Press Release – Summer show August 2013

On 14th August the club held a very successful summer show with an increase of exhibits and visitors were greeted with a variety of items on display.

Chairman Tony Bowers thanked the organisers Anita and Bryan Gatehouse for staging the event, to the committee and helpers, judges, exhibitors, sponsors, photographer Mr Erfyl Lloyd Davies, hall committee and visitors. He also announced that a number of people had joined the club on the day and a warm welcome is wished to them.

The main trophies were presented by the club President Guy Lloyd who won the L&L Building Company Shield for the best vegetable or fruit exhibit.

Special prize winners were :- DF Dowsett Shield for the highest number of points in fruit and vegetables, repeat winner Emlyn Owens; Presidents Shield for the highest number of points for flower and pot plants  winner Anthia Owens; Marjorie Lloyd Rose Bowl for the best flower or pot plant exhibit Bill Gaskell; EH Sergeant Cup highest floral art points Dinah Pickard; Enid Jones Memorial Cup highest number of produce and wine points repeating his 2012 success Keith Barber;  Jean Vickers Memorial Trophy highest number of photography points Roy Hopkins; Marian Lloyd Salver highest number of craft points winner Wendy Smith; Emlyn Owens Trophy for the best handicraft exhibit Sheila Hopkins; Dyffryn and Talybont Gardening Club Cup for the highest number of cookery points Bryan Gatehouse.

A comprehensive list of prize winners is below.


If anyone would like to see the awards in a larger format it is available as a google document click here

Congratulations to all prize winners and we next meet in Dyffryn church hall at 7pm on 9th September when local man Alan Gaydon will talk on “Ceramics in the garden.” Competition a small garden figure

Sian Ward

Press Officer