Autumn 2023 Show Results

Autumn Show 2023 - Fruit, Vegetables and Flowers
Fruit, Vegetables and Flowers
Autumn Show 2023 - Dahlias and Chrysanthemums
Dahlias and Chrysanthemums
Autumn Show 2023 - Vegetables and Fruit
Vegetables and Fruit
Autumn Show 2023 - Vegetables
Master Class
Autumn Show 2023 - Floral Art
Floral Art - Harvest Basket
Floral Art - Joys of Autumn
Floral Art - Joys of Autumn
Novice Vegetables - 3 Different Kinds
Novice Vegetables - 3 Different Kinds
Autumn Show - Onions from Master Class
Onion Exhibits from Master Class
Autumn Show 2023 - Some of the Prize Winners
Some of the Prize Winners

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The Kimble and Ellesborough Horticultural Society Autumn Show was held in the Stewart Hall, Little Kimble on Sunday 3rd September. There were 95 exhibits on the benches. The exhibits were of a very high standard considering what the weather has been like, provided by 10 members and well up compared to last year.. David Ridgway had a very successful show winning many of the trophies for Vegetables, Fruit and Flowers. John Marshall was awarded the best in show award for his Broccoli entry in any other veg He also shared the Chrysanthemum Trophy with David Ridgway and won the master class. Mary Redding won the Floral Art and Pat Southgate Trophy. The happiest trophy winner was Dee Powell who won the Primrose Cundell bowl for her novice floral art exhibit and the Novice Flower Trophy. There were many visitors during the afternoon, who looked around the show before having a drink and a piece of cake.

List of Prize Winners


Number of entries: 95                                                             Number of exhibitors: 10



K.Y.GREEN MEMORIAL TROPHY                                            DAVID RIDGWAY                                                       

Most points in all shows this year                                                                                                

R.H.S. BANKSIAN MEDAL                                                        DAVID RIDGWAY                                                                                                                                               

Most points in Horticultural classes in all shows this year                                                                                                                      

THE ORCHARDS TROPHY                                                      SUE TOWERSEY                

Most points in Master classes in all shows this year                                            

FLORAL ART TROPHY                                                               MARY REDDING                                                                           

Most points in Floral Art classes in all shows this year                                                                          

PRIMROSE CUNDELL AWARD                                                  DEE POWELL

Most points in Novice Floral Art in all shows this year

PAT SOUTHGATE TROPHY                                                        MARY REDDING      

Most points in Petite and Miniature Floral Art classes in all shows this year  

CHILDREN’S CUP                                                                        Not Awarded                                                                                                         

Most points in children’s classes this year                                                   

NOVIS FLOWER TROPHY                                                         DEE POWELL            

Most points in Novice Flower classes in all shows this year                          

FRUIT CUP                                                                                  DAVID RIDGWAY                                                                                                                                                

Most points in Fruit classes in Summer and Autumn shows                                                           

THE WELLINGTON VEGETABLE TROPHY                               DAVID RIDGWAY            

Most points in Vegetable classes in Summer and Autumn shows                                                   

THE RON MILLER POTATO CUP                                               DAVID RIDGWAY                                                          

Most points in the Potato classes in the Summer and Autumn shows                                  

WINDWARD CUP                                                                         Not Awarded                                                          

Most points in Novice Vegetable classes in the Summer and Autumn shows                      

CHAMPION CHALLENGE CUP                                                   DAVID RIDGWAY                                                                                                                    

Most points in the Autumn show                                                                                                  

TILBURY CUP                                                                               DAVID RIDGWAY                                                                                                                                       

Most points in all Flower classes in the Autumn show                                                       

GREENWAY DAHLIA CUP                                                            DAVID RIDGWAY                                                                                                                   

Most points in all Dahlia classes in the Autumn show                                                                                                                                

CHRYSANTHEMUM TROPHY                                                     JOHN MARSHALL & DAVID RIDGWAY                                                            

Most points in all Chrysanthemum classes in the Autumn show                            

NATIONAL VEGETABLE SOCIETY MEDAL                                 JOHN MARSHALL        

Most meritorious vegetable exhibit in the Autumn show                                                                           

THE ROYAL HORTICULTERAL SOCIETY’S JUNIOR COMPETITOR’S AWARD OF MERIT                                                                                                                            

Most points in classes 171 and 172                                                Not awarded                                       



FLORAL ART – First prize in class 163 : £5.00                               MARY REDDING                         

MASTERCLASS – First prize in class 180 : £15.00                                                                   

BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW : Bottle of Champagne                           JOHN MARSHALL                                                                                     



First prize in class 1 (Dahlias) – £15.00                                           DAVID RIDGWAY                                       

Second prize in class 1 (Dahlias) - £ 5.00                                        Not Awarded    

First prize in class 2 (Chrysanthemums) - £15.00                            JOHN MARSHALL                                          

Second prize in class 2 (Chrysanthemums) - £5.00                         Not Awarded                 

First prize in class 5 (Vegetables) - £15.00                                       DAVID RIDGWAY                                                  

Second prize in class 5 (vegetables) - £5.00                                    Not Awarded                                            

First prize in class 6 (Floral Art) - £15.00                                           MARY REDDING                                       

Second prize class 6 (Floral Art) - £5.00                                            MARY REDDING                                                                                                     








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