SLIDESHOW: Village show is colourful event

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Over Kellet’s 66th Annual Open Show was a colourful and sunny event.

The displays of vegetables and late summer flowers, including some excellent pot 
plants, brought favourable comments from judges and visitors alike.

Over Kellet 66th Annual Horticultural Show at Over Kellet Village Hall. Pictured is Arie Klijn chairman with a giant pumpkin.

Over Kellet 66th Annual Horticultural Show at Over Kellet Village Hall. Pictured is Arie Klijn chairman with a giant pumpkin.

This year’s show organiser, David Hasted, said the cloudy morning and sunny afternoon had resulted in the flowers remaining fresh to the end.

Trophies, presented to the winners by David Morris MP, were as follows:

The Clara Hayton memorial trophy: Kevin Briggs; Cecil E Taylor memorial trophy: Bernard Deeks; Hall Garth trophy: Brian Noon; F I Townsend cup: Kevin Briggs; P Wellock memorial trophy: Eric Greenough; Elizabeth Wilson cup: Dave Woodhouse; Wellesley Wilson cup: M Briscoe; Flower and Plant Centre trophy: Don Hack; James Carter memorial trophy: Brian Noon; Rose Bowl perpetual challenge trophy: Kevin Briggs; Geoff Makinson memorial trophy: Allan Brown; Cutforth cup: Bill Stables; Penton bowl: A and O Western; John Robert Lambert challenge cup: Brian Noon.

Banksian medal: Bill Stables; Cannan and Isobel Dixon memorial trophy: Beryl Morphet; The Dixon family cup: Delia Marwood; Florence Manleigh 
cup: Liz Brewster; D G Hopewell perpetual trophy: Anthony Wells; Women’s Institute trophy by 
Miss Wilkinson: Daphne Bater; Silver pierced cake dish: B Dixon; Parkinson trophy: Sally Swindell. Infants’ children’s cup: Zara Hird; Lower Juniors’ children’s cup: Jessica Sambrook; Upper Juniors’ children’s cup: Ethan Burkhart; Tennagers’ trophy: Adam Burkhart; Members’ challenge trophy: Kevin Briggs; The Westmorland and North Lancashire Federation of Horticultural Show Societies Blue Ribbon: Dave Woodhouse.

Over Kellet 66th Annual Horticultural Show at Over Kellet Village Hall. Pictured is David Hasted, show organiser.

Over Kellet 66th Annual Horticultural Show at Over Kellet Village Hall. Pictured is David Hasted, show organiser.