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Beech Hill Fete Competitions Announced.

It’s time to start baking, brewing, crafting and generally preparing for the 2017 Beech Hill Fete!
  • Homemade Craft –   Junior, Youth & Adult classes
    • everything from Pom Pom animals to rocking chairs welcome… as long as they are made by your own fair hands
  • Cake Baking
    • Junior – Fairy Cakes
    • Youth – Muffins
    • Adult – Victoria Sponge
  • Chutneys, Jams & PicklesOpen class
  • Home BrewOver 18s only please!
  • Photo CompetitionJunior, Youth & Adult classes
    • Subject: Summer
  • Flower ArrangingOpen Class
  • Garden on a PlateJuniors only
    • Using a paper plate create a garden scene using grass, moss, bark etc.
  • How many things in a matchbox?Juniors only
    • cram as many things as possible into a normal sized (2”x1.5”) empty matchbox. There are only 2 rules: The matchbox must be able to close properly and you can only use any of the items i.e. a coin once.  The most items wins.
  • Upcycle – Youth Class
    • Take an everyday item and transform it into something new, Such as a pallet into a bookcase/shelves or an old jumper into a pet bed!

Entries are £1 per class for Adults and 50p for each Youth or Junior, you can pre-book your class from the Village Shop at Beech Hill or by email to beechhill.fete [at] gmail.com.

Don’t forget there will also be fun Dog Show classes and on the day games and competitions as well, these will be announced in June so keep tuned for more updates!

The Beech Hill Fete Committee.


Competition Rules

Flower Arranging – Theme: Summer

Open Class

  • The maximum display area for each competitor MUST NOT exceed 60cm wide x 60cm deep.
  • Exhibits to be composed of natural plant material, with or without accessories.
  • Exhibit is to be viewed from the front. Competitors own backboard and base boards are allowed, and must be provided by the competitor if required and must adhere to the size limitations.

Craft

Junior, Youth and Adult Classes

  • Anything goes but must be made by your own fair hands.

In case of large entries,

  • All exhibits need to be transported by the entrant

Jams, Pickles and Chutneys

Open Class

  • Entries should be in clear glass jars with lids or covers
  • The jar should be thoroughly cleaned and properly sterilized, properly labelled with full date when made and the main ingredients recorded
  • A minimum of 2 produce items must be locally sourced
  • Will be tasted on plain crackers

Photography – Theme: Summer

  • Long summer days, family holidays, flowers in bloom, baby wildlife all around… What does summer mean to you?

Junior, Youth and Adult Classes

  • Entrants must not be professional photographers 
  • Entrants can enhance the picture to make it brighter, clearer etc, but not manipulate the content.
  • Maximum Photo Size 8”x10”
  • Plain or framed prints are eligible but adhere to the size limitations

Upcycle

Youth Class

  • You must upcycle an old or found object and use it to create a completely different item, with a completely different purpose

In case of large entries,

  • All exhibits need to be transported by the entrant

Garden on a Plate

Junior Class

  • Design a garden from your imagination using any materials you like and present it on a paper plate

How many things in a matchbox?

Junior Class

  • Matchbox size 2”x 1.5”
  • Matchbox must be able to slide close properly
  • you can only use any of the items i.e. a coin once.
  • The most items wins.
  • Please provide a list of all the items in your box!

Cake Baking

Junior – Fairy Cakes

Youth – Muffins

Adult – Victoria Sponge

  • All ingredients to be listed

Home Brew – Over 18s only please!

Adult Class

  • Label each bottle clearly with home brew style and date of bottling.

 

 

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