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Leigh Flower Show

The Leigh Flower Show has been running for almost 80 years. It brings together keen local flower and vegetable enthusiasts who display their produce in the village hall during August each year.

Flowers, Fruit, Vegetables and Crafts

Saturday 12th August 2017 - Leigh Village Hall

Doors open at 2.30pm - prize-giving at 4.00pm
Admission £1.50 - children free

Leigh's annual Flower Show returns

The date has been set, and all preparations completed ahead of The Leigh Village Flower Show.

Come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon looking at the very best of village produce - vegetables and fruit, flowers and crafts, preserves, art, handicrafts, flower arrangements and photography.

Refreshments available along with serious village cakes.

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Typical entry categories:

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 1 - Vegetables - Open and Local Vegetables

  • Potatoes
  • Onions
  • Beetroot
  • Garlic

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 2 - Flower Arrangements - Open Flower Arrangements

  • Arrangement depicting a theme such as a film, miniature etc

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 3 - Flowers - OpenFlowers

  • Vase of mixed annuals
  • Three stems of phlox
  • Container of hardy perennials
  • Dahlias.

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 4 - Fruit - Open Fruit

  • Apples
  • Plums
  • Dish of any other fruit

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 5 - Children - Open Children's Entries

  • Coloured picture
  • Miniature garden
  • Decorated wooden spoon
  • My best photograph
  • Painted pebble

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 6 - Handicraft - Open Handicraft

  • A hand-made cushion cover
  • Any hand-knitted or crocheted article
  • A hand-made toy
  • Any needlework handicraft
  • Any hand-crafted item

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 7 - Art - Open Art

  • Painting in any medium
  • An item of collage
  • Drawing in any medium
  • Sample of calligraphy
  • A modeled item

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 6 - Handicraft - Open Photography

  • An animal photograph
  • A tree study
  • A Dorset Study
  • A portrait
  • ‘Water’
  • A flower study
  • A bird Photograph

 Leigh Food Fair - Section 10 - Cookery - Local Cookery

  • Jar of soft fruit jam
  • Jar of marmalade
  • Jar of jelly
  • Ginger loaf
  • Tea bread
  • Fruit plate-pie

 top of page Can anyone enter their produce?

There are classes for Leigh villagers, and also for people outside of Leigh. Most classes are available for everyone to enter. Review the brochure/schedule below - 'open' means that anyone can enter, 'local' means restricted to villagers in the Leigh parish.

Download the schedule and entry form

Please note - these documents are designed for printing into folded A5 documents, so the page order appears a little irregular.

 Schedule and Show Rules - download PDF Schedule and Show Rules - download PDF (new window)
 Entry Form - download PDF Entry Form - download PDF (new window)

 here we are Event Location

Leigh Village Hall
near Sherborne
Dorset DT9 6HL

View information on getting to Leigh Village Hall.

Contact the organisers

 top of page Contact Heather on 01935 873 880.


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