Long Marston Show: cups and trophies

The Long Marston and Puttenham Horticultural Society awarded the following cups and trophies at the August show.

  • William Dean Cup (fruit and veg.) – Alan Reeves/John Rowe.
  • Grace Trophy (veg. collection) – Michael Glasser/John Rowe.
  • Ernest Gregory Cup (flowers) – Jeff Norwood.
  • John Chapman Trophy (roses) – John North/Alan Winfield.
  • Val Brash Memorial Cup (novice floral art) – Frances Farley.
  • Parker Cup (floral art) – Victoria Green.
  • William Huckvale Cup (domestic) – Carole Harrison.
  • Katherine Severs Memorial Plate (domestic, cakes) – Rozanne Wallis.
  • ‘Woman’ magazine cup (handicraft) – Margaret Kaye/Tabitha Conn.
  • Frank Hopkins Trophy (art) – Debbie Chalmers.
  • Sir Harry Vaisey Cup (most points, child) – Laura Edmonds.
  • Sheila Wood Trophies (veg. collection, child) – Grace Kirk, Maisie Driver, Liam Skells.
  • Sheila Wood Cup (veg. and flower, child) – Grace Kirk, Maisie Driver.
  • Astrope Cup (photography, child) – No overall winner.
  • Hales Trophy (most points, lady) – Carole Harrison.
  • Alan Taylor Cup (most points, gentleman) – Jeff Norwood.

The winner of the Thomas Chapman Award for contribution to village life is to be announced later.

Diplomas in Horticulture were awarded to: John North for flowers, and three to John Rowe for root vegetables, non root vegetables and a collection of vegetables. (Good with the veg. then. Ed.)

Certificates in floral art were awarded to Victoria Green and Caroline Smith-Wright.

Novice awards were earned by Alena Murrell and Phoebe Galloway

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