` South Crosland and Netherton Gardeners’ Association Annual Flower and Vegetable Show – once again this delightful local show will be boxing above its weight today, Saturday August 20 at the Netherton Methodist Church, Chapel Street in Netherton, with 79 classes including flowers, vegetables, floral art and confectionery and preserves as well as the ever popular childrens’ class.
The show opens at 3.45pm with presentation of trophies at 5pm. Admission 50p for adults, children free. Refreshments will be available from 2.30pm.
` Slaithwaite and District Horticultural and Allotment Society – their 104th Annual Show is on next Saturday August 27 at the Slaithwaite Band Room, Castle Lane, Inghead, Slaithwaite.
The show opens at 6pm, with prizes being presented by Mike Shaw at 7pm. An auction of produce will take place at 7.30 pm. For more details call the Show Secretary, Mrs Dyson on 01484 843467. There are 100 classes to enter including vegetables, cut flowers, cakes, eggs, handicrafts and classes for children.
` Meltham Gardeners’ Society 70th Annual Show – this wonderful local show at the Church Hall, Greensend Road, Meltham on Saturday September 3 is sure to be a bumper event, with nearly 90 classes. The show opens to the public at 4pm and I will be officially opening it at 5pm. Admission 50p.