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BARTON UPON HUMBER’s ANNUAL HORTICULTURAL SHOW 2024

 

“PICTURE ON A POSTCARD”

Open competition for KS1 AND KS2 children sponsored by Barton Lions.

Local KS1 (5-7 years) and KS2 (7-11 years) are encouraged to enter this free competition. All that is needed is a 6”x 4” (10 x 15cm) standard sized postcard – with your own artwork on one side. Name, age and parents agreed contact number on the reverse.

 

The art work can be in pencil, crayons, watercolour painting or felt tip pens and must show either any

 

EDIBLE PLANT OR FLOWER, or WILDLIFE IN A GARDEN, PARK

or A VIEW OF AN ALLOTMENT PLOT. 

 

Postcards and art materials will be available for free use at this year’s Barton Carnival. Look out for Barton Allotment Stand on Saturday June15th. 

Entries can be handed in at the Carnival or posted to: “Picture on a Postcard” Organisers, c/o 62 Queens Avenue, Barton upon Humber, DN18 5QN. 

Closing date is July 31st 2024.  Judging will take place at this year’s 72nd Annual Horticultural Show, on Saturday, August 10th, inside Trinity Methodist Church. 

Further details will be available on www.bartonallotments.org.uk 

Both age groups will have prize money of 1st - £15, 2nd -£10 & 3rd - £5.  One overall winner will receive a special award.

All postcards will be displayed together at Trinity Methodist Church on August 10th, and later at other venues around town.

 

Next year’s Show Schedule will feature the winning art.

Ropewalk Garden Day
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A very creditable effort once again at this year's Ropewalk Garden Day with a valuable contribution to funds of £438.40.  Visitor numbers were high, no doubt helped by the excellent weather.  

Thanks go to everyone for your kind donations and help on the day. 

CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to our Secretary, Neil Jacques, who became Mayor of Barton on 1st May 2024.

Neil and Monica at their Ropewalk stall in aid of the Mayor's charities

And congratulations also go to Committee Member Colin Andrew who received the Barton upon Humber Town Award for his voluntary work with the Allotment Society as well as Water's Edge, Far Ings Nature Reserve, The Ropewalk and Friends of the Barton Line.

Barton's Annual Open Horticultural Show
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BARTON-UPON-HUMBER ALLOTMENT SOCIETY's

72nd ANNUAL OPEN HORTICULTURAL SHOW

SATURDAY, 10th AUGUST 2024
Lecture Hall, Holydyke, Barton
Teas and Tombola from 2.00 pm
Show Hall opens at 2.30 pm

Every year an Open Horticultural Show is held in the town - this year will be the 72nd Show.  If you enjoy growing - flowers, vegetables, fruit - or like to bake - cakes, bread, jams - why not enter and see if you can win a prize! Exhibiting is open to all amateur growers and cooks with a children's section too.  Novice section for first timers and help available on the day to make the best of your exhibits so nothing stands in your way of having a go whether you have masses of experience or are new to showing.

You can see our schedule of classes for this year's show HERE, so start planning your entries now.

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