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Annual Village Show

Held At The Village Hall Capel St Mary

2024 Show

Planning and preparation is underway for the 2024 Show.

Documents will be made available for download here nearer the time of the show

Photography Competition - 2024

For those interested in the 2024 photography classes, these have been decided and are detailed below:

  • A Royal Mail Post-box
  • Architecture
  • Still Life
  • A Fishing Boat(s)
  • A Picture Of Your Choice

All photographs to be colour, minimum size 150 x 100mm / 6” x 4” and maximum size 190 x 130mm / 7.5” x 5”. Must be mounted and taken within the last 12 months

Handicraft Competition

For those interested in the 2024 Handicraft Competition classes, these have been decided and are detailed below

  • Hand Knitted Item Of Clothing – Free Choice
  • Knitted Item Containing An Intarsia Picture
  • Crocheted Waistcoat
  • A Christmas Tree Decoration Using Any Medium
  • Cross Stitch Card For A Birthday (Maximum Size 250mm x 150mm)
  • Cross Stitch Or Tapestry Item (Kit or Freestyle)
  • Any Other Craft Item (Hard Material)
  • Any Other Craft Item (Soft Material)

Special Note - The show is for amateurs only.

The Allotments Association expresses their appreciation for all the sponsorship, assistance and support which contributes to make this show one of the major village events.


Will be announced here when they are available

Hints And Tips

Some of our judges have kindly provided some hints and tips for presenting your entries to their full advantage



This Flower and Produce Show is organised in accordance with, and governed by the rules contained in the Royal Horticultural Society's Horticultural Show Handbook 2016. A copy of which is held by the Show Secretary.

Capel St Mary Allotments Association will not be responsible for any loss or damage to exhibits from whatever cause arising, but all reasonable care will be taken of them. All articles must be at the sole risk of their respective owners.

Groups A, E & J qualify for the major award of: THE RHS BANKSIAN MEDAL which, in compliance with the RHS rules goes to the winner of the largest total amount of money in prizes in the whole of these horticultural classes. The winners of this award in 2022 and 2023 are not eligible to win in 2024.

The nominated trophies will be awarded to the persons gaining the highest points in total in the following groups of classes. Prize money will be in cash or vouchers and will be given for all classes.

All trophies remain the property of Capel St Mary Allotments Association.

Previous Shows

Details and photographs of previous years shows can be found by clicking on the appropriate link below