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Welcome to Cantley Flower Show
(not just flowers!) 

SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2022 at 2pm


                  To be held at CANTLEY VILLAGE HALL

Admission at the door Adults 30p and Children 10p (including lucky number ticket).

Welcome to the Cantley and District Flower Show 2022. Thank you for your support in previous years, whether in entering or coming to the Show on the day. We had a good show in 2021 despite the threat of Covid and hope things are even better this year.

If you have moved into Cantley in the last 18 months or so, welcome to Cantley, we hope you will come and support your local show.

For general advice on how to improve how you present your exhibits try looking at “Flower Show Tips”.  Please feel free to comment on how the tips can be improved.

PHOTOGRAPHY subjects for 2022

P2…Country Lane
P4… Boats
P5… Markets

The Photography subjects for Children for 2022 are :-

          Children (0 to 6) years                   Favourite Toy
          Children (7 to 10) years                 Seaside
          Children (11 to 16) years               Friends

The Flower Arranging class B3 is a Film Title.

Please also note that the hall will be open between 09.15am and 10.30am, for staging your exhibits, as we did in 2021.

If you are interested in helping with the Flower Show or would like to join our committee then please let us know.

We look forward to receiving your completed entry form on or before Thursday 1st  September 2022.


Judith Beadle (treasurer)        29A, Church Road              01493 701231           
Robert Beadle (chairman)      29A, Church Road             01493 701231
Jane Crossley                         
Tim Drew                                1, Oak Tree Close             01493 700226
Emma Goodrum                     2, Stanley Close                01493 805030

Please contact any member of the committee if you would like to join us or if you have any questions about the Show.                                  



a) Please tick or circle the classes you wish to enter on the CLASSES TO ENTER and on the ENTRY FORM, and hand the ENTRY FORM to any member of the committee by Thurs 1st September 2022. You may either use the copy you receive in late July or early August or print a copy from this website. You may enter as many classes as you like. Please read the regulations below.

b) Come to Cantley Village Hall from 9.15am on the Saturday of the Show with your exhibits. You will then be given a batch of sticky labels with your allocated number. You may then label and display your exhibits. Please leave the hall by 10.30am. Judging will commence at 10.45am.

c) Come back at 2pm when the Hall is open to the public to view the exhibits and to take part in the raffle and tombola, as well as enjoying a cup of tea or coffee and a chat.

d) The Trophies will be presented at 3.15pm followed by the payment of prize money and a period for those exhibits, not to be left for the auction, to be removed. The auction of produce at 3.45pm followed by the draw for the lucky number door tickets and the raffle draw. We are always very grateful to those exhibitors who donate produce for the auction.


 Cantley Flower Show

Saturday 3rd September 2022

Cantley Village Hall

Programme of events

09.15–10.30 Hall open for staging entries

(Please come along with all your exhibits. You will be given a batch of sticky labels with your allocated number so that you can label and display your exhibits. Please leave the hall by 10.30 am.)

10.45–2.00 Hall closed while judging takes place.

2.00 pm      Flower Show Opens

(Please come and support the Flower Show. Take part in the raffle and tombola, as well as enjoying a cup of tea and a chat. See how well your exhibits have done. Enjoy browsing all the other exhibits.)

3.15 pm Presentation of Flower Show Trophies

(At the end of the presentations is the time to collect your prize money and to pack up your exhibits. Any donations to the auction will be welcomed.)

3.45 pm Auction of Produce

4.00pm Door Prize Draw and Raffle Draw



1.  All entry forms must be handed in by the last Thursday before the Show. Late entries may be accepted on the day at the discretion of the committee.

2.  All exhibits must be clearly labelled with the exhibitor’s number. (The numbered stickers are supplied on the morning of the show)

3.  No exhibitor may make more than one entry per class.

4.  The exhibitor, with the exception of classes B1, B2 & B3 (Flower Arranging), must have grown all flowers and produce.

5.  Exhibitors must supply their own plates and baskets. Limited supplies of vases for flowers are available at the hall.

6. All cookery items must have been prepared by the exhibitor. Any exposed cookery items should be covered.  (Cling film is acceptable).

7.  Handicraft exhibits must have been made by the exhibitor within the last 2 years.

8.  Photographs must have been taken by the exhibitor and must not exceed 10 inches by 8 inches (25cm x 20cm) including any mount. There is no time limit on when the photograph was taken. (These rules apply to the adult and child classes)

9.  No exhibits or prize tickets to be removed before presentation of cups.

10. Prizes and Points to be awarded as follows:-

1st Prize 50p            2nd Prize 30p                  3rd Prize 20p.
1st Prize 50 points   2nd Prize 30 points          3rd Prize 20 points.

11. Exhibitors may stage their exhibits from 9.15am until 10.30am on the day of the show.

12. The exhibits and the presentation of the Trophies may be photographed on behalf of the Flower Show Committee. These photographs remain the property of the Committee and may be used at their discretion. (Website, press etc).

13. 19 challenge cups will be awarded, to be held for one year only and returned by the Thursday preceding the next Flower Show.



Thank you for reading the above. If you have any queries or would like to join our committee please contact Robert on 01493 701231.