograph
68 A Black & White photograph
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, 69, 74, 79 and 80s – 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.
69 3 Decorated Digestive Biscuits. Decoration to be judged only
70 Decorate a child’s Wellington
71 A Rocket made from Recycled Materials
72 A Bunch of flowers from the Garden, displayed in a Jam Jar
73 A Pasta Necklace
PART II - Children to be aged 12 years or under on the day of the Show.
74 5 Pieces of Rocky Road
75 Mini Scarecrow. Max Height 46 cm’s
76 Tribal Mask
77 A Musical instrument made from recycled materials
78 A Desk tidy
PART III - Children to be aged 18 years or under on the day of the Show.
79 3 Bread Rolls (Recipe give on back page)
80 Cheese Straws (Minimum of 7)
81 Upcycle a pair of Jeans e.g. Bag, cushion
82 Gift wrap a shoe box
Children may enter more than one section as long as they are within the age limit.
Ingredients: 175g Butter (softened)
175g Caster Sugar
3 Large Eggs Beaten
175g Self raising Flour
50g Plain Flour
225g Glacé Cherries Halved
75g Ground Almonds
Oven Temperature 160˚C Fan 140˚C Gas Mark 3
- Grease and line a deep 18cm round tin
- Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
- Gradually beat in the eggs, one at a time, add a little sieved flour after each egg.
- Sieve and fold the rest of the SR flour
- Wash & drain the cherries and dust with some plain flour before carefully folding in all the cherries and plain flour into the cake mixture.
- Fold in the ground almonds
- Put into the prepared tin and bake in the middle of the oven for about 1 ½ hours until a fine skewer comes out clean when inserted into the cake.
Remember all ovens vary so be prepared to check on cooking time.
Ingredients: 500g (1lb) strong white flour
1 teaspoon of Salt
1 x 7g (¼ oz) sachet fast-action dried yeast
About 350ml (12 fl oz) lukewarm water
Sunflower oil for greasing
- Put the flour in large bowl, then stir in the salt & yeast. Make a well in the middle and pour in enough water to make a soft, quite sticky, dough.
- Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth & elastic. Shape into a round and place in a lightly oiled large bowl. Cover with oiled cling film and leave to rise in a warm place for 1-1 ½ hrs or until dough has doubled in size.
- Lightly oil 2-3 baking trays. Divide the dough into 18 pieces. Shape into balls, folding the sides into the middles to form round balls. Arrange on trays, leaving room for expansion. Cover loosely with oiled cling film and leave to rise in a warm place for 20 minutes or until doubled in size.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 190˚C (375F, Gas 5) for 20 mins or until golden brown. Leave to cool on a wire rack.