Despite the reduction of entries, as usual KEH looked at its best during the LHS Spring 2016 show. The other flowers and flower arrangements contributed to the wonderful display of colours which emphasised how lovely the hall can look.

The vegetables also looked as good as ever. The only unfortunate thing as far as I was concerned is that I was not called upon to judge them by having them available to cook and eat.

And, whilst on the subject of cooking, I'm glad I wasn't called on to judge the magnificent cakes etc. as I would have been unable to resist trying more than just one bite of each goody on display. I even restrained myself from having a cake with my afternoon tea. However, I'd liked to have tasted at least one item of food on display so that I could, if I was allowed to do so, 'wash it down' with a taste Deborah Novotny's home made drink.

Below are winners of the various classes and best in show.

Tim Richardson - The Daffodil Society Bronze Medal and Certificate
The Fisk Cup
The Lea Cup

- all for Tim's daffodils although I think he had to be at his best to outdo the other wonderful daffodils on display. Each year, there seems to be more varieties. Having been a previous winner, Tim was excluded from displaying in classes 1 to 10 and Angela Browne scored the most points in these classes to win the Daffodil Cup.




Tim Richardson - The Jeeves Cup for his vegetables

Jacqui Essen - The Evelyn Drew Floral Art Cup

Deborah Novotny - The Dawson Cup for her homemade drink

Tim Richardson - The George Murrell Photographic Cup

Florence Fearn-Hughes - The Keiron James Toys Shield

Liam Jolly - The Junior Shield

Best in Show:
Vegetables - Tim Richardson
Cookery - Debbie Anscombe
Handicraft - Polly McDonald

Trug Class:
1st - Andrew Harding
2nd - Andrea Fall
3rd - Clare Wilson

Congratulations to all who again made our show such a lovely occasion including 'front of house' (to borrow theatrical terminology) and to Debbie Anscombe and her great team who made sure we had the opportunity to be well 'fed and watered'.

Chris Gurr