Event Date
3rd Aug to 4th Aug 2023

Floral Art Club Class

NAFAS is encouraging the use of alternatives to floral foam. In classes where Floral foam can be used, we ask that a biodegradable version is used if possible.
All classes to be judged in accordance with NAFAS Competitions Manual 3rd Edition, 2015.
Class 801 is staged on tables 30cm from the ground, exhibitors to provide their own covering.
Start At, 03/08/2023 12:00
Competition Marquee
Pippa Lovering (Judge), Michael Bowyer (Judge)
Class: 801 GREEN ROOM. A club or group exhibit.

Description:

GREEN ROOM. A club or group exhibit.
Space allowed: width 125cm, depth 125cm. Height optional. Staged on a base supplied, 122cm width, 122cm depth, height 30cm from the ground. Place to be stated. Exhibitors to provide total covering for this base.
To be viewed and judged all round. To be staged by no more than three exhibitors.
All entries staged receive £25.
The WESTERN PROVIDENT ASSOCIATION TROPHY is awarded for the best exhibit in class 801, group floral art class. 2022 winner: Taunton Floral Art Club

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £30 and 3rd - £10

Price: £3.00

Floral Art Individual Entries

NAFAS is encouraging the use of alternatives to floral foam. In classes where Floral foam can be used, we ask that a biodegradable version is used if possible.
All classes to be judged in accordance with NAFAS Competitions Manual 3rd Edition, 2015.
Classes 804, 805, 806, 807, 808, 809, 810 and 811 will be staged on tables 76cms from the ground covered with a black cloth, Classes 803 and 812 are staged on tables 30cm from ground covered with black cloth. No individual backgrounds may be used. Class 813 is a hanging exhibit. Hooks will be provided. Class 814 will be staged on a table measuring width182cm, depth 76cm, height 76cm. Exhibitors to provide their own covering.
Classes will be on open tables except for classes 802 and 806 which will be staged against the side of the marquee against white background. Class 813 will be suspended from a pole.
All exhibits must be staged within the space provided. Only entries in classes 808, 809, 811, 812 and 813 may be brought ready assembled. All measurements are approximate.
All exhibits and equipment at the Show will remain at the risk of the exhibitor.
Exhibitors are requested to collect their exhibits promptly at the end of the Show on Saturday 5th August in accordance with Taunton Flower Show Regulation, 2023. Only two exhibitors per entry will be allowed to dismantle exhibits.
Start At, 03/08/2023 12:00
Competition Marquee
Michael Bowyer (Judge), Pippa Lovering (Judge)
Class: 802 OH WOW! A Pedestal exhibit.

Description:

OH WOW!. A Pedestal exhibit.
Space allowed: width 122cm, depth 122cm, height optional. To be viewed and judged from the front. Exhibitors to provide their own base if required.
THE GOODLAND CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit. 2022 winner: Betty Buxton.

Prizes: 1st - £25, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 803 ABUNDANCE (to include a garden urn(s) (exhibitor to provide the urn(s))

Description:

ABUNDANCE (to include a garden urn(s) (exhibitor to provide the urn(s))
Space allowed: 91cm diameter, height optional. Staged on a 91cm diameter round base, covered in black fabric, 30cm from the ground. To be viewed and judged all round.
THE E.W. BRICE MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit. 2022 winner: Maggi Hall

Prizes: 1st - £25, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 804 BOTTLING IT. An exhibit to include glass bottles.

Description:

BOTTLING IT. An exhibit to include glass bottles. NO FLORAL FOAM TO BE USED
Space allowed: width 76cm, depth 76cm, height optional. Staged on open tables. To be viewed all round but judged from the front.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 805 THROUGH THE MISTS OF TIME. An exhibit.

Description:

THROUGH THE MISTS OF TIME. An exhibit.
Space allowed: width 76cm, depth 76cm, height unrestricted. Staged on open tables. To be viewed all round but judged from the front
This class will be staged on tables 76cms from the ground covered with a black cloth. No individual backgrounds may be used.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 806 LEAF IT TO ME. An exhibit featuring fresh foliage and excluding flowers.

