2021 Show Classes

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How to Enter

Entry in all classes is free.

Use the following form to enter you details and select which classes you will be entering.

Labels will be prepared for you to collect when you bring your produce to the Marquee on show day.

Closing Date for Registering Entries

12.00 noon on Thursday 23rd July. 

  • Any entry after this time up to 9.30am on show day will be considered a late entry. 
  • Late entries attract a fee of £1 per person per entry up to a maximum of £3 per person. 
  • Late entries need to be submitted manually using the printable form below. Some paper forms will be available in the village shop and on show day in the Marquee.

Staging Exhibits

The Marquee will open at the following times to receive exhibits.

Friday 5.00 pm to 7.00 pmNon-perishable Sections E, F and G (Except G16-19 and G25)
Saturday 8.00 am to 9.45 amAll Classes

All exhibits must be on their stands by 9.45 am on Saturday, and must remain there until 4.00 pm. At 9.45 am SHARP the Marquee will be closed to exhibitors for judging to take place.

Exhibits may be removed after 4.00pm but otherwise will be entered into the auction.

Click HERE to complete an entry form

Horticultural Show Entry Rules

Horticultural Show

The Show shall be called The St Mary Bourne Flower Show and Fête. It shall be held annually and conducted broadly in accordance with the Royal Horticultural Society Handbook. It shall be organised by the Committee of the St Mary Bourne Horticultural Society.  The Committee shall be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting and shall have power to co-opt. Only members of the Society resident in the Ecclesiastical Parishes of St Mary Bourne, Woodcott and Hurstbourne Priors shall be eligible to vote.


All Classes are open.


Exhibits of Flowers, fruit or vegetables shall have been grown in the exhibitor’s garden or allotment and shall have been in the exhibitor’s possession for two months prior to the Show. All vegetables should be free of soil.  It shall be open to anyone appointed by the Committee to inspect the exhibitor’s garden or allotment.


No person shall enter more than one exhibit in any one Class.


No exhibitor Names shall be attached to any exhibit until after the Judging.


Judges shall be appointed by the Committee and their decision shall be final.  They shall have the power to withhold prizes when these are not merited.  No person, unless officially appointed, shall be present in the show tent during the judging, which commences at 10am.  Classes will be judged under R.H.S. Rules.

Responsibility The Committee shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any exhibit or property of any visitor to the show.

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