PICTURES: Giant vegetables take centre stage at autumn show

PUBLISHED: 16:00 31 October 2019

Howard Sims and his giant pumpkin at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Howard Sims and his giant pumpkin at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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A village show held at the weekend has been hailed a ‘great success’, despite having fewer exhibits on-display than predicted.

Catherine Martin won Best In Class for her lovely loaf at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONCatherine Martin won Best In Class for her lovely loaf at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

People flocked to the event to showcase their autumnal entries, where visitors could marvel at an enormous pumpkin, beautiful bouquets and mouth-watering cakes.

Yatton Horticultural Society's autumn show was held on Saturday at the village hall, in The Causeway.

The group holds three events a year, in spring, summer and autumn, and each show reflects fruit, flowers and vegetables which are grown that season.

There were a wide range of entries including floral art, handicrafts, home-craft and photography classes, and the show hosts categories for children, as well as those for families and schools.

Rodney Veale's peppers won him first-prize at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONRodney Veale's peppers won him first-prize at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The society is 'keen' to see more families take part in future 
shows.

Alfred Laycock Hammond with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONAlfred Laycock Hammond with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Gregory Laycock Hammond with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONGregory Laycock Hammond with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Stephen Thorne with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONStephen Thorne with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

John Jackson with some of his prize-winning flowers at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONJohn Jackson with some of his prize-winning flowers at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Beautiful flowers bloom at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONBeautiful flowers bloom at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Beautiful flowers bloom at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONBeautiful flowers bloom at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Catherine Martin won Best In Class for her lovely loaf at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONCatherine Martin won Best In Class for her lovely loaf at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Alfred Laycock Hammond with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONAlfred Laycock Hammond with his prize-winning exhibits at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Howard Sims and his giant pumpkin at Yatton Autumn Show.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONHoward Sims and his giant pumpkin at Yatton Autumn Show. Picture: MARK ATHERTON


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