THERE’S just a few days left to submit your entry forms for Uplyme & Lyme Regis Horticultural Society’s annual summer show, to be held on Saturday, July 10.
Entry forms must be submitted by 7pm on Wednesday, July 7 and are available from the website www.ulrhs.wordpress.com, or in the Summer Show schedule, which also lists the classes available to enter, available in local outlets.
Forms can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or handed in at Uplyme Stores.
There are 115 categories to enter, including flowers, fruit and veg, home produce, cookery, and fun classes, amongst many others. All classes are open to all age groups.
The theme of this year’s show is lavender and the society will be awarding a prestigious new cup for the best exhibit on the show theme of lavender.
Competition entries must be brought to the King George V playing field in Uplyme between 8am and 10am on Saturday, July 10. The show opens at 1pm after judging and will feature a dog show, entertainment, a wide range of stalls including a plant stall, refreshments and a bar running throughout the afternoon.
The show closes at 5pm after the presentation of awards at 4.30pm.
COVID precautions are to the fore, with all exhibits taking place in a well-ventilated marquee this year. One-way pedestrian flow will be in place, stalls will be well spaced and there will be plenty of hand sanitation points.
Entry is £2.50 for adults and free for accompanied under-16s. Visitors are advised to bring cash for the entrance fee, catering and general spending at the show.
The show programme and schedule is available free from Uplyme Post Office, Raymonds Hill Post Office and Ginger Beer in Lyme Regis.