Villagers showcase talent at Uphill show

PUBLISHED: 11:00 03 August 2018

Sue Andrews with her prize winning bunting.

Sue Andrews with her prize winning bunting.

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Flowers, cupcakes, bunting and model animals were just some of the items on display at Uphill Village Show.

James and Harrison Bridgeman with their prize winning model animals.James and Harrison Bridgeman with their prize winning model animals.

Talented villagers entered their baked goods, crafty creations, prized vegetables and impressive blooms into the competition ready to be judged.

The show has been running for 72 years to enable people to showcase their skills.

The event was originally organised by Uphill Horticultural Society, but the group joined forces with Uphill Village Society in 2014 and it now runs across Friday and Saturday.

Westhaven and Uphill schools entered displays for the event and items from the village archive and exhibition pieces were also on display in the Victory Hall.

Trudy Sillifant with her prize winning single cut flower.Trudy Sillifant with her prize winning single cut flower.

A number of scarecrows also made an appearance ready for the village’s annual scarecrow festival in September.

Timothy King with his cup winning cup cakes.Timothy King with his cup winning cup cakes.

Trophy winner Myrtle Wyatt with one of her exhibitsTrophy winner Myrtle Wyatt with one of her exhibits

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