Now’s the time to show off your creations at the Worcester Show
It's time to unleash all your lockdown creativity and get ready to show off your gardening, crafting, painting, photographic and cookery talent at the ever-popular Worcester Show (Pitchcroft Race Course - Sunday 15 August 2021).
There are over 140 competition classes for people of all ages to enter. In addition to gardening categories for fruit and vegetable produce, there are a large number of handicraft, cookery and art classes.
There are plenty of new and exciting photography classes to enter this year – including capturing your pet on camera; taking an award-winning shot of Worcester's waterways or a historic image of the city.
There's also a new art section for under 18s and a cartoon drawing category, with the chance to win a trophy.
Local retailer Flowers of Worcester (www.flowersofworcester.co.uk) is offering a 50% discount on materials purchased for entries for Floral Art categories at the Show.There's a new challenge to create a floral head dress – or to enter a floral creation which reflects your experiences in 2020 – 2021.
Whatever your age or interest, there really is something for everyone to have a go at – and remember, the competition is free to enter!
"We are delighted to bring back the Worcester Show this summer - this popular community event will give some much-needed fun and entertainment for the whole family," says Cllr James Stanley, Chair of the Worcester City Council's Communities Committee.
"It's a great opportunity for people of all ages to show off their creative and gardening talent. You don't have to be an expert to enter, enthusiasm is the only quality you need!"
The deadline to enter photography classes and submit photos is 5.00pm on Wednesday 4 August 2021.
All other entry forms must be submitted no later than 10:00am on Monday 9 August 2021.
For more information and to enter, go to www.worcestershow.org.uk/exhibitors/
Hard copy entry forms are also available at the Tourist Information Centre; Customer Services Centre at 89 High Street Worcester, or the Pump House Café in Gheluvelt Park.