Description:

LEAF IT TO ME. An exhibit featuring fresh foliage and excluding flowers.
Space allowed: width 76cm, depth 76cm, height unrestricted. Staged on open tables. To be viewed and judged from the front.
This class will be staged on tables 76cms from the ground covered with a black cloth. It will be staged against the side of the marquee against white background. No individual backgrounds may be used.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 807 OPPOSITES ATTRACT. An exhibit with two placements.

Description:

OPPOSITES ATTRACT. An exhibit with two placements.
Space allowed: width 91cm, depth 76cm, height unrestricted. Staged on open tables. To be viewed and judged from the front
This class will be staged on tables 76cms from the ground covered with a black cloth. No individual backgrounds may be used.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 808 PEEK-A-BOO. A petite exhibit. A small scale design.

Description:

PEEK-A-BOO. A petite exhibit. A small scale design.
Space allowed: width 25cm, depth 25cm, height 37cm. Staged on open tables. To be viewed all round but judged from the front. May be brought ready assembled.
THE FREDERICK & FLORENCE GILL MEMORIAL ROSEBOWL will be awarded for the best exhibit. 2022 winner: June Bale

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 809 STEPPING OUT. A craft exhibit.

Description:

A crafted shoe. The shoe is to be made by exhibitors, not a real shoe covered or decorated. Space allowed: width 40cm, depth 40 cm, height optional. Staged on open tables. Natural plant material to be used, artificial plant material may be used but cannot predominate. May be brought ready assembled.
This class will be staged on tables 76cms from the ground covered with a black cloth. No individual backgrounds may be used.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 810 ANYTHING GOES. An imposed exhibit

Description:

ANYTHING GOES. An imposed exhibit
This class will start promptly at 6.00 pm. An exhibit in which all components are provided. A selection of components or all may be used. Space allowed: width 76cm, depth 76cm, height optional. Staged on open tables. To be viewed all round but judged from the front.
Places are limited. £10.00 per entry will be charged. Please bring own secateurs/scissors.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 811 LOOPHOLE. A miniature exhibit.

Description:

LOOPHOLE. A miniature exhibit.
A small scale design. Space allowed: width 10cm, depth 10cm, height 15cm. To be viewed all round but judged from the front. May be brought ready assembled.
This class will be staged on tables 76cms from the ground covered with a black cloth. No individual backgrounds may be used.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 812 ROCK GARDEN. NO FLORAL FOAM TO BE USED.

Description:

ROCK GARDEN. NO FLORAL FOAM TO BE USED.
To be staged on low tabling covered in a black material, 30cm from the ground. Space allowed: width 50cm, depth 50cm, height 20cm. May be brought ready assembled.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 813 CATCH A FLORAL DREAM. A hanging exhibit.

Description:

CATCH A FLORAL DREAM. A hanging exhibit.
To be hung on a bar between two tent poles. A butcher’s hook will be provided. Height of bar 183cm. Space allowed: width 76cm, depth 76cm, height unrestricted. To be viewed and judged all round. May be brought ready assembled.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 814 ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Description:

ALICE IN WONDERLAND
A table exhibit to depict a scene from Alice in Wonderland. Staged on a table measuring width 183cm, depth 76cm, height 76cm. Plant material may flow over sides and corners by no more that 15cm. To be decorated by up to 2 people. Please provide all cloths to cover the table. To be viewed and judged all round.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)

Floristry

Start At, 03/08/2023 12:00
Competition Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge), Michael Bowyer (Judge), Pippa Lovering (Judge)
Class: 815 A FESTIVAL HEADDRESS to be worn at a music festival.

Description:

A FESTIVAL HEADDRESS to be worn at a music festival.
The Bridgwater College Cup will be awarded for the best exhibit in this class. 2022 winner: Jane Horsey.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: 816 Design and create a floral table arrangement for a wedding.

Description:

Design and create a floral table arrangement for a wedding. This should be made in a sustainable manner without floral foam. For example, chicken wire and moss or sand. Accessories may be used. May be brought ready assembled.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£1.00 for non members)