Queuing to see the vegetable sculptures
Now is the time to start thinking about your day out to this year’s Country Show 12noon to 8pm over the weekend 21st & 22nd July at Brockwell Park SE24 . Bring friends & family too.
The Main stage & Village Green host a wide range of musicians– something for everyone. And there are numerous other activities , entertainments, animals, food & drink and of course show piece entertainments at the Arena.
Why not enter some of the free competitions? Can you carve vegetables? Bake a cake? Grow flowers? Knit? The traditional & highly popular flower show has 83 competition classes! The Scarecrow competition is free to enter with a chance to win £100 first prize…
Last Years’s winning veg sculpture
Apply online by 14th July: http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/getinvolved/
The Country Show changes a bit ever year. This year safety measures include searches at the 2 entry points (Herne Hill & Lido) so the show area has to be fenced within the park. Come early to avoid queues. Last entry 6.30pm. Entry remains free and unticketed.
To get to the Country Show please walk, cycle or travel by public transport ( 68 or 196 bus from West Norwood) . The only parking is for Blue Badge holders who apply in advance.
Inspired by flower tent at the Lambeth Country Show or Great British Bake Off?
It’s not too late to enter your flowers, fruits, vegetables, baking, jams or crafts for the late summer flower show in West Norwood next Saturday. For details of the competition categories see: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/19d0e046aa9ab96229468cb6d/files/LHS_schedule_late_summer_final_web_version_2016_1.pdf
Deadline for entries is 31st August to: firstname.lastname@example.org..
All welcome to view the exhibits on Saturday 3rd September between 2pm & 4.30pm at St Luke’s church, Knights Hill SE27 0HS
Another wonderful Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell Park next weekend. Free entry 12noon to 8pm
For details of the music & other entertainments check out : http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/lineup
How about having a go at your own “vegetable character” in the Flower tent. Apply by Thursday 14th July. And there is a £100 prize for best “Rio Gold All Stars” scarecrow and £100 first prize in the Recycled Garden planting competition.
New this year is the cycle Floral Ride on Sunday from Streatham or Waterloo.
To get involved see: http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/getinvolved/
Vegetables at last year’s show
Did you see the flower show at Lambeth Country Show this year? Don’t miss the show in West Norwood run by the Lambeth Horticultural Society on Saturday 6th September. Open to the public 2pm to 5pm at St Luke’s church Knights Hill SE27 0HS.
Why not enter a competition or two ( 15p per entry) ? Non-members of the Society are welcome to take part. There are lots of classes- flower, vegetables, fruit, cacti, baking, photography, crafts etc. Closing date is Wednesday 3rd September. Late entries at LHS discretion.
For details see: http://lambethhorticulturalsociety.org.uk/page8.html
Spring is on its way so its time to plan for the Spring Flower Show on Saturday 5th April at St Luke’s Church, Knights Hill, SE27 0HS run by the Lambeth Horticultural Society . Open to the public 2pm to 5pm. All welcome to enter the competitions – mainly flowers – and also cookery, handicraft & photography categories -some just for for children. For details see [pdf] Flower Show_schedule_spring_2014.
Annual membership of the Lambeth Horticultural Society is £7 – see http://lambethhorticulturalsociety.org.uk/
Lambeth Horticultural Society’s summer flower show is held on Saturday 7th September St Luke’s Church, Knights Hill. SE27 0HS. Open to the public 2pm to 5pm.
If you are interested in exhibiting there are 124 classes to choose from. Non-members welcome to enter. Check out http://lambethhorticulturalsociety.org.uk/shows.html
Deadline to apply to exhibit is Wednesday 4th September.
Cllr Pickard at the Spring Flower Show in St Lukes
Saturday September 1st is an opportunity to show gardeners can be just as competitive as athletes this London Olympic summer! The Lambeth Horticultural Society annual Summer Flower Show has nearly 100 classes of show flowers, fruit and vegetables. There are also competitions for best crafts, floral art & photography and cookery. The ODDEST VEGETABLE competition is judged by the public!
The Show is held in West Norwood at St Luke’s Church, Knights Hill SE27 0HS – open to the public from 2pm
All are welcome to enter the competitions – apply by Wednesday 29th August. See the Lambeth Horticultural Society web site for details: