The Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society holds shows twice a year, in June and September.
Show dates for 2018:
- Saturday 16th June
- Saturday 8th September
The 286th show will be held on Saturday 16th June 2018, from 3.00-5.00pm at the Free Church Hall, Northway, London NW11. (Map here). Entry Night Tuesday 12th June at Fellowship House, Willifield Way, from 7.00-8.00pm.
For the first time, a Potato Growing Competition for all ages will be held at the show. Potatoes and growing bags will be distributed on 3rd/4th February, planted on or around 29th March and should be brought to the show on Saturday 16th June for judging. There will be prizes for adults and children for the heaviest crop and the heaviest single potato. Entries from more than one member of the same family are acceptable, although not more than one entry per person. Full details are on the Events page, in the members' handbook and can also be obtained from the show coordinator.
The 287th show will be held on Saturday 8th September 2018, from 3.00-5.00pm at The Free Church Hall, Northway, London NW11 (Map here). Entry Night Tuesday 4th September at Fellowship House, Willifield Way, London NW11 from 7.00-8.00pm. Grimsdyke Brass will play throughout the afternoon.
Regulations - together with some handy hints - can also be found in the handbook. If you are new to showing, the Show Coordinator will be happy to explain anything you need to know beforehand, and on the day of the show there are always committee members around in the hall during the entry period, who will be pleased to help.
Photographers and bakers intending to enter the shows will find subject headings for this year's photography and baking competitions in the members' handbook.
There are also classes for Juniors aged from under five to 12+ at both shows.
Entry fee for all shows: 20p per class, children free. Entry forms may be sent in advance to:
HGS Horticultural Society
4 Asmuns Hill
London NW11 6ET
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