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‘Fantastic’ Wrington Show attracts hundreds of villagers

PUBLISHED: 10:44 05 September 2017 | UPDATED: 10:44 05 September 2017

Mia Hosford who won firsts for her beautiful cakes.

Mia Hosford who won firsts for her beautiful cakes.

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‘One of the best ever’ Wrington shows was enjoyed by hundreds of villagers on Saturday afternoon.

Nick Baker with his grand-daughter Kassie and his giant pumpkin. Nick Baker with his grand-daughter Kassie and his giant pumpkin.

Delicious looking cakes and beautiful floral arrangements filled the memorial hall in Silver Street.

And with the village bathed in sunshine, the lawns were full of people enjoying a drink and a slice of cake as well as the show itself.

Show secretary Jim Swords said the show had gone ‘fantastically’ well.

He said: “We had a record number of entries – fruit was especially popular.

Freddie Scott with his prize-winning blooms. Freddie Scott with his prize-winning blooms.

“A huge amount of people came out for the show and enjoyed tea and cakes on the lawns as it was a beautiful day.

“It was one of the best shows ever.”

Mr Swords has organised the show for the past 11 years but is now stepping down.

He said: “It’s nice to go out with a bang.

Ivor Marshall and his prize-winning leeks. Ivor Marshall and his prize-winning leeks.

“I hope some younger blood comes in (to take over).”

Show secretary Jim Swords is stepping down after 11 years. Show secretary Jim Swords is stepping down after 11 years.

Evie Matthews with her beautiful floral arrangement. Evie Matthews with her beautiful floral arrangement.

Rosie Baker with her blooms which came second. Rosie Baker with her blooms which came second.

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